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Texas Coffee Brand Recalled Over Viagra-Like Ingredient

Texas Coffee Brand Recalled Over Viagra-Like Ingredient

Coffee has long been celebrated from its health benefits, particularly as a stimulant. Indeed, its caffeine—and vitamin—content can actually help to energize you throughout the day. But lately, some coffee has been recalled because... 
The Case Against the Pink Slime

The Case Against the Pink Slime

A meat processing company has filed a lawsuit in South Dakota over claims that an ABC News Reporting story qualifies as libel. In this report, the news agency called a product made by Beef Products Inc (BPI) “pink slime.” The fast... 
Apple Acquires Beddit As Its Health Products Portfolio Grows

Apple Acquires Beddit As Its Health Products Portfolio Grows

Beddit, a Finnish firm that makes software and hardware for tracking sleep, has announced that it has been acquired by Apple. Terms of the deal including whether Apple intended to incorporate Beddit’s technology into its products... 
Proposed  Rules In California Unveiled

Proposed Rules In California Unveiled

Proposed plans on how the medical marijuana industry in California will be regulated have been unveiled. The proposed regulations lay out the standards that have to be met by marijuana enterprises seeking to be licensed by the state.... 
Pharmacies Sued By Cherokee Nation Over Opioid Crisis

Pharmacies Sued By Cherokee Nation Over Opioid Crisis

Walgreens and CVS Health are among the drug firms that have been sued by Cherokee Nation over allegations that the drug companies failed to take adequate action that would have prevented the opioid prescription painkillers from becoming... 
Childhood Pets Can Reduce Risk for Allergy and Obesity

Childhood Pets Can Reduce Risk for Allergy and Obesity

A brand new study out of the University of Alberta, in Canada, suggests that exposing very young children to pets, early in life, might improve their eventual health outcomes down the road. While some existing studies have certainly... 
Flu Death Stats Underscore Importance of Getting Vaccinated

Flu Death Stats Underscore Importance of Getting Vaccinated

In the United States, flu-related deaths are not very common, though they do occur.  Typically, the only people who die from complications related to the flu are those with weakened immune systems (babies, the elderly, and chronically... 
Are A Few Extra Pounds A Good Thing?

Are A Few Extra Pounds A Good Thing?

There exists an ongoing debate—within the public health community, at least—over the difference a few extra pounds has on overall health. For many years, actually, researchers had said that the data showed a few extra pounds might...