Vitamin C for the Common Cold
For years, vitamin C has been said to help people stay healthy and recover faster from a cold. Science says this may be true in some ways.
Score Big with Food Safety This Super Bowl Sunday
With the flu and noroviruses (stomach bugs) tackling millions this winter, it’s a good idea to plan ahead to avoid intercepting germs during Super Bowl parties. One of the best ways to guard yourself and your guests is to prevent double dipping.
Is My Heart Safe from Food Poisoning Bug?
One of the most common causes of food poisoning is the bacteria E. coli. It can also cause high blood pressure, so researchers wanted to know: does it increase the risk of heart disease?
Diabetes Ups Risk After Joint Surgery
A hip or knee replacement may rid you of your arthritis pain. But you may also run the risk of infection after surgery.
Tiny Invaders May Raise Diabetes Risk
For the most part, type 2 diabetes is caused by obesity. But there are other factors that may raise your risk of diabetes, including bacterial infection.
Arsenic and Organic-Laced Foods
While organic brown rice syrup may sound like a healthier alternative to high fructose corn syrup, the "organic" sweetener could lead to more inorganic arsenic - a carcinogen - in your body.
Food Poison From Your Desk?
Work seems to be more demanding every day and there just never seems to be enough time for anything. So how do most Americans handle it? They make more time by eating at their desk.
Fish Oil May Encourage Brain Health
Fish oil has become a popular health supplement in recent years. It may be with good reason. Fish oil supplements appear to offer benefits for brain health and aging.
Outbreak Free America Continued
Food has never been safer with the new revisions from the Food Safety Modernization Act. With these revisions the Food and Drug Administration has the power to prevent foodborne outbreaks.
America not Immune to E. Coli Outbreak
The E. coli outbreak in Europe continues to expand with the US Centers for Disease Control reporting 470 sickened with a type of kidney failure associated with E coli and nine confirmed deaths.