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How to protect your eyes while viewing the solar eclipse
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How to protect your eyes while viewing the solar eclipse

August 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
August 11, 2017, 8:16 AM| Millions of Americans will look at the sky on Aug. 21 for the first coast-to-coast total eclipse of the sun in 99 years. But if you want to catch a glimpse, you should take precautions to avoid damaging...
One step closer to using cloned pig organs in human transplants
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One step closer to using cloned pig organs in human transplants

August 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
August 11, 2017, 7:35 AM| An average of 22 people die in America every day while waiting for organ transplants. A group of researchers affiliated with Harvard University hope to eventually change that statistic by using organs...
More Americans living with epilepsy than ever before
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More Americans living with epilepsy than ever before

August 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
More Americans are living with epilepsy, according to a new CDC report. istockphoto The number of Americans with epilepsy is on the rise, with at least 3 million adults and 470,000 children living with the disorder, according to...
Study says alcohol abuse is rising – especially among these groups
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Study says alcohol abuse is rising – especially among these groups

August 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
Rates of drinking and alcohol abuse are increasing in the United States, especially among certain groups of people, a new study suggests. “These increases constitute a public health crisis that may have been overshadowed by...
Immunotherapy treatment shown safe in type 1 diabetes trial
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Immunotherapy treatment shown safe in type 1 diabetes trial

August 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
A small clinical trial showed an immune system therapy was safe for people with type 1 diabetes, British researchers report. The immunotherapy also showed signs of helping to keep insulin production steady in people newly...
Rice industry complains cauliflower “rice” is misleading
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Rice industry complains cauliflower “rice” is misleading

August 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
August 10, 2017, 8:20 AM| Cauliflower rice is growing in popularity as a trendy substitute for carbohydrates. Minced cauliflower is popping up in many stores, from organic markets to the freezer aisle. However the rice industry...