The vital time you shouldn’t be on social media

Social media is having a worrying impact on sleep; we reveal the crucial time to stay away from it.  

Flu season 2018: Why it got so bad

Just look at how 2017 compares to the past two years in this GIF showing levels of flu activity — from sporadic to widespread — in the last week...

When you lose weight, your fat cells don’t just let go of fat

Just think: every time you lose a pound of fat, you’ve also literally detoxed yourself without ever having to do one of those terrible juice cleanses (which, by the...

Canadian PhD student makes groundbreaking cancer discovery

Queen's University PhD student has identified a chemical compound that could potentially switch off cancer cells. A PhD candidate at Queen’s University has discovered a novel DNA binder that could...

What will the doctor order?

Let's start with the people who are interested in doing that tinkering. Scientists are now able to edit genes from organisms. Gene editing has already been used for some...
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The Human Experiment

Watch the film and learn about how you can protect yourself and your family. A great place to start is with your household products. Are yours on our safe...

What Foods Kids Eat Around the World in Photos

In the face of rising global obesity, Sensing a sea change in Western attitudes about diet and the effects of junk food, fast food companies have begun investing heavily...

Experts just ranked the best diets

DASH and Mediterranean diets, the the flexitarian, Weight Watchers, MIND, and TLC  

Intermittent Fasting on a Keto Diet

Intermittent Fasting, or “IF”, is a relatively new craze that is used as a supplement to your diet. It revolves around the timing of your food intake, and can...

Is social media bad for you?

With social media playing such a big part in our lives, could we be sacrificing our mental health and well-being as well as our time? What does the evidence...