Health


Drug Companies Continue To Pay Out Large Settlements

Acclarent, Inc., the California-based unit of Johnson & Johnson, recently agreed to pay $18 million to settle false Medicare billing claims brought against it by the U.S. Department of Justice. The claims surrounded its marketing…


Billionaire Elizabeth Holmes Behind Theranos Success

As news broke in July about Theranos receiving Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for their herpes blood test, so too has interest in their eccentric CEO Elizabeth Holmes. Recently named the youngest self-made female…


Is There A Link Between Tooth Loss and Dementia?

Approximately two-thirds of older Americans suffer from moderate to severe gum disease and tooth loss. Recent studies suggest poor dental health may increase your risk of developing dementia later in life. Millions of Americans live…



Are We Done Worrying About Ebola?

In the 14 months since the onset of the West Africa Ebola Outbreak, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 27,345 individuals have been infected by the disease with more than 11,000 lives lost to…


Is MERS Coming Back or has it Ever Left?

Should the U.S. have the same fears about a MERS outbreak in America? Not according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), who rates the likelihood of an American outbreak as very low. Another illness…



Sunscreen Pollution in the Ocean

It is no doubt that using sunscreen whenever you are going to be in the sun is a healthy habit. For those who have been sunburned only five times in their life, their risk for…


Reading to Children More Important Than Ever

Studies have shown that fathers are reading to their children, especially at younger ages, less than the children’s mothers. In a world that is increasingly technologically based, more and more children are leaving elementary or…