flu vaccine doesn't help seniors, children, pregnant women or anyone else

The media keeps hammering you with the message to get the flu shot. But maybe it’s time to start listening to the science and not to the media.

There are four groups of people that science says should not be getting the flu shot.

plant based diet has important impact on global warming

What’s the most effective way for you to have an impact on global warming? The answer might surprise you!

coffee prevents liver disease and helps you live longer

We hear a lot about the downside of coffee. But, it turns out there’s a big upside too.

spearmint essential oil is effective pain killer

You know all about peppermint oil and its value for irritable bowel syndrome. But do you know about its less well known relative?

majority of Americans don't eat enough fruit and vegetables

Oh, oh, America! The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says you’re not eating enough of the good stuff.

walking and exercise prevents glaucoma

You know what exercise does to your heart and your muscles. But, what does it do to your eyes?

Health Canada and CBC say green tea extract causes liver damage

Health Canada is making warnings about the risk of liver injury with green tea extract more explicit. But, here's what you need to know.

blueberries improve cognition and memory in kids

Yesterday, we wrote about research that shows that eating blueberries helps memory and learning in seniors. Can these powerful antioxidant rich berries do the same for kids?

blueberries improve memory and learning in seniors

You know what blueberries do for your pancakes, but do you know what they do for your brain? It is well known by now that blueberries are a great source of antioxidants, but this will surprise you!

strength promoting exercise increases longevity and prevents cancer deaths

Exercise is good for your health. Everyone knows that. But what kind of exercise best translates those health benefits into a longer life?

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