Menopause Can Start Younger Than You Think: Here’s What You Need To Know

Katherine Streeter for NPR Katherine Streeter for NPR Sarah Edrie says she was about 33 when she started to occasionally get a sudden, hot, prickly feeling that radiated into her neck and face, leaving her flushed and breathless. “Sometimes I would sweat. And my heart …

Medical News Today: Common foods alter gut bacteria by influencing viruses

A group of researchers has brought the idea of food as a medicine one step closer. They have identified certain common foodstuffs that alter our microbiome. In science today, food and gut bacteria are two topics that are guaranteed to fuel interest and debate. Both, …

More Pizza And Fries? USDA Proposes To ‘Simplify’ Obama-Era School Lunch Rules

School lunch rules may be getting more flexible. Tetra Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tetra Images/Getty Images School lunch rules may be getting more flexible. Tetra Images/Getty Images The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed new rules for school meals aimed at giving administrators …

Quinoa salad with green vegetables

Easy, nutritious, and tasty, too, add this healthy salad to your weekday repertoire Whether you’re making a conscious effort to meal-prep for the coming week, or simply want to serve up a tasty and nutritious meal for the family to enjoy, this quinoa salad will …

What does ginseng do?

It’s believed to boost energy, revive your sex life and ward off winter bugs. So does ginseng live up to its claims? Image: Shutterstock Today it’s a staple ingredient for energy-boosting blends at trendy juice bars, but in reality, the ginseng plant has been used …

Stealth Disease Likely To Blame For 20% Of Worldwide Deaths

Sepsis arises when the body overreacts to an infection, and blood vessels throughout the body become leaky. Researchers now estimate that about 11 million people worldwide died with sepsis in 2017 alone — that’s about 20% of all deaths. Medic Image/Universal Images Gr/Getty Images hide …