Should You Be Worried About MERS?

There is currently a MERS outbreak in South Korea that has quarantined thousands. What is MERS? Read More: South Korea grapples to contain MERS as 1,369 in quarantine “The Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed five new cases — increasing the number of people with the disease to 35. These new cases were …

Do Fitness Trackers Work?

Fitness Trackers are the hottest new gadgets–keeping tabs on every movement you make in the hopes of helping you get fit. But do they really help you achieve this goal or are they just money down the drain? Laci takes a look. Read More: A Comparison of Energy Expenditure Estimation of Several Physical Activity Monitors. …

Are Runners Overdoing It?

Do you enjoy running marathons? Well a new study shows this might not be the best way to stay healthy! Read More: Running Too Hard? Light Jogging Linked to Living Longer “There’s good news for those who adhere to the ‘slow and steady wins the race’ adage: A light jog a few times a week …

7 Terrifying Diseases of the FUTURE

What do you think of when you picture a terrifying disease? Narration provided by JaM Advertising New Mexico www.tasteofjam.com Addiction is a disease; it doesn’t matter whether you’re hooked on hashish, seduced by the sauce or totally groped by the great gambling gremlin, some people are just genetically destined to a life of dependency. Don’t …

WTF Is Kombucha?

What is kombucha, why is this craze sweeping the nation, and does it have any real health benefits? Read More: What Is Kombucha? “What smells like beer, tastes like carbonated vinegar and looks like something you forgot in the back of the refrigerator? Why, kombucha tea, of course!” Kombucha Fermentation and its Antimicrobial Activity “Kombucha …

The Actual Impact Of The Placebo Effect On Science

We know the placebo effect works, but researchers are starting to figure out exactly why and how doctors could use it to treat patients. Does The Placebo Effect Work On You? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Placebo Effect May Account for Half of Drug’s Efficacy “Even when a medication …

Are Artificial Sweeteners REALLY Safe?

When artificial sweeteners were first released, scientists were finding links to various forms of life-threatening cancer! A lot has changed since then, but are they really safe? Laci takes a look at the top three most popular sweeteners to try to figure out which is the safest. Read More: Gain weight by “going diet?” Artificial …