Caffeine-laden drinks and herbal pick-me-ups now keep many of us going through the day and well into the night. But what happens when it's time to relax, unwind and even go to sleep? Older insomniacs may reach for a glass of wine, warm milk or some chamomile tea.
According to a recent study, noise pollution could be costing lives. A World Health Organization report finds Western Europeans lose years to death or disability from excessive sound. Though European countries have taken steps to turn the volume down, the U.S.
An exhaustive study of autism in one community has found that the disorder is far more common than suggested by earlier research.The study of 55,000 children in Goyang, South Korea, found that 2.64 percent — one in every 38 children — had an autism spectrum disorder."
At a time when President Obama has asked federal agencies to scale back on imposing new regulations, the Food and Drug Administration seems to be moving full steam ahead, at least on food safety.The FDA issued two new rules asserting its authority over the safety of the food supply yesterday.