People who use e-cigarettes are less likely or only equally likely to quit smoking compared to people who use traditional cigarettes, concludes a study at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Read more
INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK
99 percent of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
—George Washington Carver
News about a celebrity's health issues can actually affect the long-term health care of the general public--usually in postive ways--according to a study by researchers in the U.K. Read more
- SLICE OF HISTORY
After returning from a vacation, Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming spots something odd in one of the dirty Petri dishes he had stacked in a tray filled with Lysol before he went away. In that dish, Fleming sees that not only had mold grown, but that it also killed the bacteria that had been in the dish. It’s identified as the Penicillium mold so Fleming calls the “mold juice” that attacked the bacteria “penicillin.” Get the full story.