Holiday hell: 3 in 5 Americans BANNING unvaccinated relatives from family gatherings!

The holidays are about to get heated — and politics aren’t even the main issue this time. Nearly two-thirds of vaccinated Americans are banning unvaccinated family members from their holiday gatherings this year.

Revolutionary injection may cure paralysis due to spinal cord injuries

A revolutionary injection may be able to repair the damage from severe spinal cord injuries that leave patients without the use of their limbs.

Asteroid near Earth may actually be an old chunk of the Moon

Could there be a mini-Moon floating through our solar system? Researchers from the University of Arizona say a near-Earth asteroid, named Kamo`oalewa, may actually be a large piece of the Moon that somehow broke away from our lone satellite.

Palm oil used in chocolate spreads, cooking oil may fuel cancer spread

Palm oil is a versatile ingredient that the world uses in everything from food manufacturing to beauty products. However, a new study finds that this substance — which is also a common ingredient in chocolate spreads — may also fuel the spread of cancer throughout the body.

Your bedtime impacts heart health. Here’s why going to sleep at 10 p.m. may save your life

Bedtimes are probably something many people only associate with children. However, a new study reveals that adults should be just as strict with their own sleep cycles as well.

Alzheimer’s patients see brain improvements from listening to their favorite songs

When it comes to hearing our favorite and most memorable songs, a new study reveals that Alzheimer’s patients and those suffering from mild cognitive impairment see improvements in their brain function and memory.

Dexamethasone safe for COVID patients with diabetes, significantly reduces risk of death from virus

Dexamethasone, an anti-inflammatory steroid, is proving to be a key weapon in the fight against COVID-19. Despite its effectiveness at preventing deaths from the virus, there have been concerns about severe side-effects among patients with diabetes.

Women less likely to ask for deadline extensions, which may cause burnout

Deadlines on projects and presentations at the office can add an extra layer of stress to our already busy lives outside the workplace. When life gets in the way of our jobs, sometimes there’s just no other choice than to ask for some extra time to finish a task.

Spice it up! Adding an extra teaspoon of herbs and spices to your food lowers blood pressure

Seasonings are great for adding a little flavor to a bland meal, but a new study finds they may also be great at lowering your blood pressure too

Millions of giant spiders that spin golden webs are invading Georgia. Here’s why that’s good news

Giant spiders are marching through the state of Georgia by the millions and wrapping dozens of counties in their golden webs. It sounds like a horror movie plot, but researchers from the University of Georgia say it’s really happening and it’s actually good for the local environment.

Eating more red meat, bacon, and sausage linked to higher stroke risk

Red meat and processed meats like bacon and sausage can contribute to a person’s risk of having a stroke, scientists warn. A team with the American Heart Association add that eating more vegetable fat or polyunsaturated fat lowered this risk.

Gazing in the mirror can make you feel good

For many people, looking at themselves in the mirror may not feel very rewarding, especially those who are more critical of their appearance. However, according to a recent study, staring in the mirror may actually be rewarding on a mental level.

Digital tech causing pet stress? Common household noises may be giving your dog anxiety

Loud, distressing noises are a common stressor for pets. For dog owners, many have unfortunately seen their companion frightened and even run away during a thunderstorm or fireworks display. Now, a new study finds big, crashing noises aren’t the only sounds that can stress out a pup.

Moderate drinking is better for aging hearts than no alcohol at all

Drinking alcohol and maintaining good health can be a tough balancing act for many. Although some studies have found that drinking in moderation can be good for your health, others have found that any amount of alcohol can cause harm.

Humans evolved into water-saving primates — thanks to evolution of the nose?

Although humans are constantly losing water from sweat, urination, and even respiration, our bodies conserve more water, making us the “water-saving” primates, scientists say. How do they know?

Unfit nation: 2 in 5 people feel exhausted — after walking up flight of stairs

If scaling a flight of stairs in either direction sounds exhausting, you’re not alone — two in five Americans feel out of shape after doing so. A recent survey of 2,000 Americans finds strength or weight-training (38%), doing yard work (38%), and cardio exercise (37%) also leave respondents feeling uncomfortably sore.

Underwater volcano eruptions release enough energy to power all of the United States!

When we think of volcanoes, typically an image of those fearsome, fiery mountains spewing lava and ash come to mind for most of us. But scientists are calling attention to volcanic activity occurring deep within our planet’s waterways.

Fascinating new species of beaked whale living 6,000 feet beneath the waves found off New Zealand

A newly identified species of beaked whale lives more than 6,000 feet beneath the waves. Scientists say the giant of the deep rarely comes up for air as it would be eaten by orcas. Its existence confirms our minute knowledge of the oceans and the life within them.