Author: Karen Foster, Prevent Disease

Is Weight Loss Contagious?

People who make an effort to lose weight aren't just helping themselves, they may be helping others too. That's the finding of a new University of Connecticut study that tracked the weight…

Disposable Biosensor Detects Pesticides

The growing interest in biodetection from consumers and the food industry itself has reached a global audience. Detecting genetically modified organisms and pesticides in very low concentrations with smart phones will one day be a reality.

12 Excellent Healing Foods For Sore Throats

Coping with a sore throat is not a particularly pleasant process. Eating is the last thing that attracts you, but specific foods may actually fuel your body and accelerate recovery. Here are 12 healing foods which will give you enough nutrients to fight off not only your sore throat, but almost any complementary symptoms that come along with a cold.