Two large studies show that age-related memory loss can be slowed significantly when older people promptly address hearing and vision loss.
The Food and Drug Administration is banning the use of several synthetic flavoring compounds used to infuse flavors such as mint and cinnamon in foods. Environmental groups sued, citing cancer risks.
A new study published in The Lancet finds alcohol is associated with 2.8 million deaths each year worldwide. Researchers conclude that there is no safe level of alcohol and say the risks outweigh the potential benefits.