Mercury in beauty creams believed to have caused vision loss in woman and put her family at risk

A woman in Minnesota lost part of her vision and inadvertently put her entire household at risk of mercury poisoning, most likely from using beauty creams containing high levels of…

Whole Foods to Stop Buying Maine Lobster Amid Risk to Endangered Whales

Whole Foods has said it plans to stop buying Maine lobster, citing concerns from environmental groups that say endangered North Atlantic right whales have become entangled in fishing gear. The…

10,500 Toddler Bottles and Cups Recalled Over Lead Poisoning Risk

A company has recalled about 10,500 bottles and cups for toddlers over lead poisoning concerns to children if a part of the product breaks off, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety…

Key Freight Rail Union Rejects Deal, Increasing Strike Risk

Members of a union that primarily represents freight rail conductors have narrowly voted down a tentative labor contract, their union said Monday. If the two sides cannot reach another tentative…

Hearing loss: 1 billion people at risk from unsafe listening

CNN  —  Turning down the racket isn’t just for disgruntled parents — a new study has shown it could protect more than 1 billion people at risk for hearing loss.…

Lower your blood pressure to this number to reduce risk of severe Covid, study finds

Sign up for CNN’s Stress, But Less newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide will inform and inspire you to reduce stress while learning how to harness it. CNN  —  High blood…

Paxlovid May Reduce Risk of Long Covid in Eligible Patients, Study Finds

People who took the antiviral drug Paxlovid within a few days after being infected with the coronavirus were less likely to be experiencing long Covid several months later, a large…

‘It is a tense time’: World Cup turnaround carries injury risk

Martin Rogers FOX Sports Insider Raphael Varane had friends close by, offering consolation and condolence, but the flow of tears wouldn’t stem. He pulled the neck of his jersey upward,…

Taking blood pressure meds may reduce risk of dementia

CNN  —  Knowing you have higher than normal blood pressure — and taking medications daily to treat it — may be one key to avoiding dementia in later life, a…

Hair-straightening chemical products linked to increased uterine cancer risk in new study

CNN  —  Scientists are uncovering new details in the connection between using certain hair straightening products, such as chemical relaxers and pressing products, and an increased risk of cancer in…