A chemical in the weed killer Round Up is the subject of Carey Gillam's book Whitewash. Harvest Public Media interviews Gillam about the controversy.
New research finds eating soy milk, edamame and tofu does not have harmful effects for women with breast cancer, as some have worried.
Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care.
After dueling reviews of research studies, scientific panels are having a hard time agreeing whether the most common weed killer in the U.S. can cause cancer.
The World Health Organization has put bacon, hot dogs and sausages in the same category of cancer risk as tobacco smoking.
Many poultry shows have been canceled. What this could mean for Jana Wilson's rare chicken breeds. Flan with Seth Elgar. And, farm chemicals and cancer rates.
Amy Trubek studies taste and its connection to place. Bringing research to rural cancer patients. Local producers set-up shop at spring farmers' markets.
Doctors and researchers want to understand more about why cancer is more likely to be fatal for rural residents than most city residents.
New research shows for the first time that bacteria exposed to small amounts of household herbicides can become resistant to antibiotics.
Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization saying Roundup could cause cancer.
The residents of Nitro, West Virginia, will receive $84 million for medical monitoring, $9 million for the cleanup of 4,500 homes, and legal fees.
The FDA is currently considering a ban on the use of BPA in infant formula containers. The chemical has already been banned in Canada, the E.U. and China.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest sent a letter to the FDA on Monday detailing concerns about a compound used to give cola its distinctive look.
The FDA will vote on whether or not to ban BPA from all food packaging by the end of March.
A new study found that a high-fiber diet can help prevent cancer and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
Several recent studies are poking holes in theories that antioxidizing compounds can help the body fight disease.
Environmentalists and farm workers are asking California's governor-elect to ban the use of cancer-causing pesticide, methyl iodide, on strawberry fields.
Food and liquid containers just got safer. Canada leads the way worldwide in declaring bisphenol A (BPA) a toxic substance.
Scientists and pesticide regulators are at odds over California's recent approval of a toxic pesticide for strawberries.
Hawaii will become the first state in the U.S. to ban the possession, sale or distribution of shark fins.