As temperatures rise, advocates fear heat's effects on Florida's farm and construction workers
For most of her 18 years working in an Apopka plant nursery, Maria Pineda said she finished her days feeling dehydrated, disoriented and in pain. The summer months were...
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Prefrontal cortex stimulation reduces amygdala fear signaling in trait anxiety
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Victor J. Colon, MD, wins ‘Fighting CRC in the Face of Disaster' SCOPY award
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Many Florida Hospitals Damaged by Hurricane, Evacuating Patients
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Flooding from Hurricane Michael creates food safety issues across South
Strong winds and heavy rain continue to wreak havoc across parts of the South today as Hurricane Michael meanders out of Georgia and heads up the mid-Atlantic Coast. The storm...
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As Hurricane Michael Nears, Expert Warns of Gas-Powered Generator Dangers
Title: As Hurricane Michael Nears, Expert Warns of Gas-Powered Generator Dangers Category: Health News Created: 10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM
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10 Minutes With Maria Menounos on Cooking, Balance and More
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Cox, Young-Pearse Receive Women's Alzheimer's Movement Award
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Hospitals Prep as Hurricane Michael Set to Slam Florida Panhandle
Another powerful hurricane is about to make landfall less than a month after Florence, and officials and healthcare facilities are mobilizing. Medscape Medical News
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Video: Thyroid cancer anxiety persists years past diagnosis
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A natural treatment for colitis: Red ginseng powder fermented with probiotics
The anti-inflammatory properties of red ginseng have been documented in many studies. So have the beneficial activities of fermented foods loaded with probiotic bacteria that...
New trial suggests that weight loss can reverse Type 2 diabetes
Being overweight has long been associated with an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes, which is why weight loss is often recommended as a prevention and treatment method for...
Reducing your salt intake by just 1 teaspoon a day can do wonders for your heart
In the U.K., there are about 60,666 deaths per year caused by stroke and at least 124,037 deaths caused by ischemic heart disease. With these alarming figures, it helps to know...
Here's All The Reasons Halloween Is The Best Holiday EVER
Remember how Halloween used to be a one-day event? Kids wore costumes, knocked on doors for some candy, and called it a day. Not anymore, right?! Halloween is now a month-long...
ASDS Elects New Officers
Murad Alam, MD, MBA, took office as the new president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery at the society's annual meeting in Phoenix last week. Dr. Alam is a...
Half of Alzheimer's cases may be caused by the herpes virus
Professor Ruth Itzhaki, of Manchester University, claims the virus causes similar protein deposits in the brain to the characteristic plaques of Alzheimer's.
Death Rate Higher in Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease before the age of 18 have a three to five-fold higher death rate than people without IBD.
Cancer Patients can Now Use Skin Creams Before Radiation Therapy
Cancer patients can use topical agents just before radiation therapy, says a new study. However, very thick application of topical agents should still be avoided.
Physical Activity can Lower Risk of Death from Heart Disease
Physical activity can help reduce the increased risk of death associated with frailty in older adults. Exercise can also lower the risk of death from heart disease.
Healthy lifestyle choices halve the risk of cardiovascular disease in...
When we think of type 2 diabetes we generally think about glucose and insulin, and imagine that patients with this condition mainly need to be concerned about maintaining...