Global study finds microplastics in 93% of bottled water, but little known about effect on humans
Bottled drinking water is often contaminated with small particles of plastic, says a new study, and the industrial bottling process may be to blame. Dr. Sherri Mason and her...
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A Doctor Defends Insurers
Denying emergency care is sometimes necessary, writes Michael Kirsch, MD
1 day ago - MedPageToday
Watch Teens Cheer For Elementary Kids Walking Out And Try Not To Cry
Brooklyn high school students were inspired by their elementary neighbors during NationalWalkoutDay Yesterday, thousands of high school students all over the country protested...
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Depression treatment does not improve survival in patients with depression, cancer
Michael Sharpe Clinical evidence showed that Depression Care for People with Cancer, a depression treatment program, improved depression and quality of life in patients with...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
Jillian "Motha F*ckn" Michaels's Push-Up Challenge Is Unbelievably Savage
Push-ups are brutal, but apparently not hard enough for Jillian Michaels , a woman so savage her nickname literally is her full name plus expletives (just look at her Instagram...
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Excessive calcium in your cells may increase your risk of developing Parkinson's
Michael J. Fox, Muhammad Ali, Charles M. Schulz, Linda Ronstadt and Billy Graham have one thing in common. They have Parkinson's disease. The disorder also afflicts one of...
3 days ago - Natural News - 2 articles
If You Only Have 30 Minutes to Work Out, Follow This Formula From Jillian Michaels
You're busy; you don't have all day to spend at the gym, but you want to get in a good workout and you want to feel accomplished after you've wiped off the sweat. So what are...
3 days ago - PopSugar
Father Of Parkland Victim Paints Powerful Mural Honoring His Son
Father of Parkland victim creates heartbreaking tribute to son Over the weekend, Manuel Oliver grabbed a can of black paint and created a powerful tribute to his son - and...
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Global Health: In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence
Killings, death threats and “wanted” posters are used to intimidate advocates fighting the spread of tobacco to poor and middle-income nations.
4 days ago - NY Times
Home Hospital Care Enhances Quality, Reduces Costs
While hospitals have made great strides over the last several years in improving the patient experience, a patient's home can be a good place for them to get better faster...
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Early Detection of Alzheimer's Cognitive Impairment via Verbal Fluency
Declining cognitive functioning in early stages of Alzheimer's disease patients can be detected with their ability to generate infinite spoken verbs, finds a new study.
Online Program Helps Adolescent Mothers
An online program convices adolesent mothers to seek medical help for depression.The webpage provides referrals for counseling services and suicide and child-abuse prevention...
Safety and Effectiveness of Corticosteroids Linked to Genetic Variants
A new study identifies a genetic variant that can improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, the drug used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .
Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination
In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
Sexual orientation is the top suicide risk for college freshman
A study based on data from 14,000 first-year college students in eight countries including the US found sexual minorities have an up-to-eight-times higher risk for suicidal...
Her office confirms the death of Rep. Louise Slaughter at age 88
U.S. Rep Louise Slaughter One of the most prominent food safety advocates in Congress is dead at age 88. The office of Rep Lousie Slaughter, D-NY this morning confirmed the...
Vegans may be at risk for iodine deficiency, according to new study
Giving up entire categories of food can be a good idea from a health standpoint, but it's important to be smart about it. You can certainly give up soda or sweets without...
US adults consume 17 billion drinks per year during binges
The first-ever CDC report on binge drinking, considered one of the most damaging forms of alcohol abuse, found that more than 16 percent of American adults binge drink each week.
RECALL: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Handi-Craft Company have recalled a number of Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier and teether holders after...
Living in high altitudes may raise your risk of depression
University of Utah researchers believe the worrying results could be the result of low atmospheric pressure. This leads to much lower levels of oxygen in the blood.