Health

Canadian Study Shows Psychedelic Drugs Like Ecstasy Reduce Suicide Risks , While Meth Increases Risk

A Canadian study claims that psychedelic drugs like ecstasy may decrease suicidal thoughts and reduce suicide risk. The specific study analyzed data pertaining to 800 female sex workers over the course of four years. Psychedelic drugs like ecstasy, according to the data from this new study, may be effective at easing symptoms of anxiety and depression. Click here to continue ...

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Yoga Could Be An Effective Alternative For Treating Chronic Back Pain, Reveals Study

A new study reveals that yoga may be an effective alternative to pain medications and physical therapy for individuals suffering from chronic low back pain. Millions of people around the world suffer from severe lower back pain and have to rely on medication to function normally. However, prolonged use of such medicines has side effects, which have led doctors to ...

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Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Detected In Long Beach: How To Avoid The Zika Virus

Aedes aegypti, the species of mosquito which transmits dengue, Zika, and other viruses, have been discovered in California’s Long Beach, raising concern over mosquito-borne diseases in the region. According to the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), this is the first time that the Zika-carrying mosquito has been detected in the region. How Long Beach Authorities Are ...

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Shingles And MMR Vaccines May Trigger Anaphylaxis In Meat-Allergic People, Researchers Call For Awareness

Red meat allergies have been causally linked to bites from lone star ticks, but a correspondence published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology now also claims that both the vaccine made to protect people from experiencing painful cases of shingles and the vaccine designed to protect people from measles, mumps, and rubella may be associated with severe reactions ...

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Want To Ward Off Alzheimer’s? Here Are Three Things That May Help

Alzheimer’s disease is feared by many as it not only wreaks havoc in the lives of those who are afflicted, but also their families. While years of research and studies have been unsuccessful in finding a viable and complete cure for the neuro-degenerative disorder, there are still certain precautions that can be taken to reduce its onset risk. Researchers have ...

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Exercise Addiction: Fitness Blogger Reveals The Dangers Of Working Out Too Much

Some fitness bloggers love to promote their healthy lifestyles. They’re happy to share their small meals and intense workout regimens with their readers. Fitness blogger Erin of Queen City Sweat revealed the dangerous side to working out too much. Exercise addiction is a problem that’s hardly addressed in the fitness, wellness, and health industry. She wanted to alert her followers ...

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Vaping Products, E-Cigarettes Soon To Be Banned In San Francisco

San Francisco will soon ban the sales of vaping products and e-cigarettes following a unanimous approval of the bill from the city’s Board of Supervisors. The measure should control the use of tobacco products among youths. Supervisor Malia Cohen introduced the legislation, which prohibits the sales of flavored tobacco products, which include menthol cigarettes, flavored liquids used for vaping or ...

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Are Brain-Boosting Performance Enhancers Invading Silicon Valley? [Opinion]

In the past year, some mildly obscure cognitive-enhancing compounds called “nootropics” have burst onto the scene. From the CBS show Limitless, based on the film of the same name, to a series of news pieces at CNN and elsewhere, nootropics are now starting to gain the attention of everyone from students to entrepreneurs. In fact, the Washington Post recently talked ...

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‘Breatharian’ Woman From Brisbane Defends Lifestyle But Admits Some Food Is Still Important

“Breatharian” couple Camila Castillo and Akahi Ricardo stirred up some lively discussions on the net when various reports came out claiming that the couple ate only three times a week, opting to nourish themselves with the energy from the universe. Opinions vary on the issue with some claiming that it was just a hoax while others are concerned about the ...

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Three Reasons Why Black Medicare Patients Are 33 Percent More Likely To Be Readmitted Than Whites

Black Medicare patients are 33 percent more likely to be readmitted to hospitals within 30 days than white patients, and black Medicare Advantage patients are 64 percent more likely to be readmitted than their white counterparts. A recent study released in June 2017 and published by Health Affairs, notes that not only is there a racial disparity in 30-day readmissions ...

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