Health

New Pharmaceutical Drug Guidelines As Drug Laws Pass The Senate: Opioid Prescription Pain Killers Seen As Gateway To Heroin

Pharmaceutical drug guidelines, for opioid prescription pain killers, have been issued by the CDC, in advance of government regulations passed March 17. Senator Harry Reid, reports from his Government Website that the “Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016” has finally passed. This legislation may give CDC guidelines more weight. Opioid pharmaceutical drug guidelines come in response to studies showing ...

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Lose Your Table Manners: Chomping Obnoxiously Will Help With Weight Loss

We’ve all been there: You’re sitting next to a colleague at work who is chomping so loudly you wonder if he’s trying to devour a hambone. You hear every crunch, slurp, and gurgle, along with that awful swallowing sound. Annoyed, you glance over expecting to see him having swallowed a platter of food. Nope, just a run of the mill ...

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Autism Study Reveals Autistic Individuals Die Sooner Than General Population: An ‘Enormous Hidden Crisis,’ Charity Warns

Autistica, a charity in the UK, warns that those with autism are dying sooner than the rest of the population for reasons such as suicide and epilepsy based on results of an autism study. According to BBC News, an autism study in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests those on the spectrum die an average of 16 years earlier than ...

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The Great Walrus Workout: An Inspiration For All Of Us, Weight Notwithstanding

The walrus in this video from Citrus Channel will inspire everyone, regardless of weight issues to try our best, no matter what. Notice the animal’s cheerful behavior and eagerness to learn from its trainer. With a winning attitude like this, everything is possible! Take a tip from the walrus, don’t forget to reward yourself for a job well done, and ...

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Kim Kardashian After Dark: Her Little-Known Beauty Secret

Kim Kardashian first debuted platinum blonde hair at New York Fashion Week. But the reality star has decided to go the lighter side again. Kim Kardashian showed off her new hairstyle after hours on her new Snapchat account earlier this week. She took to the popular social media app to reveal that she actually got a “midnight haircut” from hair ...

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Scientists Say People With Alzheimer’s May Not Have Lost Memories For Good

This is good news for the field of Alzheimer’s Science – researchers now believe that the precious memories that ones hold dear are not lost forever with the disease, but may simply be inaccessible, locked up in part of the brain. If this is true, there may be a way to unlock them and give people back their memories. Previous ...

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Alcohol Consumption Linked With Increased Chances Of Breast Cancer: Researchers Find

Alcohol consumption increases the chance of breast cancer in women. A research, led by cancer biologist Chin-Yo Lin from the University of Houston says so. The research paper is published in PLOS One. According to the team, in 2016, more than 230,000 women in the US will develop breast cancer: one of the most common causes of cancer deaths for ...

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Can Having Your Hair Washed At A Salon Cause A Stroke? Doctors Discuss Risks Of ‘Beauty Parlor Stroke’

While many women look to the salon for a luxurious day of pampering, doctors say there is a little-known risk associated with a common salon practice: hair washing. A mother of two, Elizabeth Smith, said she was unaware of the risk of having her hair washed at a salon until her life-changing experience in January of 2014. The mother had ...

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Doctors Prescribing Exercise: Physicians Favoring Gyms Over Pharmaceuticals, New Study Shows

Doctors are prescribing exercise over drugs more and more these days, an age-old remedy that is proving beneficial in areas where it is most needed, Yahoo News is reporting. As anyone who watches TV on a regular basis can tell you, there are prescription drugs for just about everything, from depression to hypertension to erectile dysfunction, and everything in between. ...

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Diabetes Insulin Patch: New Hope As Scientists Have Created A Painless Patch That Eliminates The Need For Insulin Injections [Video]

People with diabetes have to live their lives as slaves to an insulin pump, insulin injections or a strict diet. By not having a proper functioning pancreas that produces the insulin needed to help the body absorb glucose, diabetes patients have no choice but to get used to the painful methods of testing and injecting. In the future, there may ...

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