Health

Antibiotics In Animal Feed Pose Risk To Children’s Health, Doctors Warn

Overuse of antibiotics in animal feed drastically interferes with doctors trying to treat life-threatening infections in young children, doctors warn. A report published in the November issue of American Academy of Pediatrics advises that giving antibiotics to healthy livestock, in an attempt to promote growth and prevent disease among livestock, is making antibiotic drugs ineffective when the drugs are needed ...

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Coffee Actually Helps Keep You Alive?

A new study posted yesterday claims that your daily coffee may, in fact, keep you living longer. The study, which was posted in the journal Circulation, states that those who drink three to five cups of coffee a day, decaf included, have a 15 percent lower risk of premature death. Dr. Ming Ding of the Department of Nutrition of Harvard ...

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CDC: STDs Increase Among Young People, No One Is Blaming Tinder

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting the number of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are increasing at an “alarming rate” in the U.S., particularly in young adults. In a report by the CDC, STD cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis all went up in 2014. Cases of chlamydia, the most common infection, has climbed to unprecedented levels, ...

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Obviously, Sex Makes You Happy

The next time you’re tempted to pass up on weekly sex, don’t! There’s a new study making its rounds that states that the couples who have sex once a week are the happiest. Is sex 1x a week best? https://t.co/pi7KORCG9n Silly study – every couple different. — Dr. Ruth Westheimer (@AskDrRuth) November 18, 2015 The study, which was published today ...

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Coffee Lowers Death Risk: Moderate Consumption Helps Longevity, Suggest Studies

A few cups of coffee a day lowers death risk, indicated researchers from the Harvard. People who drink coffee daily are less likely to die from heart disease, neurological disease, type 2 diabetes, or suicide as compared to people who do not, concluded a new study. A new study, published by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, studied ...

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Coffee Lowers Death Risk, Boosts Weight Loss, & Battles Depression: Here’s How Much Coffee Benefits Most

Coffee lowers your death risk, but in order to benefit, you need to know just how much coffee is the ideal amount. A new study provides the answer while showing that coffee lowers the risk of some types of cancer while improving the health of your liver and brain, reported UPI. Just a cup a day won’t do it, however. ...

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Humor Change & Dementia: Radical Shifts In Taste Of Humor Is A Sign Of Dementia?

Humor change and dementia are linked, according to a new study on early warning signs associated with the disease. Apparently, a radical change in a person’s sense of humor could be a “red flag” of dementia. Researchers claim that as strange as this sounds, one’s taste in comedy could prove a valuable tool in helping to diagnose dementia or Alzheimer’s. ...

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My Vegan Diet Almost Killed Me, Claims Blogger Jordan Younger

Jordan Younger once had a thriving blog titled The Blonde Vegan (now called The Balanced Blonde), where she shared her favorite vegan recipes to some 70,000 followers. However, everything changed for the young woman after she decided to break away from her extremely strict vegan diet. After losing thousands of followers and even receiving death threats, Younger recently sat down ...

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U.S. Obesity Rate Rising Despite Public Awareness Campaigns And More Healthy Food Choices

The U.S. obesity rate is rising, according to a recent government report and many are still wondering why. Notwithstanding years of campaigns warning about the dangers of being overweight, people are still getting bigger. Experts who measure obesity statistics thought the obesity rate had reached its peak in the U.S. However, a recent report released by the Centers for Disease ...

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Nail Salons Not Safe? Oklahoma Teen Shows Horrifying Blisters From First Manicure, Safety Officials Speak Out

One Oklahoma teen found out the hard way that nail salons can pose safety hazards to those seeking a manicure or pedicure. The 15-year-old girl from Oklahoma went to a nail salon for her first set of acrylic nails; however, she soon realized that she got more than she bargained for when blisters began forming around her cuticle. The blisters ...

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