Health

Human Sense Of Smell Isn’t Bad, And Is Much Better Than We Give It Credit For, Says Neurobiologist

The human sense of smell has often been thought of as our species’ Achilles heel, at least when compared to other living creatures. While people are obviously capable of doing a great many things animals cannot do, and have a particularly keen sense of sight, it has long been believed that the tradeoff therein has been our rather weak sense ...

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Painkillers Linked To Heart Attack Risk

Painkillers were linked to an increased heart attack risk, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. As stated in the meta-analysis, which was led by epidemiologist Michèle Bally, patients who were prescribed larger doses oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were more likely to suffer from acute myocardial infarction within 30 days of first taking the drugs. For their ...

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Beating Sugar Addiction

For those who have been on social media for a while, stories about people beating sugar addiction are nothing new. But how about beating sugar addiction by using sugar, fat, and carbs? That’s exactly how Holly Evelyn, a 26-year-old from Brisbane who was addicted to sugar, lost nearly 40 kilograms. Evelyn, who had been addicted to sugar, cookies, chocolate, and ...

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PPD Awareness Month: Mom Gets Real About Postpartum Depression, Shows How Life’s Not Always ‘Facebook Ready’

May has been declared as the Postpartum Depression Awareness Month and this mommy is telling the world how it really is. According to Romper, mom Kathy DiVincenzo has the perfect story to tell. DiVincenzo took the time to create a photo series that shows how postpartum depression affected her. The photo shows a ragged DiVincenzo together with her daughter and ...

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Cinnamon For Weight Loss: Study Claims Spice Can Reduce Harms Caused By High-Fat Diet, Lose Belly Fat

Cinnamon may help stop fat from accumulating on the belly, a new study claims. This favorite spice can slow down the process of fat-storing in the body and also reduce the risk of heart diseases that result from unhealthy eating practices. Researchers who presented their findings on Saturday at the American Heart Association’s conference said that cinnamon can reduce the ...

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Cinnamon For Weight Loss: Study Claims Spice Can Reduce Harms Caused By High-Fat Diet, Lose Belly Fat

Cinnamon may help stop fat from accumulating on the belly, a new study claims. This favorite spice can slow down the process of fat-storing in the body and also reduce the risk of heart diseases that result from unhealthy eating practices. Researchers who presented their findings on Saturday at the American Heart Association’s conference said that cinnamon can reduce the ...

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Does Johnson’s Baby Powder Cause Cancer? Woman Awarded $110.5 Million In Baby Powder Lawsuit

A 62-year-old Virginia woman is now $ 110.5 million richer, after a St. Louis jury ruled in her favor, supporting her claim that Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused her to get ovarian cancer. On Thursday night, Wise, Virginia resident Lois Slemp received the highest award in a series of baby powder lawsuits alleging that the products could cause cancer. ...

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Tick-Borne Powassan Virus — Possibly Deadlier Than Lyme Disease — On The Rise

With summer just weeks away, experts have sounded the alarm on the Powassan virus, a rare tick-borne pathogen that might be deadlier than Lyme disease. According to the experts, the Powassan virus can result in a more severe illness than the Lyme disease bactreium, with about 1 in 7 of Powassan cases leading to death. “About 15% of patients who ...

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Aunt Jemima Recall: Frozen Waffles, French Toast Slices Possibly Positive For Listeria Monocytogenes

Pinnacle Foods Canada has issued a voluntary recall for Aunt Jemima brand of foods, particularly the Frozen Waffles and Frozen French Toast Slices, due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The brand’s syrup and dry mixes are not included in the recall. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning retailers, distributors, and food service establishments to stop selling or use ...

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Aunt Jemima Recall: Frozen Waffles, French Toast Slices Possibly Positive For Listeria Monocytogenes

Pinnacle Foods Canada has issued a voluntary recall for Aunt Jemima brand of foods, particularly the Frozen Waffles and Frozen French Toast Slices, due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The brand’s syrup and dry mixes are not included in the recall. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning retailers, distributors, and food service establishments to stop selling or use ...

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