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What Ivanka Influence? Trump’s Views On Women’s Health Care An Insult To Women Everywhere [Opinion]

Wasn’t Ivanka Trump supposed to be able to control her father? And wasn’t Ivanka supposed to be a champion of women’s health care issues? Wasn’t she going to be the voice of reason that lead her father to make wise choices when it came to working women everywhere? In a year where it feels like the American people are on ...

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Gluten-Free Foods Contain High Levels Of Toxic Metals, Increasing Health Risks

Over the past several years, gluten-free diets have become increasingly popular. However, University of Illinois researchers report this trending eating regime may have a hidden danger – toxic metals. Rice flour, used to replace wheat, rye, and barley in gluten-free foods, is known to accumulate toxic metals like arsenic and mercury from fertilizers, soil, and water. Although they occur naturally ...

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New Heart Health Guidelines: Skipping Breakfast Is Bad For The Heart

The American Heart Association (AHA) has provided new heart health guidelines, mainly suggesting that people should always consider timing their meals right. Most people these days tend to skip on their breakfast and simply setting for bulk meals later in the day. There was a time when people followed the rules of having breakfast, lunch and dinner. However, skipping meals ...

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2016-2017 Flu Season: Health Experts Expect More Severe Influenza Cases Than Last Year

Health authorities in California are worried that the 2016-2017 flu season will be much more severe than last year. So far this season, 14 people under age 65 have died from the flu in the state, while only three deaths were reported by this time a year ago. On Friday, the flu claimed the life of a child for the ...

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Marijuana Report Fails To Find Any Real Health Benefits, Cannabis Use May Even Cause Heart Attacks

The medical community, cannabis advocates, and lawmakers have long debated the health impact of marijuana use and the drug’s ability to provide therapeutic value. Now, a recent comprehensive report is casting doubt on marijuana’s potential to treat many health conditions. The report, published by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, reviewed over 10,000 studies that examined marijuana’s association ...

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For Heart Health, Depression Is As Risky As Obesity

When people consider their risk of heart disease, they often consider genetics, smoking, their weight, and their cholesterol levels, but not many people consider the risk that depression – a condition that affects approximately 350 million people, according to the World Health Organization – is just as serious of a risk in determining their risk for heart disease, heart attack, ...

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New Ebola Vaccine Can’t Be Used For Prevention, World Health Organization Warns

While an experimental Ebola vaccine has been shown to be 100% effective in preliminary trials, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that it cannot be used as a preventative vaccine and it is unknown if it is safe for children, pregnant women or some other populations, MIT Technology Review reports. The new genetically engineered vaccine, which the WHO has ...

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Coca-Cola Sued For Marketing Deception, What Are The Long Term Health Effects Of Sugary Drinks?

Coca-Cola is being sued by the Praxis Project, according to a report by CBS News. Along with Coca-Cola, the American Beverage Association is being sued as well. The basis of the lawsuit by the Praxis Project deals with the deceptive advertising campaigns used by Coca-Cola and how they make it appear as if the consumer will gain an increase in ...

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Department Of Defense Urges Troops To Cut Back On The Energy Drinks, Warns Against Health Risks

Energy drinks are the beverage of choice for America’s military men and women, but according to a new article from the Department of Defense, it would do them better if they down less of them, due to the “serious harm” the drinks can do on one’s body. On Wednesday, the Department of Defense posted the article on the Army’s official ...

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New Study Shows Victims Of Child Abuse Have Future Health Problems

The BBC is reporting that a new study shows that victims of child abuse are prone to have future health problems. Researchers have followed over 8,000 people born in 1958, now over the age of 50, who were victims of child abuse. The study, conducted by the University College London team, shows that those who suffered child abuse were 70 ...

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