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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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Why Are More Older Americans Smoking Marijuana? It’s Not Just For Medical Benefits

Generally speaking, marijuana smokers are thought to come from the younger set. But the Baby Boomers whom you may think renounced their pot-smoking ways after Woodstock, or once the realities of adulthood set in, actually represent one of the fastest-growing demographics when it comes to pot use. And while marijuana’s medical benefits are one of the main reasons behind this ...

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Soldiers Using Energy Drinks Report Stress-Related Sleep Disruption And More, U.S. Military Researchers Warn

The U.S. military has warned military personnel that consuming too many energy drinks can do “some serious harm to your bodies.” The pentagon’s official science blog detailed health risks of energy drinks while citing a report that revealed that soldiers in the field who consumed multiple energy drinks each day were actually more likely to fall asleep on duty. The ...

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Heart Attacks More Prevalent During Christmas And Holidays, Says Study

Statistics show an uptick in heart attacks on Christmas and during the holiday season in general. But why do these events take place so often during the holidays? A paper published in 2004 in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows that in the United States, cardiac mortality reaches its peak in December and January. But there has been ...

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Opioid Overdoses Kill More People Than Guns, CDC Reports A 72 Percent Increase In Deaths

Nationwide, the number of overdose deaths from synthetic opioids surged 72 percent from 2014 to 2015. According to new data recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30 states reported significant jumps in overdose deaths from heroin and prescription painkiller abuse. “Too many Americans are feeling the devastation of the opioid crisis either from misuse of prescription ...

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Energy Drinks May Cause Hepatitis, One Ingredient Boosts More Than Just Your Zip

Before you attempt to recharge with a beverage, know that some energy drinks may cause hepatitis. Whether you are an overworked executive, a working parent with an overburdened schedule or a college student who needs to pull an all-nighter study session for that big exam, understand the threat that an energy drink could pose to your liver. In addition to ...

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Drug Industry Seeks To Curb Opioid Addictions And Side Effects With More Pills

Researcher Jonathan Moss believed he could help cancer patients to relieve the pain and the discomfort that comes from using too many opioid painkillers – constipation. Yet, no drug company was keen on hearing his ideas to relieve suffering among the dying. Instead, Moss, along with his colleagues, began to acquire small grants and by 2007 gained the permission needed ...

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Shocking Study Says Pregnant Women In U.S. Die More Frequently Than Expecting Moms In Iran, China

Based on a controversial new study, pregnant women in the United States are just as likely to die than expectant moms in countries that were once part of the former Soviet block. According to a report in Bloomberg News, childbearing American mothers are dying more often than their counterparts in countries like China and Iran. Moreover, despite improvements in medical ...

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Even More Evidence That Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee lovers around the world have even more reason to rejoice, indulge, and rejoice some more – even more scientific evidence has emerged that coffee is good for your health. According to MSN, the reasons to love coffee are far more than for its flavor. In fact, coffee might not only wake you up, it just might save your life. ...

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Easy and Cheap Ways to Make Your Home More Secure

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Home & Garden, Did You Know Did you know: Home security doesn’t always need to come with a hefty price tag? To make sure your home isn’t a target for burglars, use inexpensive plug-in timers to operate your lights and appliances while you’re away. Leaving a small desk radio on for 6 hours a day only ...

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