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Purely Elizabeth Recalls Granola Products
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 9:34 pm

A range of gluten-free granola products have been recalled by Purely Elizabeth because they may contain foreign matter such as glass, plastic or rocks. […]

Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car Seat is Risky
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 8:32 pm

The deaths fall under the umbrella of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental suffocation and/or strangulation in bed. […]

U.S. Children Eating Less Seafood
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 8:26 pm

U.S. government advisories on possible fish contamination may have "pushed people away from eating fish in general and canned tuna in particular," according to the report authors. […]

Walking During Work Meetings Brings Benefits
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 8:21 pm

Not only does it provide much needed exercise for people who are often tied to their desks for the entire work day, it can also give them a stress-reducing mental lift. […]

Neck Cracking and Stroke: How Risky Is It?
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 7:47 pm

A direct cause-and-effect link has not been established, but the Heart Association-Stroke Association statement recommends that health care providers tell patients of the risk before they have neck manipulation. […]

Breastfeeding Brings a Heart Bonus for Mom
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 6:35 pm

In the study, researchers assessed heart and blood vessel health in postmenopausal women, along with their breastfeeding history. […]

Swallowed Button Batteries Must be Removed: Study
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 6:10 pm

Whenever a child swallows a battery -- or might have swallowed one -- parents should get to the hospital right away. […]

Sugary Drinks and Juices Increase Early Death Risk
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 4:42 pm

The researchers found that those who drank the most sugar-sweetened beverages -- including 100%  fruit juice -- had higher odds of dying during the study, compared with those who drank the least of these. […]

For Women With HIV, Life Can Hurt Fight for Health
Posted on May 17, 2019 at 8:46 pm

The study of nearly 2,000 HIV-positive women in Washington, D.C., New York, Chicago and San Francisco who have been followed since 1994 found that many have been able to control their HIV levels, off and on. […]

E-Cig Makers' Free Stuff Leads More Teens to Vape
Posted on May 17, 2019 at 7:25 pm

Before adjusting for other factors, the researchers found that teens who owned promotional items were 2.3 times more likely to try alternative tobacco products than those who did not. […]

The Unsexy Truth: Fewer in the U.S. Having Sex
Posted on May 17, 2019 at 6:44 pm

Despite all the steamy action portrayed on our screens both big and small, new data suggest fewer people are actually having sex than in the past, including young adults and teens who seem to be less sexually active than their peers in previous generations. […]

Suicides Up Among U.S. Kids; Girls' Deaths Highest
Posted on May 17, 2019 at 6:24 pm

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among Americans aged 10 to 19, with rates historically higher in boys than girls. […]

Colon Cancer Increasingly Striking the Young
Posted on May 17, 2019 at 5:57 pm

Among twenty-somethings, colon cancer cases rose by 18% a year in Denmark and 11%  in Norway, according to the study published May 16 in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hematology. […]

LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report
Posted on May 17, 2019 at 2:59 pm

The blue light in LED lighting used in many consumer products may harm your sleep and pose a risk to your eyes, a new report warns. […]

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens
Posted on May 17, 2019 at 2:36 pm

Backyard flocks of live poultry have been linked with salmonella outbreaks that have sickened 52 people in 21 states, the CDC says. […]

Diets High in Processed Foods a Recipe for Obesity
Posted on May 17, 2019 at 1:24 pm

Study found people who ate predominantly processed foods were more likely to gain weight. […]

Former President Jimmy Carter Out of Hospital
Posted on May 16, 2019 at 6:47 pm

Former President Jimmy Carter, 94, was released from the hospital Thursday, after surgery to repair a broken hip. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter also was released, after feeling faint Wednesday and being admitted for observation and testing. […]

Low-Fat Diet Could Help Against Breast Cancer
Posted on May 16, 2019 at 6:23 pm

Researchers found that eating low-fat foods reduced a woman's risk of dying from breast cancer by 21%. […]

Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia
Posted on May 16, 2019 at 6:08 pm

Researchers combined metformin with standard drugs used for fibromyalgia and saw a much greater degree of pain relief. […]

U.S. Birth Rate Lowest in 32 Years
Posted on May 16, 2019 at 6:04 pm

The fertility rate in 2018 was 1.7 births per woman, a 2% decline from 2017. That rate means the current generation isn't producing enough children to replace itself, the AP reported. […]

New Hearing Aid May Solve 'Cocktail Party' Problem
Posted on May 16, 2019 at 5:06 pm

The device would rely on an emerging technology called "auditory attention decoding" (AAD). AAD simultaneously monitors a person's brainwaves and the sound around them. […]

Doctors, Patients Struggle with Benzodiazepine Use
Posted on May 16, 2019 at 4:37 pm

Along with Xanax, benzodiazepines include familiar brand names like the tranquilizer Valium (diazepam) and another anti-anxiety medication, Klonopin (clonazepam). […]

CVS Begins Testing of All Vitamins, Supplements
Posted on May 15, 2019 at 9:46 pm

The company says 7% of products that were tested failed. […]

Study: Curbing a Skin Oil Might Help Reduce Acne
Posted on May 15, 2019 at 9:40 pm

The naturally produced oil called sebum is important to the skin's health because it helps regulate temperature and repel microbes, the researchers said. But an excess of sebum production has also long been thought to be a contributor to acne. […]

App Could Spot Kids' Ear Infections
Posted on May 15, 2019 at 9:24 pm

Researchers studied an app that uses a smartphone's microphone and speaker and a piece of paper to detect fluid behind the eardrum. […]


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Purely Elizabeth Recalls Granola Products
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 9:34 pm

A range of gluten-free granola products have been recalled by Purely Elizabeth because they may contain foreign matter such as glass, plastic or rocks. […]

Sugary Drinks and Juices Increase Early Death Risk
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 4:42 pm

The researchers found that those who drank the most sugar-sweetened beverages -- including 100%  fruit juice -- had higher odds of dying during the study, compared with those who drank the least of these. […]

AHA News: Study Finds Higher Risk of Stroke-Linked Plaque in Men, Possible Test for Women
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: AHA News: Study Finds Higher Risk of Stroke-Linked Plaque in Men, Possible Test for WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Pool Chemicals Harm Thousands Every Summer
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Pool Chemicals Harm Thousands Every SummerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

AHA News: At 38, Father of Five Survived 3 Strokes
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: AHA News: At 38, Father of Five Survived 3 StrokesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Essentials for Growing Tasty Herbs on Your Windowsill
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Essentials for Growing Tasty Herbs on Your WindowsillCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Bedbugs Date Back to T. Rex's Time
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Bedbugs Date Back to T. Rex's TimeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Could Hypnotherapy Be Alternative to Opioids for Pain?
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Could Hypnotherapy Be Alternative to Opioids for Pain?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Heroin ODs Have Started Declining in Some States
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Heroin ODs Have Started Declining in Some StatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

What to Do When Your Child Throws a Fit
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: What to Do When Your Child Throws a FitCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Red Cross Needs Type O Blood to Ease Shortage
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Red Cross Needs Type O Blood to Ease ShortageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Less Pain, More Car Crashes: Legalized Marijuana a Mixed Bag
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Less Pain, More Car Crashes: Legalized Marijuana a Mixed BagCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Many Elite Athletes Ashamed to Seek Help for Mental Illness
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Many Elite Athletes Ashamed to Seek Help for Mental IllnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Former President Jimmy Carter Leaves Hospital After Surgery for Broken Hip
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Former President Jimmy Carter Leaves Hospital After Surgery for Broken HipCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Colon Cancer Increasingly Striking the Young Worldwide
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Colon Cancer Increasingly Striking the Young WorldwideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Are Diets High in Processed Foods a Recipe for Obesity?
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Are Diets High in Processed Foods a Recipe for Obesity?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Even Better During Teen Years
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Even Better During Teen YearsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry: CDC
Posted on May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Diets High in Processed Foods a Recipe for Obesity
Posted on May 17, 2019 at 1:24 pm

Study found people who ate predominantly processed foods were more likely to gain weight. […]