High levels of sugar in organic and children's yogurts - new survey

Researchers warn that customers may think they're making a healthy choice when choosing those organic yogurts, when in fact they're making an unhealthy decision. Although yoghurt has always been considered a healthy food, experts warn that numerous... More..

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Aspirin doesn't reduce heart attack risk: Australian study
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Aspirin doesn't reduce heart attack risk: Australian study

But a large, worldwide study has found the drug was unlikely to extend the lives of healthy people over the age of 70. All participants had to be free of dementia or a physical disability. The researchers a...More..

Women chained in police van drown in Hurricane Florence floods
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Women chained in police van drown in Hurricane Florence floods

The vehicle, staffed by two Horry County Sheriff's Office deputies, was transporting two detainees from Conway to Darlington. Officials said the van was near the Little Pee Dee River, one of the bodies of wat...More..

Using household disinfectants could be making your kids fat
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Using household disinfectants could be making your kids fat

The researchers looked at data from the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) birth cohort on microbes in infant fecal matter. When that group was three-years-old, their body mass index was...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Think Twice Before Starting to Take Daily Aspirin

A landmark US-Australian research has found that a low dose of aspirin will not help older adults live longer or prevent their first heart attack, instead will increase the risk of bleeding in older people. The...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

E-cig makers have 60 days to show they aren’t targeting minors

The agency extended that reach to other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, in August 2016 and allowed those products that were already on the market to continue sales while preparing an application for ...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

United States mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic'

Of the 3.6 million middle and high school students who said in 2017 they were tobacco product users, 2.1 million used e-cigarettes, Bloomberg reports, citing CDC stats. Studies show that teens who vape are al...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Prince William launches Mental Health at Work

At the launch of the Mental Health At Work initiative, he said: "If we are going to improve the mental health of our nation, we need to improve things at work". Furthermore, the impact of mental health issues...More..

by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Common painkiller linked to higher risk of heart attack and stroke

Common painkillers may hide major risks, says a new study . Diclofenac is a component frequently found in painkillers used to treat back pain, sciatica and arthritis. The increased risks applied to men a...More..

'Substantial risks' remain in Congo's Ebola outbreak - 8/31/2018 11:36:00 AM
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

'Substantial risks' remain in Congo's Ebola outbreak - 8/31/2018 11:36:00 AM

The outbreak has killed 77 people in Congo's North Kivu and Ituri provinces among hundreds of cases including health workers. The WHO has always maintained that fighting the outbreak has been challenging du...More..

NH officials: 2 more Legionnaires' cases reported
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

NH officials: 2 more Legionnaires' cases reported

Fraser Health doesn't say how many people are affected, but says it is looking into the source of a cluster of cases in Surrey's Guildford neighbourhood. Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, severe fati...More..

First human West Nile death reported in LaSalle County
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

First human West Nile death reported in LaSalle County

While most people infected with the virus show no symptoms, others can develop fever, headache, body aches and stiffness. So far this year, 61 pools or batches of mosquitoes and two birds have tested positive...More..

Nurse fired after posting info about boy with measles online
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Nurse fired after posting info about boy with measles online

Including this incident, Texas confirmed eight cases of measles so far in 2018. The hospital did not name the nurse. A boy between the ages of 1 and 3 years old has tested positive for measles in Houst...More..

Guatemalan Says Poor Medical Care At ICE Site Killed Child
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Guatemalan Says Poor Medical Care At ICE Site Killed Child

The pair were held at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. According to Vice News , Mariee began to develop a cough and had a fever that reached 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Cels...More..

Experts Change Kids’ Age Guidelines For Rear-Facing Car Seats
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Experts Change Kids’ Age Guidelines For Rear-Facing Car Seats

Once children have graduated from rear-facing to forward-facing auto seats, the updated AAP recommendations also encourage parents to keep their children in the forward-facing vehicle seats until they physicall...More..

Mosquitos in ME test positive for West Nile virus
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Mosquitos in ME test positive for West Nile virus

IDPH officials say the resident, who was over 65 years old, became ill during the first part of August and tested positive for West Nile virus . The adult in Cumberland County who tested positive for West Ni...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Schools want to pay research subjects to eat avocados

You might not be paid enough to save for a house but eating avocado for money beats doing it for free. "The study will examine whether eating one avocado per day reduces visceral adipose fat in the abdomen"...More..

Air pollution can damage our intelligence, study finds
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Air pollution can damage our intelligence, study finds

The researchers believe that the study has global relevance, because 80% of the world's population breathe polluted air . The team discovered a clear decline in math and verbal test scores with the negativ...More..

Andrew Gillum: the progressive vying to be Florida's first black governor
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Andrew Gillum: the progressive vying to be Florida's first black governor

She'll face off with the victor of a seven-way Democratic primary in November. Obama called for establishing a "voting rights division" within the Department of Justice (DOJ) to combat "voter fraud" and wha...More..

STDs have rapid rise in USA, set new record
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

STDs have rapid rise in USA, set new record

Primary and secondary syphilis diagnoses increased 76 percent between 2013 and 2017. Men who have sex with men made up nearly 70 percent of syphilis cases. Nearly half - 45 percent - of chlamydia diagnoses w...More..

Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor

In addition to the fact that some HDLs are known to lower LDL levels, it has led to the trend of using coconut oil for health benefits. The authors attributed the gulf in perception to the marketing of coco...More..

McSally, Sinema to face for Arizona Senate seat
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

McSally, Sinema to face for Arizona Senate seat

Martha McSally beat back two conservative hardliners on Tuesday night, securing the Republican nomination in the state's hotly contested upcoming Senate race. "I do understand how many could have misconstrued ...More..

Trump tweets support for Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Trump tweets support for Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott

In the Democratic primary for Florida governor, progressive favourite Andrew Gillum narrowly led moderate former US Representative Gwen Graham by almost two percentage points with 85 per cent of the vot...More..

Flags at White House Back at Full Staff After McCain's Death
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Flags at White House Back at Full Staff After McCain's Death

We never hide from history. He succumbed on Saturday to his battle against brain cancer. Felonious former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, former state Sen. On Saturday, a mass of mourners will gather at the National ...More..

Under pressure, Trump re-lowers White House flag for McCain
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Under pressure, Trump re-lowers White House flag for McCain

Flags elsewhere in the capital had remained at half-staff Monday, and it was widely believed that Trump was demonstrating his continued resentment toward McCain, who provided the pivotal vote preventing Repub...More..

State reports year's first human cases of West Nile virus
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

State reports year's first human cases of West Nile virus

Kretzer says older residents with serious medical conditions, like cancer and diabetes, should especially be careful and take proper precautions to avoid mosquitoes. Most people infected with WNV will have no ...More..

There's No Healthy Level of Alcohol Consumption
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

There's No Healthy Level of Alcohol Consumption

Previous research suggested that moderate levels of alcohol - around one drink a day for women and two for men - may protect against heart disease . But an extra four people would be affected if they dra...More..

Ebola spreads to DR Congo city surrounded by rebels
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Ebola spreads to DR Congo city surrounded by rebels

Other key partners, such as Doctors Without Borders and the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, eschew the assistance to maintain their neutrality. The current Congolese outbreak mir...More..

Cindy And Meghan McCain Mourn John McCain With Heartbreaking Tribute
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Cindy And Meghan McCain Mourn John McCain With Heartbreaking Tribute

The statement also says he served the US faithfully for 60 years. "Karen and I send our deepest condolences to Cindy and the entire McCain family on the passing of Senator John McCain ". In his new book,...More..

Trump, Obama and others react to John McCain’s death
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Trump, Obama and others react to John McCain’s death

The political world is paying tribute to Sen. It doesn't feel like a political triumph. And from his cell in Hanoi to the halls of the Senate, he never stopped fighting with courage and determination - first ...More..