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Technology is making it possible to tailor treatments to ever smaller groups of patients.
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
BBC News: Health
Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum, promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection.
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
Reuters: Lifestyle
Tackling mental health problems needs 'urgent attention', says the prime minister.
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
BBC News: Health
(Natural News) It should be common knowledge by now that a junk food diet is no good for you. But researchers continue to be astonished by just how toxic processed foods and “ultraprocessed foods” really are. However bad you think that life of microwave meals and snack cakes is for you — well, the science...
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
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(Natural News) Depressed people in need of a natural way to boost their mood for extended periods should try increasing the amounts of fruits and vegetables they eat every day. U.K. researchers reported that adding 10 or more servings of plant-based foods to the daily dietary intake of a person significantly improved his or her...
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) Are human beings really planetary parasites like Leftists often claim? Not according to new research presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C. After compiling and comparing a consortium of data from both pre-industrial and modern societies, experts learned that humans have long...
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) The city of Salinas, which sits just outside the Greater Bay Area in California, is known for a lot of things: It's the hometown of renowned author and Nobel laureate John Steinbeck; it has a climate perfect for growing flowers and grapes; and it's often known as the “Salad Bowl of the World,”...
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
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(Natural News) Mussels often end up getting contaminated by the vast amount of microplastics that pollute the oceans. A new study showed that the animals successfully expel most of the tiny plastic fibers from their bodies. Microplastics are present in every part of the world's oceans, even remote areas that are thousands of miles away from the nearest human presence....
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
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Since 2002, almost two out of every three firefighters who died on the job died of cancer, as smoke from today's fires produces an ever-more toxic brew of chemicals. But many first responders diagnosed with cancer are being denied workers' comp benefits. Tony Dokoupil talks with firefighters who are battling more than just flames.
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
CBS News: Health
Since 2002, almost 2 out of 3 firefighters who died in the line of duty died of cancer, as today's fires produce an ever-more toxic brew of chemicals, yet many sickened first responders are being denied workers' comp benefits
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
CBS News: Health
David Sellu tells his story as BBC figures suggest BAME doctors are proportionally more likely to be investigated than white doctors.
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
BBC News: Health
In New York, the NYPD is a police force shaken by suicide. The death of an officer yesterday is the third suspected suicide in just 10 days. It's a growing problem — not just in New York — but nationwide. Kenneth Craig reports.
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
CBS News: Health
The new facility could be complete around November, which is the same time the new state law will take effect unless blocked by courts.
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
HuffingtonPost.com: Health News
An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage...
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
Reuters: Lifestyle
It comes after two more patient deaths are linked to an outbreak of listeria in hospital food.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
BBC News: Health
A study hopes to boost the small number of black and Asian people using end-of-life care services.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
BBC News: Health
The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Reuters: Health News
A group of senators introduced legislation aimed at cutting prescription drug prices. Some patients are even skipping doses due to rising costs. Dr. Jon LaPook explains.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
CBS News: Health
When Maryanne Perry lost her health insurance coverage, she discovered a $50 copay would jump to $1,000 a month
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
CBS News: Health
Health Canada said on Friday that some edible cannabis products, extracts and topicals would be sold in physical or online stores from mid-December.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Reuters: Health News
U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Reuters: Health News
A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Reuters: Health News
U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Reuters: Health News
We've been taught to refer to people with disabilities using person-first language, but that might be doing more harm than good.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
HuffingtonPost.com: Health News
At first, Hillary Slusser thought she had the flu.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
CNN.com: Health
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
CNN.com: Health
The singer got real about protecting her mental health in a new interview.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
HuffingtonPost.com: Healthy Living
Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world's most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Reuters: Lifestyle
Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to...
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Reuters: Lifestyle
The summer attire was colorful and rainbow flags billowed with pride in the Mediterranean breeze as revelers flooded the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday for the city's annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and...
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Reuters: Lifestyle
For heterosexual couples who want to have children, surrogacy is often one of the last options they consider, following time-consuming and emotionally and physically exhausting consultations with a fertility specialist. But for gay couples who want kids, surrogacy is one of only two options (the other being adoption). It is a lengthy and expensive process, and because of differing laws from state to state, it can be an even more complicated process for same-sex prospective parents.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
CNN.com: Health
A Scottish nurse who fought off Ebola has given birth to twins, telling those who have suffered that "there is a future" after the disease.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
CNN.com: Health
It comes every year on the third Sunday of June. Father's Day can be a struggle to find the right gift or activity to celebrate dad. There are the usual neckties and socks or breakfast in bed. But for a bigger impact, volunteering with your dad or donating in his name could be just the thing.
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
CNN.com: Health
The one-month-old infant was wrapped in a dirty towel and looked listless, according to immigration lawyers who visited the facility.
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
HuffingtonPost.com: Health News
And it's much cheaper than a new mattress or physical therapy.
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
HuffingtonPost.com: Healthy Living
Actress Jessica Biel was not, in fact, reigniting any debate over vaccine safety.
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
HuffingtonPost.com: Health News
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Thu, Jun 13, 2019
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Thu, Jun 13, 2019
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Collard greens are traditionally cooked with fatty, indulgent meats. But you can make them healthier — and still authentic, dietitians say.
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
HuffingtonPost.com: Health News
Anti-abortion lawmakers claim it's risky, health-wise. But a new study finds more evidence that's not the case.
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
HuffingtonPost.com: Healthy Living
The Munich rampage led many parents to worry that violent video games may be negatively affecting their own teens, but recent studies suggest little to no effect.
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
CNN.com: Living
One out of two teenagers feels "addicted" to their phone, according to a recent study. Statistics like this may have fueled two major Apple investors to push the company to offer more flexible parental controls. Apple has since announced that it's working on new ways to protect kids from smartphone addiction, but will it be too little too late?
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
FOXNews.com: Health
Jim Morelli gets advice from an expert on how to handle the next phase of life.
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
CNN.com: Living
The reigning orthodoxy among public health officials is that more government spending on sex education for youth means fewer teen pregnancies. Now, however, British researchers have found empirical evidence of exactly the opposite effect.
Thu, Jun 08, 2017
FOXNews.com: Health
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Tue, Feb 14, 2017
HuffingtonPost.com: Health and Fitness
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Tue, Jan 10, 2017
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Thu, Dec 29, 2016
HuffingtonPost.com: Health and Fitness
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Sun, Dec 04, 2016
HuffingtonPost.com: Health and Fitness
For most indoor plants, the light from a west-facing window is a welcome compromise between the bright but usually weaker light from an east-facing window and the direct and often very bright light let in through a south-facing window. As a result, plants that like a little more light but can't handle hot direct sun are happiest with this exposure. It's often a good location for flowering houseplants as well as ones with variegated or even nongreen foliage, as it tends to intensify foliage color.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016
FOXNews.com: Lifestyle
From keeping books you haven't read (and probably never will) to hanging on to the mountains of art and school papers your child brings home, it's often the little decisions we make about what to keep (and where it goes) that have the biggest impact on how much clutter we accumulate. But by examining your thought process and putting a few strategies in place, you can outsmart these five common clutter traps.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016
FOXNews.com: Lifestyle