All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Health’

Trader Joe’s Recall Also Affects Other Stores

The Trader Joe’s recall that has fresh produce going to waste all over the nation is not actually just affecting Trader Joe’s. The alert is also for Costco, Kroger, and Wal-Mart stores, including Sam’s, among others. According to the recall statement, “Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, Calif is voluntarily recalling certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white …

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Fish Oil Supplements Protect Against Alzheimer’s

A new study suggests that fish oil might be one of the most effective preventative measures against developing Alzheimer’s disease, for those who aren’t genetically inclined to develop the common form of dementia. There is presently no cure for Alzheimer’s; it is a progressive disease and eventually leads to death. It is most often diagnosed in those over 65 years …

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Google Deals With Novartis To Further Develop Its Smart Contact Lenses

Earlier this year, Google announced its smart contact lenses aimed at helping diabetics keep glucose levels under control. The company has now reportedly found a partner to to make them. Reuters is reporting that Google has struck a deal with Novartis to develop the contact lenses and better compete in the blood-sugar tracking market. But they’re not stopping there. According …

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Diabetes Diagnosed Using New Microchip Technology

Diabetes is quickly becoming more prevalent in many parts of the world, even among the young. Part of the problem can be traced to the expanding waistlines of people in western countries, but preventative health programs to battle obesity are still just beginning to make a dent in the rising numbers. With doctors having to deal with the rise in …

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Stacy Keibler Says No To Donuts While Pregnant Over Instagram

Actress, model, wrestler, and mom-to-be Stacy Keibler has become a champion of fitness and health during her first pregnancy. Not only does her healthy lifestyle help her and her baby, but it has increased her status as a pregnant celebrity. So much so, places like US Weekly are asking her advice. “I really truly believe that pregnancy is not a …

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Migraine Headaches, Be Gone: Old And New Treatments

There’s something about chronic pain that’s a bit… how should I put it… soul sucking. And migraines definitely rank up there as a day (or week or life) ruiner. It’s easy for the uninformed folk to wonder how big of a deal that little old headache of yours is when it’s caused you to cancel events and hide under the …

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Jennifer Lawrence: Her Workout For Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence’s trainer, Dr. Joe Horrigan, has revealed the workout that whipped her into fabulous shape to play Katniss Everdeen. For the actress, who has been very vocal about her eating habits and disdain for exercise, it’s surprisingly intense. “Jennifer was an utmost professional.” Horrigan said of the hilarious actress. “She was never late. She never missed a workout. She …

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Sovaldi: $1,000-A-Pill Wonder Drug Cures Hepatitis C, Burdens Medicaid

Sovaldi is a new pill that cures hepatitis C in 9 out of 10 patients, studies say, but the treatment costs $90,000. Hepatitis C affects the liver, and medical societies suggest Sovaldi to be taken as a first-line treatment for the disease. However, Medicaid programs and insurance companies are saying that the treatment costs too much. Each pill of Sovaldi …

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Probiotics: Not As Beneficial As You Might Think

Probiotics are the good, positive bacteria inside our bodies that help with digestion. For a bacteria to be considered “probiotic,” there needs to be evidence of its health benefits when taken in adequate amounts. “Digestive health is really the only core benefit of many probiotics,” says Mary Ellen Sanders, a food science researcher who spends time examining probiotics. Many probiotic …

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Best Juicers: A Few Top Appliances And User Reviews

Juicing has become a popular way to consume nutrients naturally and quickly. But what are the basic health benefits of it? Well, if you’re a green drink veteran, you likely already know and can share some first-hand experiences. For those new to the world of frothy emerald liquid, maybe you’ve heard of or seen great results. Among the reported benefits …

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Schizophrenia May Be Caused By Genetic Mutations

“Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.” The Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing’s words are as apt as they are succinct. 20% to 40% of men and women diagnosed with schizophrenia are so tortured by their condition, that they attempt suicide. 5% to 13% complete the act. But as the scientific battle against this devastating disorder presses on, researchers are learning …

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Atrial Fibrillation Costs Rising in the U.S.

The U.S. is now suffering from what the medical community is referring to as an obesity epidemic and doctors across the country are seeing the negative health effects of rising weight. A new study this month has shown yet another metric by which Americans’ heart health could be getting even worse. The study, published in the American Heart Association journal …

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