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Woman's Kidney Wanders Into Her Pelvis: What Is Floating Kidney?

The kidney of a thin woman was found to have been falling almost 6 centimeters into her pelvis when she shifts positions from lying to standing. She had been suffering bouts of pain because of this in the past six years.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2018

Healthy Diets Result In More Food Waste And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Healthy diets were correlated with food waste and environmental issues, according to a study conducted by researchers at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, University of Vermont, and the University of New Hampshire.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2018

Why You Should Consider Adding Cannabis To Your Beauty And Wellness Routine On 4/20

Cannabinoids that include CBD and THC feature anti-inflammatory properties that can help resolve skin conditions and relieve pain. One woman explained that the plant helped clear up her Rosacea.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2018

A Big Belly Could Be Bad For Your Health And Your Heart - Even If You're Not Overweight

A new study has found that people who have a wider waist or central obesity are at a higher risk of having heart problems than those who are overweight. The study was conducted on 1,700 participants who were a "normal size" but had a large belly.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 21, 2018

Drunk Concertgoers More Than Likely To Lose Hearing And Exhbit Dangerous Behavior, Study Shows

Research proved that individuals who attend a concert without earplugs are more than likely to suffer from short-term hearing loss. The individuals also put themselves at risk if alcohol is consumed while listening to the loud music.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2018

Study Finds That Fast Food Can Trigger Osteoarthritis

A new study revealed that consuming foods high in fat can contribute to bacteria in the gut and can lead to osteoarthritis. Many of these are the ones usually found in fast food restaurants.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2018

Four-Year-Old Boy Battling Cancer Was Sworn In As Colorado Springs Police Officer

A four year-old boy was sworn in as police officer in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, April 17. The young boy is battling Stage IV Kidney Cancer that was found when he was three years old.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2018

Top 5 Ways To Prevent A Stress-Induced Urinary Tract Infection

An individual can end up with a urinary tract infection in several different ways, one of which is stress. Here are 5 ways to prevent stress-induced urinary tract infection.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2018

Abby Lee Miller Diagnosed With Cancer After Spinal Surgery, 'Dance Mom' Star's Health Deteriorated After Prison

Abby Lee Miller has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma following an emergency surgery on her spinal cord. Miller was first thought to have an infection but doctors have now determined she has cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2018

Canadian Homeopath Used Saliva From A Rabid Dog To Treat 4-Year-Old Boy With Behavior Problems

A homeopath tested a dog saliva concoction on a 4-year-old boy whom she described was in a 'rabid-dog state.' Health experts questioned her technique, saying it might have done more harm than good.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2018

What Is COPD? Disease Afflicted Former First Lady Barbara Bush Before Her Death

Barbara Bush died of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and congestive heart on April 17. She passed away two days after opting for comfort care instead of continued medical treatment.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2018

#SaltBae Credits Red Meat And 4 Hours Of Sleep For Killer Abs

In a new interview with GQ, Nusret Gokce, formerly known as Salt Bae, opened up about his diet and workout regimen. The chef claimed that he actually does indulge in the red meat that he serves because it helps him get through the day.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2018

Over 95 Percent Of The World's Population Are Breathing Deadly Air, India Worst Hit

According to the State of Global Air, almost all of the world's population are breathing unhealthy air. The report also disclosed that India is now the country suffering the most from outdoor deaths due to unsanitary pollution.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2018

Study Says Poor Diet Before Conceiving Can Have Long-Term Effect On Future Baby's Health

A new study conducted by The Lancet found that poor diet and health prior to conceiving can lead to detrimental effects in the child's health. One of the common diseases that can affect children is obesity in either parent.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 17, 2018

Former First Lady Barbara Bush's Decision To Seek 'Comfort Care' Over Medical Treatment Receives Praise From Experts

The decision of former First Lady Barbara Bush to terminate her treatment for illness in place of 'comfort care' for her final days has caused a debate among medical professionals. Still, many experts praised her decision and called her 'brave.'

Healthy Living/Wellness April 17, 2018

Youth In Polluted Cities Have Higher Risk For Suicide And Alzheimer's Disease

A study from the researchers at the University of Montana revealed that youth, who are living in highly polluted metropolitan areas, were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Also, they are more prone to committing suicide.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 17, 2018

Study Links Depression to Nearly 80 Genes That Could Shed Light On The Condition

A new study suggested that depression could partly be a genetic disorder after analyzing more than 300,000 DNA datasets from 23andMe. Scientists said this widens the understanding as to why certain individuals develop this condition.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 17, 2018

Is Caffeine Good For The Heart? Yes, Says New Study

Regular caffeine consumption may be good for the heart after all, according to a new study that looked into the relationship between caffeine and arrhythmias. Beware of energy drinks, though.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 17, 2018

Weird Tricks Your Body Can Do That You Never Realized — Now You Know

All human bodies can do different types of tricks that can help to overcome pain and other problems. Here are 20 important body hacks that you probably never realized.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2018

Party Drug Ketamine May Help Relieve Suicidal Symptoms In Patients With Major Depression

A study revealed that anesthetic Ketamine, which is used as a recreational drug, can also be used to treat depression. The Ketamine appeared to act much faster than other anti-depressants in the treatment of symptoms including suicidality.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 16, 2018

Second Grade Students Work Together To Support Classmate With Diabetes

A class of second-grade students worked on a project together to create purse designs for their classmate's diabetes apparatus. The children even made a belt design when they realized that boys could also get type 1 diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 15, 2018

Fish Oil Supplements Fail To Relieve Dry Eye Symptoms

Fish oil supplements with omega-3 fatty acids may not necessarily relieve symptoms of dry eye disease. A clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health refutes previous studies supporting its efficacy on dry eyes.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2018

Sitting Too Much Linked To Memory Problems And Higher Dementia Risk

Researchers discovered that sitting too much may be linked to memory problems due to changes in a part of the brain. The effect is considered a predecessor for dementia, along with other significant signs of cognitive decline.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2018

Study Finds Night Owls Are More At Risk Of Early Death: Other Problems Linked To Evening Persons

Definitive evening types tend to stay awake until the late hours of the night. What are some of the risks that these night owls are facing?

Healthy Living/Wellness April 13, 2018

Is It Time To Rethink Alcohol Guidelines? Research Suggests New Threshold For Low-Risk Drinking, And It's Not That Much

A new study finds that even under the current national guidelines, such 'low-risk' consumption could still have dire health effects. Will lowering the limit to 100 grams of alcohol consumption per week help prevent such adverse health consequences?

Healthy Living/Wellness April 13, 2018

Baby In China Born Four Years After The Death Of His Parents

A Chinese baby was born four years after the death of his parents in a car crash. It took four years because of the legal challenges his grandparents had to go through.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 13, 2018

Night Owls Beware: Late Risers Have Increased Risk Of Early Death

Night owls have a greater risk of dying earlier than the morning larks likely due to the health impacts of living in the morning lark world. Does it mean that evening type people are doomed?

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2018

Gene That Makes You Eat More Sugar Might Also Help You Lose Fat

Years ago, scientists discovered that a variation of the FGF21 gene makes people eat more sugar. Now, they’ve discovered that it could lower body fat, too.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2018

Rarest Diseases In The World That You Never Heard Of

People around the world are suffering from many horrible diseases, but some of these don't happen that often. Here are 20 rare examples in medical history.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2018

Your Chances For Heart Disease May Decrease If You Stay Active, Regardless Of What Your Genes Say

Keep working out. A new study says staying physically active diminishes one’s risk of developing heart disease regardless if they have an elevated genetic risk for such complications.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 11, 2018

Sleep Deprivation Linked To Alzheimer's Disease: A Sleepless Night May Already Increase Risk

A new study proves the connection between sleep deprivation and the formation of one of the proteins in the brain that doctors use to diagnose Alzheimer's disease. The study shows that even just one sleepless night leads to higher risk.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2018

Nauseating Marijuana Side-Effect Suffered By Heavy Users Is Relieved By Taking A Hot Shower

A syndrome caused by marijuana usage could be relieved if the user takes a hot shower. This nauseating side effect affects heavy marijuana users but has a simple fix.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 9, 2018

Kindness And Compassion Help Cancer Patients Speed Up Healing Process, Reduce Pain: Review

Kindness and compassion can work wonders in helping cancer patients recover faster and reduce pain. A study published in the Journal of Oncology Practice suggested six basic acts of kindness that have positive impacts on patients and caregivers.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 9, 2018

Women Have Better Chances Of Surviving Breast Cancer If They Have More Muscle

Researchers have discovered that women with more muscle mass have higher chances of surviving breast cancer. Exercise apparently not only helps lower breast cancer risk but also helps women who have already been diagnosed with it.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2018

Food Allergies In Children Are Being Caused By Baby Wipes Due To Skin Exposure

A new cause of the development of food allergies in children has been found. Using baby wipes can alter the way that children's skin absorbency works, leading to food allergies.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 6, 2018

Exercising For As Little As 150 Minutes A Week Will Make You Happier, Study Claims

Exercise can make you happy, according to a new study that looks at the relationship between physical activity and happiness. However, it’s not as simple as that.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 7, 2018

Woman Diagnosed With Rare 'Vanishing Bone Disease': Here's What Happened To Her Bones

A 44-year-old woman was diagnosed with Gorham-Stout disease, a rare condition that is also known as 'vanishing bone disease.' Doctors could not do anything, as the disease claimed the woman's shoulder and arm.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 6, 2018

Pasta Can Help You Lose Weight: Here Are Other Food That Can Help With Weight Loss

Contrary to common belief, pasta doesn't make you gain weight and can even help lose weight. However, eating pasta all the time does not necessarily do the trick, and nutritionists explain why.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 6, 2018

Experts Reveal What Causes Stiffness In Adults, Here Are Ways To Treat Back Pain Naturally

Managing back pain apparently should not require surgery, injection, or opioid. Several studies showed that cognitive behavioral therapies and simple exercises are more effective than medications and physical therapy.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 6, 2018

Temporary Breaks From Facebook, Not Full-On Quitting, Might Be Better For Your Health

A study claims that it’s better to take breaks from social media than quitting entirely. Quitting Facebook, as it turns out, only makes you want to use it days after being away from the service.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2018

Glycemic Index: Here's What You Should Know (Even If You're Not Diabetic)

Pasta was just proven to have no adverse effects on blood sugar level due to its low ranking in the glycemic index. What is this GI and how can it help improve one's health?

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2018

A Sudden Financial Tragedy May Shorten Life Of Middle-Aged People, Study Suggests

Experiencing negative wealth shock, or a huge financial crisis during midlife may contribute to early death, according to a new study. It turns out losing money might be akin to having a terminal disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2018

Pasta Now Being Linked To Weight Loss, Contradicting Various Diets That Name The Carbohydrate As An Enemy

Pasta can now be moved into the category of a weight loss food due to a new study. Various recent diets have made carbohydrates the enemy, but this could change opinions on the food.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 5, 2018

Severely Restricting Calories Can Slow Down Human Aging Process And Metabolism

Previous studies have shown that restricting the caloric intake of different animals can make them live longer. Now a new study has been released saying that restricting calories for humans can also slow down their aging process.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 2, 2018

Don't Drop That Cup, Coffee Is Safe According To Cancer Experts

A Los Angeles judge ruled that Starbucks and other coffee chains should carry a cancer warning on their coffee. Extensive research showed that drinking coffee may help reduce risks of cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 1, 2018

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