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Strep Throat Leads Michigan Man To Lose Hands And Feet

Kevin Breen, a 44-year-old father of three from Michigan, loses his hands and feet to a rare case of strep throat. Learn how an undetected group A Streptococcus bacteria infection has made him terribly sick.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2017

Pain Killers Up Risks Of Heart Attack: Better Think Twice Before Taking That Ibuprofen

Consumption of painkillers can increase the risk of heart attacks by 31 percent. Usage of painkillers such as Ibuprofen may cause blood clots resulting to high pressure and subsequently heart attacks according to a new study.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2017

Fish Oil May Help Heart Attack Survivors, According To New AHA Recommendations

New AHA recommendations note that omega-3 fish oil supplementation may benefit heart attack and chronic heart failure patients. Evidence, however, is lacking when it comes to fish oil's role in cardiovascular disease prevention.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 15, 2017

Parents Live Longer Than Childless People: Why Having Children Is Tied To Longevity

Fathers and mothers are more likely to live longer than their childless peers. Swedish researchers offered some possible explanations why having children is linked with extended lifespan.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2017

Ditch The Crib? Cardboard Boxes Promoted As Key To Safe Baby Sleep

Parents are eyeing simple cardboard boxes for babies and a safe, sound sleep. The idea, inspired by a Finnish program decades ago, is designed to help curb U.S. infant mortalities due to sudden infant death syndrome.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2017

What Is Interval Training? Benefits, Risks, And How To Do Short Bursts Of Exercise

High-intensity interval training emerges in a new study as as key anti-aging strategy. Here are tips to perform interval training, potential risks and reminders, and a sample workout.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2017

Childhood Bullying Can Lead To Health Risks In Adulthood: Study

A new study has drawn serious attention to the long-term impact of bullying in childhood. It says the scars of bullying will ride into adulthood and manifest as chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2017

Information Avoidance: How We Select Our Own Reality

People avoid information that threatens their existing beliefs or their happiness. According to a new study, we select our own reality and only expose ourselves to the things that favor us.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2017

Rookie Physicians Allowed To Work 28-Hour Shifts Under New Rules

Rookie physicians are allowed to work for as long as 28 hours under the new rules released by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The revised rules have sparked renewed concern over the safety of physicians and patients.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 11, 2017

Science Reveals 3 Types Of Porn Users: Which Of Them Is Actually Healthy?

There are recreational, distressed, and compulsive porn users around today, according to a new study. Find out which porn-watching behavior is considered healthy, and which type men and women are actually leaning toward.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 10, 2017

Strawberries Top ‘Dirty Dozen’ List Of Pesticide-Laden Fruits And Vegetables

Strawberries topped this year’s 'Dirty Dozen' of the EWG in its annual list of the best and worst produce when it comes to pesticide content. But should you really get these fruits and vegetables organic?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 10, 2017

World’s Heaviest Woman Loses More Than 100 Kilograms: Here's How She Did It

The world's heaviest woman lost more than 100 kilograms before she underwent bariatric surgery to remove the fats in her body. She is expected to lose another 100 kilograms more in the next 45 days.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 9, 2017

Inhalation Of Common Manufacturing Material May Lead To Brain Damage, Says Study

A new study shares the adverse effects of inhaling a common manufacturing material i.e. carbon nanotubes. The study links inhalation of carbon nanotubes, which is used in building tennis rackets, to severe brain damage.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 9, 2017

Americans Having Less Sex Than They Used To: Is This A Bad Thing?

Is it bad when adult Americans are having less sex than they used to? A study says yes. In addition to sleeping habits and marital satisfaction, the nightly sexual behavior determines how an employee performs his work the following day.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 9, 2017

Are Millennials Having Less Sex? Research Says Yes

New research finds a decline in sexual frequency among American adults, with millennials having the least amount of sex compared to their grandparents in their youth.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 12, 2017

Here’s How Interval Training Can Stop Aging In Its Tracks

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is seen to help slow the aging process. In a new study, it appears to lead cells into creating more proteins to feed their energy-producing mitochondria.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2017

Naples Tops The Chart As The Healthiest, Happiest City In US

Naples has become the happiest and healthiest city in the United States for the second time in a row. To have a better life, one can use the nine golden rules followed by Naples' residents.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2017

Your Coffee Habit Could Be Protecting You Against Dementia

Need a reason to justify your coffee habit? Here’s one: your regular dose of caffeine could be protecting you against dementia, according to research from Indiana University.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2017

Find Out Why Americans Are Having Less Sex Than Before

People in the United States have been engaging in less sex than a quarter century ago, according to a new study. What could be possible factors affecting the frequency of sex among Americans?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2017

Head Injuries Can Alter Hundreds Of Genes, Lead To Serious Brain Diseases

Traumatic injuries hurt the brain but now researchers are saying damaging effects extend to altering genes, which then give rise to risks for serious brain diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017

Active Sex Life Could Be Behind Productive Employees At Work: Study

Employees who had sex tend to be happier and more engaged at work the next day. What can couples who have issues with their sex life do?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 6, 2017

Asthma Risk High Among Kids With Moms Short On Vitamin E

Children born to mothers with low vitamin E levels bear a higher risk of asthma and require medication in early years. In mothers, the problem is accentuated by the shortage of alpha-tocopherol that comes from sunflower and safflower oils.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017

Tasty Allies in Battling Weight Gain: 8 Common Superfoods That Burn Fat Right Off You

Committing to a carefully planned diet may not be enough to ensure weight loss unless you pay close attention to your metabolism. Make sure to include these food items in your meal plan to boost your fat burn.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017

How To Age Gracefully: Lifestyle Changes That Keep You Looking Young

If beauty is only skin deep, then the best way to preserve your youth is to take care of your epidermis. Study suggests that sleep, exercise, and sunscreen could shave 10 years off your appearance.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017

Cocoa, Caffeine Go Together To Boost Attention, Ease Anxiety, Says Study

Separately, cocoa and caffeine have benefits but researchers have shown that combining the two also produces positive health effects. Looks like those who love their mocha lattes are on to something!

Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2017

Parents File Charges Over 14-Month-Old Baby’s Death During Dentist Visit

The parents of 14-month-old Daisy Lynn who died after a dental procedure in North Austin have filed a lawsuit against the dentist, an anesthesiologist, and the dentist office. Learn more details about the alleged dental malpractice.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 3, 2017

Children Who Watch Too Much TV May Face Lower School Readiness: Study

Parents who worry that their children are watching too much TV may find their concerns justified when it comes to the impact on academic skills. More than two hours of screen time proved to affect school readiness in kindergartens.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 3, 2017

Colorectal Cancer: 'Very, Very Subtle' Signs And Symptoms To Heed

In light of new findings that more Gen Xers and millenials are getting colorectal cancers, what signs and symptoms should one look for? Quite subtle ones, according to experts who remind about common indicators of the disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 3, 2017

Facebook, Twitter Push For Healthy Social Media Use: What This Means For Users' Well Being

Facebook and Twitter announced the adoption of bold moves to foster a healthier social media experience. What could this mean for their users' well being?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 5, 2017

Exercise Reduces Impact Of Obesity On Heart Disease Among Elderly

A new study suggests physical activity may reduce the impact of obesity on heart disease among middle-aged and elderly adults. Researchers recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity for a healthy heart.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 2, 2017

The Icky Truth: How Much Pee Is In Swimming Pools?

People are actually peeing in swimming pools. Now Canadian researchers have ventured to know the concentration of urine in pools and hot tubs by measuring the amount of sweetener acesulfame potassium in the water.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 2, 2017

Men And Women Differ On Heart Attack Symptoms

Women are just as vulnerable to heart disease as men are, but the symptoms in women are subtler. Symptoms in men are more dramatic, while those in women include pain that is often overlooked.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 1, 2017

How Do Fad Diets Actually Affect Heart Health?

New diet trends in the United States include juicing, gluten-free diets, and intake of antioxidant supplements. A new review seeks to investigate their actual effects on heart health and whether they're helping improve cardiovascular wellness or not.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 28, 2017

Say Hello To ZeitZeiger, A Computer Method That Tells Time According To Your Body Clock

ZeitZeiger, a computer method developed at Vanderbilt University, uses blood samples to measure the circadian time of the body. This method can eventually be used to personalize treatments for sleep-related disorders.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 28, 2017

Subway Chicken Contains Less Than 50 Percent Chicken DNA

The Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki that Subway restaurants serve to customers contains less than 50 percent chicken DNA, a Marketplace investigation revealed. What is actually in the chicken meat?

Healthy Living/Wellness February 28, 2017

Intense Physical Exercise May Reduce Men's Libido: Other Factors Than Can Lower Sex Drive

Strenuous physical exercise was linked to lower libido in men. Other factors that can lower sex drive include certain medications, alcohol and drugs, sleep problems and depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2017

Are You Sleep Deprived? Living With Children Could Be The Reason: Study

Women tend to be sleep deprived if they have children in the house per a new research. By comparison, the sleep of men is not affected by the presence of kids.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2017

Recreational Cannabis Use Dangerous To Teenagers: Here's Why

Cannabis is dangerous for teenagers, as it can cause memory loss and daytime sleepiness, affecting their development. Additionally, new study suggests that smart kids are more likely to consume it.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 28, 2017

Imagery Training Effective In Improving Everyday Happiness, Finds Study

New research has shown that imagery training is an effective tool when it comes to improving everyday happiness. People could do this at home, but the process requires psychological flexibility.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2017

Do Men Sweat More Than Women? Gender May Play A Role In Sweating

New research suggests that sweating more is not related to the gender of a person, but to the weight. Previous studies underlined a causality between the gender of a person and sweating.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2017

Night Owl Or Early Bird? What Time You Wake Up May Affect Your Food Choices

Are you an early morning riser or do you stay up late at night? A new study suggests what time you wake up or sleep may influence your food choices.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

Drug Overdose Deaths On The Rise In US, Mortality Rate Rose Twice Since 1999

A new report has been released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report suggests that the U.S. has seen a tremendous increase in the death rates due to drug overdose since 1999.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017

Take A Digital Detox: Constantly Checking Social Media Can Drive You Insane

Social media is more stressful than people think. A recent survey shows that social media addiction and mental health issues are connected and affect most Americans.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

3 Things Could Boost Female Orgasm Potential, According To Researchers

It's called the 'golden trio' of sexual moves. According to a new study, a combination of genital stimulation, deep kissing, and oral sex could boost the chances of female orgasm.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

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