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Teenagers From Urban Areas Between 15 To 19 Years Old Are More Likely To Be Injured From Firearms

A new report has found that older teenagers between the ages of 15-19-years-old from urban areas have a higher risk of being injured by a firearm. Researchers from the report are suggesting more be done to prevent this from happening. 

Health July 2, 2018

Drinking Any Kind Of Coffee Helps You Live Longer, Study Claims

A new study claimed that drinking any kind of coffee will help people live longer, with a 12 percent lower risk of death. The research adds to the growing list of studies that highlight the benefits of drinking coffee.

Health July 3, 2018

Police Search For German Shepherd After Man Was Bitten And Could Be At Risk Of Rabies

A man who was bitten by a German shepherd will have to undergo rabies treatment if the dog is not found. Police have released footage of the dog and his owner in hopes of finding them and having the dog tested for rabies.

Health July 2, 2018

Judge Permits Electric Shock Therapy On Students With Special Needs Or Disabilities

A judge has allowed a school in Massachusetts to continue using a form of electric shock therapy on the students with special needs. The center has used this treatment in the past and the state tried to prevent it.

Health July 2, 2018

29-Year-Old Woman Dies After Having All Four Limbs Amputated Due To 'Silent Killer'

A 29-year-old woman tragically lost her life after contracting sepsis while on vacation with her family. The illness was so severe, it resulted in the woman getting all four of her limbs amputated.

Health July 2, 2018

Autoimmune Disorder Patients More Likely To Have Psychosis

UK researchers found the strongest evidence to date that links autoimmune disorders with psychosis. Their study was based on a meta-analysis of 30 studies based on data from over 25 million people worldwide.

Health July 2, 2018

Artificial Ovary Treatment Could Help Women Have Babies After Chemotherapy

There could be another way for women to have children after going through fertility-damaging cancer treatments. Researchers from Denmark successfully produced an artificial ovary that can keep humans eggs alive for weeks at a time.

Health July 2, 2018

Woman Tries Feeding Sharks By Hand, Gets Dragged Into Ocean

A 34-year-old woman, on a friend's yacht off the coast of Kimberley, Australia, tried feeding tawny nurse sharks by hand. One of the sharks sucked her finger into its mouth, then tried dragging her into the water.

Health July 2, 2018

Swimmers Beware: CDC Warns Of Waterborne Diseases This July

Most of the recorded outbreaks associated with untreated recreational waters evidently occurred between June and August. What can swimmers do to reduce the risks of pathogen transmission?

Health July 1, 2018

Study Finds That People Wash Their Hands Incorrectly Most Of The Time: How To Wash The Hands Properly

What's the necessary amount of time for proper hand washing? If in doubt, sing two "Happy Birthday" songs from start to finish while lathering the hands with soap and water.

Health July 1, 2018

Maintaining Healthy Eyesight May Protect Against Mental Decline In Old Age

A study of more than 2500 American adults shows a link between vision loss and mental decline. Here are ways to keep the eyes healthy and reduce one's risk of developing eye diseases such as cataract and macular degeneration.

Health June 30, 2018

3-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Is Flower Girl At Donor's Wedding

A 3-year-old girl who was diagnosed with cancer attended the wedding of the woman who saved her life. The bride donated her bone marrow to the little girl and asked her to be in the wedding.

Health June 30, 2018

Air Pollution Can Increase A Person's Risk Of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Air pollution can increase a person's chance of getting type 2 diabetes. A new study found that one in seven cases of type 2 diabetes cases was due to air pollution.

Health June 30, 2018

Majority Of Supermarket Meat Contaminated With Superbugs: Report

A new report states that nearly 80 percent of raw meats in supermarkets are contaminated with superbugs. What can consumers do to stop the spread of such bacteria?

Health June 30, 2018

FDA Approves Cloth Drug That Combats Excessive Armpit Sweating

A drug-infused cloth that can prevent the activation of sweat glands has been approved by the FDA as a drug to combat excessive armpit sweating. It only needs to be wiped on the skin once a day.

Health June 30, 2018

Professor Collecting Dick Pics For Science Announces She’s Ending The Study

A professor recently announced that she was going to collect 3,600 pictures of penises for research. Unfortunately, that study can’t continue given the overwhelming public response.

Health June 30, 2018

California Doctor On Probation For Exempting 2-Year-Old From Vaccines

A California doctor is now facing 35 months of probation as a result of a vaccine exemption note he wrote four years ago. Why did he write the note in the first place?

Health June 30, 2018

43-Year-Old Woman Addicted To Tanning Discovers Pimple On Her Nose Is Skin Cancer

A 43-year-old woman discovered that a pimple on the right side of her nose was skin cancer after it exploded and bleed for three weeks. After getting the cancer removed, the woman was left with a small hole the size of a penny on her nose.

Health June 29, 2018

New CDC Map Shows Childhood Cancer Rates Are Higher In The Northeast

A map released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that the Northeast has the highest rate of childhood cancer. The map also showed that states in the south had the lowest rate of cancer among children.

Health June 29, 2018

Study Finds That People Are Not Properly Washing Their Hands 97 Percent Of The Time

The USDA conducted a study that showed people are not washing their hands properly. The study found that only 3 percent of its participants actually washed their hands the right way and the rest failed to do so.

Health June 29, 2018

How A 28-Year-Old Transgender Man Received A Penis Made Out Of Forearm Skin

Elijah Stephens recently had New Jersey's first female-to-male genital reassignment surgery. Doctors removed skin and tissue from his forearm to make a penis.

Health June 29, 2018

Eating Walnuts Can Decrease Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers suggested that eating walnuts can decrease a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The researchers conducted a study on over 34,000 people and found that the ones who consumed walnuts had a 47 percent lower chance of getting the illness.

Health June 30, 2018

Patients Who Stick With The Same Doctor Will Less Likely Die Prematurely, New Study Suggests

A new study has found that patients who visit the same doctor will live longer. The researchers of the study examined over 1.4 million patients from various countries and discovered they had a higher chance of dying if they switched doctors.

Health June 29, 2018

Here’s How and How Long It Likely Takes To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

It's possible to see a noticeable difference in waist size with a calorie-controlled, quality diet and exercise, according to a fitness expert. Learn these specific tips to destroy belly fat now.

Health June 30, 2018

Human Lifespan Has No Fixed Limit According To New Study

A study challenged the assumption that older people are more likely to die. The new paper proposed that there is a plateau to death rates at a certain age, suggesting that there is no observable limit to human lifespan.

Health July 1, 2018

Hospital Charges $18,000 For Baby Who Took A Nap And Drank Formula In ER

A South Korean couple had their baby checked for injuries after falling off the bed, but emergency room doctors said that he was fine. The baby took a nap and drank formula, and then the couple was charged over $18,000.

Health June 30, 2018

Teen Girl Declared Brain Dead 5 Years Ago Dies After Surgery

Jahi McMath has died after years of being at the center of a brain death debate. Her ordeal began almost five years ago and she has even sparked the 'Jahi McMath Effect.'

Health June 29, 2018

Parasailing Accident Leaves Woman Floating In Air For 45 Minutes

Katie Malone was celebrating her 29th birthday in Mexico when she suffered numerous injuries from a parasailing accident. The cable connecting the parasail and the boat snapped, leaving her in the air for 45 minutes.

Health June 29, 2018

Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Canal Water

The romaine lettuce E. coli scare has finally come to a close, but investigation into the cause might still take months. The FDA and CDC both already have a guess as to the culprit: canal water.

Health June 29, 2018

Two Young Siblings Diagnosed With Brain Tumor Just Weeks Apart, What Is Medulloblastoma?

Four-year-old Noah Avery was diagnosed with medulloblastoma just days after his sister had an operation to remove the same type of tumor. What could have caused this twin diagnosis?

Health June 29, 2018

Doctors Remove 50-Pound Ovarian Cyst From Woman Who Looked 9 Months Pregnant

Doctors at Jackson Hospital in Alabama removed a giant cyst from a woman who was not losing weight and was suspected to be pregnant of twins. The woman had mucinous cystadenoma.

Health June 28, 2018

Dying Man's Unbearable Odor Which Caused Plane To Make An Emergency Landing Was Due To Severe Infection

A Russian man died from a flesh-eating infection he contracted while on vacation with his wife. Prior to his death, the man's odor was so unbearable, it caused the plane he was aboard to make an emergency landing.

Health June 28, 2018

95-Year-Old Man Beats Rabid Fox To Death With Wooden Plank

An elderly man saved his life by beating a rabid fox to death that was on his deck. The man claimed to have had previous incidents where local residents were attacked by a rabid fox and did not want to take any chances.

Health June 28, 2018

4-Year-Old Boy Diagnosed With Brain Tumor 2 Weeks After His 6-Year-Old Sister Was Hospitalized With Same Condition

Two siblings from California were both diagnosed with a massive brain tumor. The sister who is 6 years old was diagnosed first, followed by her 4-year-old brother and both siblings suffered from intense headaches.

Health June 28, 2018

16-Year-Old Girl Dies During Overnight School Trip Due To Toxic Shock Syndrome

A teenage girl died during an overnight school trip in March 2017 due to toxic shock syndrome. A coroner has confirmed that TSS was the cause of the teenager's death a year after the incident occurred.

Health June 28, 2018

Only 23 Percent Of Adults In The United States Get Enough Exercise

According to data published by the CDC, only around 23 percent of adults in America are getting the required amount of exercise in their spare time. The data also showed that the state with the highest number of adults that exercise is Colorado.

Health June 28, 2018

NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Files Suit Against His Children Over Finances And Claims He Has Dementia

Buzz Aldrin sued his children in a Florida state court on June 7. The lawsuit came a week after his children filed a petition claiming that their father has dementia and other mental health problems.

Health June 29, 2018

Science Thinks Popcorn Tastes Better When Eaten Using Chopsticks

A new study found that people actually had a better and more immersive experience eating popcorn with chopsticks. The findings highlighted that novel ways of eating food is likely to improve regular meals.

Health June 28, 2018

Dark Suicide Theme In Anime Game ‘Doki Doki Literature Club’ Linked To Mental Health Risks Among Kids

A father from the UK suspected that his son’s suicide was triggered after frequently playing ‘Doki Doki Literature Club.’ Indeed, the game’s plot revolved around dark characters who are committing suicides.

Health June 30, 2018

‘Fortnite’ Addiction Now A Recognized Mental Health Disorder: What Health Experts Say

Gaming disorder is classified as a mental health problem by WHO. Experts weighed in on children's addiction to video games like 'Fortnite' and what can be done to prevent it.

Health June 28, 2018

New Drug Can Save Thousands Of Women From Excessive Bleeding Following Childbirth

Women who suffer from hemorrhage after childbirth are normally given oxytocin. However, oxytocin is difficult to transport and store in sites where refrigeration is not available.

Health June 28, 2018

More Americans Spending Last Days Of Life At Home Rather Than In Hospitals, Study Finds

Where do Americans spend their last days of life? A new study based on the analysis of millions of records of Medicare beneficiaries who passed away between 2000 and 2015 revealed more people died at home, not in hospitals.

Health June 28, 2018

Is Shaving Cream Really A Good Cure For Sunburn? Viral Facebook Post Says So

A viral Facebook post claims that shaving cream is an effective cure for sunburn. According to a mother from Texas, a particular kind of shaving cream may be used as a home remedy treatment for the painful condition.

Health June 28, 2018

Men With Higher Levels Of Estrogen More Likely To Have Migraines, Study Finds

Estrogen is known to increase the severity of migraine attacks in women. However, it is unclear whether it also affects migraines in men. To find out, researchers took daily blood samples from 39 men to compare estrogen and testosterone levels.

Health June 28, 2018

Children With Allergies At Increased Risk Of Developing Immune Condition That Causes Esophagus Inflammation

Children with three existing allergies are nine times more likely to develop eosinophilic esophagitis, an immune condition that causes painful inflammation of the esophagus. Is it as deadly as anaphylactic food allergies?

Health June 28, 2018

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