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Walking Isn’t Enough Exercise, Strength Training Also Key: Study

A new review from Public Health England warned that walking and aerobic exercises aren’t enough for good health and fitness. It promoted bone and muscle strengthening exercises for optimal wellness, even among older adults.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 5, 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 2, 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 1, 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 1, 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 28, 2018

Binge Drinking Puts Young Men At Risk Of High Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular Disease

A new study suggests binge drinking might make young males more susceptible to cardiovascular disease. Those who drink seven to eight beverages in one sitting, either 12 times or more per year, showed elevated levels of blood pressure and cholesterol.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 29, 2018

U.S. Hospitals Are Suffering From Shortage Of Opioid Painkillers Causing Delay With Surgeries

Since 2017, hospitals have been suffering from a shortage of opioid injections, which has caused doctors to ration the supplies they have. This has also led to higher medical expenses for patients.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 27, 2018

Researchers Discover More Than 70,000 People Have Died From Opioid Overdoes In The Past 17 Years

A study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh discovered that over 70,000 drug-related deaths were due to opioid overdoses. The researchers of the study claim that these deaths were unaccounted for.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 27, 2018

Mother Of 3 Recounts Horrifying Moment Her 12-Month-Old Daughter's Leg Broke While Going Down Slide

A mom of three shared on her Facebook page a horrifying photo of her daughter breaking her leg while going down the slide. The mother has since urged parents not to go on a slide with their children.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 27, 2018

1 In 7 People Are Unaware They Have HIV, Encouraged To Get Tested For National HIV Day

For National HIV Testing Day, health officials are urging people to get tested while also finding new ways to bring awareness and prevent the virus. According to experts, 1 in 7 people are infected with HIV but are unaware of this.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 27, 2018

Genetically Modified Polio Vaccine Could Help Fight Brain Tumors

A genetically modified poliovirus could be the cure in fighting brain tumors. Researchers from Duke University found that the virus, which is one of the world's deadliest viruses, helped extend the lives of patients battling brain cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 26, 2018

Scientists May Have Discovered Why Alcohol Addiction Is Hard To Beat

A team of researchers from Sweden claimed to have found the reason why some are addicted to alcohol. The team suggested that the low levels of protein in the brain is the reason why alcoholics can't quit.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 26, 2018

Mothers With Diabetes Are More Likely To Have Autistic Children, New Study Suggest

A team of researchers from Southern California suggested that women who have any form of diabetes while pregnant are at a higher risk of having a child with autism. The study examined over 400,000 children that were born between 1995 and 2012.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 26, 2018

Professor Studying Self-Esteem Wants Men To Submit Photos Of Their Penises With Sizes

Professor Alicia Walker of Missouri State University wants men to send her photos of their penises for a study. She is researching the link between penis size and self-esteem.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 26, 2018

Researchers Discover The Link Between Men's Testosterone Levels And Childhood Environments

A new study has found that childhood environments play a big role in testosterone levels later in life. Higher levels of testosterone are linked to prostate cancer, and lower levels are linked to a low libido.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 25, 2018

Woman Suffering From A Migraine Discovers She Has A Brain Tumor And Only 24 Hours To Live

A woman was given only 24 hours to live after doctors discovered a 2.2cm tumor in her brain. The woman claimed she went to the doctors because of a severe headache she thought was a migraine.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 25, 2018

Children's Exposure To The Drug Buprenorphine Has Risen To 215 Percent In 3 Years

A new study found that the rate of children who are exposed to the drug buprenorphine has drastically increased in the past three years. Buprenorphine is considered to be an opioid but does not give the same type of 'high' as other opiates.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 25, 2018

‘Brain Orgasm’ From Watching YouTube Videos Promotes Mental Health

A team of experts investigated whether Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response offers real health benefits to people who swear by the experience. The experience had been commonly referred to as 'brain orgasm' or 'tingles.'

Healthy Living/Wellness June 23, 2018

Someone's Selling 'Hot Dog Water' For Weight Loss And People Are Actually Buying It For $38

People spent $38 on unfiltered 'Hot Dog Water' sold at a festival in Vancouver, Canada last weekend. The keto-friendly water was marketed as a product that supports weight loss, increases brain function, and makes one look younger.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 23, 2018

Is Coffee Good For The Heart? Yes, If You Drink 4 Cups

Researchers from Germany prove that coffee is good for the heart, debunking previous knowledge that the beverage is harmful for people with heart problems. However, to unlock its benefits, people will need to drink at least four cups of coffee.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 22, 2018

Mom Gives 1-Year-Old Baby Painful Bleach Baths Because Of A Rare Skin Condition

Alicia Barber gives her 1-year-old baby Jamison Stam bleach baths because he has a rare skin disease called harlequin ichthyosis. She is trying to raise money to go to a national conference for the disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 21, 2018

Strange Lump Moved Around Woman's Face, Turned Out To Be A Worm

A 32-year-old woman in Russia took a selfie when she noticed a lump under her left eye. The mysterious bulge, however, started moving, with doctors discovering that there was a worm under her skin for two weeks.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 21, 2018

Researchers Suggest Caffeine Could Replace Insulin Injections For Treating Diabetes

A team of Swiss scientists suggested that caffeine could be beneficial for diabetics. The team gave mice that had diabetes caffeine receptors, which helped produce insulin, the hormone diabetics require.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 20, 2018

A 23-Year-Old Woman Suffering From Eczema Murders Her Parents And Takes Her Own Life

Police in Hong Kong located three bodies in an apparent murder-suicide. The 23-year-old suspect suffered from eczema, a skin condition, and blamed her parents for it.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 20, 2018

Severe Obesity Rates Have Increased In Rural America, CDC Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that people who live in rural areas have higher severe obesity rates. The CDC reported that the obesity rates for adults who live in the areas increased within the past decade.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 20, 2018

Study Reveals How Much Daily Alcohol Consumption Is Healthy To Reduce Cancer And Death Risk

A new study revealed the amount of daily alcohol intake that people should consider in the course of their lifetime. The study examined the combined risk of cancer and dying, and alcohol consumption among older adults.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 20, 2018

Woman Suffers 3 Years Of Chronic Pain After Getting Tattoo: Here's What Happened

A woman suffered from three years of chronic pain, which doctors said was caused by a tattoo that she got on her left thigh. What happened in the bizarre medical case, and does it mean that people should avoid tattoos?

Healthy Living/Wellness June 20, 2018

Drinking Alcohol Moderately Can Help Strengthen The Heart

Researchers suggested that drinking alcohol in moderation can possibly strengthen the heart. The study showed that a certain amount of alcohol can help prepare the heart deal with stress.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 20, 2018

Smoking Is At An All-Time-Low, Only 14 Percent Of Adults In U.S. Still Use Cigarettes

The CDC released new figures that show the number of people who smoke cigarettes is significantly lower for the first time in years. Teenagers, in particular, are quitting smoking cigarettes but are using other vaping devices, including e-cigarettes.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 19, 2018

Marriage Linked To Lower Risk Of Heart Disease, New Study Finds

Researchers found a link between marriage and the reduced risk of developing heart disease, including heart attacks and strokes. The researchers believe that the link may be attributed to a number of factors such as additional social and emotional support.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 19, 2018

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