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Losing Weight May Reduce Pain Caused By Knee Osteoarthritis, Study Shows

For overweight and obese people suffering from knee osteoarthritis, losing weight could be a godsend. A new study says that losing even as little as 5 percent of one’s total body weight can reduce pain.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 19, 2018

Researchers Discover How Half A Liter Of Water Moves From The Blood To The Brain Every Day

Scientists discovered that NKCC1, an ion transporter, is responsible for moving half of cerebrospinal fluid into the brain. They used experiments on lab mice to reach this conclusion.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 18, 2018

Ed Rendell, The 45th Governor Of Pennsylvania, Announces He Has Parkinson's Disease

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell announced that has been receiving treatment for Parkinson's disease. He disclosed his medical condition to inspire other people with the disease to receive treatment.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 18, 2018

'Helicopter Parenting' May Negatively Affect Children's Emotional Well-Being And Behavior

Researchers have suggested that children who have parents that are 'overbearing' will have a harder time regulating their emotions. The study also suggests that these children will face difficulties making friends and behaving in school.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 18, 2018

Millennials Are On Track To Have Worse Health Problems Than Their Parents In The Next 30 Years

A new study showed that millennials will face more health issues in the next 30 years. The illnesses that young adults are at risk of developing include cancer, heart disease, and certain cancers.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 18, 2018

People Who Are 'Early Risers' May Have Lower Risk Of Developing Depression

A team of researchers suggested that people who go to bed early have a lower risk of developing depression. The study stated that people who go to bed late or wake up late have a 6 percent higher risk of developing depression or a mood disorder.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 18, 2018

NIH Shuts Down Controversial Study About The Benefits Of Moderate Drinking

The National Institutes of Health have shut down a controversial study that was going to tout the benefits of moderate drinking. Funding of the study was going to come from companies in the alcoholic beverage industry.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018

Overweight Dogs Teach Humans News Tricks About Obesity, New Study Claims

Hungarian scientists suggested that overweight dogs are similar to people who are overweight or obese. The scientists suggest that dogs could be used as a model to help find the cause of obesity in people.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018

Actress Busy Philipps Claims Working Out 7 Days A Week Is How She Deals With Anxiety

Actress Busy Philipps stated that she works out seven days a week to help deal with her anxiety. Since the recent deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, more celebrities have opened up about their mental health.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 16, 2018

Major Mediterranean Diet Study Is Flawed: What Was Wrong With The Landmark Research?

A landmark Mediterranean diet published in 2013 was flagged for its questionable data. The researchers discovered the problem after digging through their records. Did this change the findings of the original study?

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018

Parents’ Smartphone Habits Mold Children’s Unruly Behavior, According To New Study

Several studies in the past examined the harmful effects of smartphone use on young children. Now, a new study conducted highlights how parents’ smartphone habits could also shape their kids’ behavior.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 16, 2018

The Brain Just Can’t Resist Foods With Both Fats And Carbs

New research says people are bad at guessing the caloric content of foods high in both fats and carbs. It also suggests people are willing to pay more for them, even those who don’t like eating fatty and carb-rich foods.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018

More High School Students Are Depressed, Attempting Suicide: How To Recognize Signs Of Teen Depression

CDC's National Youth Risk Behavior Survey revealed that fewer teens do sex and drugs but many have persistent feelings of hopeless and sadness. What are the signs of teen depression?

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018

44-Year-Old Woman Sues Hospital After Receiving Permanent Breast Implants Following Double Mastectomy

A 44-year-old mother accused the doctor, who performed her double mastectomy, of giving her breasts implants following the surgery. The woman claimed she did not consent to the implants.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 14, 2018

Higher Levels Of Vitamin D Could Help Prevent Colon Cancer, Particularly In Women

A new study shows that people who have higher levels of vitamin D are less likely to develop colon cancer. Researchers of the study suggest that more vitamin D could help strengthen resistance from stomach tumors, particularly in women.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 14, 2018

6 Steps That Could Help Protect A Person's Mental Health

Health experts suggest six steps that can help bring more happiness and joy among people dealing with mental illness. Spending time with friends, working out, and eating better are a few suggestion experts made.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 14, 2018

Religion Helps You Live Longer, Study Shows: Here's The Explanation

A new study confirmed previous findings that religious people live longer than atheists. Scientific explanations, not just the power of prayer, identify the connection between religion and a reduced risk of death.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 14, 2018

A Lot Of Men Are Undergoing Plastic Surgery These Days, Says New Data

Men want to look good, too — and plastic surgeons can help. New data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveals that more and more men are undergoing cosmetic procedures, be it tummy tucks, liposuction, or simple anti-aging injections.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 14, 2018

Hospital Tests 186 Patients For HIV After Nurse Reused Syringes

A nurse at a Cherokee Nation hospital reused syringes causing 186 patients to be tested for HIV. The nurse violated hospital protocols by reusing the same syringe on multiple patients.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018

Baby Born After Mother Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Suffers Brain Injury

A baby girl born prematurely due to her mother's cancer diagnosis is struggling for life after being rushed to the hospital. She suffered a brain injury after coding six times.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 13, 2018

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Parish Water System For The Third Time

A Louisiana parish is dealing with a deadly brain-eating amoeba for the third time in three years. City officials found the parasite in its primary water supplier and residents have avoided water activities.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 13, 2018

47-Year-Old Man Gets Strange Lesion Inside Of His Mouth From Performing Oral Sex

A man was informed by dentists that he had a strange lesion in his mouth during a routine checkup. The dentists deduced that the lesion surfaced after the man performed oral sex three days prior to his visit.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 13, 2018

Sleeping For Less Than 6 Hours Or More Than 10 Hours Could Lead To Heart Disease, New Study Finds

A new study shows that men and women who sleep less than six hours or more than ten hours daily were at a higher risk of developing a cardiovascular disease. The study was conducted by researchers from Seoul National University College of Medicine.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 13, 2018

Here's How To Keep Babies And Toddlers Safe In The Sun For Summer

Parents looking forward to summer adventures with their toddlers or babies should remember to always protect their kids from the sun. Here are some tips, including the preferred fluid for hydration and sunscreen use.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 13, 2018

Free Office Food Is Making US Employees Fat: How To Resist Unhealthy Snacks At Work

American employees tend to consume office food that are high in calories and not aligned with dietary recommendations. Here are ways to avoid unhealthy food at work, including the sweet treats and cakes served on birthdays.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

Psychedelics Such As LSD And Mushrooms Could Help Heal Damaged Brain Cells

A new study has revealed that psychedelic drugs such as LSD and DMT may help heal damaged brain cells. The study hasn't been done on humans only rats and flies so far.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

UK Mother Fights To Get 12-Year-Old Son’s Cannabis Medication Back From Government

A United Kingdom mother is fighting the government over her 12-year-old son’s epilepsy medication. Government officials confiscated the cannabis oil after they discovered it carried an illegal substance.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

If You Swallow A Button Battery, Just Eat Some Honey Because It's 'Better Than Doing Nothing'

Over 2,500 kids swallow a button battery every year. To prevent major injuries and fatalities, parents should have their kids eat honey before going to the emergency room.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

Working Americans Are Consuming More Junk Food At Work

A study conducted by the CDC shows that working Americans consume a vast amount of junk food at work. Food items such as pizza, cupcakes, cakes, and sodas are regularly available to employees, which can be hazardous to their health.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

People With Eye Wrinkles Are Perceived To Be More Sincere According To Study

Often linked to old age, wrinkles around the eyes could make an individual appear more sincere and intense. The new study also revealed that this perception is innate to people.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

Vegetarian Diet Benefits Include Longer Life, Healthier Heart, And Smaller Waistline

New research presented at the Nutrition 2018 meeting revealed more reasons to become vegetarian, including lower mortality risk, reduced chances of developing heart diseases, and a lower body mass index. The quality of the plant-based food, however, is also important.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

Researchers Studying The Penis Found That Erectile Dysfunction Can Lead To Heart Disease

A new study revealed a link between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease. Men ages 60 to 70 with ED were twice as likely to suffer from heart complications.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 11, 2018

Young American Women Struggle To Pursue Exercise As They Get Older, Study Says

A new study showed that there was a significant difference between young men and young women’s fitness activity following high school graduation. The results were taken from the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 11, 2018

A $100 Saliva Test Can Accurately Predict The Top 10 Percent Of Men Who Will Get Prostate Cancer

A new study says that a saliva test can determine which men are likely to develop prostate cancer. It is based on over 150 genetic variants, including 63 new ones.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 11, 2018

5-Year-Old Mississippi Girl Temporarily Paralyzed By Tick Bite, Mom Warns Other Parents

A 5-year-old Mississippi girl was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center after her mother discovered a tick in her head. It turned out the girl temporarily experienced tick paralysis.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 11, 2018

Newly Discovered Part Of Sperm Gives Us A Better Understanding Of Infertility

A stunning new discovery claimed that the sperm has two centrioles from the get-go contrary to current belief that it’s simply duplicated during fertilization. The findings could provide new insights into male infertility and developmental defects.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

These Foods Could Help Fight Disease, According To Scientists

Nutritional scientists have identified the health benefits of certain foods such as eggs, yogurt, and coffee. In case you missed it, here's a list of the nutrition discoveries that scientists have recently stumbled upon.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 11, 2018

Experts Warn About Suicide Contagion Possibly Triggered By High-Profile Celebrity Suicides

Health experts raised awareness about ‘suicide contagion’ following the deaths of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade. They encouraged everyone to check on their loved ones and for the media to be considerate when reporting about suicides.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 11, 2018

Toddlers Consume More 'Added Sugar' Than The Recommended Amount For Adults

Researchers found that many children under the age of 2 in the United States are eating more added sugar than the recommended amount for adults. The finding came as a result of a study done on children between the ages of 6 and 23 months old.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 11, 2018

Loneliness Linked To Poorer Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes, Higher Mortality Risks

Patients with heart disease who had feelings of loneliness were found to have poorer health outcomes and mental health, as well as higher mortality risks. Is it time to consider feelings of loneliness when assessing health risks?

Healthy Living/Wellness June 10, 2018

Kwik Trip Removes Del Monte Vegetable Trays From Stores After 14 People Get Sick

Convenience store franchise Kwik Trip has removed Del Monte vegetable trays from their stores after 14 people have gotten sick. The CDC mentioned that the main cause of the sickness is Cyclospora.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 9, 2018

Your Kitchen Towels Could Be Contaminated With Bacteria From Human Feces And Cause Food Poisoning

Kitchen towels may harbor dangerous bacteria such as E. coli from human feces that can cause food poisoning. Which families are at greater risk of using contaminated towels?

Healthy Living/Wellness June 10, 2018

Researchers Say Children With Removed Tonsils Are 3 Times More Likely To Get Sick

A new study revealed that children who removed their tonsils and adenoids were more likely to develop diseases later in life. Researchers suggest delaying these surgeries if possible.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 7, 2018

New York City Department Of Health Bans Black Foods That Contain Activated Charcoal

Restaurants in New York City will no longer be allowed to serve black-colored foods that contain activated charcoal. The New York City Department of Health cited rules by the Food and Drug Administration as reasons for the ban.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 7, 2018

Dr. Virginia Apgar, Who Saved Millions Of Babies Lives, Honored By Google Doodle On Her 109th Birthday

Google doodle honored Dr. Virginia Apgar on what would have been her 109th birthday. Apgar is credited with creating the Apgar Score, which is conducted after infants are born to measure their health.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 7, 2018

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