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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

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

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

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.

Public 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.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 29, 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

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.

Public 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.

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

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

'Avengers 4' Boss Reveals Why Only The Original Avengers Survived In 'Infinity Wars'

President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, revealed during an interview why only certain members of the Avengers team were killed off in 'Infinity Wars'. The film featured the Avengers facing off against the mad titan, Thanos, who was on a quest to collect the Infinity Stones.

Movies/TV Shows June 27, 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

New Research Reveals Which States Psychopaths Are Most Likely To Reside In

A scientist has conducted an ongoing study that showed which states have the highest concentration of psychopaths. The study, which combined data from other studies, also showed which states had the least amount of psychopaths.

Public Health 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

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

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

New Study Reveals Neanderthals Hunted In Packs And Speared Their Prey Up Close

Researchers have discovered that Neanderthals were actually intelligent by the way they hunted their prey. The researchers found the bones of prehistoric deers in Eastern Germany that had cut marks on them.

Public Health 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

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