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Drinking Champagne, Consuming Fish Oil Pills, And Challenging Yourself Are Some Ways To Help Prevent Dementia

A professor from the United Kingdom has given six beneficial ways to help prevent dementia. Some of the suggestions include brain exercise, fish oil pill intake, and drinking at least 3 glasses of champagne a week.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 23, 2018

Are E-Cigarettes More Harmful Than Regular Cigarettes? Teens Won't Stop Vaping Despite Health Concerns

The debate between e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes is still ongoing as experts have not determined if vaping is better for people. Despite this, many teens still want to continue vaping because they think it's cool.

Public Health May 23, 2018

FDA Continues To Stop Companies From Selling Kratom Supplements That Could Be Linked To Salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration cracked down again on companies that continue to sell the kratom supplement. The unknown product is linked to a recent outbreak of salmonella, which has so far affected 130 people in the United States.

Public Health May 22, 2018

Man Discovers He Has Rare Form Of Hepatitis C After Donating Blood

A man who donated his blood in 2003 apparently had a rare form of hepatitis C. The man was given a new treatment that he credits for saving his life after the shocking diagnosis.

Medicine May 22, 2018

New Study Shows Suicide Rate Has Doubled Among Young Black Children In The US

A newly released study found that the suicide rate among black children is twice as high as that of their white counterparts. Majority of the children were under the age of 13.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2018

Childhood Leukemia Can Be Prevented And More Than Likely Triggered By Common Infections Such As Flu

Children who are more exposed to other children and not kept in a "ultra-clean" environment or more less likely to develop acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The new findings were based on research that has been collected for the past 30 years.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2018

Deadly Viruses Used To Fight Cancer Are Highly Sought Out By Major Pharmaceutical Companies

Various pharmaceutical companies are looking to obtain a new virus that could help fight against cancer. The researchers behind this new venture have used modified versions of deadly viruses to combat the disease.

Medicine May 21, 2018

Study Shows People With Higher Levels Of Belly Fat Could Suffer From Vitamin D Deficiency

Obesity and vitamin D deficiency could be linked according to a new study. The study showed that men and women who had higher levels of fat around their abdomen suffered from vitamin D deficiency.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2018

Removing Shoes After Coming Home Could Help With Weight Loss By Keeping Chemicals That Affect Hormones Out

Researchers in Portugal claimed that chemicals from outdoors can affect a person's hormones, which could lead to weight gain. The scientists suggest that one way to keep the chemicals out is to remove shoes when arriving home.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2018

Exercising 4-5 Days A Week Could Help Your Heart Remain Youthful, New Study Suggests

A new study conducted by various researchers in Texas showed that exercising four to five days a week helped decrease aging in the heart and major arteries. Participants of the study ranged from 60 years and older.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2018

Researchers Suggest A Healthy Diet May Lessen The Risk Of Hearing Impairments Among Women

A new study suggests that women who eat healthier foods could also have a less risk of losing their hearing in the future. The women who participated stuck to the DASH, Mediterranean, or AHEI-2010 diets.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2018

Drunk Mice Given 'Hangover' Pill And The Results Show Promise, Researchers Suggest

A team of researchers at UCLA have created a 'hangover' pill that could cure hangovers. The team tested the pill on mice that were also given alcohol prior to the test.

Medicine May 11, 2018

Australian Blood Donor Who Saved 2.4 Million Babies Gives Blood For The Last Time

An Australian man who has donated his rare blood for over 60 years has given his last blood donation. The 81-year-old man has been hailed a 'hero' and may have helped prevent the deaths of 2.4 million babies.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2018

Alcohol And Tobacco Attribute To More Deaths Worldwide Than Illegal Drugs, New Study Suggests

According to a new study, excessive consumption of alcohol and tobacco is more deadly than using any illegal drugs. Alcohol and tobacco contributed to more deaths worldwide than opioids and prescription drugs.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2018

Scientists Discover 'Thousands' Of Black Holes Three Light Years Within Our Milky Way Galaxy

Researchers from Columbia University made a shocking discovery in our milky way galaxy. Evidence of thousands of black holes were discovered within three light years of the heart of the milky way galaxy.

Space May 11, 2018

Positive Drug Tests For Marijuana, Meth, And Cocaine Is At Its Highest In America, According To Quest Diagnostics

Since 2017, more American workers have tested positive for marijuana, meth, and cocaine. The rates for the usage of opiates has declined over the past 10 years.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2018

New Strains Of Hepatitis B Found In Skeleton Remains Proves That Virus Had Been Around For Thousands Of Years

A team of scientists discovered strains of the infection, Hepatitis B, in human skeleton remains. The discovery showed 12 different types of the infection that has been around for thousands of years.

May 9, 2018

California Man Offers Kidney, Truck, And Tent To Anyone Who Can Donate A Liver For His Sick Wife

A man from Sanger, California shared on his Facebook page that he would donate his kidney to anyone who could give his wife their liver. His wife was diagnosed with Cirrhosis three years ago and is still on the list for a donor.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 9, 2018

Exercising And Weightlifting Can Help Relieve Depression Symptoms

A new study showed that resistance exercise training can help improve a person's mental health. Certain activities such as weightlifting had a positive effect on people who were dealing with depression symptoms.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 9, 2018

Women Are 'Happier' With Their Body Size After Seeing A Heavier Version Of Themselves

A new study conducted by Oxford University showed that women were pleased with their weight after seeing an altered, heavier version of themselves. The study was conducted to try and help solve eating disorders among women.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 9, 2018

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