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A New Report Shows That Thousands Of Suspected Overdoses In Connecticut Were Due To Opioids

According to new information collected from the Department of Public Health in Connecticut, thousands of suspected overdoses could be related to opioids. The information was gathered from the months of January to April of this year.

Public Health May 9, 2018

Drug Created To Treat Osteoporosis Could Also Be The Cure For Baldness

A drug that was created to treat bone weakness could also treat hair loss a new study suggested. The experiment showed that the drug has a positive effect on human hair follicles and stimulated hair growth.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 8, 2018

Drinking Cranberry Juice Will Not Cure Urinary Tract Infection, Water And Antibiotics Are More Beneficial

According to the National Institute for Health Care and Excellence, drinking cranberry juice isn't a cure for Urinary Tract Infections. The institute claimed that there isn't enough evidence to support this theory.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 8, 2018

Cold Milk Treatment Is The Cure For Severe Sunburn, Dermatologist Claims

A New York dermatologist claims that cold milk is the best treatment for severe sunburn. Milk itself contains the vitamins and proteins needed to heal the skin while making it cold helps ease inflammation.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 8, 2018

New 3D Handheld Printer Can Heal Deep Wounds At A Faster Rate

Researchers from the University of Toronto have created a new device that heals deep wounds in two minutes. The device is considered to be a better alternative than the regular procedure for treating severe wounds.

Biotech May 7, 2018

States With Stricter Gun-Laws Have Lower Death Rates Among Young Adults, Study Suggests

A study conducted in Washington DC showed that states with stricter gun laws have a lower mortality rate among its young adults. The states that did not require a background check had higher rate of gun-related deaths.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 7, 2018

Companies May Drop Marijuana Screenings In Order To Hire More Employees

According to experts from human resources, more companies are pulling back from pre-screening potential employees. Several in-demand jobs have already begun to drop drug screening tests in order to fill positions.

Public Health May 7, 2018

Teenagers Consuming Sports Drinks Instead Of Water Are At Risk Of Health Problems Such As Diabetes, Study Suggests

A study was conducted to examine the amount of sports drinks that teenagers consume daily and its impact on their health. The researchers also said that those who have stopped drinking soda are still at risk for severe health problems.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 7, 2018

Low Carb Diet Foods May Help With Type 1 Diabetes Treatment By Improving Blood Sugar Level

A new study suggested that people who suffer from type 1 diabetes could follow a low-carb diet. The diet could possibly help improve blood sugar levels and lessen complications that stem from the disorder.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 7, 2018

Meat-Based Diet Can Lead To Growth In Infants, New Study Suggests

A new study suggests that giving infants meat-based foods can be beneficial to their growth. The study was conducted over a seven-month period on infants aged 5 to 12 months old.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 5, 2018

Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, And More To Appear During The Spring And Summer Evening Skies

Certain planets and stars will become more visible to the eye during the spring and summer evening hours. Planets such as Venus, Saturn, and Mars will be seen during the late evening hours.

Space May 4, 2018

Teenage Boy Attacked And Clawed By Bobcat In Maine Receives Rabies Treatment

A 17-year-old boy from Maine was attacked by a bobcat and is reportedly being treated for rabies. The young boy and his father were both attacked by the wild animal after it entered their backyard.

May 4, 2018

A New Study Claiming Cellphones Were Responsible For The Rise In Brain Tumors In England, Dismissed By Experts

A new study that was published in the Journal of Environmental and Public Health claimed cell phones were responsible for the rise of brain tumors in England. This study was dismissed by experts for lack of evidence.

Public Health May 3, 2018

New Study On Mice Shows That Gray Hair Could Be Linked To Viral Infection In Immune System

A new study that was conducted on mice showed a link between the innate immune system and the molecule that controls hair and skin pigmentation. The study was done at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

Infant Twin Boys Get Bone Marrow Transplant From 4-Year-Old Big Brother

A 4-year-old boy in Philadelphia donated his bone marrow to save his infant twin brothers' lives. The twins were diagnosed with chronic granulomatous disease shortly after they were born.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

New App May Help Teens Battle Depression: Could Games Be The Solution?

A new app that was created by a London-based start-up company could help teens battle depression. According to statics, young adults suffer the most from depression, anxiety, and several mood disorders.

Public Health May 2, 2018

Sauna Bathing Can Reduce Risk Of Getting A Stroke, A New Study Suggests

A study conducted in Finland showed that people who frequently use a sauna are less likely to get a stroke. This study was done for 15 years on 1,628 people who had never had stroke in their life.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 2, 2018

Up To 270 Women In England May Have Died After Breast Cancer 'Screening Error'

In the UK, up to 270 women may have succumbed to breast cancer due to a screening error that caused them to miss a second check-up. Health secretary Jeremy Hunt publicly apologized.

Public Health May 2, 2018

Aaron Traywick, 'Biohacker' Who Publicly Injected Himself With DIY Herpes Treatment, Found Dead At 28

Aaron Traywick, who was the CEO of biohacking company Ascendance Biomedical, died at the age of 28. Traywick was found facedown in a flotation tank at a spa in Washington, D.C.

Medicine May 1, 2018

Young Adults In America Are 'Lonelier' Than Elderly People And Social Media Could Be The Reason, Study Says

Health insurance company Cigna conducted a nationwide survey which found that young adults feel lonelier than older people. The survey also showed that half of the participants felt 'alone’ in general.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2018

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