Cigarette Flavorings May Harm Blood Vessels

The study looked just at the effect of the flavorings, not the heat or any other chemicals from e-cigarettes. She explained: "Increased inflammation and a loss of nitric oxide are some of the first changes to occur leading up to cardiovascular d... More..

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UK returns cannabis oil for boy's epilepsy treatment
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

UK returns cannabis oil for boy's epilepsy treatment

On Monday, the boy's mother, Charlotte Caldwell, attempted to return to the United Kingdom with six month's worth cannabis oil from Canada. The incident sparked a debate between officials and Charlotte, who sa...More..

Human Bubonic Plague Case Treated in Idaho for First Time in Decades
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Human Bubonic Plague Case Treated in Idaho for First Time in Decades

Local health officials suspect that the boy contracted the disease when he was playing outside on a family trip to OR, but they don't know for sure. The disease can spread between other animals through fleas ...More..

Do Religious People Live Longer? New Study Says Yes
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Do Religious People Live Longer? New Study Says Yes

The four-year boost - found in an analysis of more than 1,000 obits from around the U.S. - was calculated after taking into account the sex and marital status of those who died, two factors that have strong eff...More..

Relay For Life Major Fundraiser For Cancer Society
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Relay For Life Major Fundraiser For Cancer Society

Our events are 6 to 12 hours in length, depending on the location. He said his father, who years later was diagnosed with lymphoma, kidney and several other cancers, survived thanks to the type of work Relay ...More..

Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo

The researchers theorize that the simultaneous activation of fat and carbohydrate signaling pathways launches an effect that human physiology has not evolved to handle. "Certain foods are harder to resist". ...More..

These 15 USA cities are hotspots for kids not getting vaccines
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

These 15 USA cities are hotspots for kids not getting vaccines

Most states require children to have up-to-date vaccinations to enroll in public schools. In several of these states, there are "hot spots" with vaccine exemption rates too high to protect people in the commu...More..

High Vitamin D levels associated with low colon cancer risk
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

High Vitamin D levels associated with low colon cancer risk

The findings appear Thursday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . Only about 7 percent of the US population have levels of vitamin D deficiency low enough to increase their risk of colon ca...More..

Doctors and nurses to be excluded from Tier 2 visa cap
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Doctors and nurses to be excluded from Tier 2 visa cap

Saffron Cordery, deputy chief executive at NHS Providers, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that the relaxation would be a "huge relief for trusts up and down the country who have been really struggling to f...More..

California added to salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

California added to salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says in two-thirds of the cases they have information for, the person who fell ill had to go to the hospital. In addition, the agency has advised retailers not t...More..

3 mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Virus in Harris Co
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

3 mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Virus in Harris Co

Trucks are sent out in the overnight hours to spray for mosquitos. Larviciding is the process of applying pesticides to areas with standing water such as catch basins and storm water ponds, where mosquito lar...More..

National report puts spotlight on cancer screening rates
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

National report puts spotlight on cancer screening rates

Tests are sent out through the mail but only around half of the people in Saskatchewan who receive them actually use them, according to Donna Pasiechnik. Stool tests check for this hidden blood, which you can't...More..

Sex, love, loss: Little is off limits on ‘Red Table Talk’
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Sex, love, loss: Little is off limits on ‘Red Table Talk’

Mental health is something we should practice daily, not just when issues arise", she wrote. Jada Pinkett Smith , an atypical parent to say the least, spent a good amount of time observing her children while t...More..

Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey sues opioid maker Purdue Pharma
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey sues opioid maker Purdue Pharma

Healey said Purdue targeted veterans, seniors and other vulnerable populations, and that the company's actions fueled the opioid epidemic. Purdue Pharma responded in a statement Tuesday, saying the company "v...More..

Eating lunch at work is ‘making people fat’
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Eating lunch at work is ‘making people fat’

According to this new survey, about one-quarter of American worker bees eat almost 1,300 calories at work per week and many of those calories are rich in fat and sugar . CDC researchers would also like to ...More..

Study shows taking multiple prescriptions is connected to a rise in depression
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Study shows taking multiple prescriptions is connected to a rise in depression

For the study, the researchers collected and analyzed data from the National Health Examination Survey involving medication use patterns of over 26,000 United States adults from 2005 to 2014. And because many ...More..

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Disease
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Disease

The study, published in the journal Circulation , found men with ED were almost twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke than other men. Given the results of his team's study, Blaha said that men...More..

Why do I get emotional when I'm hungry?
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Why do I get emotional when I'm hungry?

Personality, environment, and context of a situation can trigger negative emotions due to hunger. Results showed that people who were hungry and saw the negative image first were more likely to guess that the...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

But when at-risk individuals and those who know them reach out for help, the chance of suicide significantly decreases. Melissa Kurtenbach will appear on KVOE's Talk of Emporia at 11:06 a.m. The phenomenon ...More..

Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Human Case In State’s History
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Human Case In State’s History

It's unknown whether the child - whose identity was not disclosed - contracted the disease in Idaho or in or while on a recent vacation. Prior to this case, the last two cases reported in Idaho occurred in 19...More..

Toddlers are eating too much sugar: CDC study
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Toddlers are eating too much sugar: CDC study

CDC report warns that toddlers are facing the highest level of added sugars in their diets - and it will pay off dearly during the life of the generation to come. Energy and protein bars can also contain a lot ...More..

American Red Cross Removes Letters To Promote Blood Donations
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

American Red Cross Removes Letters To Promote Blood Donations

It's also an opportunity to thank the volunteers whose donations of blood save and enhance the lives of people like Jacob. For the next few weeks, you'll likely notice the letters a, b, and o are vanishing ...More..

Oldest And Largest Baobab Trees In Africa Are Dying From Climate Change
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Oldest And Largest Baobab Trees In Africa Are Dying From Climate Change

Despite these trees having many stems and trunks of different ages, the stems of many had died suddenly. "The deaths of the majority of the oldest and largest African baobabs over the past 12 years is an even...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

SunTrust Robinson Cuts Rating of Envision Healthcare (NYSE:EVHC) To a "Hold"

Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: EVHC ) is creating a comprehensive business analysis with a goal to evaluate positive and negative sides of the company's operations. On a yearly basis, the performance o...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

US Babies, Toddlers Eat Way Too Much Added Sugar, Study Finds

The researchers analyzed data from 800 infants and toddlers between 6 and 23 months old in the 2011-2014 U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey . Further studies are planned that will better eva...More..

KKR to take Envision private in US$5.57 billion
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

KKR to take Envision private in US$5.57 billion

The stock of Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: EVHC ) earned "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, February 28. Prudential Financial Inc. On Wednesday, February 28 the stock rating was maintained ...More..

Mom Warns of Ticks After Child Woke Up Unable to Walk
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Mom Warns of Ticks After Child Woke Up Unable to Walk

A 5-year-old girl in MS was paralyzed for over a day from a tick bite , an unusual case highlighting the importance of protecting against insects as peak biting season begins. It can manifest as fatigue, numbn...More..

Fitness Challenge: Kumaraswamy thanks PM Modi; says more concerned about Karnataka’s fitness
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Fitness Challenge: Kumaraswamy thanks PM Modi; says more concerned about Karnataka’s fitness

Well, the man himself, Prime Minister Narendra Modi , today tweeted a video of his exercise routine, which looks impressively rigorous, innovative and mindful. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers t...More..

Using tea towels for more than one job 'can cause food poisoning'
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Using tea towels for more than one job 'can cause food poisoning'

Biranjia-Hurdoyal, senior lecturer from the Department of Health Sciences at the university. "Many E. coli , even if you ingest them, you wouldn't get sick". Forty-nine percent of the kitchen towels collected ...More..

Nipah virus contained: MoS Health
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Nipah virus contained: MoS Health

Nipah has claimed 17 lives so far in the two northern Kerala districts. "The virus has been stalled". State health minister K K Shylaja will preside over th meeting, which will be attended by Health D...More..