Health

Must-Read Caramel Apple Advice After Listeria Scare

A listeria outbreak from 2014 linked to unrefrigerated caramel apples ended in 35 cases of listeria infections from 12 different states. Seven people died from eating these fall favorites. It turns out commercially produced, prepackaged, unrefrigerated caramel apples can be deadly, if the apples on a stick aren’t stored in a refrigerator after production. Scientists studied the listeria outbreak and ...

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Why Schools Should Implement Naptime In Addition To Rewards After Learning

Instead of a study hour or other skills improvement class, perhaps schools should start facilitating naptime every day at every grade level. There’s new research to back up the benefits of napping after learning. A new study from the University of Geneva, which will be published in the journal eLife, declares that though receiving rewards as you learn actually does ...

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Breast Cancer Is For Everyone, But Breast Cancer Survival Is Not: On The Racial Survival Gap In America

Breast Cancer is a disease that effects women and sometimes men from all races and walks of life; however with deeper research, it was discovered that African-American and Hispanic women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer in the late stages. Recently, more intricate studies have focused on the causes of this reality and came up with some ...

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New Study Shows Acute Lower Back Pain May Not Require Physical Therapy

Acute lower back pain is something that the majority of us will experience at one point or another. There are hundreds of reasons that people might experience back pain. A person could lift something a little too heavy, a fall could occur, or playing with the kids could go wrong. Those are simple and common reasons, but back pain could ...

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Turns Out You May Be Getting Enough Sleep After All

Good news, folks. Looks like you may be getting enough sleep after all. According to a new study released this week, our ancestors may have had less sleep than we do. Jerome Siegel of the University of California, Los Angeles and Gandhi Yetish of the University of New Mexico studied the sleeping patterns of traditional societies in Africa and South ...

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Breast Cancer Survivors ‘Feel Whole Again’ With The Help Of 3D Nipple Tattoos By Tattoo Artist Vinnie Myers

More than 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone, many of whom will have to undergo mastectomies in order to rid themselves of the cancer. During a mastectomy, doctors removes the diseased tissue inside the breast, and are often forced to remove the nipples and areolae in the process. Once breast reconstruction surgery is done, many ...

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‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Sara Rue Talks Weight Loss And The Stay Ahead Of The Curve Campaign

Sara Rue, Big Bang Theory actress, teamed up with Dr. Holly Wyatt to help women overcome obesity and weight problems. In doing so, Rue and Wyatt are working on the Resolve: Stay Ahead of the Curve campaign. This is especially pertinent, because the Holidays are incoming, and people will want to make their New Year’s Resolutions. Weight loss is a ...

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Dietary Supplement: Weight Loss And Energy Products Causing Heart Problems Among Young Adults

Dietary supplements, especially ones designed for weight loss or increased energy, are causing adverse health effects and sending thousands of unsuspecting young adults to the hospital every year. According to a recent report published by the federal government, many widely-marketed and popular herbal supplements lead to more than 23,000 emergency room visits every year. Approximately 2,154 of these visits become ...

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How Stress During Pregnancy Affects Child Development

Stress during a mother’s pregnancy leads to poor ability to coordinate body movements in her offspring. This effect doesn’t show until the child reaches its teen years which allow mothers to believe for years that everything is okay. A recent study conducted by the University of Notre Dame Australia reveals that children of women who were stressed during pregnancy are ...

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Cannot Fully Recover, Says Expert: Dr. Phil Gets Slammed For Nick Gordon Interview [Video]

In the weeks that have passed since Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unconscious, she has remained hospitalized, in a coma, and dependent on life support. Although much of the attention around the 22-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown went to her boyfriend, Nick Gordon, who posted increasingly frantic messages on social media, Bobbi Kristina’s aunt, Pat Houston, is ...

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