Health

Milwaukee Brewers Ban Blocks High Fives After Pink-Eye Breakout: Who Is Impacted, And What Does It Involve?

The Milwaukee Brewers have instigated a ban on the traditional high-five congratulatory salutes after a pink-eye breakout. Although it might sound like an odd punishment for a baseball team known to spontaneously press palms together after a great play, the ban is intended to prevent the spread of the disease, according to Bleacher Report. The decision to implement the new ...

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Up To 90 Percent Of Adverse Reactions Unreported, Pharma Companies Search Social Media To Make Drugs Safer

Some reports show that up to nine out of 10 adverse reactions from drugs go unreported. In an effort to find those possible adverse drug reactions in medications, pharmaceutical companies are reportedly searching social media for a better chance at learning of potential adverse drug reactions. There are many potential adverse drug reactions that patients might not think of to ...

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Perception Of Time Is Altered In Depressed Individuals, Study Says

Although it’s difficult to estimate the number of people in the United States who suffer from the disease of depression, it is likely the most prevalent disease there is. There are many reasons that people don’t seek treatment from a medical doctor, with one of the most common being that the individual themselves may not be aware that they are ...

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Double Chin Cure Coming Soon: FDA Unanimously Approves Injection To Eliminate Double Chin

A double chin cure is coming soon now that the Food and Drug Administration has unanimously approved a kind of miracle drug. According to ABC News, an injectable substance eliminates fat under the chin. Florida dermatologist Dr. Susan Weinkle has been working with the drug since 2007 in medical trials. She shares that ATX-101 will help people dramatically reduce their ...

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‘Miller High Life’ Guy Blood Clot Caused Sudden Death At 36: How You Can Avoid Fatal Embolism [Video]

Windell D. Middlebrooks, who became famous as the “Miller High Life” guy on beer commercials, died suddenly at 36 despite being in seemingly good health. Now the autopsy has revealed that the actor’s death was due to a blood clot, reported TMZ. And although the official cause of death was a pulmonary embolism (a blood clot that traveled to his ...

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Dunkin’ Donuts To Phase Out Titanium Dioxide From Its Powdered Doughnuts

Dunkin’ Donuts has agreed to remove titanium dioxide from its doughnuts after two years of pressure from the non-profit advocacy group, As You Sow. Titanium dioxide is what Dunkin’ Donuts uses to make their powdered doughnuts white. A common whitener found in many processed foods, the FDA allows up to one-percent of the total ingredients to contain the substance without ...

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Herpes Vaccine Developed By Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The herpes simplex virus has no cure or vaccine and it continues to spread globally. For over 30 years, scientists and researchers have been trying to develop a vaccine to cure the herpes virus, to no avail. However, on March 9, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) published an article in eLife Science claiming their scientists have created a “powerful ...

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Chantix Linked To Seizures, Aggressive Behavior, And Memory Loss

Chantix, a smoking-cessation drug made by Pfizer, Inc., may cause seizures, according to a report by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA also states that Chantix may contribute to people becoming aggressive and could cause them to pass out if they take the drug while drinking alcohol. The FDA issued their warning to the public on Monday. ...

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These Are The Spectacular Reasons Why You Should Sleep In Your Birthday Suit

When it comes to health and fitness, there is no other time than the present that we know more (or practice more) on both. For fitness, its aggressively positive promotion through charismatic health gurus like Tony Horton has resulted in more people (especially Americans) living healthier lives. For health, scientific experts are confirming the intricacies of a healthy life, not ...

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New Drug In Clinical Trials Turns ‘Bad’ White Fat Into ‘Good’ Brown Fat – Could Aide In Diabetes Treatment As Well

Researchers have developed a drug that can convert white fat, that is considered bad for the human body, into brown fat, which is beneficial. The experimental weight-loss drug that will eventually help people burn fat has been trialed in mice, and the results are highly promising. The new drug, technically referred to as GC-1, has successfully boosted mice’s metabolism, and ...

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