Health

Several Dentists Take Part In Dentist With A Heart Program

Several dentists in different parts of the country have been, and still are, taking part in the Dentists with a Heart Program. The Dentists with a Heart Program is a great program that allows for those who don’t have dental insurance, are out of work, or just can’t pay for their dental exam, to come in and get certain things ...

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Body Mass Index: BMI Is An Inaccurate Measure Of Healthy Weight, 54 Million People Branded As Unhealthy

Body mass index (BMI) has been used for years as a measure of healthy weight. However, a recent joint study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara and UCLA found the measure to be flawed. According to the findings published in the International Journal of Obesity, as many as 54 million Americans categorized as obese or overweight by ...

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Magic Mushrooms And LSD Could Curb Domestic Violence, Researchers Say

Magic mushrooms and LSD have the potential to curb domestic violence, specifically intimate partner violence, or IPV, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia and the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health. Associate Professor Dr. Peter S. Hendricks says hallucinogens such as psilocybin, which is found in magic mushrooms, and LSD likely have therapeutic potential ...

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Zika Virus Means Americans Are Avoiding Latin America As A Holiday Destination

Latin American countries have long relied on American tourists as a large source of their income, however, that tourism industry appears to be suffering as a result of the Zika virus. The virus is believed to be discouraging many Americans from holidaying in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a poll from Reuters/Ipsos. The Zika virus is causing chaos ...

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Weight Loss Drugs Offer Pros And Cons, While Chewing Your Food Can Help You Lose Weight

For many, weight loss is a struggle that never ends. Finding effective ways to lose weight and keep it off requires patience and the right information. Some weight loss strategies are easier to implement than others and for some, weight loss drugs may be the answer. Washington Top News reported that more than a third of Americans are obese, and ...

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Beauty Tips Help Women To Defy Their Age While These Tips From Grandma Actually Work To Help Keep Skin Young And Healthy

Aging not only brings with it the wisdom, but also gravity seems to drag everything down. Sags, bags, and wrinkled skin can leave women feeling less than beautiful. There are simple things women can do to create a beauty routine that is effective, keeps skin looking younger, and doesn’t take all day to do. These beauty tips will help you ...

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Doctor, Author Says Breastfeeding Should Not Be Optional

Breastfeeding should not be considered optional any longer, according to Dr. Darcia Narvaez writing for Psychology Today in an article that is gaining significant online attention. Dr. Narvaez says that while women actually can choose not to breastfeed, the risks caused by choosing to feed a baby formula over breast milk are significant enough that women should not see it ...

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Sugar Will Accelerate Cancer In Addition To Giving It To You

Sugar has linked to some types of cancer, including breast cancer, but new research indicates that the consumption of sugar may not only cause cancer, but accelerate its growth and destruction of the body. The chances of an individual getting breast cancer were found to be much higher when the individual consumed high levels of fructose – a type of ...

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Dry January: Everything You Need To Know And How To Get Through It

At the beginning of each year, hundreds of New Year resolutions are made. Some hope to lose a little weight, while others hope to quit smoking, and then there’s really ambitious folks who actually sign up to quit drinking for an entire month – this tradition is known as Dry January. Last year, more than two million people cut down ...

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Micronesian Teenager Receives Fully Functional 3D Nose Following Live Wire Accident

A teenager gets a second chance of having a normal life through the help of three-dimensional printing technology. When Dalan Jennet was just nine years old, he tripped on a live power line in an accident that left his face severely burned. He lost most of his nose because of the extensive injuries. (Photo via Dalan Jennet, Facebook) Six years ...

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