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Is Romaine Lettuce The Cause Of E. coli Outbreak?

If you love eating romaine lettuce, you’re being advised to avoid it until the source of the E. coli outbreak has been identified. U.S. health officials said 58 people in both the United States and Canada have become sick after eating the allegedly tainted lettuce. The Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease Control […]

January 6th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Your Poop May Indicate The Effectiveness Of Your Diet


Did you know that your diet may be affected by the poop that’s in your intestines? According to a study that looked at stool samples and is published in the International Journal of Obesity, a diet’s success may be the result of the bacteria in a person’s gut. 62 overweight participants were involved in the […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Kissing Bug Disease Far Deadlier Than Originally Thought

It was once believed that the Kissing Bug was a harmless insect, but new studies show that it can pack a deadly punch. The kissing bug gets its name for biting the faces and lips of people while sleeping. It turns out these kisses can be fatal. After they pierce the skin, the bug excretes […]

May 21st, 2017 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Study Finds That Menstrual Synchrony Not A Real Thing

A recent study found that it’s a myth that women who live and/or work together end up with periods that sync with one another. In 1971, the idea of menstrual synchrony was developed by Harvard scientist Martha McClintock, after she looked at women in dormitories and the effect it had on their menstrual cycles. Since […]

April 12th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

U.S. Healthcare Spending Hits $3.2 Trillion


The U.S. increased its total health care spending last year, hitting $3.2 trillion – the fastest rate since the recession in 2008. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, this is an average of close to $10,000 per person. The increase is attributed to the rise of Americans having health insurance, either through […]

December 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

HHS Agency Agrees ACA Law Needs Changing To Ensure Affordability

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Health policy analysts said many people are about to be hit with a rate hike for health insurance plans offered through the Affordable Care Act. Consumers’ out-of-pocket costs are anticipated to rise in 2017 with some insurers claiming they’re going to remove themselves from the exchange program in several states. Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the […]

October 20th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Two-Dose Varicella Vaccine Leads To Significant Drop In Chickenpox


According to health experts, the fight against chickenpox has gotten better since the two-dose vaccination policy was introduced. A CDC report shows the number of chickenpox cases, roughly 85 percent, have declined in the U.S. The largest decline, noted in a CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, occurred in children and adolescents between five and […]

September 5th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Brazilian Health Officials: Zika Isn’t As Concerning As Once Was

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Brazilian health officials claim the chance for Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games in Rio is low. The word comes five days before the first Games are set to start in the South American city. Daniel Soranz, health secretary for Rio de Janeiro, said Zika shouldn’t stop folks from traveling to the country, as […]

August 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health,New,Sports | Read More »

Zika Virus Leads To Abortion Controversy In Brazil

With the Zika outbreak in full force, pregnant Brazilians are panicked about the mosquito-borne virus that is causing brain damage in newborns. First seen in the coastal city of Recife, women are not near as joyful as they were before the virus struck. After all, there’s no cure or vaccine for the disease. And, in […]

February 1st, 2016 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

President Gives Last SOTU Address, Announces MoonShot Program To Cure Cancer

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In his last State of the Union address, U.S. President Barack Obama said he was determined to find a cure for cancer and that America must use its “spirit of innovation” to combat cancers’ challenges. Vice President Joe Biden will lead the campaign. Obama said for the loved ones lost, for family we can save […]

January 13th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Featured,Health,New | Read More »

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