For years, new cases of diabetes in the United States have been on the rise. Now, new diagnoses of type 2 diabetes have dropped by nearly 20 percent in the last six years. The rate of new cases fell by about a fifth from 2008 to 2014, The New York …Read More »
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Beginning Tuesday, a small salt shaker symbol will be placed on menus in chain restaurants in New York City warning that certain meals are high in sodium. NYC is the first city in the U.S. to take the step in an effort to work against stroke and heart disease. Any …Read More »
An onion-celery blend has been determined to be the cause of multiple cases of E.coli infection in the United States linked to a Costco-brand rotisserie chicken salad. The diced onion-celery blend is a staple ingredient to the recipe, and according to tests ran by the Montana Public Health Laboratory, traces …Read More »
The legalization of marijuana has been a popular topic since it was initially outlawed in the 1970s. The past several decades have seen a significant shift in public perception, with many addressing the drug as a more peaceful alternative to alcohol or the ‘harder’ substances. Two states in America have legalized cannabis, and now with …Read More »
Just in time for American Thanksgiving, a small U.S. study conducted by behavioral scientists has found evidence that suggests men are likely to eat more and perhaps even overindulge at the dinner table when women are present. The study took place at an all-you-can-eat Italian buffet where researchers observed various …Read More »
Researchers found that there is an increased risk of stroke related to how much red meat you consume. 23 years of data from 11,000 middle aged people was observed for volume of red meat and protein consumption. All of those who’s data had been collected were free from other health …Read More »
At least 19 people have been infected with E.coli after consuming rotisserie chicken that was made and sold at Costco Wholesale stores, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed earlier today. Cases have been reported in Colorado, Montana, Utah and Washington. The four cases of E.coli in Colorado were …Read More »
There are already many proven benefits regarding breastfeeding for children, but a recent study shows that breastfeeding mothers may see positive outcomes in relation to their own health as well– a reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente North Carolina found that women with gestational diabetes …Read More »
New laws in California and Oregon will make it easier for women to get birth control. The two states are preparing to allow pharmacists to prescribe contraception without a doctor’s Rx. In the next few months, women in California and Oregon will have this more convenient and possibly less expensive option …Read More »
Charlie Sheen announced earlier this week on the Today Show that four years ago, he was diagnosed as HIV-positive. Although he apparently shared this information with all of his sexual partners, he’s being attacked on social media, and it’s clear that there’s still a very negative stigma around HIV. His …Read More »