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Health & Wellness

Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Malaria, magnetic, detection, parasite, illness, research, study, prevention, treatment )

Darren
- 7 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
A quick method detects by-products of the parasite's growth in the blood and is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests
Senegal Confirms First Case of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Senegal, West Africa, disease, humans, health, risks, safety, warning, prevention, illness, society, protection, treatment, medicine )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for West Africa's business and aid community, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday.
Disabled Girl Who Was Told She Would Never Walk Unaided Wins Place at Top Ballet School After Pioneering Operation Funded
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ballet school, operation, disabled, girl, Cerebral Palsy, fundraising, disease, health, humans, illness, research, treatment, society )

Lone
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Matilda Duncan was born with cerebral palsy but had an operation paid for by a fundraising campaign launched by her best friend Casey Burke - who also has the debilitating condition.
Now Marijuana Could Be Used to TREAT and PREVENT Schizophrenia
Health & Wellness  (tags: marijuana, schizophrenia treatment, research, drugs, AlternativeMed, disease, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, society, treatment )

Lone
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
European researchers have suggested it could treat schizophrenia and be much more effective than other drugs by having fewer side effects.
What Not to Eat: This Is One Monster Meal!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, obesity, diet, food, Red Robin, health, nutrition, risks, warning, society, humans, illness )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Red Robin's Monster Meal has WAY too much saturated fat and sodium, not to mention two days' worth of calories.
Not So Safe: How the FDA Lets Food Safety Slip Through the Holes
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food safety, protection, health, food additives, illness, humans, food, diet, warning, nutrition, government )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Many people presume that some federal agency is overseeing the safety of the ingredients in our food supply. That's reasonable, because that is actually what the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to be doing, and what Congress told...
INSPIRATIONAL! MAKING A DIFFERENCE! 60 MINUTES: Affordable Care for Those Still Uninsured
Health & Wellness  (tags: obama, politics, healthcare, obamacare, making a difference, nurses making a difference in Appalachia, medical care for the needy, illness, prevention, treatment, healthcare, health, government, medicine, news, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 14 days ago - cbsnews.com
Nurse practitioners are providing badly needed health care to the uninsured working poor in Appalachia -- medical mercy for those left out of Obamacare
Robin Williams' Death Brings Lessons in Mental Illness and Its Link to Highly Creative People
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, illness, Body-Mind-Spirit, Robin Williams, depression, depression, creativity )

Naoko
- 15 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
"There really is no question that there's a statistical correlation of mental illness in highly creative people," said Andreasen, who chairs psychiatry at the University of Iowa. She stressed, though, that mental illness is usually treatable -- "It's not a
News Update: Kentucky, Feds Reach Agreement On Hemp Imports and Reverses Position on Hemp Seed Seizure
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, culture, society, family, GoodNews, government, health, law, rights, consumers, economy, farming, investments, labor, investors, news, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, health, healthcare, illness, treatment, research, prevention )

David
- 16 days ago - arisitol.com
department will file an application with the federal government for a permit to import hemp seeds, and the federal government will process the Kentucky's application quickly. The federal government also agrees that the process established by the state...
Death By Salt? New Study Finds Too Much Sodium Is A Global Killer
Health & Wellness  (tags: salt consumption, diet, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, prevention, study, treatment, warning, society, food, illness, healthcare, health )

Cal
- 19 days ago - npr.org
This salt overload is taking its toll. The study concludes that about 1.65 million deaths from cardiovascular disease each year can be attributed to sodium consumption.
Woman With Aggressive Cancer Delays Treatment in the Name of Science
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, science, treatment, disease, humans, illness, research, society, study, women )

Lone
- 25 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
Mother, grandmother, and biomedical scientist Kimberly Koss of Illinois is battling a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer, called triple negative -- but has chosen to skip an initial round of chemotherapy
Tell Pharmacy Benefit Managers That Compounded Drugs Are "Medically Necessary" ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: PBM's, insurance companies, health, healthcare, medicine, risks, society, news, illness, drugs, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Compounded medications aren't being covered--which means FDA-approved drugs will own the marketplace. Pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, are companies that process prescriptions for insurance companies and corporations, and use their size to negotiate...
Twenty-One Questions About Ebola: Government Propaganda, Medical Corruption and Bio Weapons Experiments
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, environment, Ebola, family, government, healthcare, humans, interesting, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, society, study, treatment, warning )

Frans
- 26 days ago - naturalnews.com
Something's fishy about the official stories we're being told on Ebola. Things don't add up, which is why I'm posing these twenty-one important questions we should all be considering ...
Air Pollution Isn't Just Bad for Your Health--It's Taking Food Off Your Plate
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, humans, diet, disease, food, government, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, nutrition, research )

Heidi
- 29 days ago - takepart.com
Scientists find that ozone pollution and climate change could reduce global crop production 15 percent by 2050.
The Real Reason We Still Don't Have A Vaccine For Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, death, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, treatment )

Frank
- 30 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Three renowned doctors joined HuffPost Live on Monday to weigh in on all the facts about the Ebola outbreak, from how the disease spreads to how it might be stopped.
 

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