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Health & Wellness

Worried About Ebola? The Climate Poses a Bigger Danger to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: British Medical, Journal, world, environment, Ebola, climate change, health, humans, news, research, risks, warning )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - alternet.org
Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on...
Ways to Beat Breast Cancer: Top Tips on How Women Can Protect Themselves
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, warning, research, treatment, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, Body-Mind-Spirit, family, health, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, news )

Frank
- 21 days ago - mirror.co.uk
One in every eight women will develop the disease during their lifetime but there are ways women can protect themselves against the disease
Hospital 'Dropped the Ball' With Ebola Patient's Travel History, NIH Official Says (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Dallas Texas, hospital mistake, disease, illness, humans, risks, safety, warning, society, health, protection, prevention, ethics, healthcare, news )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - cnn.com
"A travel history was taken, but it wasn't communicated to the people who were making the decision. ... It was a mistake. They dropped the ball," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Texas Patient Confirmed as First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Hits US, Ebola, Texas, CDC, treatment, warning, safety, illness, health, disease, protection, news, medicine )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A Texas man just back from West Africa has been confirmed as having the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the U.S. Authorities with the CDC revealed the finding Tuesday, a day after the unidentified patient arrived at a Dallas hospital with...
New Study Confirms That Respiratory Patients Benefit From Using the Lung Flute
Health & Wellness  (tags: COPD, treatment, lung flute, illness, interesting, humans, research, society, health, medicine, news )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - gizmag.com
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is one of the most common causes of death in the US. Often the result of smoking, it's characterized by a restriction of the airways.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Mental Illness Affects One in Four Adults: Tell Congress It's Time for Comprehensive Reform
Health & Wellness  (tags: mentla health, mental illnes, s law, access to treatment, treatment, medicine, healthcare, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, protection, news, government )

Cal
- 29 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Over the past several years, we've witnessed tragedies that have shattered lives, from school and workplace shootings to private family tragedies. Mental illness affects all of us.
Gut Bacteria May Play a Role in Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, study, science, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, nutrition, news, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, food, disease, diet, gut bacteria, autism, intestinal, microbes )

Darren
- 29 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Evidence is mounting that intestinal microbes exacerbate or perhaps even cause some of autism's symptoms
Sick Texas Hospital Worker May Have Exposed 700 Babies to TB
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, El PasoTexas, hospital staff, TB, Providence Memorial Hospital, risks, safety, healthcare, warning, protection, prevention, news, health, illness, humans )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - rawstory.com
According to the Associated Press, the woman -- whose identity is being withheld due to privacy laws -- may have been infected with TB bacteria for up to a year before she was diagnosed in late August.
Salt Doesn't Cause High Blood Pressure? Here's What a New Study Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, diet, HBP, salt, science, study, humans, interesting, medicine, news, nutrition )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - time.com
Sodium has long been labeled the blood-pressure bogeyman. But are we giving salt a fair shake?
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: 8 Signs of Disease That Are Written All Over Your Face
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, humans, prevention, research, treatment, protection, health, illness, news, medicine )

Cal
- 43 days ago - rd.com
Certain facial traits may reveal vital clues to underlying health conditions. We asked doctors around the country to share what they look for while examining patients
They Look Like Apples, Taste Delicious, and Will Kill You
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, death, Manichineel Tree, 'little apple of death', fruit, humans, warning, risks, safety, society, health, illness, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 48 days ago - modernfarmer.com
The poison apple in Snow White may have caused its victims to fall into a "sleeping death," but the apple-like fruits of the manchineel tree are much, much worse. The innocuous-looking tree grows along the beaches of Florida, the Bahamas, Caribbean, and..
Eat the Seeds ~ They Won't Grow Inside You
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, seeds, health, humans, family, nutrition, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 48 days ago - theawl.com
Seeds, even some of the trendy, irritating ones, like quinoa, are healthful and flexible and typically totally delicious. You should not ignore them just because they have misleading or silly packaging. Here are some good or popular seeds and what to...
7-Year-Old Girl Receives Rare Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, ovarian cancer, health, illness, news, risks, society, women, treatment, interesting, disease )

Carrie
- 48 days ago - wwlp.com
"How is that even possible?" That's what a mother says she asked herself when her 7-year-old daughter was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, most ovarian cancers develop after menopause and is rare in women under 40.
 

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