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Health & Wellness

Albuquerque Beef Jerky Products Recalled for Want of Inspection
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, illness, USDA, inspection, recall, risks, safety, warning, allergies )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
A yet-to-be-determined amount of beef jerky was recalled Friday when the U.S. Department of Agriculture, during a routine inspection, discovered that the products were produced without USDA inspection. The products also contain allergens not listed on pkg
Gaza Child Facing Kidney Failure
Health & Wellness  (tags: kidney, Gaza, Palestinian, Muslim, Israel, children, ethics, illness, prevention, protection, safety, society, treatment )

Ge
- 2 days ago - algemeiner.com
After receiving a failed transplant in Egypt eight years ago, the boy, named by the hospital only as 'M', was told by doctors that his life would be a great risk without a successful transplant.
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
- 6 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
- 11 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..
THE FDA VS. CHEESE: PESKY ANTI-BACTERIA RESTRICTIONS GET ROQUEFORT & ST. NECTAIRE BANNED
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bad News, FDA, imported cheeses, humans, government, food, illness, society, safety, risks, nutrition, protection, interesting, ethics )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - bustle.com
Can I just remind the Food and Drug Administration, and the world, that cheese is supposed to have bacteria? Bacteria is what gives certain cheeses their complexity, sharp flavor, and distinct texture. So quit messing!
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
- 11 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.
CDC Director Ebola Outbreak Is Spiraling Out Of Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Ebola Virus, Potential Pandemic, children, death, disease, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, warning )

Betsy
- 14 days ago - atlanta.cbslocal.com
"It is the world's first Ebola epidemic and it is spiraling out of control. It's bad now and it's going to get worse in the very near future," Dr. Frieden of the CDC told CBS News.
Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Malaria, magnetic, detection, parasite, illness, research, study, prevention, treatment )

Darren
- 15 days 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
- 18 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
- 18 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
- 19 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
- 23 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
- 23 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
- 29 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
- 30 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
 

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