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Health & Wellness

Omega-6 Fatty Acids: Make Them a Part of Heart-Healthy Eating
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, food, health, government, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, nutrition, family, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment )

Club
- 1905 days ago - healthinformer.net
The American Heart Association recommends that people consume at least 5 percent to 10 percent of calories from omega-6 fatty acids. It's recommended that the omega-6 comes from foods, not supplements.
Green Light for US Stem Cell Work
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, ethics, health, healthcare, interesting, research, treatment, Stem Cell Research )

KS
- 1906 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
US regulators have cleared the way for the world's first study on human embryonic stem cell therapy.Since 2001 there have been limits on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
Drug Company Gifts
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, health, healthcare, illness, investigation, research, protection, risks, medicine, interesting, ethics, humans )

Sue
- 1911 days ago - nytimes.com
Your Jan. 5 editorial "No Mugs, but What About Those Fees?" and Jan. 9 news article "Medical Journal Changes Its Policy After Criticism by Group"
Deloitte Report Identifies $530 Billion Savings Opportunity for Health Care Reform Over Next 10 Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Club
- 1912 days ago - healthinformer.net
As the White House changes guard next week, a new series of reports released today by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions identifies $530 billion in opportunities to reduce costs while improving the U.S. health care system over the next 10 years.
2009: The Year of Health Care Reform?
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, healthcare, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, family, illness )

Club
- 1914 days ago - healthinformer.net
Faith-Based Investors See Doubling of Related Shareholder Resolutions, Growing Public Support From Corporate America
Beat the Winter Blues
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, protection, AlternativeMed, health, interesting )

Suzybell
- 1915 days ago - yourtotalhealth.ivillage.com
f you get down when sunshine and warmth are in short supply this winter, you will not be alone.Dawn LaFrance, assistant director of counseling and psychological services at Colgate University, offers these tips for beating the winter blues:Take fun seriou
Study Finds Drug Risks With Newer Antipsychotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, disease, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, interesting, illness, government, drugs, medicine, risks, safety, study, prevention, research, science, treatment, warning, death )

Sue
- 1916 days ago - nytimes.com
The popular drugs known as atypical antipsychotics, prescribed for an array of conditions, including schizophrenia, autism and dementia, double patients' risk of dying from sudden heart failure, a study has found.
Study: A Simple Surgery Checklist Saves Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, humans, health, healthcare, interesting, protection, medicine )

Cal
- 1917 days ago - time.com
New research published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that when surgical teams heed a simple checklist -- as pilots do before takeoff -- patient mortality rates were cut nearly in half and complications fell by more than a third.
First US Count Finds 1 in 200 Kids Are Vegetarian
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, child, vegetarian, kids, school, culture, interesting, family, ethics, society, research, treatment, study, food, family, disease, healthcare, prevention, humans )

Kim
- 1918 days ago - google.com
All the time, my friends try to get me to eat meat and tell me how good it tastes and how much bigger I would be," said Silverman, who is 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds. "But for me, there's no real temptation."
More Americans Getting Multiple Chronic Illnesses
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, babies, cancer, children, death, diet, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, exercise, family, food, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, nutrition, prevention )

Kathleen
- 1919 days ago - truthout.org
"More Americans are burdened by chronic illnesses such as diabetes and high blood pressure, often having more than three at a time, and this has helped fuel a big rise in out-of-pocket medical expenses..."
Chronic Pain and Fatigue Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, nutrition, prevention, investigation, health, healthcare, environment, food, diet, interesting, research, study )

Suzybell
- 1920 days ago - naturalnews.com
(NaturalNews) People who are vitamin D deficient are more likely to suffer from chronic pain and fatigue, and those with the conditions may improve or even recover entirely when treated with vitamin D supplementation, according to a new study.
Why Bladder Cancer Is Deadlier for Some
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, risks )

Club
- 1920 days ago - healthinformer.net
Bladder cancer is much more likely to be deadly for women and African-Americans, but the reasons long believed to explain the phenomenon account for only part of the differences for such patients compared to their white and male counterparts, according to
F.D.A. Is Lax on Oversight During Trials, Inquiry Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, drugs, disease, health, ethics, illness, healthcare, government, food, research, safety, women, study, treatment, warning, protection, society, prevention, interesting, medicine, humans )

Sue
- 1920 days ago - nytimes.com
The Food and Drug Administration does almost nothing to police the financial conflicts of doctors who conduct clinical trials of drugs and medical devices in human subjects, government investigators are reporting.
Breast Cancer in Men Often Detected Late
Health & Wellness  (tags: interesting, cancer, men, breast cancer, women, family, research, protection, medicine, interesting, illness, warning, treatment, prevention, healthcare, health, disease, study, death )

Kim
- 1922 days ago - reuters.com
One in every hundred breast cancers or so occurs in men, and such tumors are often detected at a late stage. Furthermore, these cancers can appear benign on mammography
CDC Study: Failures to Follow Infection Practices Have Placed More Than 60,000 Patients at Risk for Hepatitis B and C
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning )

Club
- 1923 days ago - healthinformer.net
In the last decade, more than 60,000 patients in the United States were asked to get tested for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) because health care personnel in settings outside hospitals failed to follow basic infection control practi
 

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