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The 11 Most Expensive Medicines in America
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, disease, drugs, ethics, government, healthcare, medicine, news, protection, research, science, society, study, treatment )

Kit
- 235 days ago - medicalbillingandcoding.org
Think you pay way too much for your monthly prescriptions? These amazingly expensive drugs may put things into perspective.
Marijuana: The Next Diabetes Drug?
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, cancer, diet, disease, drugs, food, health, healthcare, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, research, safety, science, society, study, treatment )

Kit
- 345 days ago - healthland.time.com
Although marijuana has a well-deserved reputation for increasing appetite via what stoners call "the munchies," the new research, which was published in the American Journal of Medicine, is not the first to find that the drug has a two-faced-->
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: Study: For Middle-Aged Women, Stress May Raise Alzheimer's Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, safety, risks, healthcare, DEMENTIA, humans, study )

Cal
- 350 days ago - npr.org
Researchers in Sweden say that women who reported stress in midlife from experiences like divorce or a family member's illness were more likely to have dementia or Alzheimer's disease in old age.
HEALTH ALERT: These 12 Popular Sodas Tested Positive for a Potential Carcinogen
Health & Wellness  (tags: product safety, carcinogens, sodas, study, prevention, study, safety, humans, diet, food, protection )

Cal
- 238 days ago - motherjones.com
The chemical compound that gives some sodas a caramel-brown color could be a carcinogen--and according to a new study by Consumer Reports, it's in many popular soft drinks at levels that exceed what many experts consider safe
The U.S. Doesn't Have The World's Most Overweight Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, study, children, diet, health, Italy, Greece, illness, nutrition, food )

Carrie
- 112 days ago - vox.com
Most people know that the United States has a childhood obesity problem. Less well known is that according to the latest data from the OECD is that we are not actually the world leaders in experiencing this issue.It's Greece and Italy who have the most...
Study Linking Childhood Vaccine And Autism Was Fraudulent
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, babies, children, death, disease, drugs, family, healthcare, illness, investigation, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, vaccines )

Kit
- 235 days ago - npr.org
Just when you think there's nothing left to say about a 13-year-old paper that purported to link childhood vaccination and autism, it turns out you're wrong.
Anna Lappé Is Ready to Bust the Food Industry's Biggest Myths
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, diet, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, exercise, family, food, government, health, illness, investigation, nutrition, protection, safety, study, society )

Kit
- 349 days ago - motherjones.com
Her latest project, Food Myth Busters, is a series of videos designed to counter the vast resources marshaled by the food and agri-chemical industries in food policy debates.
The Plague of Light in Our Bedrooms
Health & Wellness  (tags: sleep, light, bedrooms, health, research, study, humans, women )

Carrie
- 105 days ago - bbc.com
Prof Derk-Jan Dijk, of the Surrey Sleep Centre, said people "should assess their bedroom and see how easy it would be to make it darker". But have our bedrooms got lighter?
How Vaccine Fears Fueled The Resurgence Of Preventable Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, babies, children, death, disease, drugs, ethics, government, healthcare, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, study, treatment, vaccine )

Kit
- 235 days ago - npr.org
For most of us, measles and whooping cough are diseases of the past. You get a few shots as a kid and then hardly think about them again. Article has excellent interactive map.
New Human Body Part Discovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: body, disease, discovery, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, protection, research, science, study, treatment )

Kit
- 315 days ago - iflscience.com
As impossible as it may seem, two surgeons at University Hospitals Leuven have discovered an entirely new part of the human body. It is a ligament in the knee and it appears to play a role in patients suffering from a tear in their anterior -->
Autism Nation: America's Chemical Brain Drain
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans. Autism, brain, babies, children, disease, drugs, family, food, government, healthcare, investigation, medicine, prevention, pollution, protection, research, science, society, study )

Kit
- 146 days ago - truth-out.org
While autism rates in Europe have remained virtually flat for the last decade, in the US, they have risen from 1:10,000 in 1981 to 1:68 in 2014. Many studies point to the prevalence of toxins in our environment as the culprit.
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: New Stroke-Prevention Guidelines for Women Could Save Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: WOMEN'S HEALTH, stroke risk, study, safety, protection, research, women, health, healthcare, disease )

Cal
- 223 days ago - health.yahoo.net
Every year, stroke kills more US women than men, prompting the first ever stroke prevention guidelines specifically for women, jointly issued by the American Stroke Association and American Heart Association
Inequality Is (Literally) Killing America
Health & Wellness  (tags: dishonesty, cover-up, americans, abuse, elections, economy, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, news, politics, u.s., usa, risks, research, safety, study, society, treatment, warning, prevention, protection, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, disease )

JL
- 294 days ago - thenation.com
Only a few miles separate the Baltimore neighborhoods of Roland Park & Upton Druid Heights. But residents of the two areas can measure the distance between them in years--twenty years, to be exact. That's the difference in life expectancy between Roland
Six Million Americans Will Pay Less Than $100/Month for Health Insurance
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, disease, government, health, healthcare, interesting, investigation, medicine, protection, research, safety, study, warning )

JL
- 359 days ago - dailykos.com
More bad news for House Speaker John Boehner, who thinks that the premium rate shock people are going to experience in the first few weeks of Obamacare enrollment will strengthen his hand in holding the debt ceiling hike hostage for a delay in Obamcare.

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