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Health & Wellness

The Effects of Third-Hand Smoke
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, protection, study, third hand smoke, smoking, risks, research )

Cal
- 172 days ago - enn.com
Third-hand smoke is a potential health threat to children, spouses of smokers and workers in environments where smoking is, or has been, allowed
Scientists Discover How Cannabis Slows Alzheimer's Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, death, diet, disease, drugs, environment, family, food, government, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, POT, research, safety, society, study, treatment )

Kit
- 337 days ago - truthonpot.com
Researchers at the Roskamp Institute in Florida have shown for the first time how cannabinoids - the active chemicals in marijuana - are able to reduce the build-up of a key indicator of Alzheimer's disease.
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
- 290 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
- 295 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
- 183 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
Doorway to a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Break throughs, children, Cystic Fibrosis, disease, healthcare, investigation, medicine, research, science, study, treatment )

Kit
- 342 days ago - discovermagazine.com
A nonprofit is taking a financial gamble on eradicating cystic fibrosis. So far, the odds look good.
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
- 180 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.
Certain Fruits May Be Linked to a Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, diet, food, fruit, research, risks, safety, prevention, study, nutrition, news, disease, illness )

Carrie
- 312 days ago - articles.mercola.com
Most fruits are best limited or avoided if you have insulin/leptin resistance as determined by struggling with your weight, or, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease or cancer.
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
- 294 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 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
- 57 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...
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
- 180 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
- 261 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 -->
Mystery Virus That's Killed 47 Is Tied to Bats in Saudi Arabia
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, death, disease, health, healthcare, illness, humans, investigation, medicine, protection, prevention, research, safety, science, society, treatment, warning, study, risks )

JL
- 336 days ago - nytimes.com
So it is possible, said Dr. Jonathan H. Epstein, a veterinarian with the EcoHealth Alliance who helped trap the bats, that victims, like shepherds who might seek shelter in the buildings, picked it up by breathing in dried bat guano-- similar to the way t
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
- 92 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.
The Plague of Light in Our Bedrooms
Health & Wellness  (tags: sleep, light, bedrooms, health, research, study, humans, women )

Carrie
- 51 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?

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