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Health & Wellness

Yes, MSG, the Secret Behind the Savor
Health & Wellness  (tags: MSG, health, research, study, food, illness, safety, USA, China, Japan )

Dr Kathi
- 3762 days ago -
Research shows that MSG [monosodium glutamate] is NOT harmful to the general individual. It enhances flavor or fills in lack of quality in flavor. Used in USA under various names. MSG is cheaper, synthetic "glutamate". Some people may have issues with it.
Happiness Is Partly Inherited
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, happiness, genes )

- 3762 days ago -
Psychologists at the University of Edinburgh and the Queensland Institute for Medical Research in Australia have found that happiness is partly determined by personality traits that are largely hereditary, along with your situation in life.
Contact Your Senator Today to Vote YES on Toy Safety Amendment
Health & Wellness  (tags: toys, safety, lead, prevention, children, risks, amendment )

- 3762 days ago -
What started with lead in children's toys has become much more--and forced us all to look more critically at the toys and teethers we buy for our kids. Support the Feinstein amendment.
PET/CT Planning Beneficial for Head and Neck Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, science, technology, study, humans, concept, health, cancer, treatment, carcinoma, clinical, disease, neck, oncology, patients, radiation, therapy )

- 3762 days ago -
While it's been proven in several studies that PET/CT imaging is feasible for head and neck radiation therapy planning, very few studies have been done to determine the clinical outcomes, until now.
Vegas Clinic May Have Sickened Thousands
Health & Wellness  (tags: safety, health, healthcare, illness, disease )

- 3762 days ago -
Nearly 40,000 people learned this week that a trip to the doctor may have made them sick. In a type of scandal more often associated with Third World countries, a Las Vegas clinic was found to be reusing syringes and vials of medication for nearly four
Yellow Fever Outbreak Kills 7 in Paraguay
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, yellow fever, vaccines, south america, paraguay, death, outbreak, world health organization, world, disease, deadly )

Dr Kathi
- 3769 days ago -
South American anxious over Yellow Fever that has killed 7 people last month. First outbreak in 34 yrs. Nearby nations are sending vaccines to Paraguay. World Health Organization getting involved. Protesters due to vaccinating some politicians at home.
Vitamin C Can Keep You Healthy, Looking Younger
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, vitamin C, antioxidants, collagen, anti-wrinkle, prevent blindness, macular degneration, free radicals, heart, cancer, research, news )

Dr Kathi
- 3768 days ago -
Helps prevent wrinkles, due to antioxidants [which also helps reduce macular degeneration/blindness] and it helps form collagen. It helps fight free radicals. It helps protect your heart & helps keep cancer away.
Medical Mystery Solved in Slaghterhouse
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, illness, disease )

- 3769 days ago -
A misterious nerve disorder that hit some slaughterhouse employee's with debilitating symptoms aparently was caused by inhaling a fine mist of pig brain tissue...
WHO Says Drug-Resistant TB Spreads Fast
Health & Wellness  (tags: global, U.S., world, South Africa, health, TB, tuberculosis, UN, XDR-TB, extensively drug-resistant TB, AIDS, WHO, world health organization, warning, safety, treatment, drugs, government, illness, disease )

Dr Kathi
- 3769 days ago -
UN says tuberculosis [TB], drug-resistant form spreads fast. This strain topped 20% in some countries. Another worry is XDR-TB [extensively drug-resistant TB]; identified in S Africa AIDS patients killed most in 2 wks. XDR-TB now found in 45 countries.
ON THIS DAY - 1968: Damages for Thalidomide Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: thalidomide, babies, children, damages, settlement, drug, birth defects, 1968, on this day )

- 3778 days ago -
Damages are to be awarded under a settlement agreed in the High Court to 62 children born with deformities, after their mothers took the drug thalidomide during pregnancy. The Distillers Company (Biochemicals) Ltd has agreed to pay each of the children 40
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