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The Disease Many Americans Don't Know They Have
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, illness, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, exercise, prevention, research, risks, safety, food, diet, disease, death, drugs, protection, study, treatment )

- 376 days ago -
As a nation, our sugar addiction is catching up with us -- yet many of us are You'd think a disease that can cause blindness, leads to amputations, and is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States would incite mass panic.Yet Americans -- and even
New Procedure Helps Those Suffering From Lipedema
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, research, safety, study, nutrition, prevention, illness, interesting, disease, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, medicine, news, protection, death )

- 407 days ago -
New procedure helps those suffering from lipedemaSome women just can't lose weight and for the estimated 11 percent of women with a chronic disorder, diet and exercise won't help at all. Now, there is a new procedure doctors are using that can help restor
CDC to Revise Ebola Protocol, Pentagon Preps Team
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, humans, illness, environment, interesting, protection, risks, safety, treatment, warning, study, news, medicine, prevention, research, disease )

- 407 days ago -
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if
New York City's Rats Are Carrying Viruses No One's Seen Before
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, medicine, healthcare, ethics, interesting, risks, warning, health, humans, disease )

- 407 days ago -
Everyone who's ever used a New York City subway knows that they're teeming with rats, and that said rats are, almost by definition, disgusting. But no one had quantified just how disgust now. A team of scientists at Columbia University trapped 133
Protect Women's Access to Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, AlternativeMed, babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, government, healthcare, illness, health, nutrition, risks, safety, society, treatment, women, protection )

- 409 days ago -
You've heard about the Supreme Court's decision in Hobby Lobby, where the Court ruled that certain corporations can decide which birth control methods are covered under employees' health insurance plans -- a decision that could put birth control out of r
The Bushmeat-Ebola Connection
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, humans, medicine, risks, safety, research, study, treatment, warning, protection, interesting, food, illness, investigation, death, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, exercise, family )

- 409 days ago -
Imagine a child ill with a fever. What if it's Ebola? Crying in pain with outstretched arms, she approaches longingly for an embrace, a soothing motherly hug. What is a mother to do? Does she cast her daughter away and refuse to touch or comfort her? This
I'M a Hazmat-Trained Hospital Worker: Here's What No One Is Telling You About Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, drugs, ethics, research, safety, risks, protection, treatment, warning, illness )

- 409 days ago -
It is a superior virus that has evolved and fine-tuned its mechanism of transmission to be near-perfect. That's why we're all so terrified. We know we can't destroy it. All we can do is try to divert it, outrun it.I've worked in health care for a few yea
4 Times You Should Question Your Doctor
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, health, healthcare, illness, interesting, prevention, research, safety, risks, society, treatment )

- 410 days ago -
Doctors are some of the most educated and celebrated people in modern society, and for good reason. They go to school for decades to learn the complexities of the human body and are able to heal the sick.
If Society Was Honest About Your Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, environment, ethics, exercise, family, food, illness, interesting, investigation, humans, treatment, warning, study, women, society, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 411 days ago -
"I don't realize that what I think is a compliment about your weight, actually makes you feel anxious, insecure, and watched......dose this SPEAK to you??
Type 1 Diabetes Breakthrough Could Mean The End Of Insulin Injections
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, research, prevention, disease, treatment )

- 415 days ago -
Scientists may have discovered a method of treating type 1 diabetes that could mean the end of insulin injections. They say the treatment, having successfully cured mice of the disorder for six months and counting, is moving on to primate trials before te
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