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Health & Wellness

DoD-VA Expanding 'Pilot' Health Care Program
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, government, healthcare, healthcare, obama, treatment, protection, risks, ethics )

James
- 5 minutes ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have installed a software viewer that allows clinicians to jointly access health record systems at seven VA facilities and two Defense facilities -- and this meets the definition of a "full deployment" se
10 Best Anti-Aging Foods to Eat Every Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, food, Anti-Aging, diet, health, humans )

Darren
- 2 hours ago - luufy.com
10 Best Anti-Aging Foods to Eat Every Day. . .click 1 through to 10. . .
9 Facts About Abortion Rights a Federal Judge Is Forcing Texas Republicans To Heed
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, risks, safety, treatment, protection, health, ethics, abuse, women, prevention )

Wild
- 13 hours ago - alternet.org
How anti-women are Texas Republicans? Very, a federal court concludes.
What If Everything We Know About Treating Depression Is Wrong?
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, healthcare, disease, abuse, treatment, protection, prevention, study, warning, society, safety, medicine, ethics, drugs )

Wild
- 15 hours ago - alternet.org
Scientific studies indicate that current medications target the wrong parts of the brain.
Doctors Test New Genetically Targeted Lung Cancer Drug
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Research, Development, Biotechnology, Genetic Modification, Cancer Drug, Human Trials )

Brian
- 16 hours ago - wwltv.com
"Doctors are testing a new treatment for lung cancer that specifically targets the genetics of each tumor, and you can be a part of the free treatment."
A Comprehensive Look At The Ebola Virus
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, ebola, virus, infographic )

David
- 19 hours ago - buddyloans.com
Here we have a useful infographic about the deadly Ebola virus from the UK website Buddy Loans. Learn all about the origin of the virus, outbreak history, the 2014 crisis and plenty more.
Sick Kids Hospital Art Therapy Program Helps Children Express Themselves
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, health, healthcare, humans, illness, society, kids, hospital, therapy program, donations, patients, emotional release )

Lone
- 22 hours ago - thestar.com
New program funded by donations brings some emotional release to young patients.
The World Has the Knowledge, Tools and Funds to Eliminate Ebola. Let's Do It.
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Ebola Outbreak, prevention, study, treatment, knowledge, tools, funds )

Darren
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Jim Yong Kim is president of the World Bank. Paul Farmer is the Kolokotrones University professor at Harvard University. Farmer and Kim, who are infectious disease physicians, co-founded the nonprofit organization Partners in Health.
18 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Poop
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, excretion, excreting, food, science, interesting )

Cat
- 1 day ago - io9.com
Because it's an action all humans share. The simple act of pooping is one of the most universal experiences on the planet. Let's celebrate our similarities with 18 bits of fascinating, little-known facts about feces!
How Ice Bucket Donations Will Help Scientists
Health & Wellness  (tags: Donate, Help, ALS, Lou Gehrigs Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Research, Costs, Looking For A Cure, Please Do What You Can, Ice Bucket Challenge )

Brian
- 1 day ago - chicagotribune.com
"The ice bucket donations of) $100 million is a significant amount that will have a tremendous impact. However, many approaches need to be supported in parallel, and the cost of therapy development is extremely high. Clinical trials can range anywhere..."
Young Mum Terrified She Has Been Given Deadly CJD From Contaminated Hospital Scalpel
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, environment, ethics, family, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, warning, women )

Frank
- 1 day ago - mirror.co.uk
"The knife was previously used on a patient who has now died from Creuztfeldt-Jakob disease - and there is a chance it was not ¬sufficiently decontaminated"- mirror.co.uk
Mexican Woman Becomes Oldest Person Who Ever Lived at 127
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, longevity, old age, oldest person, mexican, guinness records )

Darren
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Leandra Becerra Lumbreras, of Zapopan, was born on August 31, 1887 Her secret to long life is eating well, sleeping & never getting married Mother-of-five had 20 grandchildren but several of them have now died She also has 73 great-grandchildren. . .
First-of-a-Kind Novartis Heart Failure Drug Saves Lives, Cuts Hospitalizations in Big Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: novartis, heart failure, drug, study, report, experimental drug, hospitalization, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, drugs, health, humans, medicine, prevention, research, science, society, treatment )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade -- a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 per cent.
Rickets Returns as Poor Families Find Healthy Diets Unaffordable
Health & Wellness  (tags: UK, children, child, ethics, family, politics, society, humans, health, diet, disease, ethics, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, nutrition, research )

Sally
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
The UK Faculty of Public Health will call for national food policy including sugar tax as concerns rise over vitamin deficiencies
   

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