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  1. Count Of Botulism Cases Tied To Ohio Church Meal RisesMon, 27 Apr 2015 16:16:07 GMT
    The numbers of confirmed and suspected cases of botulism tied to a central Ohio church potluck have risen as officials try to pinpoint the source of the illnesses. More...
  2. Teen who fought cancer treatment heading home from hospitalMon, 27 Apr 2015 12:01:33 GMT
    A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was expected to be released Monday from the hospital. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The Associated Press in a text message that she likely would be discharged from the Connecticut Children's Medical Center on Monday afternoon. More...
  3. The change.org petition says "Perhaps not everyone's priority is having a 'beach body'"Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:56:33 GMT
    More than 40,000 people have signed a petition calling for the removal of an advertisement which asks "Are you beach body ready?" The Protein World advert, which appears in London Underground stations, features a model in a bikini and is advertising the brand's weight loss collection. The change.org petition, which has more than 43,000 signatures, says: "Protein World is directly targeting individuals, aiming to make them feel physically inferior to the unrealistic body image of the bronzed model, in order to sell their product. More...
  4. HIV patients today 'can live long, healthy lives'Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:51:41 GMT
    Substance abuse treatment and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment information, with a container of clean syringes and other medical supplies are on display at a table inside the immunization office at the "one-stop shop" in Austin, Ind. TERRE HAUTE, Ind.>> Treatment of HIV positive patients has come a long way since the early 1980s, when it was considered a death sentence. More...
  5. Kansas smokers unhappy with proposal for cigarette tax hikeMon, 27 Apr 2015 04:42:00 GMT
    The Wichita Eagle reports that smokers say they will take their business to Missouri or Oklahoma if the tax hike passes. Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed boosting the tax on cigarettes from 79 cents a pack to $2.29 to address a deficit of about $422 million. More...
  6. The drug is made from an artificial version of an ingredient in broccoliMon, 27 Apr 2015 00:32:33 GMT
    But patients would have to eat a great deal of the vegetable every day to derive any significant benefit. Sulforophane in its natural form is also too unstable to turn into a medicine. More...
  7. Winehouse family criticizes 'misleading' movie about singerSun, 26 Apr 2015 22:27:45 GMT
    The family of Amy Winehouse has criticized a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month's Cannes Film Festival. A statement issued Sunday by family spokesman Chris Goodman said director Asif Kapadia's "Amy" is "misleading and contains some basic untruths." More...
  8. At a minimum, you should set aside three months ofSun, 26 Apr 2015 19:13:00 GMT
    Plan on working past age 65? If so, you better have a back-up plan. One in two Americans who planned on working longer found themselves retiring unexpectedly. More...
Back Pain News
  1. The X Factor in Optimal Health: Your Thoughts, Beliefs, and AttitudeTue, 21 Apr 2015 11:41:49 -0500
    You say you want to live a long healthy life, be around for kids and grand kids, and you talk the talk. You might be one of those people who tries to eat better, tries to get to the gym, and tries to get more rest. The obvious factors that support your stay-healthy goals are things you already know: keep a moderate weight; avoid tobacco and excess alcohol; eat your veggies and avoid junk food; get plenty of exercise; take your supplements; and don't skimp on sleep. More...
  2. How To Stay Calm In A CrisisMon, 20 Apr 2015 06:18:10 -0500
    Panicking can cost you dearly - economically and living along, better life. This article is a must-read if either (or both) of these 'costs' are things you value. More...
  3. The Truth About the Acai Berry and Weight LossWed, 15 Apr 2015 14:36:43 -0500
    If you haven't heard there is a new hot superfood on the market called Acai Berry.It is widely used for it's ability to speed up weight loss in almost everyone who tries it. Some incredible stuff we think More...
  4. Acai Berry - The New Top SuperfoodWed, 15 Apr 2015 14:35:49 -0500
    Have you heard of the 10 superfoods?Superfood is a term used to describe foods with high phytonutrient content that provides health benefits. More...
  5. How You Can Have a Better Brain in 60 Minutes or LessTue, 14 Apr 2015 13:42:03 -0500
    A lack of sleep can double your risk of a heart attack and stroke. Losing sleep can also lower Testosterone by 15%. More...
  6. Stand Up Straight! 5 Unexpected Ways Posture Affects Our Mood and HealthTue, 14 Apr 2015 13:31:47 -0500
    When your parents said, "Stand up straight!" they weren't kidding. I don't know about you, but when I heard that as a child, my eyes would roll. Now that I am a chiropractor, I understand just how important proper posture is, not just from a physical standpoint but also from an health, appearance, and hormonal standpoint. Proper posture plays an important role in our health and wellness. Not only does posture affect our joints, but it also affects our mood and how we are perceived by the public. There's more to the story than meets the eye. More...
Back Pain News
  1. The X Factor in Optimal Health: Your Thoughts, Beliefs, and AttitudeTue, 21 Apr 2015 11:41:49 -0500
    You say you want to live a long healthy life, be around for kids and grand kids, and you talk the talk. You might be one of those people who tries to eat better, tries to get to the gym, and tries to get more rest. The obvious factors that support your stay-healthy goals are things you already know: keep a moderate weight; avoid tobacco and excess alcohol; eat your veggies and avoid junk food; get plenty of exercise; take your supplements; and don't skimp on sleep. More...
  2. How To Stay Calm In A CrisisMon, 20 Apr 2015 06:18:10 -0500
    Panicking can cost you dearly - economically and living along, better life. This article is a must-read if either (or both) of these 'costs' are things you value. More...
  3. The Truth About the Acai Berry and Weight LossWed, 15 Apr 2015 14:36:43 -0500
    If you haven't heard there is a new hot superfood on the market called Acai Berry.It is widely used for it's ability to speed up weight loss in almost everyone who tries it. Some incredible stuff we think More...
  4. Acai Berry - The New Top SuperfoodWed, 15 Apr 2015 14:35:49 -0500
    Have you heard of the 10 superfoods?Superfood is a term used to describe foods with high phytonutrient content that provides health benefits. More...
  5. How You Can Have a Better Brain in 60 Minutes or LessTue, 14 Apr 2015 13:42:03 -0500
    A lack of sleep can double your risk of a heart attack and stroke. Losing sleep can also lower Testosterone by 15%. More...
  6. Stand Up Straight! 5 Unexpected Ways Posture Affects Our Mood and HealthTue, 14 Apr 2015 13:31:47 -0500
    When your parents said, "Stand up straight!" they weren't kidding. I don't know about you, but when I heard that as a child, my eyes would roll. Now that I am a chiropractor, I understand just how important proper posture is, not just from a physical standpoint but also from an health, appearance, and hormonal standpoint. Proper posture plays an important role in our health and wellness. Not only does posture affect our joints, but it also affects our mood and how we are perceived by the public. There's more to the story than meets the eye. More...
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Health News
  1. FDA enforces new drug safety labeling system for pregnant womenMon, 27 Apr 2015 19:46:23 GMT
    A new labeling system for prescription drugs will take effect in June, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), marking a radical change in the information available to doctors when prescribing medications to pregnant patients. When you look at the vast amount of chronic medical conditions women deal with today -- from depression […] The post FDA enforces new drug safety labeling system for pregnant women appeared first on Womens Health AskDrManny. More...
  2. US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:11:17 GMT
    The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years. More...
  3. Majority of American women arent aware of stroke risk factors, survey suggestsMon, 27 Apr 2015 18:11:39 GMT
    Stroke is the third leading cause of death for American women, but a survey conducted by Ohio State University researchers suggests only a fraction of women know the top risk factors for the condition. More...
  4. Surgeons remove African mans life-threatening 16.5-pound tumorMon, 27 Apr 2015 16:57:58 GMT
    A 60-year-old man in Madagascar can stand strong and tall after about 35 years of coping with a 16.5-pound tumor that progressively overcame the left side of his neck. More...
  5. Photos of mother with cancer breastfeeding after single mastectomy go viral Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:59:09 GMT
    Photos of an unidentified mother breastfeeding her newborn after undergoing a left-breast mastectomy have gone viral after a Florida photographer posted them on her Facebook page.    More...
  6. Prostate cancer risk linked to baldnessMon, 27 Apr 2015 15:21:13 GMT
    Men who are losing their hair due to male pattern baldness may be at increased risk of dying from prostate cancer, a new study suggests. More...
  7. Women who sit too much have higher breast cancer riskMon, 27 Apr 2015 15:13:38 GMT
    Too much time spent sitting at work and during off hours may increase women's risk of breast and endometrial cancer, a new study from Sweden suggests. More...
CNN Health
  1. Dr. Gupta describes brain surgery after Nepal quake Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:09:20 EDT
    CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta is in Nepal and describes performing brain surgery to help one victim of the earthquake. More...
  2. Nepal earthquake's victims overwhelm hospitalsMon, 27 Apr 2015 10:53:17 EDT
    The cries of 15-year-old Sandhya Chalise can be heard above the din of the admissions room at Kathmandu's Bir Hospital. More...
  3. Surrogate mothers, unborn children at risk Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:01:38 EDT
    As Nepal grapples with an earthquake that has killed more than 3,400 people, Ronen Ziv worries about someone he has never met. More...
  4. Earthquake in Nepal flattens landmarksMon, 27 Apr 2015 09:01:27 EDT
    The third day of search and rescue operations are underway after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports. More...
  5. How to help victims of the Nepal earthquakeMon, 27 Apr 2015 09:01:43 EDT
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, killing thousands of people. Many more are unaccounted for as the search for survivors continues. Google has launched a People Finder tool to help victims touch base with friends and loved ones. It allows users to look for victims or post information about people, and it also works by text messaging. More...
  6. Is sitting the new smoking?Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:09:05 EDT
Pain Management News
  1. Talk to Orthopedic Surgeons About These Four Important TopicsFri, 24 Apr 2015 14:56:06 -0500
    See orthopedic surgeons if you have a complaint involving joints, nerves, muscles or bones. Prepare to discuss medical history, symptoms, diagnosis and surgery. More...
  2. How To Avoid Getting Neck Pain While DrivingFri, 24 Apr 2015 06:55:02 -0500
    There are certain tips you can follow to avoid developing neck pain while you are driving. You can read some of these helpful tips below. More...
  3. Don't Let Your Injury Get Stuck Between Second and Third GearThu, 23 Apr 2015 06:54:27 -0500
    A new medical model is emerging to explain what happens when injuries don't entirely clear up but instead become chronic. Sometimes, in order to jump start the healing process, an effective treatment has to irritate the problem area and signal the body to re-initiate the inflammation and resolution cycle. Transverse friction massage is one manual therapy technique that accomplishes this. More...
  4. Top 7 Natural Remedies to Fight SciaticaWed, 22 Apr 2015 12:52:52 -0500
    Sciatica pain makes people suffer terribly. Most of the modern treatments do not help. Cortisone shots and Epidural injections may help temporarily, but do not take the pain away. All the painkillers contain chemicals, which help generate more disorders in the body. We all are tired of modern medicine and are in the search of new avenues. I suffered over 30 years, helped myself with natural remedies and now, I am enjoying a life free of pain. More...
  5. How To Deal With A Tennis ElbowMon, 20 Apr 2015 09:36:44 -0500
    A tennis elbow is a muscle strain injury that is caused due to overuse of the muscle and tendons in your elbow. Very often, the pain could spread to the wrist and forearm. It is a painful condition often seen in tennis players because of the nature of the game. Interestingly, despite the name this condition is often seen in people who don't even play tennis. More...
  6. How to Reduce Chronic InflammationFri, 10 Apr 2015 08:57:26 -0500
    I have noticed that the most important thing to remember when fighting chronic inflammation is that my daily choices and lifestyle are a direct influence on my condition.If I am living a stressful life filled with bad food, bad toxins, and even bad relationships, I am directly worsening my condition of chronic inflammation. More...