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  1. All Gay and Bisexual Men Urged to Get Vaccinated Against MeningitisWed, 27 Jul 2016 12:09:14 GMT
    Top health officials in the Southland today urged all gay and bisexual men to get vaccinated against meningitis, regardless of their risk profile. The recommendation was made by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, in conjunction with Orange County's Health Care Agency and the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services. More...
  2. Senator: Is Medicare drug plan vulnerable to exploitation?Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:50:06 GMT
    In this June 14, 2011 file photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show. The cost of Medicare's "catastrophic" prescription coverage jumped by 85 percent in three years, from $27.7 billion in 2013 to $51.3 billion in 2015, according to the program's number-crunching Office of the Actuary. More...
  3. Canadian-made robot, named Ludwig, helping assess dementia at retirement homeWed, 27 Jul 2016 05:38:31 GMT
    Adorned with spiky mauve-coloured hair, green-tinged eyes and a few quirky facial expressions to mimic a range of emotions, the two-foot-tall robot is made to look and act like a little boy. By drawing his elderly neighbours into conversation, Ludwig's creators say he can track and monitor signs of Alzheimer's disease or dementia. More...
  4. Sushi restaurant worker among 93 Hawaii hepatitis A casesWed, 27 Jul 2016 01:28:55 GMT
    Hawaii's Department of Health says an outbreak of hepatitis A has grown to 93 cases, including a sushi restaurant employee. The department on Tuesday warned the public they may have been exposed to the disease if they ate any food from Sushi Shiono in the Waikoloa Beach Resort during certain dates between July 5 and 21. Health officials say there's a very low likelihood restaurant patrons will become infected. More...
  5. Researchers found a link between poor cognitive ability and the thickness of retinal nervesWed, 27 Jul 2016 01:28:54 GMT
    Simple eye and smell tests could be used to spot dementia years before sufferers experience memory symptoms, new research suggests. Researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology found a link between poor cognitive ability - a "clear warning sign" of the early stages of Alzheimer's - and the thickness of people's retinal nerves. More...
  6. Heartworm found in Cape Breton dogTue, 26 Jul 2016 23:14:10 GMT
    For the first time since 2011, a case of the potentially fatal heartworm disease has been diagnosed in a Cape Breton dog. Dr. Charlotte Ramey of the Sydney Animal Hospital examines Piper, a 10-year-old Shih Tzu, for heartworm as part of an annual checkup on Tuesday, while the dog's owner Colleen MacNeil holds her in place. More...
  7. Shannen Doherty reveals 'impossibly tough day' in cancer battleTue, 26 Jul 2016 18:47:45 GMT
    Thank you to these three who helped me thru an impossibly tough day and continue to be there every minute supporting and loving me. @kurtiswarienko was in Mexico working but knew he left me in good hands. More...
  8. Aid group: Yemen's dialysis centers at a 'breaking point'Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:17:12 GMT
    " The international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders is warning that thousands of Yemeni patients in need of dialysis face a life-threatening satiation after their treatment centers have been pushed to a "breaking point" because of the ongoing conflict. The group, also known by its French acronym MSF, said on Tuesday that Yemeni dialysis centers are struggling with supplies amid import restrictions imposed by the Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels known as Houthis. More...
Back Pain News
  1. Have Scientists Really Discovered the Fountain of Youth?Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:46:59 -0500
    The Fountain of Youth may have been discovered! The addition of NAD+, which naturally gets depleted as you age, into your diet may bring new vitality to your body and add years to your lifespan. More...
  2. Prescription Skin Care: When to Add Prescription Skin Care Products to Your RoutineMon, 25 Jul 2016 15:13:05 -0500
    The most frustrating aspect of using prescription skin care medications is preventing negative reactions. The other major concern is determining which skincare products you can use and the order in which to use them. No matter which medication your doctor prescribed, you still need a great skincare routine as usual. More...
  3. The Anti-Wrinkle Diet: Discover What Foods Are Part of an Anti-Wrinkle DietMon, 25 Jul 2016 15:12:33 -0500
    Most people know that a healthy diet prevents many diseases and helps maintain a healthy body. What is not so well-known is that a diet rich in beneficial foods can help keep our skin looking and acting younger, longer. Combined with a good skincare routine and being sun-smart, an anti-wrinkle diet can play a significant role in achieving the skin you want! More...
  4. Hyaluronic Acid Benefits: Learn How Topical Hyaluronic Acid Benefits SkinMon, 25 Jul 2016 15:11:37 -0500
    Buzzword skincare ingredients come and go, but hyaluronic acid is one whose fame is well-earned. It offers multiple benefits for any skin type and comes packed with anti-aging properties. More...
  5. Acne and Wrinkles: How to Treat Acne and Wrinkles When You Have BothMon, 25 Jul 2016 14:59:03 -0500
    When you have acne and wrinkles, finding a skin care routine that tackles both can be difficult. Do you use products labeled as anti-acne or labeled as anti-wrinkle? The answers are easier than you think-if you know how to find the right products! More...
  6. Why Buy Beeswax Beauty Products?Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:02:25 -0500
    Beeswax is another amazing gift from Mother Nature that cannot be surpassed by anything produced in a laboratory (no offense to scientists... we love scientists). Below you will find several good reasons to buy beeswax cosmetics and other beeswax beauty products. More...
Back Pain News
  1. Have Scientists Really Discovered the Fountain of Youth?Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:46:59 -0500
    The Fountain of Youth may have been discovered! The addition of NAD+, which naturally gets depleted as you age, into your diet may bring new vitality to your body and add years to your lifespan. More...
  2. Prescription Skin Care: When to Add Prescription Skin Care Products to Your RoutineMon, 25 Jul 2016 15:13:05 -0500
    The most frustrating aspect of using prescription skin care medications is preventing negative reactions. The other major concern is determining which skincare products you can use and the order in which to use them. No matter which medication your doctor prescribed, you still need a great skincare routine as usual. More...
  3. The Anti-Wrinkle Diet: Discover What Foods Are Part of an Anti-Wrinkle DietMon, 25 Jul 2016 15:12:33 -0500
    Most people know that a healthy diet prevents many diseases and helps maintain a healthy body. What is not so well-known is that a diet rich in beneficial foods can help keep our skin looking and acting younger, longer. Combined with a good skincare routine and being sun-smart, an anti-wrinkle diet can play a significant role in achieving the skin you want! More...
  4. Hyaluronic Acid Benefits: Learn How Topical Hyaluronic Acid Benefits SkinMon, 25 Jul 2016 15:11:37 -0500
    Buzzword skincare ingredients come and go, but hyaluronic acid is one whose fame is well-earned. It offers multiple benefits for any skin type and comes packed with anti-aging properties. More...
  5. Acne and Wrinkles: How to Treat Acne and Wrinkles When You Have BothMon, 25 Jul 2016 14:59:03 -0500
    When you have acne and wrinkles, finding a skin care routine that tackles both can be difficult. Do you use products labeled as anti-acne or labeled as anti-wrinkle? The answers are easier than you think-if you know how to find the right products! More...
  6. Why Buy Beeswax Beauty Products?Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:02:25 -0500
    Beeswax is another amazing gift from Mother Nature that cannot be surpassed by anything produced in a laboratory (no offense to scientists... we love scientists). Below you will find several good reasons to buy beeswax cosmetics and other beeswax beauty products. More...
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Health News
  1. Gluten sensitivity may be caused by immune response, study findsWed, 27 Jul 2016 19:54:00 GMT
    Individuals who are suffering from gluten sensitivity, but do not have celiac disease, may finally have an explanation for their condition, according to a new study from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). More...
  2. Petition helps boy with days to live become honorary MarineWed, 27 Jul 2016 19:09:00 GMT
    The family of a dying 8-year-old boy recently saw their wish fulfilled after the youngster was named an honorary U.S. Marine, a title that is bestowed to only a few people each year. More...
  3. Publix heiress gives $800G to fight medical marijuanaWed, 27 Jul 2016 18:40:00 GMT
    One of Florida's richest women is donating big time to keep medical marijuana out of the state. More...
  4. Fitness blogger's before-and-after pic showing weight gain goes viralWed, 27 Jul 2016 18:22:00 GMT
    "My Sweat Life" blogger Kelsey Wells wants you to remember that a number on a scale is just a number on a scale. More...
  5. Dr. Manny: Reagan was saved by more than medicine during assassination attemptWed, 27 Jul 2016 18:15:00 GMT
    On March 30, 1981, 25-year-old John Hinckley Jr. opened fire outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., shooting then-President Ronald Reagan in the chest, while also gravely wounding Press Secretary James Brady in the head and striking a police officer and Secret Service agent. More...
  6. FDA warns against feeding dogs raw meat, peanut butterWed, 27 Jul 2016 17:54:00 GMT
    If youve ever had to medicate your dog, chances are youve snuck it into some peanut butter to entice him to swallow it. More...
  7. Paraguay reports first cases of microcephaly linked to ZikaWed, 27 Jul 2016 16:46:00 GMT
    Paraguay has recorded its first two cases of babies born with the microcephaly birth defect associated with the Zika virus, health authorities in the South American country said on Wednesday. More...
CNN Health
  1. Children stung by terror: Stop the hateWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:39:22 GMT
    They are teenagers and young adults. Yet in their short lives they each have been touched by terror. More...
  2. How our anxiety impacts our kids Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:26:34 GMT
    When the Nice, France, attack was unfolding, I was on a train returning from a work assignment, trying to stay off my iPhone and BlackBerry so I could focus on writing a piece. More...
  3. When bad news gets to be too muchWed, 20 Jul 2016 16:56:46 GMT
    Maybe it happened after Orlando or San Bernardino or Dallas, or when attacks in France, Brussels, Iraq and other corners of the world came in such quick succession there was no time for one trauma to disperse among the Facebook mourners before the next took over. Maybe it was way earlier, after Sandy Hook or Charleston. More...
  4. How to talk to kids about tragic events Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:19:27 GMT
    After horrific events like mass shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves? More...
  5. Ice Bucket Challenge celebrates its gene discoveryWed, 27 Jul 2016 12:59:44 GMT
    Ice Bucket Challenge's 2nd anniversary celebrates its gene discovery More...
  6. Cockroach milk: Protein drink you didn't know you were missingWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:22:47 GMT
    A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates. More...
Pain Management News
  1. Knee Replacement! 5 Things You Must to Do Before the SurgeryWed, 27 Jul 2016 07:09:04 -0500
    The article addresses the five most crucial things patients who are considering a knee replacement surgery should do before they go under the knife. These are how to chose the right surgeon for the job, the questions that must be answered, pre surgery prep and the Dos and Don'ts before the surgery. More...
  2. Eliminate Pain and Prevent InjuryTue, 26 Jul 2016 08:30:07 -0500
    Focus on self-care through awareness and application of self-massage, stretches, and exercises that restore optimal function and well-being. Enjoy good posture and body mechanics through recognition of faulty movement patterns and restoration of pain free mobility via simple myofascial release techniques. More...
  3. Asthi Jivak Ayurvedic Knee Pain TreatmentMon, 25 Jul 2016 14:41:32 -0500
    Ayurveda is an ancient form of Indian medicine that has citation to almost every disease condition that could happen to a human being along with its treatment modules and prevention protocols. Ayurvedic system of medicine is based on the divine knowledge of sages who lived years back and their tremendous and in depth exploration of the nature and functions of the human body. More...
  4. Imperative Advantages of Sandhi Sudha PlusFri, 22 Jul 2016 07:27:09 -0500
    Joint pain has been a problem for a number of people owing to metabolic disorders and lifestyle changes. Those who are obese tend to get problems in their knees, back and legs. People who sit in the office table for long hours develop neck and shoulder pain. Sandhi Sudha comes as a rescue to address all these joint ailments. More...
  5. Flat Feet And How To Buy The Best ShoesTue, 19 Jul 2016 13:30:52 -0500
    By looking at your foot arch, you can tell whether you have flat feet or not. When the arch is fallen or flat, the entire foot tends to make contact with the floor. A wet foot test can also help you determine whether you have flat feet. Flat feet result from longitudinal arch development, but it can also be as a result of health problems or injury. People with flat feet tend to be more prone to injuries because of lack of support to the upper part of the body but this is not a condition that requires surgery. More...
  6. How To Find Basic Relief From Lower Back Pain?Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:02:30 -0500
    During your daily routine, there will be simple gestures that you will accomplish that will actually cause lower back pains. It's most likely that the most important pieces of information you zone in on are those that help people experience relief. Because, face it - relief or freedom from pain is what every person with the condition wants. More...