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  1. Buying chicken at a Somerset supermarket? Three quarters of them are...Thu, 28 May 2015 19:00:13 GMT
    Nearly three-quarters of supermarket chickens are contaminated with a potentially deadly bug, making it the biggest food safety concern in the UK, the Food Standards Agency has said. The FSA tests found Asda had the highest rate of contamination in its fresh whole chickens at 80%, followed by Co-op with 78%, Morrisons with 76%, Waitrose with 74%, and Tesco and Marks and Spencer with 67%. More...
  2. Florida: Pot strain likely available later this yearThu, 28 May 2015 14:45:03 GMT
    Florida officials are predicting that a strain of low-potency marijuana should finally be available for medical purposes later this year. Legislators in 2014 voted to legalize a strain of marijuana known as Charlotte's Web to treat epilepsy and cancer patients. More...
  3. AARP survey: Many generic medicine prices have risen sharplyThu, 28 May 2015 10:28:00 GMT
    Reversing a long-term trend, prices for more than one in four generic medicines widely used by older Americans increased in 2013, some very sharply, according to a survey by AARP. Generic drug prices on average are still falling, but the increases for certain classes of drugs may be a sign of more to come, the advocacy group says, because industry consolidation is reducing competition, manufacturing quality problems are causing shortages and the number of blockbuster brand-name medicines going off patent has fallen since a huge surge a few years ago. More...
  4. GPs are 'slower on cancer tests'Thu, 28 May 2015 06:14:38 GMT
    The survey found a relationship between the readiness of the doctor to investigate or refer for suspected cancer and cancer survival GPs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are less likely to immediately refer people with possible cancer for tests or to a specialist than those in comparable countries, according to a survey. Cancer survival is also higher in the likes of Australia, Canada and Sweden because of delays in referrals in the UK, the results of the international survey published in the BMJ Open show. More...
  5. Former Rep. LaTourette files claim vs US over missed cancerThu, 28 May 2015 04:09:52 GMT
    Former Congressman Steve LaTourette, gravely ill with pancreatic cancer, has filed a claim against the government over the treatment he received from his Capitol doctors. Former Rep. LaTourette files claim vs US over missed cancer Former Congressman Steve LaTourette, gravely ill with pancreatic cancer, has filed a claim against the government over the treatment he received from his Capitol doctors. More...
  6. When to start anti-AIDS drugs? Major study says sooner is better, even for the still-healthyThu, 28 May 2015 00:04:38 GMT
    A major international study says don't delay in seeking HIV treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer. People who started anti-AIDS drugs while their immune system was still strong were far less likely to develop AIDS or other serious illnesses than if they waited until blood tests showed their immune system was starting to weaken, the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced Wednesday. More...
  7. Holistic medicine for animals embraced by doting pet ownersWed, 27 May 2015 19:50:37 GMT
    A good walk for the 15-year-old black lab is now 18 to 24 metres. The grey hair on his chin is a testament to his advanced age. More...
  8. Syphilis Soars 79% in RI Thanks to .. Social MediaWed, 27 May 2015 15:51:07 GMT
    Sexually transmitted diseases are staging a comeback in Rhode Island - with syphilis leading the pack, the state Department of Health reports. While HIV is up 33% from 2013 to 2014 and gonorrhea is up 30%, syphilis skyrocketed a whopping 79%. More...
Back Pain News
  1. How To Safeguard Your PrivacyWed, 27 May 2015 06:04:05 -0500
    Privacy has taken on a new meaning in the digital age. It used to be that protecting physical privacy was our only concern. Now, however, privacy relates to information contained online, too. This article is a must-read for everyone pursuing privacy of all kinds. More...
  2. Exploring the Setbacks of Aging and Boosting Our PotentialSat, 23 May 2015 10:07:58 -0500
    We humans fall into the frail path of aging the minute we are born. Getting the most out of life and boosting our potential is something that we should have done from the very start. Loving life is something that needs to be cherished every day, even when things get unpleasant. So how can we age gracefully? More...
  3. What Richard Branson Knows About AgeingThu, 21 May 2015 05:48:08 -0500
    The bookshops are overflowing with books about 'success', 'how to be successful' and so on. Then there's the celebrity who may have, so called, 'Made it. He or she is quick to come up with a list of 'success secrets'. This article introduces one such list and relates it to the important area of growing old. More...
  4. Personal Views on AgingTue, 12 May 2015 14:48:32 -0500
    When I think of aging, I think of my grandparents. They are old, retired, vacationers, wise, stubborn, strong-willed, move slower, nap often, funny, loving, and many other things. My grandparents are my prime example of aging. More...
  5. Add Years to Your Life With These Top 10 Anti-Aging FoodsTue, 12 May 2015 13:11:38 -0500
    There are many simple ways to add years to your life. You can actually age healthy by simply making smarter food choices and many factors come into play when it comes to aging. By following a healthy lifestyle, eating nutrient-rich diet and staying active, you can do so much to delay the entire process. By making healthy lifestyle choices can also help you stave off age-related illnesses such as heart problems, diabetes and osteoporosis and many more. More...
  6. What Is a Lip Lift and How Can It Help You Look Younger?Tue, 12 May 2015 10:56:19 -0500
    When the skin around a person's lips becomes puckered and wrinkled, it will cause the upper lip itself to droop or even become elongated and cover the top row of teeth, causing a person to look many years older than he or she really is. However, having a lip lift procedure performed will help lift the upper lip back up to its original position, enabling the teeth to be made visible once again. More...
Back Pain News
  1. How To Safeguard Your PrivacyWed, 27 May 2015 06:04:05 -0500
    Privacy has taken on a new meaning in the digital age. It used to be that protecting physical privacy was our only concern. Now, however, privacy relates to information contained online, too. This article is a must-read for everyone pursuing privacy of all kinds. More...
  2. Exploring the Setbacks of Aging and Boosting Our PotentialSat, 23 May 2015 10:07:58 -0500
    We humans fall into the frail path of aging the minute we are born. Getting the most out of life and boosting our potential is something that we should have done from the very start. Loving life is something that needs to be cherished every day, even when things get unpleasant. So how can we age gracefully? More...
  3. What Richard Branson Knows About AgeingThu, 21 May 2015 05:48:08 -0500
    The bookshops are overflowing with books about 'success', 'how to be successful' and so on. Then there's the celebrity who may have, so called, 'Made it. He or she is quick to come up with a list of 'success secrets'. This article introduces one such list and relates it to the important area of growing old. More...
  4. Personal Views on AgingTue, 12 May 2015 14:48:32 -0500
    When I think of aging, I think of my grandparents. They are old, retired, vacationers, wise, stubborn, strong-willed, move slower, nap often, funny, loving, and many other things. My grandparents are my prime example of aging. More...
  5. Add Years to Your Life With These Top 10 Anti-Aging FoodsTue, 12 May 2015 13:11:38 -0500
    There are many simple ways to add years to your life. You can actually age healthy by simply making smarter food choices and many factors come into play when it comes to aging. By following a healthy lifestyle, eating nutrient-rich diet and staying active, you can do so much to delay the entire process. By making healthy lifestyle choices can also help you stave off age-related illnesses such as heart problems, diabetes and osteoporosis and many more. More...
  6. What Is a Lip Lift and How Can It Help You Look Younger?Tue, 12 May 2015 10:56:19 -0500
    When the skin around a person's lips becomes puckered and wrinkled, it will cause the upper lip itself to droop or even become elongated and cover the top row of teeth, causing a person to look many years older than he or she really is. However, having a lip lift procedure performed will help lift the upper lip back up to its original position, enabling the teeth to be made visible once again. More...
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Health News
  1. 150 people possibly came into contact with man who died of Lassa fever, CDC saysFri, 29 May 2015 04:00:34 GMT
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that federal and state health officials identified more than 150 people who may have came into contact with a patient who died of Lassa fever. More...
  2. Pop star Demi Lovato gets vocal about mental illness with new campaign Thu, 28 May 2015 21:00:26 GMT
    Popstar Demi Lovato is no stranger to the struggles faced by millions of Americans who suffer from mental illness. More...
  3. Dr. Manny: Why we need more efficient yet properly regulated medical marijuana researchThu, 28 May 2015 19:09:33 GMT
    I think that the groundbreaking approach by an anti-legalization group calling for a regulatory way to study medical marijuana under academic supervision is the right way to evaluate the potential use of this highly debated drug. More...
  4. Man struck by lightning in the head, survivesThu, 28 May 2015 16:20:29 GMT
    The odds of getting hit by lightning in the U.S. each year: one in 700,000. More...
  5. New method shows promise for urine cancer testThu, 28 May 2015 16:08:51 GMT
    Detecting diseases such as cancer could one day be done with a urine test, if a new technique demonstrated in two new studies proves to be safe and effective in people. More...
  6. 1 in 20 people has hallucinated Thu, 28 May 2015 15:55:57 GMT
    About 1 in 20 people in the general population has experienced at least one hallucination in their lifetime that wasn't connected to drugs, alcohol or dreaming, according to a new study. More...
  7. Too much protein can prove fatal for boy with rare condition Thu, 28 May 2015 15:43:35 GMT
    While some people opt against eating meat and dairy for dietary or ethical reasons, 7-year-old Alfie Smith must restrict these protein-rich food groups due to a rare, life-threatening condition, The Daily Mirror reported. More...
CNN Health
  1. Tattoos last, but for 1 out 10, so does the painThu, 28 May 2015 09:09:09 EDT
    A new study suggests people suffer infections, itching and chronic complications for their body art. More...
  2. 'Ugly' veggies: Trendy, tasty, and good for youThu, 28 May 2015 09:12:01 EDT
  3. 5 ways to focus and reduce stressThu, 28 May 2015 09:12:37 EDT
  4. What is flakka and why is it more dangerous than cocaine?Thu, 28 May 2015 09:10:09 EDT
  5. How bad is booze anyway? 6 crazy factsThu, 28 May 2015 09:09:55 EDT
  6. What 'Type A' people want you to know Wed, 27 May 2015 12:19:44 EDT
Pain Management News
  1. The Neck Comforter: A Perfect Way to Overcome a Host of Conditions Associated With Cervical NervesWed, 27 May 2015 11:05:46 -0500
    One of the initial treatments administered for a condition like a sore neck is physiotherapy, and this often involves applying traction to the neck for soothing a condition like a pinched nerve in the neck. Some home physiotherapy devices can be very effective for anyone who is suffering from headaches, a sore neck or pain in the arms. More...
  2. Home Traction for Herniated DiscsWed, 27 May 2015 10:53:57 -0500
    In a majority of cases, while one suffers from herniation or herniated discs, home traction can act as a vastly effective treatment. A simple home traction device that decompresses the vertebrae can aid in treatment, while ensuring that the patient recovers in minimum time and can carry on with everyday activities as soon as possible. More...
  3. Do I Need To Go For A Traction Device?Wed, 27 May 2015 10:53:31 -0500
    In practice, a simple traction device can work wonders for your health and well being, to the extent that you'll forget you ever suffered from pain. For a sore back or an ailing neck, going for some mechanical traction devices is the preferable option, most importantly because even while these are exceedingly effective, they need no external aid for usage, and one can use these devices as many times as one needs. More...
  4. Osteopaths Cited Some Common Posture MistakesTue, 26 May 2015 10:48:53 -0500
    There are many reasons for a person to have poor posture. Health experts provided some tips for you to have better posture. More...
  5. Steroid Use for Back Pain and SciaticaWed, 20 May 2015 14:26:56 -0500
    Have you ever considered steroid injections to improve your back pain? Did you know this treatment only offers temporary relief and there are better options offering long-term relief? To learn more, click here... More...
  6. Treat Your Muscle Pain With Active Release Technique (ART)Mon, 18 May 2015 14:23:25 -0500
    Soft tissue injuries are common especially with athletes and people who lead active lifestyles. These injuries pertain to traumas in the tendons, muscles, ligaments, and fascia. One of the ways to treat soft tissue injuries is to use the active release technique (ART), a patented movement based technique that can treat issues affecting the soft tissues and nerves. More...