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  1. Beach cleanup yields shoes, fireworksThu, 29 Sep 2016 06:59:38 GMT
    Thousands of volunteers have helped pick up more than 86 tons of trash from Texas beaches in garbage removal ranging from shoes to chairs to plastic vampire teeth. The Texas General Land Office on Wednesday announced results of the fall Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup. More...
  2. Utah man may have contracted Zika from dying father's tearsThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:54:37 GMT
    A Utah man who mysteriously contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad's tears or sweat with his bare hands, according to new research unveiled Wednesday that found the unusual transmission method was likely caused by his dying father having 100,000 times the normal level of the virus. The research done by University of Utah doctors and reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, doesn't give definite answers to why the father's levels were so high or why the son contracted the virus in a way not documented anywhere else. More...
  3. FDA approves 'artificial pancreas' to manage diabetesThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:42:52 GMT
    This image provided by Medtronic shows its MiniMed 670G system. Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed. More...
  4. Some painkillers have been linked to an increased risk of heart failureThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:42:51 GMT
    Common painkillers used by millions of people in the UK are linked to an increased risk of heart failure, experts have said. N on-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen could increase the risk of being admitted to hospital with the heart problem, a study found. More...
  5. Researchers reveal what may cause Crohn's disease affecting 570,000 in U.S.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:30:18 GMT
    Researchers reveal what may cause Crohn's disease affecting 570,000 in U.S. A slimy layer produced within the body could lead to symptoms of Crohn's. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://usat.ly/2dlkfDy A slimy, thin layer of microorganisms able to cling to the intestines could cause the symptoms experienced in Crohn's disease, according to a new study highlighted in the Huffington Post . More...
  6. US soda-tax battle bubbles up in San Francisco Bay AreaWed, 28 Sep 2016 20:18:10 GMT
    The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth decay. Backers of the campaign say a penny-per-ounce tax is needed in San Francisco, Oakland and tiny Albany to curb consumption of sweetened cola, sports drinks and canned teas that people gulp without thinking, adding empty calories. More...
  7. FDA approves device to automatically manage diabetesWed, 28 Sep 2016 20:18:09 GMT
    Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind implant that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease, freeing them from the ordeal of constantly monitoring their blood sugar. The so-called artificial pancreas continuously measures blood sugar and automatically delivers insulin, a hormone needed to turn food into energy. More...
  8. Cause of Crohn's disease identified, researchers sayWed, 28 Sep 2016 18:07:59 GMT
    There's new hope for sufferers of Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that afflicts hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. Researchers believe they've pinpointed key factors that cause the debilitating disease whose symptoms include chronic diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain and severe weight loss. To now, doctors couldn't say why some patients developed Crohn's and others did not - the disease is classified as incurable. More...
Back Pain News
  1. Anti-Ageing Treatments and Dermal Fillers For Younger Looking SkinThu, 29 Sep 2016 08:03:28 -0500
    When it comes to how old we are, age really is, just a number. The experiences of life are often reflected on our face, but there are lots of simple things we can do to keep the face looking healthy and radiant, regardless of what birthday was most recently celebrated. We can slow down the ageing process by taking care of ourself, eating a healthy diet, and staying out of the sun. When we're in our teenage years, the idea of wrinkles and ageing skin seems like a distant worry, but there are things we can do to keep our skin looking great. More...
  2. How To Have FunThu, 29 Sep 2016 07:50:10 -0500
    Fun needs to be part of everyday life for everyone, but it never happens for many people. This article suggests why and proposes something that can be done about it. More...
  3. Anti-Aging - Don't Take Your Health for Granted!Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:59:01 -0500
    If you are like many people, there is a good chance you take your health and well-being for granted. Perhaps not as much, but at least to some extent. Taking your health for granted is a poor decision for many reasons. Health, like much in life, is something you may not realize you have or fully appreciate until it has gone. If you start to lose your health, you begin to see the adverse effects that could lead to a negative change in your life. Seeing the degeneration of your health is something nobody needs to experience. More...
  4. 4 Simple Things To Start Doing Today For Better Senior HealthMon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:07 -0500
    There are all kinds of anti-aging products available. Maintaining senior health, however, often has nothing to do with products, and more to do with the health benefits of specific lifestyle choices. Here's four simple anti-aging tips that anyone can add to their daily routine. More...
  5. Learning New Skills - Enlarge Your World and Keep HealthyFri, 23 Sep 2016 08:03:59 -0500
    Why is it learning new skills can be scary? Many of us tend to pull back and stay within our comfort zone, this can feel much safer. However it is only by stretching ourselves doing things that we resist and recoil from that we stretch and grow. There are many new things to learn, new experiences to encounter. More...
  6. 5 Natural Ingredients to Delay the Appearance of Fine Lines and WrinklesThu, 22 Sep 2016 15:06:38 -0500
    It is certain to have wrinkles as one gets older. Wrinkles mark the passage of time. We can't avoid them. They are a natural part of aging process. But we can delay their onset by following some basic principles of healthy eating patterns and using some natural anti-aging ingredients. More...
Back Pain News
  1. Anti-Ageing Treatments and Dermal Fillers For Younger Looking SkinThu, 29 Sep 2016 08:03:28 -0500
    When it comes to how old we are, age really is, just a number. The experiences of life are often reflected on our face, but there are lots of simple things we can do to keep the face looking healthy and radiant, regardless of what birthday was most recently celebrated. We can slow down the ageing process by taking care of ourself, eating a healthy diet, and staying out of the sun. When we're in our teenage years, the idea of wrinkles and ageing skin seems like a distant worry, but there are things we can do to keep our skin looking great. More...
  2. How To Have FunThu, 29 Sep 2016 07:50:10 -0500
    Fun needs to be part of everyday life for everyone, but it never happens for many people. This article suggests why and proposes something that can be done about it. More...
  3. Anti-Aging - Don't Take Your Health for Granted!Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:59:01 -0500
    If you are like many people, there is a good chance you take your health and well-being for granted. Perhaps not as much, but at least to some extent. Taking your health for granted is a poor decision for many reasons. Health, like much in life, is something you may not realize you have or fully appreciate until it has gone. If you start to lose your health, you begin to see the adverse effects that could lead to a negative change in your life. Seeing the degeneration of your health is something nobody needs to experience. More...
  4. 4 Simple Things To Start Doing Today For Better Senior HealthMon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:07 -0500
    There are all kinds of anti-aging products available. Maintaining senior health, however, often has nothing to do with products, and more to do with the health benefits of specific lifestyle choices. Here's four simple anti-aging tips that anyone can add to their daily routine. More...
  5. Learning New Skills - Enlarge Your World and Keep HealthyFri, 23 Sep 2016 08:03:59 -0500
    Why is it learning new skills can be scary? Many of us tend to pull back and stay within our comfort zone, this can feel much safer. However it is only by stretching ourselves doing things that we resist and recoil from that we stretch and grow. There are many new things to learn, new experiences to encounter. More...
  6. 5 Natural Ingredients to Delay the Appearance of Fine Lines and WrinklesThu, 22 Sep 2016 15:06:38 -0500
    It is certain to have wrinkles as one gets older. Wrinkles mark the passage of time. We can't avoid them. They are a natural part of aging process. But we can delay their onset by following some basic principles of healthy eating patterns and using some natural anti-aging ingredients. More...
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Health News
  1. CDC urges adults to get the flu shot amid declining vaccination ratesThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:48:00 GMT
    Health officials are urging Americans not to delay getting their flu shot after vaccination rates fell by 1.5 percentage points from 2014 to 2015. More...
  2. Boy, 4, dies by suffocation at schoolThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:10:00 GMT
    Staff at a nursery school in China are mourning the death of one of their children after the boy suffocated to death during his post-lunch nap. More...
  3. Identical girl triplets born in Poland are doing wellThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:27:00 GMT
    A spokeswoman for a hospital in southwestern Poland says extremely rare identical girl triplets were born earlier this month through a cesarean section and are doing well. More...
  4. Study finds Zika infects neural cells related to skull formationThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:24:00 GMT
    The Zika virus causing an epidemic in Brazil and spreading through the Americas can infect and alter cells in the human nervous system that are crucial for formation of bones and cartilage in the skull, a study found on Thursday. More...
  5. Europe's food safety watchdog says to release studies on weed-killer glyphosateThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:17:00 GMT
    Europe's food safety watchdog will release data from some of the scientific studies it reviewed in its assessment of glyphosate, an ingredient in Monsanto's widely used herbicide Roundup and subject of a fierce row over possible cancer risk. More...
  6. Bike lanes are a sound public health investmentThu, 29 Sep 2016 15:55:00 GMT
    Every $1,300 New York City invested in building bike lanes in 2015 provided benefits equivalent to one additional year of life at full health over the lifetime of all city residents, according to a new economic assessment. More...
  7. NJ commuter train crash patients at risk for head, chest injuriesThu, 29 Sep 2016 15:40:00 GMT
    EMTs and hospital staff in the New York-Metro area kicked into high gear on Thursday morning after a commuter train crash at a New Jersey station killed at least one and injured more than 100, many critically. More...
CNN Health
  1. Study: Racial bias might start as early as preschoolWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:05:51 GMT
    Implicit bias is an uncomfortable subject for many people, especially those who believe they don't have any racial bias. But we all have it. We're just not always aware of it and how deeply rooted it can be. More...
  2. Racial disparities persist in US schools, study findsTue, 07 Jun 2016 21:17:42 GMT
    It's been more than a half a century since the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education ruling found that "separate but equal" has no place in U.S. public schools. More...
  3. Report: Growing number of segregated schoolsFri, 20 May 2016 21:38:31 GMT
    A new report shows a growing number of segregated schools. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports. More...
  4. Removing ovaries speeds aging in premenopausal womenThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:10:44 GMT
    A surgery recommended to women as a way to prevent ovarian cancer is unethical in many cases, say Mayo Clinic researchers. More...
  5. Health effects of coffee: Where do we stand?Fri, 14 Aug 2015 21:27:05 GMT
    It's one of the age-old medical flip-flops: First coffee's good for you, then it's not, then it is -- you get the picture. More...
  6. To improve health, cities are changing their streetlightsThu, 29 Sep 2016 09:58:34 GMT
    In response to a recent warning by American Medical Association against the use of powerful LED lights, cities are now opting for street lamps with lower color temperatures, meaning less blue light emission. More...
Pain Management News
  1. Hematoma Treatment - Traditional & Alternative MedicineFri, 23 Sep 2016 08:02:01 -0500
    Have you ever received a hematoma injury and wondered if there was additional treatment to speed up the healing? This article shares what a hematoma really is and other treatments for healing. More...
  2. Know The Natural Ways That Can Help Relieve Body PainThu, 22 Sep 2016 11:51:31 -0500
    Pain causes so much discomfort in the body, and it may cause one to lose normal function of the body part for some time. Whether you have a headache, earache, or whatever kind of pain, the first thing most people do is reach out for that painkiller. While this may be useful in relieving pain, taking too many painkillers may cause one to have a dependency syndrome where he or she cannot do without the painkillers. That is why it is good to have natural ways, such as the use of best organic supplements to relieve pain. More...
  3. Fibromyalgia Causes and Symptoms - Fibromyalgia TreatmentTue, 20 Sep 2016 06:57:37 -0500
    Causes - Fibromyalgia is a chronic painful condition, a lot about Fibromyalgia remains unknown, but it is clear that there is alteration in the nervous system functioning, where it starts misinterpreting normal signals originating in the muscles and nerves as abnormal and painful. Fibromyalgia can follow strong emotional stress or physical illness and is common in persons suffering from PTSD (Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder) There are theories about remote viral infections triggering the symptoms. Chronic insomnia can also make a person more vulnerable... More...
  4. Over-The-Counter Solutions for Pain ManagementFri, 16 Sep 2016 07:17:54 -0500
    Medications intended for pain management often have habit-forming potential. Learn about a few alternative approaches. More...
  5. Getting Over Everyday Strains and Sprains Has Never Been Easier!Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:03:20 -0500
    When the body does not get some regular exercise, it becomes more prone to strains and sprains. So we sometimes find that we suffer from a lower back pain which was nonexistent earlier. Sometimes, one might suffer from a shooting pain in arms or legs, maybe even a stiff neck. Pain might go by itself if we keep ourselves hydrated, but sometimes the fatigue sets in. We might want to miss a day at work or sometimes even parties after work do not seem a welcome idea. More...
  6. 3 Signs You Might Need to See an Osteopath For Neck Pain ReliefMon, 12 Sep 2016 08:00:38 -0500
    We live very busy and stressful lives. As we age, our bodies lose the flexibility and natural resilience it once had and we begin to feel the effects of our daily lives on our bodies. Muscle fatigue, aches and pains, stiff shoulders, and the dreaded neck pain. It is important to take care of ourselves through stress relieving activities and proper exercise. Massage therapy on a regular basis is also helpful for working out the aches and pains, increasing blood flow, and providing more flexibility in our movement. However, sometimes despite all our efforts our neck pain seems to continue to bother us. Here are 3 signs you might need to see an osteopath for neck pain relief. More...