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E. Coli Outbreak in Romaine Lettuce Linked to One Death: Public Health Agency

December 17, 2017 | 61 Views
An E. coli outbreak in Canada that sickened 30 people has now resulted in the death of one, Global News Canada reports. Health officials say the one common denominator among the sick is that they all ate romaine lettuce. They still haven’t...

Under-16s Will Require Parental Permission to Use Facebook, Says Draft French Law

December 16, 2017 | 805 Views
France has drafted a proposed law that would require parental permission for anyone under 16 to open a Facebook or any other social media account, The Telegraph reports. Since the only monitoring of the plan would be that the signee check a box...

10 Health Questions That Had You Googling This Year

December 15, 2017 | 12,845 Views
A CNN breakdown of the top health searches on Google in 2017 reminds us how much control Google has over search results and the information you receive. Google has a near monopoly and natural remedies take a back seat to the allopathic medical...

Healthiest and Unhealthiest States In the US- 2017 Edition

December 15, 2017 | 593 Views
CNN reports that Massachusetts narrowly beat out Hawaii as the healthiest state in the US. This ended the Aloha State’s five year run at the top. The ranking is based on health factors such as obesity rates, smoking, air pollution,...

You Can Detect the Symptom of Heart Attack: Research

December 15, 2017 | 805 Views
When you think of a heart attack, the first picture that comes to mind is someone clutching their chest and slumping to the ground, dead. But what is a heart attack REALLY like? If you’re waiting on the classic movie scene, according to The...

Avocado: the History of a Nutritional Powerhouse

December 15, 2017 | 579 Views
Avocados have experienced a recent surge in popularity and status. They are now widely championed as an extraordinary health food and a delight to eat. CNN celebrates the emergence of this superfood with a feature on the history of the amazing...

Drinking Tea Can Lower Risk of Developing Glaucoma, New Study Finds

December 15, 2017 | 729 Views
Glaucoma is a serious eye disease in which fluid pressure builds up in the eye. Left untreated, it can cause blindness, so it’s important to have regular checkups to make sure you aren’t developing the condition. That said, the Deccan...

WHO: Medical Marijuana Has NO Public Health Risks and Should Not Be Withheld From Patients

December 14, 2017 | 20,065 Views
After months of deliberation, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that medical marijuana has NO public health risks and is beneficial for cancer, Alzheimer’s Parkinson’s and other diseases, the Daily Mail reports....

When Is It Safe to Eat Moldy Food?

December 14, 2017 | 557 Views
Over 30 percent of the food produced in the U.S. is wasted each year and the wealthiest countries combined throw away 222 million tons of food. This number is roughly akin to the entire subcontinent of Sub-Saharan Africa. As Scientific American...

Fluoride in the Water: Too Much of a Good Thing?

December 14, 2017 | 694 Views
A group of independent investigative journalists has taken a hard-hitting look at the practice of adding fluoride to municipal water systems. Using a consumer example of someone whose teeth has been damaged by fluoride, Fair Warning reports on the...
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