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Teen Develops ‘Wet Lung’ After Vaping for Just 3 Weeks

Teen Develops ‘Wet Lung’ After Vaping for Just 3 Weeks

May 21, 2018 | 10,790 Views

In a disconcerting article on the unforeseen dangers of vaping, CNN reports on an 18-year-old who sought emergency help after just three weeks of trying e-cigarettes. Her symptoms included cough, difficulty breathing that was worsening by the minute...

Exercising Regularly ‘Can Keep Heart and Arteries Young’

Exercising Regularly ‘Can Keep Heart and Arteries Young’

May 21, 2018 | 493 Views

We all know that regular exercise is good for us, but when it comes to how much exercise, and how many times a week we need to get moving to improve our heart health, new research shows that you need four to five 30-minute sessions a week to keep...

Cannabidiol Significantly Reduces Seizures in Patients With Severe Form of Epilepsy

Cannabidiol Significantly Reduces Seizures in Patients With Severe Form of Epilepsy

May 21, 2018 | 454 Views

Another study has just come out supporting the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for reducing seizures in patients with a severe form of epilepsy. The randomized, controlled trial compared two doses of CBD to a placebo, finding a 37.2 percent reduction in...

Parasites and Bacteria May Be Lurking in Hotel Pools, Hot Tubs, CDC Warns

Parasites and Bacteria May Be Lurking in Hotel Pools, Hot Tubs, CDC Warns

May 20, 2018 | 45,293 Views

One of the amenities many people look for when booking hotels on a summer vacation is a swimming pool, particularly if you have children. But before you turn the kids loose for a cool summer dip, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

People Who Eat Slower Less Likely To Be Obese

People Who Eat Slower Less Likely To Be Obese

May 20, 2018 | 708 Views

It may seem like a simple thing, but research shows that if you’re looking to trim down a bit, a big strategy for going small is to just eat slower. The advice is true even for diabetics, who, in a recent study, were found to be at a healthier...

Could Eating Yogurt Reduce Inflammation?

Could Eating Yogurt Reduce Inflammation?

May 19, 2018 | 5,713 Views

From cancer to asthma, diabetes, heart disease and more, it’s long been known that inflammation plays a role in many health disturbances. To deal with inflammation, drug companies have come up with a pile of pills to artificially ease it. But...

Are Some Calories Better Than Others? Yes, Suggests New Research

Are Some Calories Better Than Others? Yes, Suggests New Research

May 19, 2018 | 897 Views

When it comes to counting calories, not all calories are equal in the final equation. As reported by Newsweek , researchers found that calories from saturated fat and sugar-sweetened drinks were linked with cardiometabolic diseases, regardless of...

Toxic Chemicals Found in Canadian Baby Products, Study Finds

Toxic Chemicals Found in Canadian Baby Products, Study Finds

May 18, 2018 | 5,848 Views

In what sounds like a déjà vu all over again story, The Star Canada reports that dozens of baby products in Canadian stores contain toxic chemicals linked to cancer and hormone-related illnesses. Of 137 products tested, including baby...

A High-Fiber Diet Could Protect Against Flu and Colds

A High-Fiber Diet Could Protect Against Flu and Colds

May 18, 2018 | 680 Views

New research shows that a high-fiber diet can help you in more ways than you know, including boosting your immune system so well that it might help you avoid colds and flu. We already know from past research that dietary fiber plays a part in...

Drug Companies Selling More ‘Lifestyle,’ Less ‘Symptom’

Drug Companies Selling More ‘Lifestyle,’ Less ‘Symptom’

May 18, 2018 | 650 Views

If you think drug companies are giving you more information about their products in commercials on TV, think again. Yes, you’re seeing more drug ads than ever before. And, yes, you’re getting a whole lot more information. But instead of...

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