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  • FDA approves Repatha for certain patients with high cholesterol
    FDA approves Repatha for certain patients with high cholesterol
    On August 27, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Repatha (evolocumab) injection, marketed by Amgen Inc., of Thousand Oaks, California, for some patients who are unable to manage their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol under...
  • FDA warns that certain diabetes drugs can cause severe joint pain
    FDA warns that certain diabetes drugs can cause severe joint pain
    On August 28, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a warning that a class of medications for type 2 diabetes, dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, may cause sever joint pain. The agency now requires that a new Warning and...
  • How Celebrities Help Educate Cosmetic Surgery Procedures
    Surgery for Breast Reduction Receives Attention
    Celebrities indeed have the ability to educate women about cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Not long ago, Angelina Jolie educated the public regarding breast reconstruction when learning she was high risk for developing breast cancer. And...
  • Short intervals of exercise are beneficial for students sitting in a classroom
    Short periods of exercise may offset the effects of inactivity on kids
    Children who take short walks during sedentary periods can lower their blood sugar and fats, and insulin, says a study by the National Institute of Health. The study findings show that brief times of exercise during inactive periods such as...
  • California Senate passes bill to regulate e-cigarettes
    California Senate passes bill to regulate e-cigarettes
    E-cigarettes have significantly increased in popularity in recent years, in part based on the premise that they are less harmful than tobacco products. On August 27, the California Senate passed a bill to regulate electronic cigarettes as tobacco...
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    Abdominal pain after bariatric surgery
    One of the common complaints after bariatric surgery which is weight loss surgery is abdominal pain. The question remains is abdominal pain normal or not? About 50 percent of abdominal pain is common after bariatric surgery but the other 50...
  • HPV vaccine is not just for girls
    HPV vaccine is not just for girls
    Most parents know that the Human Papilloma Virus (known as HPV) vaccine protects girls against cervical cancer, but according to the CDC, few are aware that the same vaccine protects boys against cancers of the mouth and throat, as well as cancer...
  • The dangers of Bishphenol - A
    The dangers of Bishphenol - A
    There is a man-made chemical which is deeply entrenched in many of our modern manufacturingtechnologies, In particular it has becomeubiquitousin the production of epoxy resins and carbonate plastics,and can alsobe found in the linings of many...
  • What will motivate men to lose weight?
    Are men overlooked in the world of weight loss?
    A 2015 study out of Britain suggests that when it comes to whittling the waistline, marketers are leaving men behind, much to the detriment of men’s health.The study found that women are 277 percent more likely to seek help for weight loss...
  • Workplace Wellness 5 Ways to Slash Stress
    Workplace Wellness 5 Ways to Slash Stress
    Simply put being employed is a financial necessity for most of us whether it is full time, part time at the office or outdoors - work takes up the majority of our adult lives. With all the time spent juggling our personal lives to keep up with...
  • FDA cites “natural” tobacco manufacturers for false advertising
    FDA cites “natural” tobacco manufacturers for false advertising
    Three tobacco manufacturers, ITG Brands LLC, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Inc., and Sherman’s 1400 Broadway N.Y.C. Ltd, assert that their cigarettes are “additive-free” and/or “natural”. However, the US Food and...
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    Lemon juice disinfects against a pathogen of severe gastrointestinal infections
    Gastrointestinal infections can be extremely uncomfortable and costly and so prevention of these infections is always desirable. The German Cancer Research Center reported on Aug. 25, 2015, lemon juice may disinfect against the human norovirus...
  • Looking up stairs that are scary
    Tap into the primal you
    Are you in touch with the primal you or have you forgotten that this being exists? Are you too caught up in the drama of your every day life to recognize that you’ve underestimated your own instinct?Anxiety and fear can overwhelm the senses...
  • Eye ointments: Allergan recalls
    Eye ointments: Allergan recalls
    Allergan (NYSE:AGN), headquartered in Dublin and founded in 1950, Allergan is voluntarily recalling certain lots of various ophthalmic ointments because some users reported them to be contaminated, the pharmaceutical company announced two days ago...
  • Does ear candling really work?
    Popular Health Trends that Aren’t So Healthy
    Pick any given day and you’ll find countless articles all over the Internet, each promising the newest miracle health trend. Some of it sounds like pretty crazy claims that will help you with everything from weight loss to toenail fungus....
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