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  • Chemotherapy may be worse than no therapy
    Chemotherapy may be worse than no therapy
    The first rule of medicine is to do no harm. A new study evaluated the benefits versus harms for patients with advance cancers. They assessed the quality of life with and without the use of chemotherapy. They published their findings online in the...
  • Wearable computer watches
    The problem with wearable computers
    There is a bombardment of suggestive news in the media to get everyone to indulge in the purchase of the latest line of computer devices. In this case, wearable computers in the form of eyeglasses, watches and so on.These unlike other devices have...
  • Exhibition of a tuberculosis skin test
    Expert discusses tuberculosis amid south Texas outbreaks
    The city of El Paso, Texas, is dealing with two separate outbreaks of tuberculosis, one at a local elementary school and another at a halfway house. The latest data from the city health department, through July 29, shows 57 patients with latent or...
  • Costs for autism care soaring
    Costs for autism care soaring
    Overall, healthcare costs are on the rise; however the increase in some areas are front-runners. According to a new study. One of the front-runners is care for autism spectrum disorder. Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have...
  • Feminine hygiene products: harmful or helpful?
    Feminine hygiene products: harmful or helpful?
    Many women worry about their feminine hygiene: Will these sanitary pads absorb my menstrual blood effectively? Can someone tell if I'm menstruating? Am I fresh enough? Many women have these worries, and a plethora of products are available to...
  •  Summer foot health: taking good care of your feet in the summer
    Summer foot health: taking good care of your feet in the summer
    It's summertime - that time for sandals and swimming pools, for sunny days and painted toenails. However, summer can be hard on your feet. High heat and public changing areas put your feet under pressure, causing uncomfortable conditions and...
  • Skipping breakfast has a negative impact on blood glucose levels
    Skipping breakfast can trigger dangerous blood sugar spikes in diabetics
    People with type 2 diabetes who do not eat until noon risk consequences that could last all day long, say researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel. The findings were announced on July 28, 2015, and were published in the journal Diabetes Care...
  • Exercise Shoes
    Walking Your Way To Good Health
    Walking your way to good health is a wonderful way to get healthy and feel great about yourself. No matter your age, it is never to late to start taking better care of yourself.Always check with your health care provider to be sure you are healthy...
  • Stinger All Natural Mosquito Repellent Lantern
    Repel mosquitoes with the Stinger All Natural Mosquito Repellent Lantern
    Aside from being itchy and annoying, mosquito bites can cause so much more than just a bump and some mild comfort. Mosquito bites can cause dengue fever, West Nile virus, yellow fever, malaria, brain infections and most recently chikungyunga. In...
  • Is something robbing  you of your manhood?
    Is something robbing you of your manhood?
    It's the substance that every red blooded male obsesses over, and is present in both humans and other mammals of both genders-- the distinguishing factor being that significantly larger quantities of it are to be found in the male species as...
  • Chef Miyoko
    Exclusive interview with the vegan chef and author Miyoko Schinner
    Taking her vegan cheese revolution to an exciting new plateau, c elebrated chef, author, television personality and vegan food advocate Miyoko Schinner continues to expand her widely-praised line of Miyoko’s Creamery authentic handcrafted...
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    8 tricks for avocado lovers
    Although historically a drought in California probably raise their prices to a new level, the popularity of avocados that would not hurt. It is no coincidence: this creamy green fruit containing monounsaturated fats, fiber, folic acid, and...
  • FDA approves noninvasive balloon to treat obesity
    FDA approves noninvasive balloon to treat obesity
    Bariatric (obesity) surgery has proven to be effective for the treatment of obesity; however, the invasive procedure comes with a risk of adverse effects, even death. On July 28, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had...
  • Cilantro being bundled
    Cyclospora outbreak linked to imported cilantro
    Imported fresh cilantro from the state of Puebla, Mexico has been linked to outbreaks of cyclosporiasis in the United States, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has issued a seasonal ban on the product in an effort to prevent further...
  • UCLA researchers make Alzheimer’s breakthrough
    UCLA researchers make Alzheimer’s breakthrough
    UCLA researchers have found that a natural protein fragment produced in the brain can inhibit of a key enzyme implicated in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The finding could lead to the development of new medications to treat the...
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