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  • Florida breast cancer survivors invited to participate in new study
    Florida breast cancer survivors invited to participate in new study
    Floridians over age 18 who are breast cancer survivors, but are not positive for either the BRCA 1 or BRCA2 genetic mutations are invited to participate in a research study looking for new genetic risk factors for breast cancer.The study is titled...
  • Ebola contacts moved to quarantine
    CDC praises Ebola response by Firestone
    The Centers for Disease Control is praising the response to Liberia's Ebola outbreak by the Firestone Natural Rubber Company. In an article released Oct. 21, the authors cited Firestone's immediate response to the illness outbreak and the...
  • Sugary drinks age you as much as smoking reports new study
    Sugary drinks age you as much as smoking reports new study
    Most would agree that smoking is hazardous to one’s health and can shorten one’s lifespan. In addition, most would agree that consuming soft drinks is far less harmful to one’s health than smoking. However, a new study has...
  • Olive Oil
    Natural ways to help decrease skin wrinkles
    Wrinkles on the skin can be a problem for many people. Since it is a normal part of the aging process, many times fine lines, creases or folds of the skin are merely a sign we are getting older. In some cases, wrinkles appear due to being in the...
  • Marielaina Perrone DDS Dental Health
    Do Not Forget Your Smile When Dieting
    We often go on and off diets throughout the year but did you know dieting can have harmful effects on our dental health? Research is mounting about a direct connection between our general health and our dental health. Below you will find useful...
  • Children's medicine
    Medication errors in children occur every eight minutes
    A study published Oct. 20 in the Journal of Pediatrics reveals some alarming statistics. An average of 63,358 children under age six yearly suffered out-of-hospital medication errors that were reported to poison control centers in the period 2002...
  • Positive thinking
    How to get happy
    All the turmoil currently going on in the world today is enough to lead a person clear into depression. Simply turn on the news and you are hearing about who was beheaded by ISIS or what new Ebola outbreak has started in the U.S. Times are getting...
  •  Actor Christopher Reeve
    Nose cells help paralyzed man walk again
    The spinal cord, when severed by an injury, does not regenerate or repair itself. Or, so it was once believed. A report from Poland, detailed by the BBC on Oct. 21, suggests that there may be a new treatment that can repair those injuries....
  • Four seasons of the year
    Blame your birth season for your moods
    A story in the Oct. 19 Telegraph reports on a study being presented this week that suggests that your adult mood swings may be influenced by the season in which you were born. Hungarian researchers typed the personalities of 400 adults and then...
  • Every eight minutes one US child is given the wrong medicine
    Every eight minutes one US child is given the wrong medicine
    According to a new study, non-hospitalized children are given the wrong medicine. The study points out a serious flaw in delivering medications to children. The findings were published online on October 20 in the journal Pediatrics.The researchers...
  • Child with cod
    Children under 6 frequently medicated incorrectly
    Every eight minutes a child in the U.S. is given an incorrect dose of medicine by a parent or caregiver, according to a new study. Published in the Oct. 20 online issue of Pediatrics, the study found children under 6 were most likely to experience...
  • UCLA Medical Center proactive for Ebola threat
    UCLA Medical Center proactive for Ebola threat
    The recent appearance of Ebola cases in the United States has attracted the attention of medical centers nationwide. In view of the threat, UCLA doctors, nurses, other Ebola response team members, and the Los Angeles County Department of Public...
  • Viagra, other ED drugs, may help treat heart disease
    Viagra, other ED drugs, may help in treating some heart diseases
    Viagra (sildenafil) and other drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) could be useful in treating heart disease, according to a new study. The main ingredient in Viagra and other ED drugs is phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor (PDE5i). It blocks...
  • The NO-STRESS HOLIDAY ORGANIZER: AN ALL-IN-ONE GUIDE to PLANNING and RECORDING YOUR HOLIDAYS
    How to eliminate stress during the holiday season
    The NO-STRESS HOLIDAY ORGANIZER: AN ALL-IN-ONE GUIDE to PLANNING and RECORDING YOUR HOLIDAYS was very informative and motivational read packed with excellent easy-to use tips and techniques to help make planning for the holidays at your home easy...
  • Channing Tatum
    Channing Tatum's dyslexia and ADHD struggles revealed
    Channing Tatum's dyslexia and ADHD struggles are making headlines. A subject that is often swept under the rug, the Hollywood celebrity opened up about his learning disabilities, being in special education and taking medication for his...