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  • The Wrinkle Prevention Pillow: Review
    The Wrinkle Prevention Pillow: Review
    There is a solution for the wrinkles that are obtained simply from the act of sleeping and it makes sense. We sleep on our face and have a nice furrowed brow. The American Academy of Dermatogoly (AAD) states that this the norm and adds that...
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder and preterm birth
    Posttraumatic stress disorder and preterm birth
    Many women who serve in the military suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It can also occur as a result of a traumatic experience, such as rape or a terrorist attack, in civilian life. A number of women who suffer from PTSD become...
  • UCLA research may lead to prevention of jaw bone loss from osteoporosis drugs
    UCLA research may lead to prevention of jaw bone loss from osteoporosis drugs
    A complication of treatment with osteoporosis drugs is that they can result in a debilitating and painful condition known as osteonecrosis of the jaw, which is areas of bone loss within the jaw bone. It is defined as exposed dying bone and...
  • Drink black tea and reduce your ovarian cancer risk
    Drink black tea and reduce your ovarian cancer risk
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Health, ovarian is the third leading cause of death behind (1) lung and (2) breast. A new study assessed the benefit of flavonoids, which are present in black tea, for the prevention of ovarian...
  • UCLA reports sad statistics regarding senior falls
    UCLA reports sad statistics regarding senior falls
    According to a new study released on November 20 by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, half a million Californian seniors (12.6% of the State’s seniors) fall repeatedly. In addition, many healthcare providers do not routinely screen...
  • C-section and antibiotics during pregnancy increase childhood obesity risk
    C-section and antibiotics during pregnancy increase childhood obesity risk
    A new study has reported that exposure to antibiotics during pregnancy and cesarean sections increase the risk of childhood obesity. The findings were published on November 11 in the International Journal of Obesity,The study authors note that...
  • Millions of US women shunning cervical scanning screening reports CDC
    Millions of US women shunning cervical scanning screening reports CDC
    If left untreated, cervical cancer can result in death. The disease is largely preventable or curable with regular cancer screening. Sadly, a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), released on November 5, reported that...
  • Are you a young adult at risk for stroke?
    Are you a young adult at risk for stroke?
    October 29 is World Stroke Day; therefore, neurologists at UCLA want to alert the public to risk factors for strokes. Unfortunately, when signs of stroke occur in younger adults, they often do not realize that they are having a stroke and avoid...
  • Decontamination with chlorine one way to prevent spread of Ebola virus
    Ebola deaths predicted to be in tens of thousands by December
    The Ebola epidemic, which is killing thousands of people in West Africa, is going to get much worse within weeks without significant help from the international community, according to a group of researchers.Seven scientists from Yale's...
  • Hey kids, pizza don’t be a bully
    Hey kids, pizza don’t be a bully
    October is National Bullying Prevention Month. To support the campaign, zpizza is partnering with local schools nationwide, including Southern California, to launch the Nice zSlice program whereby teachers reward children for exhibiting kindness...
  • German school-based eating disorder prevention program showing effectiveness.
    German program shows potential for school-based eating disorder prevention
    A pound of prevention is worth an ounce of cure; this somewhat trite expression has been newly vindicated with results released Oct. 13 from a German program for school-based eating disorder prevention. A one-year evaluation of this program...
  • Anticipating Tropical Storm Gonzalo Berfore Charting Course For Cuba
    Never give up: An interview with transatlantic rower Victor Mooney
    Transatlantic rower Victor Mooney arrived for a pit stop in the Dominican Republic during the Columbus Day weekend. On Monday, October 13, 2014, he agreed to a short interview with a journalist from Examiner.com.Mr. Mooney stated that he became...
  • Rock the Block for Breast Cancer Awareness
    What's new for 'Breast Cancer Awareness 2014?'
    Some people may wonder when enough Cancer Awareness is enough. Every September and October there's a gigantic push and support worldwide getting people involved in sharing information, education, products, services, and healthcare options and...
  • Primerdesign Limited announces most accurate Ebola test known
    Primerdesign Limited announces most accurate Ebola test known
    Primerdesign Limited in association with the University of Southampton announced the development of the fastest, most accurate, and least expensive test for the Ebola virus that has been developed to date at the Primerdesign website on Oct. 10,...
  • Second possible Ebola patient in Dallas
    Ebola points out the value of broader health care
    Thomas Duncan died on Oct. 8, 2014 in Dallas, TX from Ebola virus. Gov. Rick Perry announced the formation of a task force on Oct. 6, 2014 to attempt to stop the spread of Ebola in Texas. Duncan's body will be cremated as a safe way to handle...