LifeStyle: Health & Fit

4 Surprising Things Your Nose Can Tell You About Your Health

Friday  18:25,   17 august 2018

No one appreciates their sense of smell when they pass a trash heap or accidentally step in dog poop. But your ability to smell (or not) can tell you a lot about your health. Here, why you shouldn’t take your whiffing powers for granted.Smelling[...]
LifeStyle / Health & Fit

Proponents of pot-infused coffee tout 'medical and health' benefits

Friday  18:09,   17 august 2018

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in cannabis, has been a hot topic of debate among the medical community and proponents of alternative therapy who say it helps treat seizures, anxiety and pain, among other ailments. But stark opponents, like[...]

Is It Really That Bad to Eat Non-Organic Produce?

Friday  18:09,   17 august 2018

<p>Are non-organic fruits and veggies really so bad? Here's what Health's contributing medical editor thinks.</p>Yes, they are bad, but it’s way more important to include a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in your diet than to[...]

The CDC Finally Figured Out What Caused Chipotle's Massive Food-Borne Illness Outbreak

Friday  17:55,   17 august 2018

Chipotle Food Poisoning: CDC Reveals Cause of Latest OutbreakChipotle's latest food-borne illness outbreak was by and large the biggest in its history, with more than 600 people claiming they fell ill after dining at a lone outpost in Powell,[...]

Aretha Franklin Died of Advanced Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Cancer. What Is That?

Friday  17:46,   17 august 2018

<p>An expert explains the condition that caused the death of the Queen of Soul.</p>Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Has Died of Pancreatic Cancer at Age 76 Aretha Franklin died Thursday morning of advance pancreatic cancer of the[...]

CDC graphic novel foreshadows swine flu in California, Michigan

Friday  17:30,   17 august 2018

A new graphic novel by the CDC instructs young readers about the fascinating detective work of scientists trying to discover the cause of an outbreak of infectious disease.Yet "The Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak" also reveals the[...]

The Potential Side Effects of Exposure to Heavy Metals

Friday  17:26,   17 august 2018

Most packaged baby food sold in the U.S. contains worrisome levels of at least one heavy metal, according to a consumer group.  Researchers at Consumer Reports checked 50 products intended for babies and toddlers which are available countrywide [...]

NFL players, coaches protecting skin on every given sun day

Friday  17:20,   17 august 2018

<p>The NFL and American Cancer Society teamed up this summer to launch an initiative as part of its "Crucial Catch" campaign in which free sunscreen is being provided to players, coaches, fans, team employees and media at camps around[...]

Brazil's 'Dr. Bumbum' Charged With Murder After Fatal Plastic Surgery

Friday  17:10,   17 august 2018

Prosecutors said he did not have a license to practice medicine in the state where the procedure took place A Brazilian plastic surgeon known as “Dr. Bumbum” was charged with murder Wednesday following a fatal butt enhancement procedure, BBC[...]

Teen football player dies after complaining of headache

Friday  17:01,   17 august 2018

An Iowa family is mourning the death of their 14-year-old son who initially came home from football practice last week complaining of a headache, which set off a series of medical tragedies. Christopher Bunch, who was preparing to start his freshman [...]

1 in 15 Americans experience phantom odors, finds new study

Friday  16:56,   17 august 2018

New US research has found that 1 in 15 Americans experience phantom odors, perceiving that there is an unpleasant, bad, or burning smell when no such actual odor is present.&nbsp;Led by researchers at the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program[...]

People who eat low-carb diets live longer but only if they go easy on meat, too

Friday  16:56,   17 august 2018

A moderate carbohydrate intake seemed healthiest, study finds If you are going on a low-carbohydrate diet, better take it easy on the meat, too, experts advised Thursday.Two studies found that people who replaced starchy foods with plant proteins[...]

Aretha Franklin's Death Highlights Just How Deadly Pancreatic Cancer Is

Friday  16:15,   17 august 2018

Detecting the disease early on is so difficult - but understanding your risk can help. Aretha Franklin, the 76-year-old “Queen of Soul,” has died of advanced neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer Her death brings to light just how deadly pancreatic[...]

Here’s the One Exercise Chris Hemsworth Refuses to Do

Friday  16:10,   17 august 2018

Chris Hemsworth recently responded to a Quora thread in which he admitted he doesn't even bench press, leading to the question: how does he look so ripped? Chris Hemsworth is so insanely chiseled that you can’t help but sometimes wonder if he[...]

This Is Why Time Flies By Faster As We Age

Friday  16:00,   17 august 2018

A few scientific theories on why time goes by faster as we age, and how to use these theories in order to make it seem slower. It feels like a cruel joke by the universe. When you’re a kid and you’ve got your whole life ahead of you, the days go by[...]