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Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Truth About Thongs and Their Health Risk

The thong was actually invented in 1974 but didn't really take off until the 1990s. Now the thong is one of the most popular pantie choices for women of all ages. But there are a lot of rumors floating around that they are not good for your health. Are thongs really a health risk? If so, how?

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Doing This Can Lower Your Risk For Breast Cancer -- Up to 4 Times!

A recent lab study showed that staying fit can significantly lower your risk for breast cancer. Likewise, not staying fit could increase your risk for breast cancer by up to 4 times greater.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Researchers Create New Method For Checking Blood Sugar Levels -- With a Tattoo!

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Media Lab and at Harvard have created a way to check blood sugar levels without having to prick the skin for a blood sample. A new "smart tattoo" replaces ink with liquid biosensers that change color in response to changes in the blood.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Can You Lose Weight While You Sleep? Yes -- Here's How

Oh if it could only be that easy, to lose weight while you sleep. But experts say you can, by following these 9 simple steps.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

This New Blood Test Could Save Your Life

The key to beating cancer is early detection. A new breakthrough in cancer research could save your life. The new blood test can detect cancer in the majority of people with breast, colon, lung, and ovarian cancer, which are some of the biggest cancer killers.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Study Shows This Food Eaten Every Day Can Kill You

People across the globe have been eating this food for over 200 years. Recent research found that people who consumed this food at least twice a week could more than double their risk of premature death.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Sperm Counts Are Dropping By 50% -- Find Out Why

The U.S. Centers For Disease Control (CDC) reported in 2016 that U.S. fertility rates had dropped to the lowest ever since 1909. In fact, they have dropped drastically in the past 40 years, according to a new study published in the journal Human Reproduction Update. But why?

Sunday, July 30, 2017

These 7 Drugs May Be the Reason Why You're Always Tired

Every year, about 10 million people visit their doctor about chronic fatigue, which is feeling tired and exhausted all the time. It's good to see your doctor if you are experiencing chronic fatigue because it could be caused by an illness like anemia and multiple sclerosis and even depression. But many times, chronic fatigue can be linked to prescription medications. Here are 9 drugs that may be the reason why you're tired all the time.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

These 4 Things Will Occur Just Before You Have a Heart Attack -- Don't Ignore Them!

Heart attack symptoms may vary from person to person, depending on age, gender, and other health conditions. However there are 4 signs you should definitely not ignore as these are key signs that you may be having a heart attack. Don't ignore them!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

New Study Points to This Body Part for Signs Of Stroke Risk


A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine points to a most unusual area of the body to check for signs of increased risk for stroke. It is known as "Frank's Sign," and it is located in the earlobe.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Tight Pants Puts Woman in the Hospital!

Yes, skinny jeans are all the rage, but did you know they can make you infertile? And that applies to both women and men!

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Stop Drinking Diet Soda -- It's Dangerous!

Many people think it's all right to drink diet soda because it has less sugar. While it's true that diet soda has less sugar which is good for obesity and other health problems, the artificial sweeteners added to diet sodas can be downright dangerous!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The 'Bottom Line' On Colonoscopy Kits -- Not For Everyone

Colon Cancer kits are advertised as an easy way to do colon cancer screening without all the prep. You've seen the commercial -- "Get-Go-Gone." But these simple screening kits are not for everyone. Here's why.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Scientists Discover Drug Used to Treat Diabetes is Effective on Parkinson's

A drug called MSDC-0160 has been used for years to treat Type 2 diabetes. Scientists have now discovered that the drug is effective in slowing down the progression of Parkinson's disease. It may be a breakthrough for over 10 million people worldwide who are living with the disease.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

These Skin Cancers Have Risen Up to 265% -- Find Out How to Protect Yourself

We all know by now the danger of the sun's UV rays in causing skin cancer. But in spite of all the warnings, there are two skin cancers that have increased at alarming rates. Why?

Saturday, June 3, 2017

New Study Shows Baby Aspirin Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk By 16%

Low-dose baby aspirin has long been recommended to help prevent heart attacks and strokes. But a new study now shows that baby aspirin taken three times a week reduces your overall risk of breast cancer by 16 percent.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Another Setback for Older Americans as Trump Proposes Cuts to Medicaid

While the Senate takes its time to pass the new American Health Care Act, which is expected to significantly increase health care premiums for Americans 50 years old and older, the Trump administration just released a federal budget proposal that would cut more than a trillion dollars over 10 years from Medicaid. This is a double whammy for children and adults with disabilities and low-income seniors.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Scientists Develop a Safer Way to Give Injections -- Using a Joystick!

Hugo Guterman, PhD, electrical and computer engineering professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, invented a device called the Fast Intelligent Needle Delivery (FIND) system that will greatly improve both speed and accuracy of injections -- and it looks like a joystick!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Obese People 27% More Likely to Have Migraines Than Other People

Recent research discovered that people who are considered obese are 27 percent more likely to suffer from migraines than people at normal eight. The study also showed that the risk between obesity and migraines was greater for women.

Friday, May 5, 2017

New Study Shows Doing This Every Day Will Help Prevent a Stroke

New research shows that people who eat one egg per day on average have reduced their risk of stroke by 12 percent. The research compared scientific studies between 1982 and 2015.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Researchers Discover This Common Ingredient Can Reduce Early Death

A recent study of healthy adults discovered that those who had low levels of bicarbonate had a higher risk of death than those with normal levels. In fact, low bicarbonate levels were found to increase premature death by as much as 24 percent.

Friday, April 21, 2017

10 Snacks That Help Blast Belly Fat

Losing weight doesn't mean you have to go hungry. In fact, there are some foods, even snacks, that can help blast belly fat. The trick is to choose the ones that will help you lose weight, not pack it back on.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

New Research Shows That This Doubles the Risk of Dementia

There are many factors that can be linked to dementia, such as age, genetics, and lifestyle choices. But researchers recently discovered something else that they believe could double the risk of dementia.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Coughing, Itchy Skin and 8 Other Signs of Cancer

Early signs of cancer often reveal themselves in symptoms that may be deemed as insignificant. Some types of cancer can be detected early by just paying attention to body symptoms that you may otherwise ignore, when in fact it could be a sign that cancer is growing in your body.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Researchers Discover That Drinking Coffee Helps You Live Longer

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered another big benefit to drinking coffee. It seems the more coffee one drinks, the longer it will take for you to grow old. Drinking coffee helps you live longer.
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