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Unregulated stem-cell clinics are proliferating across the U.S.

58 minutes agoHealth : The Checkup

According to a new study, at least 351 companies with 570 clinics are marketing unapproved treatments for conditions such as osteoarthritis, Alzheimer's, autism and injured spinal cords.

Your new Well+Good-approved look can now be delivered to your door

1 hour agoHealth : Well Good NYC

We've put our fitness fashion chops to use in the latest Avenue A subscription box from adidas.

Everything you could possibly want to know about avocados

1 hour agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Hacks, recipes, beauty treatments, and a zillion other interesting tidbits about your favorite fruit.

What to eat—and avoid—for a no-bloat summer

1 hour agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Whether you're at a wedding or heading to the beach, here's how to get your digestive health under control.

Air Pollution Linked to Increased Rates of Kidney Disease

The likelihood of developing membranous nephropathy, an immune disorder of the kidneys that can lead to kidney failure, increased 13% annually over 11 years in China. Regions with high levels of fine particulate air pollution had the highest rates of membranous nephropathy.

U.S. Needs Greater Preparation for Next Severe Public Health Threats, Independent Panel Finds

An Independent Panel formed to review the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's response to Ebola calls for increased coordination both within HHS and across all involved federal agencies and strengthened coordination and collaboration with state and local governments and their private-sector partners.

New Technology Helps ID Aggressive Early Breast Cancer

Researchers at the University of Michigan developed a new technology that can identify aggressive forms of ductal carcinoma in situ, or stage 0 breast cancer, from non-aggressive varieties.

Unexpected UT Southwestern Finding Links Cell Division, Glucose, and Insulin

Proteins that play key roles in the timing of cell division also moonlight in regulating blood sugar levels, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.

Risk of Blindness From Spine Surgery Down Significantly

The risk of blindness caused by spinal fusion, one of the most common surgeries performed in the U.S., has dropped almost three-fold since the late 1990s, according to the largest study of the topic to date.

Ocean Medical Center Foundation Annual Golf Classic Raises $128,000

Ocean Medical Center Foundation raised $128,000 during its 26th Annual Golf Classic on June 13 at Manasquan River Golf Club in Brielle. Led by event chair Rob Harms, this year's Golf Classic saw a sold out course of 140 golfers compete in the tournament and raise money for the programs and services at Ocean Medical Center.

The Warning Signs of Mental Illness and Addiction

A UAB psychologist discusses addiction and recognizing the symptoms of mental illness in adults and children.

Resistant Starch May Benefit People with Metabolic Syndrome

The secret ingredient is in the flour, but its impact lies within the gut. Adding resistant starch to the diets of people with metabolic syndrome can improve bacteria in the gut, according to research from South Dakota State University. These changes help lower bad cholesterol and decrease inflammation associated with obesity.

Something to Think About: Meaning, Personal and Global

It is easier and more useful to make your life more meaningful than to search for the ultimate meaning of life. Dear friend, Our mind doesn’t have access to the ultimate meaning of life. Answers to questions about what the world is and how it was created can take us closer to the meaning. However, […]

Ovarian Cancer Genetics: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we look into the genetics of ovarian cancer with Dr. Myra Wick. To listen, click the link below. Ovarian Cancer Genes

Mayo Clinic Minute: On the Trail With Tick Researchers

The most common tick-borne sickness in the U.S. is Lyme disease, but there are other lesser-known illnesses that also can be transmitted by a tick bite. And, although they are sometimes overlooked, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says these tick-borne diseases pose an increasing threat to public health. Show More Summary

California lawmakers send broad package of gun control bills to Gov. Jerry Brown

1 hour agoHealth : Booster Shots

Updates on California politics: State lawmakers vote on gun control package, D-Day for ballot measures June 30, 2016, 1:33 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: Today is the final day for voter initiatives to qualify...

'Breaking a Monster' documents the fast rise of hard-rockin' middle-schoolers Unlocking the Truth

1 hour agoHealth : Booster Shots

Just when you thought you had seen every permutation of the “making of a band” documentary, along comes ‘Breaking a Monster,” a thoroughly engaging portrait of Unlocking the Truth, a heavy metal outfit composed of African American middle schoolers. Their rapid ascent from Flatbush in Brooklyn to...

Coastal Carolina defeats Arizona, 4-3, to win first College World Series title

1 hour agoHealth : Booster Shots

Coastal Carolina baseball Coach Gary Gilmore often said he just wanted his team to reach the College World Series. Until this week, he never imagined the Chanticleers would do so much more.  They're heading back to Conway, S.C., with the school's first national championship in any sport.  Coastal...

Donald Trump: 'We're better off paying a little bit more' for U.S.-made products

1 hour agoHealth : Booster Shots

Go behind Donald Trump's secret involvement in a campaign against an Indian tribe June 30, 2016, 1:59 p.m. Donald Trump returns to New Hampshire, site of his first GOP primary victory. Trump was once so involved in trying to block an Indian casino that he secretly approved attack ads President...

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