Leaning on the Clean Air Act of 1970, President Obama has shaped his legacy and reshaped environmental policy more than any previous occupant of the White House.
Despite some progress in the effort to halt the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, global health organizations have far to go to meet a self-imposed Dec. 1 deadline for isolating patients with the deadly disease and safely burying those who die of it, according to a World Health Organization report released Wednesday. Read full article >>
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Post by Judy Dutton. Pregnant women have a whole lot of choices to make about how and where to give birth, but here's one option that expectant moms may be wondering about: umbilical cord milking. The latest trend being bandied about...Show More Summary
The world's first clinical trial comparing three alternative treatments for type 1 diabetes was conducted in Montreal by researchers at the IRCM and the University of Montreal. The external artificial pancreas improves glucose control and reduces the risk of hypoglycemia compared to conventional diabetes treatment.
A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.
Bob Hariri is a cofounder of Human Longevity, Inc., the present exemplar of the mainstream focus on genetics when it comes to aging and longevity. I've had my say as to why I think this sort of effort is likely only to incrementally improve the present state of medicine rather than actually deliver meaningful extension of healthy life. Show More Summary
Tom Hank’s eldest son, 24-year-old Chet Hanks decided to go public with the fact that he went to rehab for cocaine addiction. Chet Hanks says he’s been struggling with addiction since he was 16-years-old. According to PageSix, “Tom Hanks’ rapper son has gotten sober after years of battling drug and alcohol abuse … The 24-year-old [...]
ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - Date Quote of the Week “Neuroplasticity, the brain’s capacity to grown and change, has been clearly confirmed in human adults. By noticing and making more mindful choices about our thoughts, feelings, and reactions, we can actually change the structure, activity, and connections in our brain. Show More Summary
Why hitting the end of a decade could leave you fitter – or divorced!
An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities.
Eating well-balanced meals and snacks are both important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But whether it's because you find yourself mindlessly snacking or because your meals aren't keeping you as full as you'd like, sometimes you need something to keep you from rummaging through the pantry. Show More Summary
Scientists may be able to detect cancer risk in the blood much, much earlier
When you set your mind to dropping a few pounds and see the proof when you step on the scale, it's a pretty amazing feeling. Make it happen by following this formula designed by two nutritionists - Stephanie Clarke, RD, and Willow Jarosh, RD, of C&J Nutrition - on what to eat every day for breakfast, snacks, lunch, and dinner. Source: Thinkstock
There are so many reasons to get off the couch and help out over the holidays. One of them is burning calories! Learn your burn for typical holiday activities when you press play.
Looking out at the horizon, one cannot discern the tidal flow, and, if caught unaware, the swim back is a long haul in waters where Great Whites have been spotted. “Not a place,” counsels my doctor, “for a guy like you with Alzheimer’s. “But if you’re careful, and you’re going out in the early evening, the sunsets are indescribably beautiful,” he says. read more
Despite clear signs that their memory and thinking abilities have gone downhill, more than half of seniors with these symptoms haven't seen a doctor about them, a new study finds.
The majority of people with dementia have never seen a doctor about their memory and thinking problems, according to a new study published in the November 26, 2014, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Worried about the gluten-free sides you'll be serving at Thanksgiving this year? No need to stress about that part of the menu! Here are 10 healthy and delicious options that will do your meal justice. Both gluten-free eaters and gluten...Show More Summary
It’s a getaway, a vacation, a relaxing yoga retreat and rollicking sightseeing journey all rolled into one. Active Road Trips is a one-of-a-kind travel company offering road trips across the most beautiful and natural terrains in the U.S. Show More Summary