Adults who cut carbohydrates from their diets and replaced them with fat sharply increased their metabolisms.
Comparison of two tribes in the Venezuelan rain forest points to diet, rather than advancing age, as a cause of higher blood pressure.
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While hospitals in Texas, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia, and Massachusetts have the the highest percentage of “A” graded hospitals. Leapfrog grades are based on 28 factors, including responsiveness of staff, doctor procedures and outcome measures.
“What we do know is that these patients had fever and respiratory symptoms three to 10 days before their limb weakness,” CDC’s Dr. Nancy Messonnier told The Associated Press. “And we know that it’s the season where lots of people have fever and respiratory symptoms. What we need to sort out is what is the …
“I see no one from the @nra next to me in the trauma bay as I have cared for victims of gun violence for the past 25 years,” one doctor wrote in response to NRA’s suggestion. “THAT must be MY lane. COME INTO MY LANE. Tell one mother her child is dead with me, then …
A ProPublica investigation shines a light on Oregon’s unique process of reviewing the cases of defendants found not guilty by reason of insanity. About 35 percent of the people in that category were charged with new crimes within three years of being freed by state officials.
“It’s just earthshaking for all of us, you know?” said Chico resident Tammy Mezera. Other news on the fires report on the searches for victims, the technology being used to identify the dead, closures caused by poor air quality and the expected impact on everyone’s pocketbooks.
The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that New Jersey says minimized the risks of opioid addiction in its marketing messages is based in the state. “It is especially troubling that so much of the alleged misconduct took place right here in our own backyard,”said Gurbir Grewal, the New Jersey attorney general, at a news conference announcing …
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When she was in her early 20s, Nicole Veum says, she made a lot of mistakes. “I was really sad and I didn’t want to feel my feelings,” she said. “I turned to the most natural way I could find to cover that all up and I started using drugs: prescription pills, heroin for a …
New federal exercise recommendations include the first-ever federal activity parameters for 3-year-olds, as well as a few surprising omissions.
Anxiety is often a factor. Parents can remind teenagers that their nervousness not only is normal, but also can serve as a warning to help keep them safe.
Even when she was gone, she was present in the patient sitting before me and in the way I was newly able to comfort and reassure her.
This story is part of Health’s #RealLifeStrong series, where we are celebrating women who represent strength, resilience, and grace. Jessie Diaz has always loved dancing. But she never knew how much she would love inspiring other women to dance until she founded her Curves with Moves dance company. Diaz’s goal for every class she teaches: to get women to …
Rowan University is making headlines this week for policies that have been criticized as sexist and outdated: The school’s cross-country team was recently told to move its practices to another location, after female runners on the college’s track were reportedly deemed “distracting” to football players also practicing nearby. Oh, and they were also told they …
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A 20-year-old man (who, by the way, walks more in a day than most people do in a week) struggles with anxiety, dating and finding that most elusive of things: self-acceptance.
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Scientists are warning that Americans should undergo all recommended cancer screenings and adopt lifestyle prevention practices, such as healthy diet and exercise, which are beneficial in lowering both cancer and heart disease mortality. In other public health news: fecal transplants, a rare polio-like illness, concussions, microbes, contraception, and conversion camps.