Tag: Health News

DEA marijuana announcement to offer modest adjusments

August 11, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
DEA marijuana announcement to offer modest adjusments

A DEA announcement on medical marijuana is set for Thursday, according to several reports. According to insiders, once more the American government will make it clear that it is still against the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will cite the following reason for its decision “it does not believe […]

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Banner Health cyberattack affects at least 3.7 million people

August 4, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Banner Health cyberattack affects at least 3.7 million people

A cyberattack on Banner Health has left at least 3.7 million people compromised. In an email, Banner Health has apologized to those affected and offered a free one-year membership in monitoring services for the inconvenience. A cyberattack on Banner Health is making headlines. This week, about 3.7 million people – patients, employees, and independent contractors […]

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Insects burger? Restaurants in London face new kind of protest

July 31, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | 1 Reply More
Insects burger? Restaurants in London face new kind of protest

Insects were thrown inside two burger restaurants by protesters. Activists tossed live cockroaches and crickets in the Byron Hamburgers Limited restaurants after immigration officials detained dozens of workers. Hundreds of insects were crawling inside two burger restaurants in England; maybe they should contact Chief Mouser Larry or Gladstone to chase them away. On Friday, several […]

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Whole Foods: Patent Office Denies ‘World’s Healthiest Grocery Store’ Slogan

July 30, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | 1 Reply More
Whole Foods: Patent Office Denies ‘World’s Healthiest Grocery Store’ Slogan

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will not allow Whole Foods Market Inc to claim the slogan “world’s healthiest grocery store” as its own. The application for the trademark has been denied because the slogan is merely descriptive not factual. Whole Foods Market Inc. has been denied the usage of the slogan “world’s healthiest grocery […]

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Esther and Dan Levy go from despair to cautious hope regarding son Andrew

May 14, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Esther and Dan Levy go from despair to cautious hope  regarding son Andrew

Esther and Dan Levy are happy that their boy, Andrew Levy, is alive and doing well, just months after they planned his funeral. Andrew Levy, who was diagnosed with acute megakaryoblastic leukemia, had one year to live and his parents made the tough choice to stop his treatment – that decision saved the child’s life. […]

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Mom delays brain cancer treatment to protect unborn baby

March 30, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Mom delays brain cancer treatment to protect unborn baby

A mom delays brain cancer treatment until the birth of her baby, and the touching story makes headlines. Kim Vaillancourt, a pregnant mom of five, recently discovered that she was battling brain cancer and declined to undergo treatment in order to give birth to a healthy baby boy. A mom delays brain cancer treatment despite […]

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Sacramento Norco Deaths Linked To Illegal And Tainted Painkillers

March 30, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Sacramento Norco Deaths Linked To Illegal And Tainted Painkillers

Several Sacramento Norco deaths have been linked to illegal and tainted painkillers that are circulating in the California county. According to Sacramento officials, six people have died after overdosing on Norco painkillers they illegally obtained from the streets. Six Sacramento Norco deaths are making headlines. It has been confirmed by Dr. Olivia Kasiyre, Sacramento County […]

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Dog Flu In 26 States: What Can You Do?

February 21, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | 2 Replies More
Dog Flu In 26 States: What Can You Do?

Dog flu spreads in 26 states and dog owners are now wondering what should they do to protect their pets. According to experts, if a dog is in contact with other dogs, (at home or in a park), the owner is advised to give the animal a flu shot. Dog flu spreads in 26 states, […]

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More twins being born in US than ever before: CDC twin birth rate hits new nigh, record is still not enough to replace previous generation

December 29, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
More twins being born in US than ever before: CDC twin birth rate hits new nigh, record is still not enough to replace previous generation

A CDC report claims more and more twins are being born in America because women are having children at an older age, and the use of fertility treatments. The CDC revealed that in 2014 there were 33.9 twins born for every 1,000 births compared to 1980 when the rate was 18.9 twins per 1,000 births. […]

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SIDS study offers new solution to old problem

December 4, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
SIDS study offers new solution to old problem

A SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) study published in the journal Pediatrics pointed to three main factors that can lead to cot death or crib death of newborns. According to the experts, a dangerous sleeping environment, preterm, and babies, whose mothers smoked or drank alcohol during pregnancy, are more susceptible to SIDS. It is up […]

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Weizmann healthy food study changes views on dieting

November 23, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 2 Replies More
Weizmann healthy food study changes views on dieting

A Weizmann healthy food study called the Personalized Nutrition Project has some surprising results and finally explains why a diet might work for one person and not another. The authors of the study from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel have discovered that the same food can help an individual lose weight while raising […]

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Apples Favorite Fruit Children: American Kids Prefer Apples, According To New Study

September 22, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Apples Favorite Fruit Children: American Kids Prefer Apples, According To New Study

Apples are children’s favorite fruit, according to a new study. Researchers from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics have discovered that apples and apple juice account for 30 percent of all fruit consumed by American kids and young adults. It is not known if the finding is positive or not. A new study has […]

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Suicide Risk Behavior Patterns In Depression Offer Some Clues For Prevention

September 3, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 1 Reply More
Suicide Risk Behavior Patterns In Depression Offer Some Clues For Prevention

A new study revealed that certain behaviors could be linked to a higher suicide risk. According to the experts, depressed people who demonstrate certain behaviors such as reckless driving, sudden promiscuity, constant nervousness and agitation are considered more likely to try to kill themselves. With at least one death by suicide in America every 13 […]

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Boy, 4, Dies; Cinnamon Blamed In Matthew Rader’s Death

August 4, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 1 Reply More
Boy, 4, Dies; Cinnamon Blamed In Matthew Rader’s Death

A boy dies after eating cinnamon, and his devastated mother has taken to Facebook to warn other parents about the deadly spice. Brianna Rader is hoping that the death of her 4-year-old son, Matthew Rader, will serve as a cautionary tale for the hundreds of teens taking part in the infamous cinnamon challenge. A 4-year-old […]

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Country Star Daughter Death: Popular Country Singer Opens Up About Family Tragedy

June 27, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Country Star Daughter Death: Popular Country Singer Opens Up About Family Tragedy

An autosomal recessive disorder caused the death of a country star’s daughter and now, he is opening up about the sad event. Randy Rogers, the lead vocalist of the Randy Rogers Band, revealed that he and wife, Chelsea Rogers, lost their baby daughter just days after her birth and being diagnosed with nonketotic hyperglycinemia (NKH). […]

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Johnson And Johnson’s Laparoscopic Power Morcellator Device Faces FBI Inquiry

May 28, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 7 Replies More
Johnson And Johnson’s Laparoscopic Power Morcellator Device Faces FBI Inquiry

Johnson & Johnson’s laparoscopic power morcellator, which was recently discovered to spread cancer cells in women, has prompted the FBI to investigate the company. The FBI wants to find out how long Johnson & Johnson knew its morcellators had been hazardous before it suspended the sale. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is questioning the heads […]

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Asthma Cardiff University Breakthrough Finding Is A Hopeful Sign For Future Asthma Cure

April 25, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Asthma Cardiff University Breakthrough Finding Is A Hopeful Sign For Future Asthma Cure

An asthma find at Cardiff University and King’s College London announces a potential treatment. Researchers at the Cardiff University in Wales and King’s College London in England have published a new study that shows that drugs known as calcilytics originally created to treat osteoporosis can reverse all asthma symptoms. The British study also found the […]

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Cassey Ho: Fitness Blogger Tackles Body Image Battle In ‘The “Perfect” Body’ Video

April 23, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 3 Replies More
Cassey Ho: Fitness Blogger Tackles Body Image Battle In ‘The “Perfect” Body’ Video

A fitness blogger creates a video on body image, and her story has the web talking. Cassey Ho, a fitness and lifestyle blogger, is often slammed for her imperfect body on social media, so she decided to Photoshop herself to look perfect hoping to inspire others to accept simply who they are. A fitness blogger’s […]

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