- Adolescent Obesity Linked To Permanent Bone Loss
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity has more than quadrupled in adolescents over the past 30 years and it is estimated that more than one-third of kids and adolescents in the U.S. are at least overweight. Obesity in ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 21 2016 - 8:47am
- Diabetes Plus Smoking Is Double The Deadly
It's no secret that smoking causes lung cancer, but lost in the more recent smoke and mirrors about the new war on tobacco is the fact cigarettes are also linked to many other diseases, and the risk is compounded in diabetics who smoke. Diabetes, the ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 22 2016 - 6:00am
- In Surveys, Obesity Is As Dangerous To The Public As Cancer
The war on fat is back, thanks to an aggressive campaign by food pundits related to sugar, GMOs and corporations. For a while, it looked like all thin people were going to be placed into mandatory body image counseling, the Kardashians had made plump the ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 25 2016 - 9:59am
- Should Pregnant Women Be Concerned About BPA?
A recent study from French government researchers reported new results on the exposure of pregnant women to more than 100 substances that might be a concern for the health of a developing fetus. The study examined exposure to various metals (e.g., lead, ...
Article - Steve Hentges - Nov 28 2016 - 2:03pm
- Are Marijuana Warning Labels Needed? Users Say Yes
In the United States, legalization of marijuana is happening at a record pace, thanks to governments hoping for new tax streams and public health claims giving it a free pass that literally no other product has ever gotten. However, a few experts and some ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 7 2016 - 8:56am
- But, Who’s Really Manipulating The Science On Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals?
On November 29, an op-ed article, co-signed by 94 scientists, and entitled “Let’s Stop the Manipulation of Science” was published in Le Monde. It makes numerous allegations, most prominent among them that industry is “manufacturing doubt” about the scien ...
Article - Gregory Bond - Dec 15 2016 - 9:35am
- The Physician Gender Disparity In Death, Hospital Readmission Rates
A new analysis has found that if you are on Medicare, it's better to get a female internist than a male. Female internists have lower rates of 30-day mortality and hospital readmission than those patients treated by men. Obviously it could be a variet ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 19 2016 - 2:51pm
- As Laundry Pod Popularity Increased, So Did Eye Injuries In Kids- But Don't Panic
Between 2012 and 2015, the number of chemical burns to the eye associated with laundry detergent pods increased more than 30-fold among preschool-aged children in the US, according to a new analysis, but don't fall prey to the scaremongering that will ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 3 2017 - 10:52am
- Tiny Survey Claims Vaping Will Cause People To Start Smoking
If you sip a beer when you are a teenager, are you going to become a raging alcoholic? You are according to the logic of anti-smoking activists who won the war on cigarettes and need a one place to use their army- and their funding. Cigarette smoking has p ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 8 2017 - 7:53am
- False Positives Make Women More Likely To Delay Next Mammogram
Women who received a health scare in the form of a false positive result from a screening mammogram were more likely to delay or even forgo the next mammogram than women who had a correct negative result. A false positive result from a screening mammogram ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 9 2017 - 12:30pm