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Measles Have Increased To Second-Highest Level In Us In 25 Years And Over 100,000 Cases Worldwide

Measles Have Increased To Second-Highest Level In Us In 25 Years And Over 100,000 Cases Worldwide

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 963 new cases of the measles were reported in just one week which makes it the biggest jump so far this year. Currently, 555 total cases have been reported... 
Physician Groups Call For Taxes And Regulations On Kids’ Access To Sugary Drinks

Physician Groups Call For Taxes And Regulations On Kids’ Access To Sugary Drinks

For many years now physicians’ groups have warned against the high consumption of sugary drinks in the US for everyone and for all ages, but now they are banding together for government intervention through policies that... 
Drinking Two Or More Sugary Sodas Or Sports Drinks A Day Linked With Early Death — Especially In Women

Drinking Two Or More Sugary Sodas Or Sports Drinks A Day Linked With Early Death — Especially In Women

Circulation, an American Heart Association’s journal,published a new report on the association between drinking sugary drinks and a greater risk of death from cardiovascular disease especially among women The new report was... 
Oregon’s Cambia Joining With North Carolina’s Blue Cross Blue Shield

Oregon’s Cambia Joining With North Carolina’s Blue Cross Blue Shield

East meets west as two heath insurance companies join forces to form a $16 billion affiliation which will cover more than six million people. Cambia Health Solutions, based in Portland, OR which is the parent company of Regency... 
Interview With Apple VP of Health On Apple Watch’s Health Features and Relationship With FDA

Interview With Apple VP of Health On Apple Watch’s Health Features and Relationship With FDA

Over the last several years, Apple has shown clearly that it is serious about making an impact with its health initiatives through Apple Watch’s Healthcare features which are literally saving lives. Recently Apple’s VP... 
The CVS Of The Future

The CVS Of The Future

CVS and Aetna are merging. And it may be the start of a new trend for the future when major drug store chains and health insurers join forces. CVS drug store chain acquired Aetna, last November for $69 billion and may become... 
Monday Mornings And Other Times When Heart-Attack Risks Increase

Monday Mornings And Other Times When Heart-Attack Risks Increase

African American man holding his chest. The cases of 283,014 heart attacks and their relationship to the days of the year were recently studied, particularly concerning stress and its affect on longevity. The study postulates that... 
FDA Warns Parents Against Amber Teething Necklaces And Bracelets

FDA Warns Parents Against Amber Teething Necklaces And Bracelets

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that jewelry worn by babies and toddlers as necklaces, bracelets or anklets while they are going through they’re teething stage can be a choking or strangulation hazard... 
FDA Warns About Giving Honey To Babies Over Botulism Scare

FDA Warns About Giving Honey To Babies Over Botulism Scare

The United States Food and Drug Administration has just released a warning to parents regarding giving honey to their babies. The new caution comes as a result of four infant botulism cases in Texas that are related to honey. All... 
New Smokeless Cigarettes Announced by Philip Morris in Bid to Improve Sales

New Smokeless Cigarettes Announced by Philip Morris in Bid to Improve Sales

Philip Morris International has unveiled a new smokeless tobacco lineup by releasing two new versions of its IQOS products in the 40 or more markets worldwide the products are already being sold. It also announced a new device called... 
Could Your Finger Length Determine Your Sexuality?

Could Your Finger Length Determine Your Sexuality?

An interesting new study suggests that the length of a woman’s fingers could actually be a strong indicator of sexual orientation.  Published in Archives of Sexual Behavior, the new study reports it is actually quite likely that... 
Definitive Study Confirms that Exercise is the Best Health Strategy for Long Life

Definitive Study Confirms that Exercise is the Best Health Strategy for Long Life

There is no argument that exercise is good for you, but exactly what benefits—and how much benefit—you receive are somewhat up for debate. Sure, exercise contributes to better health, but not all workouts are the same, and different... 
Do Dogs Understand Human Language?

Do Dogs Understand Human Language?

It is somewhat common knowledge that our canine pals have, at the very least, some capacity for understanding human language. Simply train a dog to “sit” or “stay” or “fetch” and this fact is obvious.  Perhaps that is... 
New Evidence Further Supports That Seafood Contributes to Healthy Aging    

New Evidence Further Supports That Seafood Contributes to Healthy Aging    

A new study reaffirms just how good for you Omega-3 fish oils could be for you.  Existing research has long proven that Omega-3 fatty acids can help improve soft tissue integrity throughout your body: they can strengthen your brain,... 
Trader Joe’s, 7-Eleven, Whole Foods Hit With New Food Recall Over Salmonella and Listeria Concerns

Trader Joe’s, 7-Eleven, Whole Foods Hit With New Food Recall Over Salmonella and Listeria Concerns

If you enjoy the ready-to-eat salads at places like Trader Joe’s you need to pay attention.  Food suppliers GH Foods CA, Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods, GHSE, and Prime Deli Corporation have collectively recalled 2,811 pounds... 
Which Countries Have the Highest Life Expectancy?

Which Countries Have the Highest Life Expectancy?

It is not easy to accept the inevitable fate that there is a temporal limit to this existence, that our lifespan does, indeed, have an end.  If you live in Japan, though, you can rest assured that the people of your country consistently...