Category: Health

Jimmy Carter Says He No Longer Needs Cancer Treatments

It's only fair to share...Washington Post Carter’s spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said in an email that his doctors will continue to perform scans to ensure that cancer cells have not returned, and that Carter will “resume treatment if necessary.” A spokesman…
Peanuts For Babies? Studies Back Allergy-Preventing Strategy

It's only fair to share...Michigan’s Thumb One study, a follow-up to landmark research published last year, suggests that the early prevention strategy leads to persistent, long-lasting results in children at risk for food allergies. It found that allergy protection lasted…
Denver Health Department Reports Mumps Outbreak

It's only fair to share...FOX31 Denver An alert has gone out to healthcare providers throughout Colorado about a mumps outbreak. The Denver Post reports there are at least four confirmed cases of mumps in metro Denver and two other probable…
5 Health Tips From Successful People

It's only fair to share...Forbes Sometimes all a person needs to get off the couch and into the gym is a little inspiration. And who better to provide it than those who make a career, and a successful one, out of…
Why Are Strokes On The Rise Among Younger Adults?

It's only fair to share...NPR The majority of strokes are still happening in older individuals, says Dr. Amytis Towfighi, a vascular neurologist with the University of Southern California. “What’s concerning is that the incidence and prevalence of stroke amongst younger…
Cookies For A New Widow And Empathy Eases Death’s Pain?

It's only fair to share...NPR Psychology is interested in empathy, partly to understand its famous failures, partly to understand its social role. It turns out that empathy doesn’t reserve its virtues for humans: rats, pigs, and primates react empathically to…
Did Zika Cost Woman Her Baby Or Not?

It's only fair to share...Credit: cdn0.vox-cdn.com Samantha Mejia was elated when she discovered she was pregnant during a family visit to Honduras over the Christmas holiday. Less than two months later, she’s lost the baby and she is wondering if Zika…
Super Bowl Healthy Food Guide With A Handy Flowchart

It's only fair to share...If you are going to be watching the Super Bowl tomorrow, here is a quick guide to healthy eating during the game. The Super Bowl isn’t just a big day for football. It’s also the championship…