Bed Bath & Beyond recalls comforters that may contain mold
The items were sold at stores nationwide and online from August through October 2017 for about $70 to $110.
Greg Critser, author who wrote about obesity, drugs and aging, dies at 63
Greg Critser, a Pasadena-based writer who explored fear and obsession in books about obesity, prescription drugs and aging, has died after a years-long fight with brain cancer. He was 63. Critser wrote well-regarded books that he referred to as “my American pathology trilogy” — books that touched...
My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice
The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana in a potentially uncomfortable position
We’re hiring a world-class journalist to direct Diet Doctor’s writers team
Are you passionate about the impact a keto or low-carb diet can have on people’s health? Would you love to join an outstanding team in creating low-carb guides, articles and news posts that can change the lives of millions? If so, we want to hear from you. We are hiring a driven person to direct and lead our writers team – an exceptional person who will work side by side with Dr. Andreas Eenfel...
Vermont becomes ninth U.S. state to legalize marijuana
(Reuters) - Vermont became the ninth U.S. state and third in the Northeast to legalize recreational marijuana use on Monday when Republican Governor Phil Scott signed a bill passed by the legislature earlier this month.
Why flesh-eating bacteria can look like the flu
An Arizona woman who was initially diagnosed with the flu ended up having a "flesh-eating" bacteria.
Boy celebrates 3rd birthday after dispute over kidney transplant is resolved
A.J. Burgess celebrated his 3rd birthday last week after receiving a life-saving kidney transplant that was initially held up due to his father's probation violation.
Body shame ‘stopping young women attending cervical cancer screening’
Young women are too embarrassed to attend smear tests because of their body shape, the appearance of their genitals and concerns over smelling “normally”, according to a new survey by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, UK. The survey of women aged between 25 and 35 found that 35 per cent...
Psychiatrist's patients said floating in sensory deprivation tank was healing, so he tried it
In mental health care, it's not uncommon for patients to pursue complementary therapies to manage mental illness. As a psychiatrist, I've seen patients who take dozens of daily vitamin supplements. Some try acupuncture or massage. Others swear by light therapy or Reiki. But there was one therapy...
Are statins linked to memory problems?
Joe and Teresa Graedon answer readers’ questions. This week: statins and cognitive function; using shampoo on rosacea; antidepressants and dizziness; how not to clean your ears.
Diabetes in Pregnancy Raises Risk of Heart Disease
Women who have had gestational diabetes have an increased risk not only for Type 2 diabetes later in life, but for heart disease and hypertension as well.
Why does flu kill people?
Influenza virus can kill people very quickly, with a cytokine storm, organ damage and the worsening of existing diseases, doctors say.
10 Important Tips For Receiving Medical Treatment Abroad
The medical tourism industry is currently valued at 100B . It’s slated to grow 25% by 2025. There are many reasons for this. read more
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Infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero show abnormalities
A new study of infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero shows a dramatic increase in torticollis - an abnormal twisting of the neck. Many of the infants also had plagiocephaly - a flattening of the head often seen in conjunction with torticollis.
Why Running Has Strengthened the Bond Between My Twin Sister and Me
They say the bond between twins is unlike any other. From day one, my sister Carla and I have shared everything from rooms to clothes and classes. Today, at 30, we share a love of long-distance running . Related 25 Must-Know Tips For Runners Although neither of us was very athletic when we were young, we both decided to join our high school's track and cross-country teams during our junior year...