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Scientists Link 100 Genes To Autism

Autism

Scientists have linked up to 100 genes to the development of autism. A recent study, which was published in the medical journal Nature, suggests the disorder is likely caused by genetic, as opposed to environmental, factors. Researchers have identified up to 100 genes that increase the chances of developing autism by 90 percent. The identified… Read more »

Glasses Will Be A Thing Of The Past Soon If FDA Approves It!

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Presently, there are millions of Americans who live with glasses. Some of them find them a worthwhile accessory fitting of their personality and style, while others consider glasses a hassle. Over the years, inventions and procedures have been introduced to relieve people of glasses, from contact lenses to the latest method of LASIK eye surgery…. Read more »

Sleep Apnea – The Not-So Silent Killer

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea, which affects 18 million Americans, is a sleep disorder that can cause people to stop breathing while asleep. According to TheDailyHerald, sleep experts agree that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a potentially life-threatening disease which involves episodes of complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep, is dangerously on the rise. It is being urged… Read more »

Chocolate May Reverse Memory Loss

Chocolate Has Been Shown To Reverse And Improve Memory Loss

A recent study suggests chocolate could reverse memory loss. The data, which was compiled by neurologists at Columbia University Medical Center, was published in Sunday’s edition of Nature Neuroscience. Although the study was limited, the researchers concluded that a component of cocoa can improve memory and slow memory loss. The study included 37 participants between… Read more »

Natural Ways To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Stress and certain foods can trigger painful flare-ups of rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, often painful inflammatory disorder that most often affects the small joints in the hands and feet. Rheumatoid arthritis can cause severe pain, swelling, joint stiffness, and even result in loss of movement and range in the affected area, most often in the hands. Although there is no cure for rheumatoid… Read more »

Flavored E-Cigs Could Soon Be Banned In New York

Flavored E-Cig

On Tuesday, Costa Constantinides, a New York Councilman, introduced new legislation to ban e-cigarettes that use flavored juice or vapor. He thinks the flavors will entice more kids to start smoking.”These flavors are direct marketing to children,” Constantinides said. “They appeal to children, and we’re taking them out of that market.” And it’s not just… Read more »

Top 3 Trendy Diets That Actually Work

Fruits and vegetables.

As winter draws nearer, people will be looking to keep off that holiday season weight. A lot of trendy diets are circulating these days, always claiming to be the best diet for you. But which diets really are the best? Which ones actually work and which diets are just fads? Here is a list of… Read more »

Walmart Introduces $40 Doctor Visits At Their New Care Clinics

Walmart Health Center

Months after Walmart announced its plans to enter into the healthcare industry, the world’s largest retail chain has opened a Care Clinic in Galvaston, Georgia. Northwest Georgia News has released that services to be offered at Walmart Care Clinics include preventative health services, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and guidance on managing chronic problems such… Read more »

‘Fearbola': Ebola Fears Reaching Epidemic Proportions In United States

Fearbola, the irrational fear of Ebola, is sweeping the U.S.

Are you afraid of contracting Ebola? If so, you are not alone – millions of Americans are now suffering from “Fearbola.” The media is bombarding us with reports such as this one from the Inquisitr of more and more people exposed to the deadly virus, suspected cases in several states, and doomsday theories from “experts”… Read more »

CVS Considered Pulling Candy And Soft Drinks Along With Tobacco

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CVS Pharmacy, now known as CVS Health, moved ahead with their announced plan to end tobacco sales by October 1. As reported in The Inquisitr, CVS’s goal was actually completed about a month ahead of schedule. But CVS considered going even further than that. The giant drug store chain also considered banning candy and sodas…. Read more »