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Wearing Bra Does Not Increase Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Breast_Cancer

The general public has some pretty wild beliefs about breast cancer. One of them would be about bras and how they allegedly contribute to the risk of getting the dreaded disease. Many self-proclaimed health experts like Joseph Mercola assert the unfounded claim of a link between bras and breast cancer. In an article published in… Read more »

Weight Loss: A Craze Gone Too Far?

Weight loss may or may not carry all the health benefits we so readily associate with it.

The miracle of weight loss is one that everyone has heard of, and that the majority strives toward. Shedding a pound here or there, dropping a jean size, and being complimented on skinniness are all considered huge health victories in today’s society. But recent research suggests that our perception that weight loss and a healthy… Read more »

Is The Ebola Virus Airborne Or Not!?

Ebola Airborne

With all the horror stories about the Ebola virus circulating in the news, you might be wondering whether or not it poses any risk to you. The good news is that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Ebola virus is not airborne and can only be transmitted through some form… Read more »

Ditch Breakfast For Weight Loss — Or Not?

Breakfast and weight loss? It's complicated.

More than 54 percent of people in the U.S. have a weight loss goal, according to a recent Gallup poll. Recently, The Inquisitr covered a study that suggested eating fruits and vegetables doesn’t promote weight loss. Now, a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition claims that eating breakfast is unrelated to weight… Read more »

How Robin Williams Woke The World Up To The Reality Of Mental Illness

Robin Williams Mental Health

Perhaps some people were put on this planet to show others something that they don’t want to see. At least that is what some people are telling themselves to try to make sense of the apparent suicide of funnyman and family man Robin Williams. When this iconic comedian exited the planet, his departure certainly left… Read more »

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte Ingredients Raise More Than Eyebrows

Pumpkin Spice Latte

It’s almost time for Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes. The leaves will start to fall soon, the days will get colder and shorter, the smell of backyard fires will waft through the neighborhood, and you can get yourself a steaming cup of Caramel Color Level IV, Carrageenan stabilizer, and pesticide residue. Wait a minute. What? Oh,… Read more »

WHO: Ebola Outbreak ‘Continues To Accelerate’

West Africa Ebola

According to the WHO, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to escalate. In their latest report, the World Health Organization revealed more than 3,000 people were diagnosed with the deadly virus. Officials estimate more than 1,500 people have died. Although the outbreak is the deadliest in history, a majority of the cases are concentrated… Read more »

Does Obamacare Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery?

Obamacare Gender Reassignment Surgery

I got some incredible news for transgender Americans. According to the Daily Beast, Obamacare has effectively made it possible for gender reassignment surgery to one day be covered by healthcare insurance plans. As it stands, “federal law prohibits health insurance companies from discriminating against transgender people.” It also prevents insurers from denying healthcare coverage to… Read more »

Weed Smokers Rejoice! Hemp Has Been Linked To Repairing DNA

Hemp

When it comes to the topic of marijuana, people these days have only one thing on their minds: Which state will be next to legalize weed? For many years, legally smoking marijuana has always been a pipe dream of many who indulge in the ganja, but now it is a reality for some. You can… Read more »

Breakfast Study States Meal Is No Longer ‘The Most Important Of The Day’

Breakfast Study Nixes Most Important Meal Claims

Breakfast study research has revealed that the once “most important meal of the day” isn’t that important after all. In fact, it’s just another meal. The revelations come from a study conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The Tech Times reports that “regularly eating breakfast is no better for weight… Read more »

Doctors Worry Over Apple HealthKit

Apple Health

Apple has already drummed up some great beta reviews for HealthKit, but not all doctors are on board. Specifically, Dr. Dushan Gunasekera and Dr. Rakesh Kapila are speaking out about potential risks and dangers HealthKit might bring on-board. Kapila is a private doctor in London at the South Kensington GP Clinic and Dr. Gunasekera is… Read more »

Ebola In Sacramento? New Mexico? Know The Symptoms

Ebola Virus strikes Sacramento?

The Ebola outbreak continues, but not in Sacramento. So keep calm, everyone. Health officials announced Thursday night that a Sacramento patient feared to have Ebola has tested negative for the virus. Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Health, said in a press release: “We are pleased with the negative outcome of the… Read more »