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Have you been feeling down lately for no reason? Do you feel unmotivated and a sense of overwhelming sadness? If you have, you may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also commonly known as the “winter blues” or “seasonal depression”. Seasonal depression usually occurs at the same time every year. For most people, the… Read more »
So, I thought the point of the show The Biggest Loser was to lose the most weight. Sounds pretty simple right? Well, apparently the winner of this season lost too much weight (if that’s even possible), and is now receiving criticism for going too far. Rachel Frederickson made her final reveal during Tuesday night’s season… Read more »
A new study on diabetes suggests that eating yogurt four to five times a week could possibly lower the risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Live Science has reported that researchers in the United Kingdom followed 4,000 individuals and their diets for a total of 11 years. They say that those who ate the highest… Read more »
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The US abortion rate has hit a 30-year low. Research conducted by the Guttmacher Institute suggests the number of abortions dropped 13 percent between 2008 and 2011. The trend is not surprising as the numbers have steadily declined since 1981. However, the cause for decline is a topic of debate. In 1973, the Supreme Court… Read more »
A New York City Board of Health initiative set to take effect in 30 days will mandate flu shots for all children under the age of six who attend day care or preschool. If the new regulation is enacted as written, flu vaccines will no longer be voluntary for young children, a move which many… Read more »
Diabetes. Nearly one in ten Americans suffers from the condition that affects the body’s ability to regulate and produce the right levels of insulin and glucose. There is currently no cure for diabetes, but researchers from Harvard and Boston University have developed a bionic device that could make life much easier for diabetes sufferers as… Read more »
“Caffeine Use Disorder” is gaining recognition as a real condition as researchers study addiction and withdrawal symptoms associated with caffeine. It turns out the morning need for coffee may actually be as hard to give up as tobacco use. Whether your drink of choice is coffee, diet coke, or Monster energy drinks, there is now… Read more »
In a showdown between Vitamin C and zinc supplements over who can better stop the common cold — zinc supplements win, hands down. That’s the result of a new study published this week by the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Oh yes, there’s one other little step you a take to ward off that nasty cold…. Read more »
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Low-carb diets aren’t anything new; we all try to keep up with the constant barrage of new fad-diets which come and go and with new studies offering the latest theory on what’s healthy for humans. One of the most recent, and highly successful, fad-diets is the Paleo (or “caveman”) diet. It follows the principle of… Read more »
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A new study on the health benefits of Vitamin D concludes that taking the ...
Off grid medical preparedness education can mean the difference between life and death. Folks living on a homestead or in rural areas often have less access to healthcare facilities on a typical day, and during a major disaster, the options for aid become even fewer. During massive natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy, even urban… Read more »
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The next time you choose Olive Garden over McDonald’s, you might want to reconsider your decision. Either way you go, you’re getting a ton of calories. Although most people tend to think that sit-down restaurants such as Olive Garden and Red Lobster are healthier alternatives to fast food joints, a new study suggests that you’re… Read more »
The latest from Consumer Reports reveals that some sodas containing caramel color may contain a potential carcinogen, 4-methylimidazole, in quantities greater than previously believed. While word of the potential carcinogen in caramel color is not news in itself, the report indicates that the amount found in tested samples were in excess of the threshold at… Read more »
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Raw milk benefits and risks are once again being debated by US Food and Drug Administration – FDA. The agency’s official stance is that unpasteurized milk is an “inherently dangerous food.” Natural milk supporter Sally Fallon Morell feels the federal government’s mantra on the subject is nothing more than “garbage.” West Virginia raw milk advocates… Read more »
Jillian Michaels, a personal trainer made famous in part by The Biggest Loser, is more than a bit savvy when it comes to keeping fit and losing weight. As she approaches 40, Michaels has decided to ramp it up a notch, and go even further in her quest for fitness. She has decided to team… Read more »
Snorting smarties candy is said to be the latest dangerous trend kids have come up with, but some people seem to think it’s a rare event that is being overhyped. In a related story by The Inquisitr, both kids and doctors agree that fake weed is more dangerous than real marijuana, and some doctors have… Read more »
Spanx and other forms of shapewear are widely popular among women young and old alike. They are temporary “miracle” workers for those that wish to tuck away unwanted bulges and rolls that seem to want to stick out at the most inconvenient times. Well, health experts are now warning women that the constant use of… Read more »
The World Food Systems report judged the food systems in 125 different countries. Each nation was scored based upon four different major metrics: affordability of food, food quality, abundance of food, and the eating habits of citizens. The systems report was issued by the international advocacy confederation of Oxfam.The United States is now placed in… Read more »
The “best diet plans in 2014″ reveal themselves to often be total wastes of cash. In a related report from The Inquisitr, a recent finding suggested gluten problems might no be as real as you think. Similarly, an argument for the profit motive at play in all this is simply taking a look around at… Read more »
Garcinia cambogia is being touted as a miracle cure that helps people double or even triple their weight loss results, but critics say the hot diet trend is just the latest in a line of scams being oversold to consumers. Garcinia cambogia is a small fruit shaped like a pumpkin that is grown across India,… Read more »
For pregnant women, water in West Virginia might not be the best idea right now. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the West Virginia chemical was thought to be over three days ago and the water safe to drink in most areas. The lifting of the ban was supposed to be implemented slowly to make… Read more »
An acetaminophen warning is now required on commonly prescribed combination pain medications. The warning specifically includes medications that combine more than 325 mg of acetaminophen with codeine, hydrocodone, and oxycodone. Combination opioids are often prescribed to reduce severe pain. In an official statement, the FDA said many patients are unaware that the prescriptions contain acetaminophen…. Read more »
Monster drinks’ caffeine is one of the biggest boasts of the famous energy drink. While some people claim so-called caffeine toxicity can be a killer, it turns out that, when Monster drinks are compared to Starbucks coffee, it doesn’t seem that dangerous at all. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, despite the city of San… Read more »
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Excessive television watching may have a damaging effect on the structure of kids’ brains, resulting in lower IQ. That was the general conclusion of the study conducted by Japanese researchers from Tohoku University, who also suggested that this was the first investigation of brain structural development and TV viewing. In this instance, an increase in… Read more »
Which two words do all men dread to hear? “Erectile dysfunction”, or not being able to “get it up” (and keep it there) are probably high on the list. On the other hand, how would you feel about having an erection which lasts for five weeks? One unlucky – yes, UNlucky – cyclist in Ireland… Read more »
A California chicken plant’s cockroaches infestation is so nasty that Foster Farms had to close again even after being cleaned. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Foster Farms was closed last week due to health violations and last year a salmonella outbreak was linked to their products. Federal health inspectors have been watching Foster Farms… Read more »
Womb transplants are now being tested in Sweden on nine different women with the hopes that they will soon be able to get pregnant. The nine women who have successfully received the womb transplants in Stockholm are all in their 30s. They were either born womb-less or had their wombs removed due to cervical cancer…. Read more »
A cancer cure may have been found metastasizing cells, with researchers at Cornell University in New York claiming their cancer treatment was 100 percent effective in mice. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the cancer research establishment was criticized by James Watson, discoverer of the DNA structure, and he believes taking antioxidants can actually increase… Read more »
Over the counter (OTC) laxatives are lifesavers for anyone who has battled constipation. But in a new study, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) warns that these over the counter laxatives can be deadly if used improperly. In order to get relief fast, many OTC laxative users are tempted to ignore the warning labels on their… Read more »
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A man claiming to be suffering from the condition known as diphallia – or, double penis – recently posted pictures of them online to Reddit, according to a report in the Daily Mail. The condition affects around one in every six million boys in the US. However, most choose to have one removed at an… Read more »
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The DASH Diet has been named the best overall diet once again, according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings. Another popular weight loss regimen, The Weight Watchers Diet, also won three awards; Best weight loss diet, Best commercial diet plan, and Easiest-to-follow diet. The awards were announced just in time to help dieters… Read more »
GMO labeling battles at the state level wage on, but natural and organic food advocates are largely considering the GMO-free Cheerios announcement earlier this week a victory. Due to the lack of labeling laws, it is often extremely difficult to determine if the produce or packaged food products sold at the local grocery store contain… Read more »
According to the 2013 statistics, the diagnosis for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has skyrocketed, as more people than ever are being diagnosed with the mental disorder. The condition, which is associated with impulsive and hyperactive behavior, has been diagnosed to approximately three to seven percent of children in the United Kingdom. Such a high… Read more »
H1N1 flu symptoms are being reported all over Canada and the United States, but the good news is that a H1N1 vaccine can prevent deaths from the swine flu. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, flu symptoms are now widespread in 25 states, with Texas reporting five swine flu deaths and El Paso alone reporting… Read more »
As the Krokodil drug cases in the US have been confirmed by Mexico, the American Journal of Medicine has published an article about the fleshing eating “zombie” drug. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, when it comes to Krokodil drug cases in the US there is some controversy, with some claiming it’s mostly media hype… Read more »
People who are spiritual or religious may have a thicker outer layer of their brain, and therefore, may be less prone to depression. That was the general conclusion of a new study recently published in the JAMA Psychiatry journal. The findings were a follow-up to a previous study by the same researchers who concluded that… Read more »
Marijuana legalization in 2014 is about to hit yet another important threshold in Colorado and Florida. But while some states are starting legal marijuana sales, other states are arguing over marijuana legalization, and still others are arresting people. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, fake pot is actually more dangerous than real marijuana leaves, according… Read more »
El Paso health officials reported over 400 cases of flu in December. Although the City of El Paso Department of Public Health reported that 444 people suffered from the sickness last month, no one died as a result. This number is up from cases of the flu reported in both October and November. This number… Read more »
The FDA is warning users of a popular nutritional supplement, Mass Destruction, to stop immediately. The supplement is being used to stimulate muscle growth. The FDA is saying that Mass Destruction contains potentially harmful synthetic steroids. The FDAS was reacting to a report from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The report… Read more »