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Legal Marijuana May-Or-May-Not Impact Colorado Negatively

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Colorado has become a study case for other states considering the legalization of marijuana. With the introduction of legal marijuana, it’s difficult to tell whether cannabis has had any impact other than increasing tourism. Two new studies from the University of Colorado analyze the medically-legal period after 2009. One shows a small increase of marijuana’s… Read more »

Dr. Oz Reveals Best Diet Foods Under Twenty Bucks

Dr. Oz Reveals Best Diet Foods

Dr. Oz is known for offering his viewers the best diet foods on the market today. But on a recent episode of his hit show, Dr. Oz was determined to thwart the common excuse that cost prevents them from dieting and eating healthy. In a segment titled, “Diet Foods Too Cheap Not to Buy” Dr…. Read more »

New Creatine Research Suggests Ideal Times To Take The Supplement

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Creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid occurring naturally in vertebrates. It helps to supply energy to all cells in the body, primarily muscles. It was first identified in 1832 by Michel Eugène Chevreul, who discovered it as a component of skeletal muscle. Creatine is one of the products that Iovate Health Sciences International, a leading… Read more »

Unhealthy Diets More Dangerous Than Smoking, United Nations Warns

Unhealthy Diets Are More Threatening To Worldwide Heath Than Cigarettes, A United Nations Expert Warned Today

During the annual World Health Organization (WHO) summit today, a Belgian professor named Olivier de Schutter, who is affiliated with the United Nations warned that unhealthy diets are now posing a greater risk to public health than tobacco products. He urged world leaders to work together and begin negotiating an agreement to stop the worldwide… Read more »

Colorado Expands ‘Right To Try’ Experimental Drugs

New legislation in Colorado aims at expanding access to experimental drugs

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a first-of-its kind piece of legislation on Saturday, designed to allow terminally ill patients to access experimental drugs awaiting federal approval. The law, dubbed “Right To Try,” is one of several being advanced in state legislatures by patient advocates who say they are frustrated by the lengthy FDA approval process… Read more »

MERS Virus Vaccine Being Developed In Hopes Of A MERS Cure

MERS Cure

As the MERS virus continues to spread throughout the world, various government agencies and companies are racing to create a MERS vaccine that could provide a cure. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the WHO warned the MERS virus may be spread by drinking camel urine and says that people should avoid the traditional… Read more »

Asthma Symptoms: How To Treat Problems This Spring

Asthma Symptoms Can Be Lessened By Being Smart This Spring.

Asthma symptoms typically seem to get more severe as winter turns to spring, but you don’t need to unnecessarily suffer with asthma symptoms all spring. In fact, there are several actions you can take to help increase your respiratory health. According to Kathleen MacNaughton, R.N., each of the following suggestions can help reduce asthma symptoms,… Read more »

Injection Of Infectious Measles Wiped Out Cancer In Groundbreaking New Study

Mayo Clinic researchers demonstrated in a human the ability to kill cancer with the measles virus.

A remarkable new study used an injection of infectious measles to cure a woman’s cancer, offering renewed hope to terminally ill patients. The new cancer research was published online Wednesday in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. According toThe Star Tribune, the new discovery offers “proof of concept” that one massive intravenous dose of live and… Read more »

MERS Virus Symptoms Being Spread By Muslims Drinking Camel Urine?

MERS Virus

Some people believe the MERS virus outbreak is being spread by Muslims drinking camel urine, or by using camel byproducts as part of foods, cosmetics, and other products commonly sold in the Middle East. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the first case of a the MERS virus in an American was confirmed by… Read more »

Nagging Early Grave: Men At High Risk For Early Death Due To Nagging

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Nagging might send you to an early grave according to a new health study. While you might think that nagging is harmless (and sometimes gets things done at home), it actually might have negative impacts on your life. According to a report by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, nagging can actually cause you to die earlier than… Read more »

Brown Rice And White Rice Are Different In More Ways Than Just Color

Brown rice and arsenic

The difference between brown rice and white rice is not just color! Whole grains of rice have several layers. To make brown rice only the hull, the outermost layer, is removed. Removing only the hull is the least destructive to the nutritional value of the rice. Further processing of rice removes the subsequent layers. Whiter… Read more »

Sushi Has Many Health Benefits And Risks

Sushi can come in many variaties

Sushi has many health benefits but it can also carry some health hazards as well. Sushi has grown in popularity steadily over the last several decades. The Japanese have been eating sushi, in varying forms, for centuries. The sushi we know today was designed as a fast-food in Japan in the mid-nineteenth century. People could… Read more »

Antipsychotics Reduce Violent Crime [Study]

Link Between Antipsychotics And Reduced Violent Crime

Research suggests antipsychotics may reduce violent crime. A recent study, which was published in the Lancet medical journal, concluded medications used to treat severe mental illness often reduce violent behavior. The results are significant, as they suggest violent tendencies are treatable. Dr. Seena Fazel, of Oxford University, led the study. Fazel and her team examined… Read more »

Shape Magazine Shames Woman For Her Post Weight Loss Figure

Shape magazine shames weight loss

Losing weight is a difficult task for anyone, so to combat those who get down in the dumps, Shape magazine started to feature profiles on people who lost weight by documenting their before and after figures. This was seen as something positive in hopes to give others confidence, but now it has quickly turned into… Read more »