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Americans Drinking More – in Places

Americans Drinking More – in Places

Where one lives impacts spending on housing, groceries, health care and, apparently, alcohol. Americans in some places are drinking more heavily than in the past. In fact, researchers from the University of Washington are reporting that rates of heavy and binge drinking have escalated dramatically in many areas of the country. This is not the […]

Obesity Doomsday Nay-Sayers Exercise Claims Wrong

Obesity Doomsday Nay-Sayers Exercise Claims Wrong

Obesity, a recent topic of great concern, seems to especially be a popular topic of the doomsday nay-sayers, who claim that exercise does not help, however even if theoretically right, this theory still comes out as wrong. Over the past five decades, it is evident that the U.S. has grown more obese and the a popular […]

Obesity in Six Categories Targeted for Treatment

Obesity in Six Categories Targeted for Treatment

Obesity, in a recent study in the U.S. and U.K., has been divided into six separate categories in order to provide targeted methods treatment. In the U.S. alone, more than a third of adults, roughly 78.6 million, are classified as obese. More children as well are showing the highest level of obesity in the U.S. history. According to […]

Blue Bell Creameries Find Solutions That May Fix Contamination Problems

Blue Bell Creameries Find Solutions That May Fix Contamination Problems

Blue Bell Creameries has recalled its product from all retail stores due to possible Listeria contamination. The Blue Bell Creameries are currently working towards finding solutions to fix the contamination issues, in order to prevent further recalls from happening in the future. The recall includes taking all of the products such as ice cream, frozen […]

Mindfulness as Good as Meds for Depression

Mindfulness as Good as Meds for Depression

Treating ongoing clinical depression has typically called for therapy and/or prescription antidepressants. But a growing number of studies are showing that mindfulness training can be just as good as meds in effectively helping people alleviate their depression and prevent recurrence. Mindfulness training, which is often called mindfulness-based cognitive therapy or MBCT, could potential be used […]

The Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana

The Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana

It is common to support the marijuana business model, however this discussion is split, there is medical marijuana that is legal in 23 states plus D.C. and there is the legalization of recreational marijuana which is legal in four states. Sanjay Gupta M.D. for CNN hosted, Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution, it was reiterated by […]

Steve Byrnes and the Legacy He Leaves Behind

Steve Byrnes and the Legacy He Leaves Behind

Sunday April 19 the NASCAR community held a race to support Steve Byrnes, who would then pass away just two days later. After a long battle with mouth and throat cancer, Byrnes who was also called the Mr. Rogers of NASCAR, would leave behind an amazing life and career, a legacy that will live on. […]

Homeopathy May Become Subject to FDA Regulation

Homeopathy May Become Subject to FDA Regulation

Homeopathy, hailed by many to be a viable alternative to traditional medicine, may become subject to FDA regulation. Homeopathic medicine as a market has grown exponentially in the past ten years. In fact a survey taken in 2007 revealed that $2.9 billion was spent on these type of medicines and remedies for an estimated 3.9 […]

Vampire Squid Discovered to Have Strange Sex Lives

Vampire Squid Discovered to Have Strange Sex Lives

In the lab at Santa Barbara Natural History Museum in California, one of the most rare deep-sea creatures sits on the shelves, stuffed into a jar. The lab recently made new discoveries regarding the sex lives of the vampire squid. The jars that are stuffed with these gelatinous creatures are kept on shelves completely absent […]

Relay for Life Marks 30-Year Anniversary

Relay for Life Marks 30-Year Anniversary

The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life, which was started in 1985 as a fundraising drive for cancer research, has to date raised nearly $5 billion in its 30 years of existence. It is the world’s largest nonprofit fundraising event. A man from Tacoma, Washington, Dr. Gordon Klatt, decided to personally raise money for his local […]

HIV Plagues a Southern Indiana County

HIV Plagues a Southern Indiana County

HIV plagues a southern Indiana county, but high school students in Austin, Ind., are stepping in to do something about it. Students put together a special edition school newspaper to bring awareness to the problem and are forming groups to assist with education and prevention. Holli Reynolds, 18, a student at Austin High School, is […]

Improving Sex Lives Through STD Awareness

Improving Sex Lives Through STD Awareness

April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month and this is the perfect time to get to know the facts about infections and diseases. It is also the right moment to educate teens and young adults about the realities they will face in their future sex lives and how they could improve it by being […]

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