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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Is a Vegan diet better?

Most of us omnivores could use more plants in our diet. But when it comes to health, a strict vegan diet may be overkill. There are roughly 3.7 million vegans in the U.S., accounting for just over 1% of the...
I was vaccinated, still got the flu, now what? Well it appears that the flu season is once again upon us and healthcare officials are encouraging everyone to be vaccinated. Most heed the warnings and notices and head right out to...
AMA board chair-elect Patrice Harris said that the vote “reflects concerns among physicians about the negative impact of commercially-driven promotions,” specifically railing on the drug companies getting people hooked on expensive drugs. To this point, the United States and New...
Panera Bread will start listing the amount of added sugar and calories on the cups for seven drinks, including cola and iced teas. The move is the latest by the company to appeal to Americans who are increasingly concerned about...

How much exercise is enough?

Before you make a decision on how much exercise you need, you should have a good idea of your exercise goal or goals: Are you exercising for physical fitness, weight control, or as a way of keeping your stress...
Making sure your little ones get enough sleep just might be one of the best things you could do for their health, both now and later on, experts say. Scientists have long known that children who don't get enough sleep...
Jack Crowley was 15 when a baseball hit him in the chest and stopped his heart. The Long Island teen survived thanks to a police officer who grabbed a defibrillator and shocked his heart back into rhythm. A blow to...
It’s common practice for drug companies to compensate doctors as promotional speakers and advisers. The income some get can be quite substantial, creating potential conflicts of interest. Critics worry that such substantial compensation can affect a doctor’s judgement on...
One of Harvard University’s dominant psychologists of the 21st century, Jerome Kagan of Harvard University, had enough courage and professional expertise to compare psychology to a rotten piece of furniture. Kagan takes the 22nd place on the lists published by...
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