Burning wood indoors to cook raises health risks for billions | Health4News

Indoor air pollution from burning fuels such as wood to heat or light homes or cook is putting nearly three billion people worldwide at risk of ill health and early death, new research suggests.
A woman uses firewood to cook in western Nepal. Women and children are particularly susceptible to…
Burning wood indoors to cook raises health risks for billions

Gluten-free diet benefits asymptomatic EmA+ adults | Health4News

(HealthDay)—Asymptomatic individuals with endomysial antibodies (EmA) benefit from a gluten-free diet (GFD), according to a study published in the September issue of Gastroenterology.
Kalle Kurppa, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Tampere in Finland, and colleagues randomized 40…
Gluten-free diet benefits asymptomatic EmA+ adults

Obesity fueling rise in diabetes rates, study finds | Health4News

(HealthDay)—The U.S. obesity epidemic is a driving force behind the rising rates of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
Researchers looked at data from five national surveys spanning from 1976 through 2010 to determine how much the increase in diabetes over time could be explained by…
Obesity fueling rise in diabetes rates, study finds

Complication rates low with mastectomy, breast reconstruction: study | Health4News

(HealthDay)—Complications are rare among breast cancer patients who undergo mastectomy and reconstruction, a new study indicates.
However, the researchers did find that a double mastectomy was associated with a slightly higher risk for certain complications than a single mastectomy.
The study…
Complication rates low with mastectomy, breast reconstruction: study

Partially hydrogenated oils in nine percent of packaged foods | Health4News

(HealthDay)—Nine percent of top-selling packaged food products in the United States contain partially hydrogenated oils, with most of these products reporting 0 grams of trans fat per serving, according to a study published Aug. 28 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…
Partially hydrogenated oils in nine percent of packaged foods

Ebola Cases Likely To Increase In Coming Weeks, CDC Director Says | Health4News

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer
Published: 09/02/2014 03:50 PM EDT on LiveScience
The number of people infected with Ebola in West Africa will likely increase significantly over the next few weeks, according to the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who just…
Ebola Cases Likely To Increase In Coming Weeks, CDC Director Says

Anna Akana’s Letter To Her 16-Year-Old Self Is Something Every Girl Should Hear | Health4News

“Sixteen-year-old Anna, I know it’s hard because you’re so romantic, but goddamn it, romance yourself.”
There are a lot of pitfalls to female adolescence, like depending on your boyfriend for validation or being too scared to take chances you should, but with the…
Anna Akana’s Letter To Her 16-Year-Old Self Is Something Every Girl Should Hear

Own Habits That Truly Serve You | Health4News

We are all familiar with the notion that humans are “creatures of habit.” Perhaps you are even reading this very post out of a habit or behavioral pattern: maybe the Huffington Post is your iPhone browser’s homepage, and you check it each morning before diving into…
Own Habits That Truly Serve You

Man Who Made ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Go Viral Welcomes Newborn Baby | Health4News

Pete Frates — a former college athlete with ALS — is the man credited with making the ice bucket challenge go viral. Now, Frates has something else to celebrate as he is the father of a newborn baby girl.
Frates’ wife, Julie, gave birth to daughter, Lucy Fitzgerald…
Man Who Made ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Go Viral Welcomes Newborn Baby

Minnesota Woman Chows Down 93 Different State Fair Foods For Make-A-Wish Foundation | Health4News

Mandy Colten said she usually eats clean. So you can imagine why consuming 5,000-6,000 calories a day on all things fried, sweet and savory at the Minnesota State Fair left her “bogged down” and “just a little bit slower.”
She didn’t overindulge in hopes…
Minnesota Woman Chows Down 93 Different State Fair Foods For Make-A-Wish Foundation

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