People who increased the amount of coffee they drank each day by more than one cup over a four-year period had a 11% lower risk for type 2 diabetes than those who made no changes to their coffee consumption, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. In…
Increasing daily coffee consumption may reduce type 2 diabetes risk
(HealthDay)—Workplace tumbles off of ladders are a major cause of injury and death among American employees, a new study says.
“Falls remain a leading cause of unintentional injury [deaths] nationwide, and 43 percent of fatal falls in the last decade have involved a ladder,” say a…
Workplace ladder falls a major cause of deaths, injuries, CDC says
Thirty years ago I lost 140 pounds the right way after 25 years of being obese and trying to lose weight the wrong way. Fortunately, I’m one of the approximately 5 percent who have been able to keep it off. I’ve been teaching others how to do it since. (Click here for my…
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The FDA approved today (April 24) the first HPV DNA test for cervical cancer screening, for use by women ages 25 and older.
The test, called the cobs HPV Test, works by detecting DNA from 14 types of HPV that are known to be associated with high risk of cervical cancer, including…
FDA Approves DNA HPV Test As Primary Cervical Cancer Screening Tool
Approximately one in 13 children between the ages of 6 and 17 has taken prescription medication for emotional or behavioral problems in the last six months, according to a new government report.
And more than half (55.1 percent) of kids taking these medications had parents who said the…
1 In 13 Kids Has Taken Meds For Emotional Or Behavioral Problems: CDC
Arianna: ‘If We Define Success By Money And Power, It’s Like Sitting On A Two-Legged Stool’ | Health4News
It’s time to start truly living life and defining success beyond the metrics of money and power — and it’s never too late to start, no matter your age or circumstances.
Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and Mika…
Arianna: ‘If We Define Success By Money And Power, It’s Like Sitting On A Two-Legged Stool’
How many of us have tried meditation, but given up because we thought we were no good at it? Judging by the cheers elicited from Andy Puddicombe’s keynote address at Thrive, The Huffington Post’s second Third Metric conference on redefining success beyond the two metrics of…
Headspace Founder Andy Puddicombe On How Meditation Can Make Us Kinder — To Ourselves
Health officials say they may have found the cause of 132 salmonella infections: A species of lizard called bearded dragon, which are sometimes kept as pets in the U.S.
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Salmonella outbreak linked to bearded dragons
Contact: Matt Shipmanmatt_shipman@ncsu.edu
919-515-6386North Carolina State University
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed an ultrasound device to help identify arterial…
New ultrasound device may add in detecting risk for heart attack, stroke
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615-322-4747Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Depression affects more than one out of three survivors of critical illness, according to a Vanderbilt study released in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine,…
Vanderbilt study finds physical signs of depression common among ICU survivors