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30 Ways to Make This Summer Different Than All the Others

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Antibiotics and obesity

Antibiotics and Obesity While antibiotics may play a part in the development of obesity, it probably isn’t a big enough factor to forego the benefits of antibiotics. Written by Caitlin Schille As obesity rates rise, particularly in children, the medical community has become increasingly aware of its negative health effects. Because of obesity’s myriad consequences, …

Sleep Disorder News

Written by Healthy Magazine Sleep. We do it every day, and often, we don’t do it enough. Sleep is vital to overall wellbeing, and for preventing a variety of chronic medical conditions. New research presented in Copenhagen shows that sleep disturbances may increase your chances of developing Alzheimer’s. Research suggests that sleep is vital in …

A recent study suggests poor sleep or a lack of sleep may affect the size of your brain Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine European researchers recently looked at 147 adults between the ages of 20 and 84 to examine the link between poor sleep and participants’ brain volume. During the course of this …

Surgeon General issues call to action to slow alarming trend Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com According the the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is on the rise. The latest statistics show that there are more cases of skin cancer diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined. The Surgeon General of the …

sitting kills

Written by Allyson Gordon The job you work to support your family could actually take you away from them sooner than you would have ever thought possible. Your job could be killing you—literally. I’m not talking about the “it’s one of those weeks that never seems to end” type of unbearable that you feel from …

Important information about the Norovirus Written by Joe Alton, M.D. On a recent trip to New York City to visit our daughter, my Wife and I both experienced a medical issue so common that it surprised us that we haven’t yet written about it: acute gastroenteritis, or the “Stomach Flu.” When this infection hits you, it …

Your Epic Summer Do This: See an MLS Soccer Game Soccer is becoming less of a foreign sport to Americans, and its professional soccer league (Major League Soccer or MLS) is showing that. Stadiums are packed even for new teams, and the season goes through June and July. Go Repelling Looking over a ledge and …

Experimental IVF

Although experimental and applicable to a small population of individuals, mitochondrial DNA replacement therapy is a procedure that holds a number of exciting possibilities. The method has attracted its share of controversy, largely because it involves combining genetic material from two different women’s egg cells. In recent months, however, a new report from the UK …

Food-borne illness, more commonly called food poisoning, sure packs a wallop. With severe flu-like symptoms that attack suddenly, it can ground even the healthiest of individuals. Unlike the seasonal flu, food poisoning can attack at any time and in any place. Food poisoning can have several causes. One of these is cross-contamination—for instance, when a …

Acetaminophen study

By Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com Acetaminophen, the active agent in drugs like Tylenol, is the most common drug ingredient in America. It is found in more than 600 over-the-counter and prescription medications including pain relievers, fever reducers, sleep aids, and even allergy medicines. A new study from researchers in Denmark indicates that the use of acetaminophen …