Less than 3 percent of Americans have “healthy lifestyle” –...

Minneapolis Star TribuneIf living healthy was a class, the vast majority of us would be flunking, a study published recently in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings has found. Just 2.7 percent of Americans have a "healthy lifestyle," which researchers defined...

Zika Virus Leads to Enhanced Protection Against Mosquitoes in Mercer...

Patch.comMercer County didn't take a break from fighting mosquitoes this year, county officials said as they prepare for a warm spring that is expected to arrive earlier than usual and the proliferation of Zika Virus in America. Mercer County Executive...

Blood Test for Concussions? Researchers Report Some Progress – ABC...

ABC NewsNew research bolsters evidence that a simple blood test may someday be used to detect concussions. It suggests that a protein linked with head trauma may be present in blood up to a week after injury, which could help...

Blood test for concussions? Researchers report some progress – Washington...

Washington PostCHICAGO — New research bolsters evidence that a simple blood test may someday be used to detect concussions. It suggests that a protein linked with head trauma may be present in blood up to a week after injury, which...

For Couples Who Want To Get Pregnant, Men’s Habits Matter,...

Huffington PostCouples who wish to get pregnant may want to avoid caffeine because it's associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, a new study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests. For women, drinking more than two caffeinated drinks...

Trader Joe’s Recalls Chocolate Snacks – Patch.com

Patch.comChocolate-coated fruit snacks contained more than the stated 'traces of milk,' which may cause problems for people allergic to milk. Columbia, MD. By Elizabeth Janney (Patch Staff) - March 28, 2016 12:06 pm ET. ShareTweetGoogle ...Trader Joe's recalling snacks over...

Opioids in the headlights (again) – Politico

PoliticoOBAMA TO SPOTLIGHT OPIOID EPIDEMIC — Expect President Barack Obama step up his demands for funding for the opioid epidemic Tuesday in Atlanta when he addresses the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit. Last week the White House sent...

South Korea confirms new case of deadly bird flu in...

Pulse HeadlinesSeoul — South Korea confirmed on Saturday a new case of avian influenza, an infection caused by avian influenza Type A viruses that can infect humans in rare cases. Agriculture officials from the country are currently culling thousands of...

Caffeine intake — even dad’s — linked to miscarriage –...

Chicago TribuneCaffeine intake, even among men, has been linked to an increased risk of miscarriage. (PeopleImages.com / Getty Images). Steven ReinbergHealthDay. A couple's risk of miscarriage may rise when the woman or man consumes more than two caffeinated ...One More...

This New Blood Test Could Detect Concussions – TIME

TIMEThere's growing evidence that concussions may have more lasting effects than previously thought, and that monitoring people with head injuries, no matter how apparently minor, is crucial to ensuring they receive proper treatment and minimize the ...Blood test for concussions?...

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