Don’t Drink the Pool Water! It Contains a... →
healthwellnessdisability: The study, published in the latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, specifically looked at pools in Atlanta, but the researchers say such contamination is likely a widespread problem in U.S. pools, thanks to swimmers not washing themselves off before taking a dip. According to the scientists, each of us carries about 0.14 grams of fecal material into the pool —...
Well, This Is Just Awful: 'Renting' Disabled... →
Meat and Antibiotics - 2013 Meat Eaters Guide |... →
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are now common in the meat aisles of American supermarkets. These so-called superbugs can trigger foodborne illness and infections that are hard to treat. … [T]he researchers found that some 53 percent of raw chicken samples collected in 2011 were tainted with an antibiotic-resistant form of Escherichia coli, or E. coli, a microbe that normally inhabits feces....
MAP: Which States Have Cut Treatment For the... →
How Therapy Can Help in the Golden Years →
As Americans live longer and the stigma of psychological help diminishes, more elderly people are trying therapy to alleviate problems they face late in life.
Is Organic Better? Ask a Fruit Fly →
A middle-school experiment using fruit flies and organic foods has won publication in a national scientific journal and spurred a debate about the relative benefits of organic eating.
In Just Three Months, States Proposed An... →
more-commonsense: That’s American’s rights being flushed down the toilet in Republican dominated state governments. It unconstitutional, and wrong. People need to wake up about how their state government legislatures have been Gerrymandered along with the US House of Representatives and tell their officials to redistrict now in a equitable manner. Stop the theft of your rights.
Success Fuel: Sharpen Your Memory with... →
successfuel: 1. Beets to regulate heartbeat. A healthy ticker means a healthy brain. “Every cell in the body needs a steady supply of oxygen and nutrients to stay alive and work properly,” says Bauer. Keep blood pressure levels in check (less than 120/80), exercise regularly, and stock up on foods such as…
Mindfulness from meditation associated with lower... →
healthwellnessdisability: The term “mindfulness” to refers to behaviors that are reflected in a particular mindfulness scale, which was the measure used in the study. “The scale measured the participants’ propensity to let go of distressing thoughts and attend to different sensory domains, daily tasks, and the current contents of their minds.
Looking for Evidence That Therapy Works →
Studies suggest surprisingly few patients receive evidence-based treatments like cognitive behavioral therapy, which have been shown to be effective.
How An Unlikely Drug Helps Some Children Consumed... →
A Push for HPV Vaccinations →
Health professionals hope to make the shots more accessible, and to make the vaccine sound less scary to parents and daughters.
Potential immune benefits of strong vitamin D... →
healthwellnessdisability: Data suggests that vitamin D deficiency (<20 ng/mL) and vitamin D insufficiency (between 21-29 ng/mL) is linked to cancer, autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
The Blue Waffles Myth →
The Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast →
healthwellnessdisability: Grapefruit, bananas, greek yogurt, and wheat germ to name a few.
When Looking 'Insane' Got You Committed - The... →
In Some Parts of the City, a Common Police... →
noteworthynyc: Across New York City, physical force is used by the police in many of the hundreds of thousands of stops they make each year.
noteworthynyc: Client physical altercation. In the bed area. With an ice pick.
Mental Illness Increases Risk of Being Homicide... →
healthwellnessdisability: During the study period, 615 people became victims of homicide, and 23% of them had ever been diagnosed with a mental illness, compared with 9% rate of mental illness diagnoses in the general population. After adjusting for other factors that affect the risk of mental illness, such as sex and age, the odds of being murdered were around five times higher for the mentally...
Study: Processed Meat Linked to Premature Death -... →
Opposition Emerges to Cuomo’s Plan to Cut $120... →
The Assembly’s Democratic majority will propose restoring the full $120 million that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is seeking to cut; the State Senate’s majority coalition is also objecting to the reduction.
PMS Symptoms Linked to Diet →
A decade-long study of more than 3,000 women found that dietary iron may reduce the risk for premenstrual syndrome, while potassium intake may increase it.
Study Sees More Breast Cancer at Young Age →
Statistics show that the number of women ages 25 to 39 with advanced breast cancer has increased slightly over the last 30 years, but researchers said the finding still needs to be verified.
morning after pills don't cause abortion studies... →
Women's Health Free Clinic (NYC) →
Four Years Later, Slain Abortion Doctor’s Aide... →
An activist who was Dr. George R. Tiller’s spokeswoman plans to reopen his Kansas clinic, which has been abandoned since Dr. Tiller was shot in 2009.
Overcoming Obstacles to Better Health Care →
Transforming the American health care system could include offering safe harbor from malpractice suits for doctors who demonstrate high-quality care.
Effects of Bullying Last Into Adulthood, Study... →
Victims of bullying, and bullies themselves, are more likely to have an anxiety disorder, panic disorders and other psychiatric problems as adults, a new study has found.
Ask Well: The Nutrients in Fruits and Veggies →
The colorful skin of an apple, grape or tomato is certainly chockfull of nutrients. But by no means are the outer layers of most fruits and vegetables the prime source of their nutrition.
Prison and the Poverty Trap →
Many social scientists no longer think that America’s shift to longer prison terms has been a help to poor neighborhoods.
Certain Television Fare Can Help Ease Aggression... →
Children grow less aggressive the more time they spend watching television shows that encourage empathy, according to new study published in the journal Pediatrics.
The Geography of Happiness According to 10 Million... →