In a recent report by the CDC the organization identifies serious consequences of hand sanitizer exposure including apnea, acidosis, and comas in young children 12 or younger. The data collected includes various types of exposure: dermal, ocular, inhalation, ingestion. To read the in-depth findings click here.

In spite of the bad press, stored fat is actually a really wonderful thing. Without the capacity to store energy in the form of fat, we would have been unlikely to survive through millions of years of evolution and we would certainly look very different to the way we look today.

New research shows that senior citizens who walk or exercise regularly see tremendous benefits in their health and
Water Health Warning
After swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, a 31-year-old man has died from an infection with a flesh-eating bug, according to the British Medical Journal.The unidentified man had recently acquired a new tattoo, and he opted to swim 5 days after doing so, while his tattoo had not fully...

It may come as little surprise that taking exercise is a way to lose weight. However, a debate about the best type of exercise for weight loss is likely to divide opinion.

There are many different ways which people try to lose weight. After a long day in the office some people manage to drag themselves to the gym and squeeze in that all-important cardio session.

There is a longstanding debate in the research community about the importance of fitness versus fatness in health. Are exercise and improving fitness more important than eating well and maintaining a healthy weight?

Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance
Andrew Boyd, University of Illinois at ChicagoWearing a fitness tracking device could earn you cash from your health insurance company. At first, this sounds lucrative for the people who participate, and good for the companies, who want healthier insurance customers. But it’s not quite so simple.Under the program, people...
Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New YorkAnyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake. But many studies have shown...
Health Insurance Denied
With the advent of new technology, consumers are concerned their health coverage may be denied due to?iPhone Usage A Sit Down Job Screen Time Fitbit DataAnswer: Fitbit Data In a recent article by Andrew Boyd, Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago outlines concerns about...