Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University and Patricia Smith, University of MichiganEating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health.As nutrition experts point out, it is not the healthiest type of meal since it is typically high in fat and salt. More widely, it’s seen...
Outbreak Advisory 39 Cases, 7 States, 9 Hospitalizations, 0 Deaths What Is Campylobacteriosis? (find out more)Read Advice to Pet Owners and Advice to Pet Store Workers. The Ohio Department of Health, several other states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health...
The "Dirty Dozen" is a list published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) which ranks conventionally grown produce with the most pesticide residues. The list is compiled to help consumers make informed choices regarding exposure to potentially dangerous pesticides.According to the EWG report: "Eating plenty of...
Jasenka Zubcevic, University of Florida and Christopher Martyniuk, University of FloridaA universe of organisms living inside you may affect every part of your body, from your brain to your bones, and even your thoughts, feelings and your attempts to lose weight.This is a universe of trillions of microorganisms –...
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...
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Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of ConnecticutA new study from Harvard has found greater risk of breast cancer in women who live in neighborhoods that have higher levels of outdoor light during the night.The findings are based on the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS), which has for decades been advancing...
Clare Collins, University of NewcastleBeen relying on willpower to resist your favourite food and drinks? How long can you hold out before giving in? For most of us the answer is “not long at all”.The problem with using willpower as the key strategy to resist temptation...
Janelle Taylor, University of WashingtonEach year, in the final few hours of the last day of December, many people all across North America gather with friends to raise a glass and sing Robert Burns’ famous ballad, “Auld Lang Syne.” Standing at the brink of a New Year, arms around...
The Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit.