Category Archives: Health

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America’s Ongoing Tobacco Crisis: The Rich May Have Stopped Smoking – But Not The Poor

By The Washington Post

 — After decades of lawsuits, public campaigns and painful struggles,

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Scientists Find That Sleeping In A Cold Room Is Good For Your Health

By SimpleMost

Have you given much thought to the temperature at which you fall asleep? I haven’t.

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“Breatharian” Couple Live An Almost Food-Free Lifestyle, Claim They Haven’t Felt Hungry In Almost 10 Years

By Yahoo.com

Studies have shown the health benefits of brief periods of fasting, but one couple

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Johns Hopkins Researchers Discover The Secrets Of Cancer Mestastisis And How To Slow It Down

By The Baltimore Sun

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Where Does The Soul Go After Death? Scientists Believe They Have Found Out

By iRelease

It turns out that the human brain could be similar to a “biological computer,” and that human consciousness

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How To Reverse The Signs Of Aging In The Brain: Dance More!

By Medical Press

As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness,

Stop Shaving Your Pubic Hair: 5 Reasons Why

By BlackDoctor.org

Pubic hair removal has become extremely popular and has grown into a multi-million dollar business.

Aetna Inadvertently Reveals Names of 12,000 HIV Positive Clients

By InsuranceBusinessMag

Insurer Aetna Inc. inadvertently revealed the HIV status of some clients in a mailing

Texas Women Forced To Buy Separate “Rape Insurance” In Order to Have Abortions

By Broadly

On Tuesday, August 15, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 214 into law

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How Safe Is Your Nail Salon?

By BlackDoctor.org

When getting a much-needed mani or pedi, usually the only things to worry about are

Before You Drink That Cup Of Coffee: Here’s 13 Things You Might Want To Know

by Humans Are Free

You’re not going to like this one bit: you’ve been lied about the health benefits of coffee!

Connie Earnest Ritchey, RN, prepares to give Jay a Lupron shot which will suppress the natural estrogen production, as well as his second shot of testosterone, April 9, 2015 in Portland.  Kristyna Wentz-Graff/Staff

St. Louis Opens It’s First Transgender Clinic for Teens & Children

By KMOV.com

St. Louis is now home to a first-of-its-kind clinic for transgender teens and kids.

PhD’s Have Twice The Risk of Psychiatric Disorders Than Their Highly Educated Counterparts

By Business Insider

Academia isn’t for everyone. The hours are long, you’re likely to spend a lot of time looking at a computer

Women: You Absorb DNA From Every Man You Sleep With

By YourNewsWire.com

Women retain and carry living DNA from every man with whom they have sexual intercourse,

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Does He Have An STD? This Condom Will Tell You

By RebelCircus.com

Wish there were a sure way to know if someone had a sexually transmitted disease?

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Prodigy of Mobb Deep’s Death Not Due To Illness – It Was Due to Choking

By Daily News

Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy’s cause of death has been revealed as accidental choking, the Clark County coroner’s office confirmed to the Daily News, and reports suggest the culprit was an egg.

Black America is Becoming Vegan

By The Blade

Say “soul food” and most people imagine a spread of barbecued ribs, fried chicken and pork chops, ham, black-eyed peas and green beans with ham hocks, corn bread, macaroni and cheese, potato salad, and a delectable list of desserts.

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Man Gets Horrifically Infected After Showering Barefoot At Gym

By Daily Mail

A Texas man caught a grave flesh-eating infection after showering barefoot at the gym.

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Clutter & Depression Are Related

By Your Modern Family

Clutter & Depression go hand in hand.  When clutter is weighing you down with the toys in the living room, beds unmade, dishes left in the sink… these things make us feel mentally cluttered.   It makes our homes look messy and it makes our emotions feel messy.

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50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Paid Scientists To Misdirect Blame For Obesity

By NPR

In the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine.