You Won’t Get Sued If You Do CPR, Review Suggests

First Aid for Someone Having a Seizure By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are you worried about getting sued if you provide bystander CPR in a public place? Don’t be, surprising new […]

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Plants Will Not Boost Your Home’s Air Quality: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 — Don’t count on potted plants to keep your home’s air clean. Dispelling a common belief, researchers at Drexel University in Philadelphia found that natural ventilation does a far better job than houseplants in maintaining air quality in homes and offices. “This has been a common misconception for some time. Plants […]

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Suds ’n’ Buds: Lagunitas Brings Hoppy Cannabis Drinks to Colorado

If the White Claw memes and CBD sections at liquor stores haven’t tipped you off, let us be the ones to tell you that the beer business is struggling. Non-alcoholic drinks and less caloric options have made the once-thriving craft-beer industry look for new ways to satisfy your thirst. Lagunitas Brewing Company, already known for […]

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Self-Testing for Cervical Cancer Increases Screening Rates

Cancer Treatment & Nutrition By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Mailing self-sampling kits to test for the cervical cancer-causing virus HPV significantly increased screening rates for the cancer, according to a new study. […]

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Health Tip: Treating Post-Nasal Drip

News Consumer News Health Tip: Treating Post-Nasal Drip — That persistent tickle in the back of your throat may be diagnosed as post-nasal drip, says Harvard Medical School. It mentions these common treatment options for the condition: Use a humidifier, or take a hot shower. Keep well-hydrated to help keep mucus thin. Sleep on propped-up […]

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Is RSV Causing Your Baby’s Breathing Problems?

Nov. 7, 2019 — The virus known as RSV can cause serious breathing problems in infants. Parents need to be able to recognize the signs, says Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, because RSV infections seem to be on the rise. The hospital posted this video online to show parents exactly how this […]

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Frequent Pot Smokers Face Twice the Odds for Stroke

MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 — Smoking pot doesn’t do your heart or your brain any favors, a pair of new studies shows. Frequent pot smokers are more than twice as likely to suffer a stroke compared with those who don’t partake, the first study found. They’re also more likely to be hospitalized for a dangerously […]

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Cannabis-Based Medicines Approved for Use in England and Wales

The change comes after two highly publicized cases in which young epileptic patients depended on the treatments. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

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‘Wheel’ Host Pat Sajak Has Emergency Surgery

Crohn’s Complications NOV. 11, 2019 — Long-time “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak is recovering after emergency surgery on Thursday to repair a blocked intestine, CBS News reports. A statement issued by the show said the 73-year-old Sajak is resting […]

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The On-Again, Off-Again Weight-Loss Diet

News Consumer News The On-Again, Off-Again Weight-Loss Diet MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 — Being on a weight-loss diet day in and day out for months on end can be challenging and even discouraging. What’s more, following the same never-ending diet could be the reason you aren’t getting the results you’re looking for. A study in […]

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How Much CBD Gummies Is Too Much?

November 7, 2019 Posted by: Shane Dwyer Category: CBD Oil Munching on CBD gummies, such as those from established brands such as Every Day Optimal, is one of the easiest ways to get your regular dose of cannabidiol. Not only are gummies easy to carry in your pocket, you can also […]

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Smoked Salmon Recalled for Botulism Risk

Nov. 8, 2019 — A company in Maine has recalled packages of smoked salmon sold in 23 states for fears it may be contaminated with botulism, a dangerous and potentially deadly form of food poisoning. Mill Stream Corp., which does business as Sullivan Harbor Farm of Hancock, ME, recalled the 10 lots of smoked […]

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Opioids Won’t Help Arthritis Patients Long-Term: Study

SATURDAY, Nov. 9, 2019 — Opioid painkillers may temporarily ease the discomfort of arthritis, but they have no clear lasting benefit, a research review finds. In an analysis of 23 clinical trials, researchers found that, on average, opioid medications were somewhat effective at easing pain in patients with osteoarthritis. That’s the common form of arthritis […]

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More Than 2 Million Pounds of Chicken Recalled

Nov. 8, 2019 — Simmons Prepared Foods Inc. is recalling more than 2 million pounds of poultry products that may be contaminated with metal, the FDA says. The recalled items, which include the brand™s ready-to-cook chicken wings, tenderloins, legs, breast meat, and whole birds were produced from Oct. 21, 2019, […]

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TV Binges, Video Games, Books and Sports Taking Toll on Sleep

SUNDAY, Nov. 10, 2019 — Nearly nine in 10 American adults lose sleep to binge watch TV, a new survey finds. The more than 2,000 U.S. adults who took part in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) poll in September ranked sleep as their second-highest priority, with family being first. But despite considering sleep […]

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