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‘Consumer Reports’ Finds Heavy Metals in Baby Foods

August 18, 2018   ·   0 Comments

Aug. 16, 2018 — Heavy metals at levels called ”troublesome” are lurking in foods commonly eaten by babies and toddlers, according to a new Consumer ...

Eating Before Early Workout Helps Burn Carbs

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you exercise in the morning, it may be a good idea to ...

‘Right’ Amount of Carbs May Help You Live Longer

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You’ve probably heard about the high-carb diet and the low-carb diet, but a ...

Contact Lens Stuck Under Woman’s Eyelid for Years

Aug. 17, 2018 — Doctors recently removed a contact lens that was embedded in a woman’s eyelid for nearly three decades after she was hit ...

U.S. Opioid Abuse Fueling Life Expectancy Decline

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The opioid epidemic may be a major reason for recent declines in Americans’ ...

Aretha Franklin Dies of Pancreatic Cancer

Aug. 16, 2018 — Aretha Franklin, known as the “Queen of Soul,” died Thursday of pancreatic cancer. She was 76. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn said through ...

Study: Fluoride Crucial To Prevent Cavities

Aug. 15, 2018 — If your toothpaste is fluoride-free, brushing and flossing alone aren’t enough to keep cavities away, according to a recent study. The ...

Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New insight into why women get more migraines than men could lead to ...

Mayo, Cleveland Clinics Again Top Hospital Rankings

Aug. 14, 2018 — For the third consecutive year, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, claimed the No. 1 spot in the annual honor roll ...

Can Eating Crickets Boost Your Health?

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Jiminy Cricket! New research suggests that saving room on your plate for some ...

Essential Oils Promise Help, But Beware the Risks

Aug. 13, 2018 — Stacey Haluka discovered essential oils the way many others have in recent years — through an acquaintance who worked for a ...

Weak Grip May Signal Health Trouble Even in Kids

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Weak grip strength in children may point to a higher risk of such ...

Early Onset Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Heart Disease

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with type 1 diabetes have a much greater risk of serious heart ...

Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than 4 in 10 women with asthma developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...

This Spirited Toddler Has Rare Brittle Bone Dis

Three-year-old Byron Baxter has bones that break easily, sometimes with just a wave of his hand, his parents say. But he’s inspiring social media fans ...

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