Category: Whole Food Diets

Scientists Use CRISPR Tool in Attempt to Cure HIV
view post Scientists Use CRISPR Tool in Attempt to Cure HIV

Chinese researchers used the tool to give a patient blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS-causing virus, the Associated

Study: More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide
view post Study: More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide

Suicide death rates among 10- to 19-year-old girls have been systematically underestimated, while rates among boys have been overestimated, according

Is Your State One of the 'Most Obese' in America?
view post Is Your State One of the ‘Most Obese’ in America?

In 2018, the nine states with adult obesity rates above 35% were: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North

CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses
view post CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses

U.S. health officials have revised downward the number of cases of a severe lung injury linked to vaping, from more

Zantac Heartburn Drug May Contain Carcinogen: FDA
view post Zantac Heartburn Drug May Contain Carcinogen: FDA

While preliminary tests found low levels of the nitrosamine impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in some ranitidine products, the FDA said this

Dementia Caregivers Often Face Sleepless Nights
view post Dementia Caregivers Often Face Sleepless Nights

Investigators at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, found caregivers lost between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep a week due

White House Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes
view post White House Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

The news came amid growing concern over the six deaths and 450 possible cases of lung illness linked with the

Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study Finds
view post Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study Finds

If you’re looking for incentives to hit the gym, new research suggests that staying in good shape may help preserve

What Is Your Risk for Prostate Cancer?
view post What Is Your Risk for Prostate Cancer?

The American Cancer Society estimates there will be nearly 175,000 new prostate cancer cases in the United States this year

view post Going Plant-Based Gave Me Back My Energy and Reversed My Mom’s Diabetes

Plagued by a sleep disorder, Valarie Wyatt had been steadily gaining weight and losing energy for years—then she went plant-based,

What you need to know about C. auris, a rare but potentially deadly fungus
view post What you need to know about C. auris, a rare but potentially deadly fungus

Candida auris (C. auris) is a multidrug-resistant fungus responsible for a rising number of infections and deaths around the world.

Sleep Position Unlikely to Harm Baby in Pregnancy
view post Sleep Position Unlikely to Harm Baby in Pregnancy

At the end of pregnancy, a woman’s uterus and the baby take up a large portion of the body.

1 in 6 Docs Say They Make Diagnostic Errors Daily
view post 1 in 6 Docs Say They Make Diagnostic Errors Daily

Pediatricians were less likely to say they made errors in their diagnoses every day (11%), and emergency medicine  doctors were

EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
view post EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals

The EPA has long required that new chemicals be tested on a variety of animals — including rats, dogs, birds

Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance: Report
view post Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance: Report

Meanwhile, about 27.5 million people (8.5% of the population) lacked health insurance for all of 2018, up from 7.9% in

view post Ingredient IQ: Apples

Apple season is here: Read on for everything you need to know to select, store, prepare, preserve, and enjoy the

view post Foil Packet Nachos!

I’m sharing a fun way to prepare the perfect camping appetizer that is great at home, too! These Foil Packet

Are you treating jellyfish stings with the right liquid?
view post Are you treating jellyfish stings with the right liquid?

An estimated 150 million people are stung by jellyfish globally each year. In most cases, the sting is painful, but

Injectables: Are Fillers and Neuromodulators Right for You?
view post Injectables: Are Fillers and Neuromodulators Right for You?

For skin beauty treatment without surgery, neuromodulators (also known as neurotoxins) and hyaluronic acid injectables are more popular. Experts explain

How to Plan Now for Your Future Health Needs
view post How to Plan Now for Your Future Health Needs

Make financial decisions about your health care while you are healthy. Don’t wait until you have a health emergency, when