Category: Whole Food Diets

Georgia Investigates Toxic Gas Leak at Smyrna Plant
view post Georgia Investigates Toxic Gas Leak at Smyrna Plant

Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division launched an investigation Tuesday of a previously undisclosed leak of toxic gas at a Smyrna medical

Amazon Rainforest Fires: Effects on Health, Weather
view post Amazon Rainforest Fires: Effects on Health, Weather

The Amazon rainforest fires that have been blazing out of control in Brazil for weeks could have far-reaching effects on

Obesity Harming Strides Made Against Heart Disease
view post Obesity Harming Strides Made Against Heart Disease

Rising obesity rates, coupled with an associated jump in diabetes and high blood pressure cases, appears to be undoing decades

Purdue Offering Up to $12 Billion On Opioid Claims
view post Purdue Offering Up to $12 Billion On Opioid Claims

Purdue Pharma, the drug giant many have blamed for the ongoing U.S. opioid abuse crisis, has offered $10 billion to

'Synthetic Pot' Lands People in the ER
view post ‘Synthetic Pot’ Lands People in the ER

Using “synthetic pot” is rolling the dice with your health, experts warn, pointing to a healthy 26-year-old woman who ended

Administration Ends Migrant Medical Care Protection
view post Administration Ends Migrant Medical Care Protection

An exemption that allows immigrants to remain in the United States and avoid deportation while they or family members receive

U.S. Discards Thousands of Donated Kidneys
view post U.S. Discards Thousands of Donated Kidneys

Between 2004 and 2014, U.S. transplant centers discarded about 18% of over 156,000 deceased-donor kidneys recovered, about two times higher

Childhood Cancer Survivors May Face Heart Troubles
view post Childhood Cancer Survivors May Face Heart Troubles

The treatments that childhood cancer patients receive often save their lives, but they also make survivors prone to heart troubles,

view post Is the Paleo Diet Good for Gut Health? We Finally Have an Answer

For years now, the Paleo diet has been heralded by its believers as the optimal diet for gut health. This

view post Mini Lunchbox Meatloaves

Inspired by our “Real Lunches, Real Easy” meal plans, these freezer-friendly mini meatloaves are perfect for school lunches or even

Judge Fines J&J $572 Billion Over Opioid Crisis
view post Judge Fines J&J $572 Billion Over Opioid Crisis

An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled against one of America’s biggest companies, Johnson & Johnson — fining it $572 million

Every Sudden Infant Death Deserves a Closer Look
view post Every Sudden Infant Death Deserves a Closer Look

Whenever a healthy infant dies suddenly, that death should be investigated to determine if abuse or neglect was the cause,

Deep Medicine: Can AI Help Your Doctor 'Get' You?
view post Deep Medicine: Can AI Help Your Doctor ‘Get’ You?

Cardiologist Eric Topol talks about how “deep medicine,” which uses artificial intelligence to promote understanding, learning, and empathy, can make

Boom in Pot 'Concentrates' Could Pose Addiction Risk for Teens
view post Boom in Pot ‘Concentrates’ Could Pose Addiction Risk for Teens

A startling number of teenagers are using marijuana concentrates.  About one in four Arizona teens have tried a marijuana concentrate

Your Chocolate Pot 'Edible' Could Hold a Hidden Danger
view post Your Chocolate Pot ‘Edible’ Could Hold a Hidden Danger

A quirk in quality testing could mean that pot-laced chocolates are more potent than their label indicates, researchers report.

First Death Tied to Lung Injury From Vaping Reported in Illinois
view post First Death Tied to Lung Injury From Vaping Reported in Illinois

An Illinois resident who was hospitalized after suffering severe respiratory illness related to vaping has died, state health officials reported

First Death Reported as Cases Linked to Vaping Rise
view post First Death Reported as Cases Linked to Vaping Rise

The CDC reports the first death from severe lung injuries related to vaping. The adult from Illinois is among 193

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Pancreatic Cancer
view post Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Pancreatic Cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has just finished treatment for pancreatic cancer, the U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday.

Your Dog May Be Leading You to a Healthier Heart
view post Your Dog May Be Leading You to a Healthier Heart

Researchers found that compared with people who had no pets, dog owners tended to have fewer risk factors for heart

A Kid-Friendly Emergency Room Saves Lives
view post A Kid-Friendly Emergency Room Saves Lives

The risk of death was three times lower for those treated at ERs with greater levels of pediatric readiness.