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LifeStyle: Health & Fit

Canada opioid deaths hits 8,000

Wednesday  16:29,   19 september 2018
msn

More than 1,000 Canadians died of an apparent opioid overdose in the first three months of this year, bringing the toll since the public health crisis erupted in 2016 to 8,000, the public health agency said Tuesday. "The latest data suggest...[...]

California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

Wednesday  16:29,   19 september 2018
ap.org

California has filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's best-selling drugs. The lawsuit filed Tuesday says the kickbacks led doctors in the...[...]

Main ingredient in ecstasy could be key to helping veterans with PTSD

Wednesday  03:31,   19 september 2018
cbsnews

A study including 24 veterans showed PTSD was eliminated in 68 percent of vets treated with MDMA-assisted therapy and significantly reduced in the other 32 percent. © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Therapy that uses MDMA has shown an impact on...[...]

Apparently dryer sheets could be behind that mystery breakout…

Wednesday  02:25,   19 september 2018
wellandgood

It's a rare cause of acne, but dryer sheets could cause a skin flare-up.It can become a winding game of Clue trying to hunt down the elusive culprit. Or, if you're like me and spend hours perusing the deepest corners of the Skincare Addiction...[...]

5 Scary Things You Can Catch From Floodwater After a Hurricane

Wednesday  01:55,   19 september 2018
msn

After the immediate danger from wind and rain passes, victims should still be on the lookout for these health risks lurking in flooded areas.Now that the storm surge is over, the immediate dangers of drowning or being swept away have been greatly...[...]

Makeup Artist Embraced Her Acne with Colorful Makeup and Star Stickers

Wednesday  00:50,   19 september 2018
teenvogue

A makeup artist has received the support of social media for her decision to colorfully showcase her acne. “I hope anyone dealing with any skin condition can know they are not alone," says Rocio Cervantes.One makeup artist has received the full...[...]

Michigan resident infected with deadly mosquito-borne illness, health officials say

Wednesday  00:25,   19 september 2018
foxnews

A Michigan resident has been diagnosed with a case of Eastern equine encephalitis,  a mosquito-borne virus that can lead to “lasting brain damage” and even death.The news comes after the Lansing resident, who has not yet been identified, was...[...]

Congress Wants to Ensure That All Pharmacists Can Help Patients Save Money on Prescriptions

Wednesday  00:25,   19 september 2018
health

The Senate passed a bill yesterday that would outlaw gag clauses in pharmacists' contracts. But will it really make a difference in medication pricing? Most of the time, the full cost of a medication exceeds the co-pay amount dictated by health [...]

Texas couple stung by hundreds of bees outside home

Tuesday  23:50,   18 september 2018
foxnews

A Texas man is recovering after spending three days in the intensive care unit after he was stung by about 600 Africanized bees outside of his home. Vern Roberts, who was mowing his lawn at the time of the attack, said the bees even managed to sting [...]

Keri Russell Got in Fighting Shape for 'The Americans' With This Intense Self-Defense Workout

Tuesday  23:25,   18 september 2018
prevention

The Emmy nominee didn't just play a secret agent—she trained like one, too.Russell, 42, trained with Zeisler three days a week, a few hours per session for a month to prep for her role, and the workouts were no joke."I did get a bloody lip,...[...]

Air pollutants found in mothers' placentas, new study finds

Tuesday  23:25,   18 september 2018
cbsnews

Scientists warn that soot from polluted air is reaching the placenta of pregnant women​, and could possibly harm the health of unborn babiesTiny carbon particles released by the burning of fossil fuels enter a woman's bloodstream when she breathes...[...]

What is carb cycling and is it right for you?

Tuesday  23:05,   18 september 2018
today

Carb cycling is a diet where you alternate moderate to higher carbohydrate time periods with periods of eating low carb. Have you ever attempted to give up carbohydrates for an extended period of time? As a registered dietitian, many of my patients...[...]

Model Sarah McDaniel on Her Different-Colored Eyes & Being Told to Wear Contacts to Look ‘Normal’

Tuesday  22:51,   18 september 2018
stylecaster

23-year-old Sarah McDaniel has one unique feature that’s always threatened to define her: her two-different-colored eyes.We sat down with McDaniel to understand how this unique feature has affected her life and her career—and she had plenty to...[...]

4 little girls who beat cancer reunite at hospital for touching photo

Tuesday  22:36,   18 september 2018
foxnews

The girls became fast friends in the hospital halls during treatment and had gathered for previous photos, but this time all four wore shirts saying "Survivor."“They were all on active treatment the first time we did this,” Alyssa Luciano, whose...[...]

A clothing line for women with chronic illnesses? Why 1 woman made it happen

Tuesday  22:36,   18 september 2018
today

Keisha Greaves was inspired by her own sudden diagnosis of muscular dystrophy. Now she's helping others with her own clothing line called Girls Chronically Rock. Keisha Greaves has always had a passion for fashion. So when she was diagnosed [...]