Health

FDA: Making Sure 'Healthy' Means What It Says On Food Packages

FDA: Making Sure 'Healthy' Means What It Says On Food Packages This aims to help them choose the right food quickly and easily, wherein public health recommendations play a big role. The letter explained that, under current federal regulations, foods labeled as " healthy " must contain less than 1 gram of saturated fat, among other parameters. [Full Article...]

Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika The Senate water bill, passed earlier this month, already includes Flint assistance that is structured differently. After meeting with McConnell Wednesday morning, Reid said , "I am convinced that there's going to be help for Flint" in the post-election, lame-duck session and said that the stopgap spending measure should advance. [Full Article...]

Dade to release Zika-positive trap locations

Health officials identified the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., as one of the sites on September 1, though the garden had been closed three days prior. "As I have stated many times before, Miami-Dade County remains committed to the health and safety of our residents and visitors, and to absolute transparency in our communications with the community we serve", county May... [Full Article...]

Islamic State determined to launch chemical attack, Pentagon says

Number of troops in Iraq as part of 60-nation anti-Daesh alliance now stands at 8,000, United States official asserts. The Pentagon suspects that the Islamic State group used mustard gas last week in a rocket launched against U.S. "That is not something we view as militarily significant but obviously it is further evidence that ISIL knows no boundaries when it comes to their conduct on the bat... [Full Article...]

92% of World Population is Breathing Polluted Air, Says WHO

92% of World Population is Breathing Polluted Air, Says WHO Countries in the region (SEAR) are already working on addressing household air pollution to reduce the burden of noncommunicable diseases. In Britain it is estimated that more than 7,300 people died from ischaemic heart disease linked to outdoor air pollution , nearly 5,000 from lung cancer and 3,700... [Full Article...]

More Zika Cases Reported In Miami-Dade

More Zika Cases Reported In Miami-Dade Zika, which emerged previous year in South America, is particularly unsafe to pregnant women because it can cause severe birth defects. The Zika virus is primarily spread by infected mosquitoes, specifically the yellow fever mosquito and the Asian tiger mosquito. [Full Article...]

Shimon Peres' health deteroriates, Israeli official says

Peres suffered a stroke two weeks ago and it was thought that he was improving, but last night it was revealed that he has suffered irreversible brain damage. In March, he met British supermodel Naomi Campbell at his Peres Center for Peace during an event linked to International Women's Day. The elder statesman had other health scares earlier this year. [Full Article...]

How desk jobs could ruin your health

How desk jobs could ruin your health However, increasing evidence shows that this lifestyle is dangerous for you and could be ruining your health. Those aches and pains you experience on an almost daily basis can often be traced back to your desk job and your working habits. [Full Article...]

Leading causes of vision issues in the developed world

Leading causes of vision issues in the developed world Figures released by the World Health Organization (WHO) listed the most common causes of visual impairment around the world: Refractive errors (43%). Solutions available to improve people’s vision Depending on the condition, there are effective and affordable solutions that can have a hugely positive impact on an individual’s life. [Full Article...]

FDA approves lower-cost alternative to biotech drug Humira

FDA approves lower-cost alternative to biotech drug Humira The drug, Amjevita, known also as adalimumab-atto, was approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, Crohn's disease, psoriasis and other conditions. The biosimilars were legalized while reexamining the health care facilities, and to cut down the overall spending on these drugs. The green light "marks a new chapter in Amgen's story of being a leader in biotechnology", said Sean ... [Full Article...]

Upside to morning sickness: Fewer miscarriages, stillbirths

Upside to morning sickness: Fewer miscarriages, stillbirths Miscarriages were also less common in women who had nausea plus vomiting, although the benefit was stronger for those who just had nausea. The women's diaries showed that by the eighth week, almost 85 percent reported having nausea alone or nausea with vomiting. [Full Article...]

Aerial pesticide spray adds to fears in Zika-stricken Miami

Aerial pesticide spray adds to fears in Zika-stricken Miami He remains in stable condition and is now receiving an additional test at a Seoul hospital, KCDC officials said. In a commentary that accompanied the study , two experts in pediatric disease said that microcephaly may only be one of a number of conditions linked to maternal Zika infection. [Full Article...]

Obama opens new black museum on National Mall

Former first lady Laura Bush speaks at the dedication ceremony for the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington , Saturday, Sept. He says no telling of American history will be complete or accurate without acknowledging that. The NMAAHC, he says, uses "history and culture as a lens to understand what it means to be an American". [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton's 'Shrewd' Longtime Aide Playing Donald Trump in Mock Debates

In response to Trump's threat to seat Flowers next to him, Cuban on Saturday fired back. In an email to BuzzFeed News , Judy Stell, her personal assistant then confirmed she's be attending. The tapes were very politically damaging to Clinton, as they not only revealed his affair but also showed him criticizing Mario Cuomo, the Democratic governor of NY at the time. [Full Article...]

Chromium-6: 'Erin Brockovich' Chemical Threatens Two-Thirds of Americans

Chromium-6: 'Erin Brockovich' Chemical Threatens Two-Thirds of Americans The EPA's tests were spurred by a 2010 EWG investigation that found elevated levels of chromium-6 in the tap water of 31 of 35 cities sampled. The authors of the EWG report said they did not study why the levels are higher in some cities than others and that it would be hard to extrapolate where the pollution is coming from based on the data they used. [Full Article...]

Husband of real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple has died

Husband of real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple has died This means that patients with cystic fibrosis are at high risk for lung infections, often from bacteria that don't typically cause symptoms in healthy people . She's in hospice care in Flemingsburg, Kentucky. The last time Katie and Dalton saw each other was in July. Dalton passed at 12:56 p.m. "I think she knows they will see each other again", said Donovan. [Full Article...]

Trump shares results of physical on Dr. Oz

Trump shares results of physical on Dr. Oz The biggest takeaway? Trump, according to Trump's doctor - Dr. Harold N. Bornstein - is the epitome of health. The note revealed that Trump has a cholesterol level of 169 and blood pressure of 116/70. "For a gentlemen of his age, I would consider him to be in very good health". Mr Trump had avoided referring to Mrs Clinton's medical problems but on Wednesday night made a veiled attack on her... [Full Article...]

Political risk for all in Trump-Clinton 'deplorables' debate

It also plays into Hillary Clinton's argument that Trump is running a "reality television program" and not a serious presidential campaign. Clinton, who was recently diagnosed with pneumonia, didn't let her illness slow her down and immediately jumped on Pence's response about Duke. [Full Article...]

'Bridget Jones's Baby' review: Third-time charm

Not only does she discover she's pregnant, but because of the proximity of the trysts, there's no way to know who the father is - a predicament that seems to highly amuse her doctor (a very amusing Emma Thompson, who also shares script credit with " Bridget Jones " author Helen Fielding and Dan Mazer ). [Full Article...]

Mike Pence refuses to call David Duke 'deplorable'

Ever the showman, Trump's appearance on " The Dr. Oz Show " was billed by the campaign as a discussion about his general well-being and his family's medical history. Clinton herself said Friday that Trump owes Obama and the American people an apology for his role in the birther movement that questioned the president's citizenship. [Full Article...]


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