- Foods that make a person healthier also make them better looking, a U.S. food expert says.
“Vitamin C rich foods, especially strawberries, can help keep your skin glowing and bright. Vitamin C is an important building block for collagen, which supports the underlying structure of your skin.
- A new report shows that Tennessee is no longer among the 10 fattest states, but its residents remain at higher risk for high blood pressure and diabetes.
Tennessee was 15th for obesity, sixth for diabetes, second for physical inactivity and third for high blood pressure in the “F as in Fat” report released Tuesday by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- New research is reheating the debate on bisphenol A, a chemical banned from baby bottles that can still be found in other food and drink containers.
The new study found children and teens exposed to high levels of bisphenol A, or BPA,
- The number of obese adults in Massachusetts, along with related diseases and health care costs, could rise dramatically over the next two decades if actions aren’t taken now to change the trend, according to a new report.
Nearly half of adults in Massachusetts —
- The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 29 new human cases of West Nile Virus for this year. This brings the state total to 169 cases so far for 2012, and four of which resulted in death.
The newly reported cases are in Adams (2),
- Update from the CDC
Whole Foods Market announces that it is recalling ricotta salata sold in 21 states and Washington, D.C. that came from its supplier Forever Cheese Inc. of Long Island City, NY.
Forever Cheese recalled this cheese product because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Patient Care Law Weekly — Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of the viruses that most infected people carry without ill effects. Once infected you are infected for life and, although it normally is dormant, it can become active again at any point in time.
- Reducing red and processed meat consumption would not only prompt a fall in chronic disease incidence of between 3 and 12 per cent in the UK, but our carbon footprint would shrink by 28 million tonnes a year, suggests research published in the online only journal BMJ Open.
- Brain lapses, memory loss, blank stares, confusion. Do you feel like you are losing your mind as you get older? What you may classify as old age and impaired brain function may truly be related to a decrease in estrogen.
Cognitive Decline as a Disease of AgingCognitive decline is a common concern for an aging population,