- SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Do you ever walk into a room and wonder why you are there? Are you frustrated because you sometimes can’t recall names of people, but you recognize faces? Do you ever forget where you put your wallet,
- A leading group of physicians who advise on women’s health has issued new guidelines recommending for the first time that doctors offer intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implantable contraception — methods commonly referred to as long-acting reversible contraception — to teenage patients.
An IUD is a small device placed in the uterus to prevent pregnancy.
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- Could a capsule of insulin crystals a day stop the development of type 1 diabetes? There are indications that this could be the case. In the international TrialNet study*, which follows relatives of individuals with type 1 diabetes, researchers are investigating whether oral insulin could prevent or delay the disease.
- What is Arsenic?
Arsenic is a chemical element present in the environment from both natural and human sources, including erosion of arsenic-containing rocks, volcanic eruptions, contamination from mining and smelting ores, and previous or current use of arsenic-containing pesticides.
What is the FDA recommending to consumers about eating rice and rice products?
- WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – A study authored by leading Wellesley College economists shows that over time, a recession can have significant, adverse effects on the health of older workers—and in some cases, can cut life expectancy by up to three years.
- 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 —