Teachers and parents are told to be on lookout for Chinese vapes that are disguised as HIGHLIGHTER pens and contain as much nicotine as 50 cigarettes
The Chinese vapes are packaged in bright neon colors to look like a typical pencil case item and come in 20 kid-friendly flavors like blueberry ice, mango and strawberry banana. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Dad of modern-day Huckleberry Finn passes lie-detector test after son vanished off the grid: report
The father of a missing 13-year-old Wisconsin boy told local news he passed a polygraph test as the FBI joins the search for his son. William Yoblonski reported his son, James Yoblonski, missing to the Sauk County authorities on June 12, saying that his son had fled their Reedsburg home in the…#wisconsin #fbi #williamyoblonski #jamesyoblonski #saukcounty #reedsburg #wkow #devillakestatepark #lakestatepark (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Extreme Heat Is Endangering America ’ s Workers —And Its Economy
This project was supported by the Pulitzer Center 7 A.M.: COPELAND FARMS—ROCHELLE, GA Just after dawn on a recent July day in Rochelle, Ga., Silvia Moreno Ayala steps into a pair of sturdy work pants, slips on a long-sleeved shirt, and slathers her face and hands with sunscreen. She drapes a flowered scarf over her wide-brimmed hat to protect her neck and back from the punishing rays of the sun. There isn’t much she can do about the humidity, however. Morning is supposed to be the coolest part of the day, but sweat is already pooling in her rubber boots. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker / Georgia Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything feature healthscienceclimate Source Type: news
McDonald ’s ‘phasing out’ 3 all-day items from menu
This week, McDonald’s confirmed that restaurants across the U.S. will be “phasing out” three items from the McCafé Bakery menu based on customer interest. Those three items — the Apple Fritter, the Blueberry Muffin and the Cinnamon Roll with Cream Cheese Icing — were also the only remaining…#mcdonalds #mccafébakery #applefritter #blueberrymuffin #cinnamonroll #nexstar #mcdonald #donutsticks #mccafebakery #cheesedanish (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Woman suddenly realizes why her cat is " so fat " in hilarious video
The reason for a chunky cat's weight gain has been exposed, with the crafty feline caught on camera stealing his siblings' food. When Melodee Coffman adopted Huckleberry two years ago, the grey tabby was "tiny." However, his weight has rapidly risen in recent months, despite his owner's efforts to…#melodeecoffman #huckleberry #kittensellie #tiktok #literallyme #tiktokers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
How the Tech Behind a COVID-19 Vaccine is Helping Save Bees
After more than a decade in the industry, commercial beekeeper Liana Teigen Moreno thought she knew what she was doing when it came to making honey. A hipster pixie with a platinum crew cut and bright blue eyes, Teigen tends to 800 beehives in northern Florida. Her experience at the University of Florida’s Honey Bee Research Lab in Gainesville taught her everything she needed to know about bee diseases, knowledge that came in handy late last year when she realized that an insidious parasite that she had first learned about working her way through college as a part-time beekeeper had decimated her hives—despite ...
Source: TIME: Science - July 3, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker and Video by Andrew. D Johnson Tags: Uncategorized climate climate change Climate Is Everything COVID-19 feature Food & Agriculture healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news
How to deep freeze an entire organ —and bring it back to life
MINNEAPOLIS— The rat kidney on the operating table in front of Joseph Sushil Rao looked like it had been through hell. Which it had—a very cold one. Normally a deep pink, this thumbnail-size organ was blanched a corpselike gray. In the past 6 hours, it had been plucked from the abdomen of a white lab rat, pumped full of a black fluid, stuck in a freezer cooled to –150°C, and zapped by a powerful magnet. Now, in a cramped, windowless room on the 11th floor of the University of Minnesota’s (UMN’s) Malcolm Moos Health Sciences Tower, Rao lifted the kidney from a small plastic box and gently laid it...
Source: ScienceNOW - June 21, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news
Nutritionist recommends sweet fruit to ease sunburn - 'Reduce the damage caused by UV'
Rich in antioxidants, blueberries could help fight off free radicals that damage skin due to sun exposure and stress. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
'Nutritional powerhouses': Blueberries could curb inflammation and promote healthy ageing
Blueberries could boost your lifespan by reducing your risk of longevity-threatening health problems, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
What Are Some High or Low FODMAPs Foods?
Discussion FODMAPs is an acronym standing for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. It is a diet strategy which has shown improvement for some adult patients with functional abdominal pain including some with irritable bowel syndrome. The evidence in pediatrics is murky and more well-designed studies are needed; however such studies are difficult to complete. In general, there are 3 phases to this dietary strategy: Avoidance of all high FODMAP foods for 2-6 weeks. In some adult studies there has been improvement in 1 week. Especially in the pediatric age group, some people will only res...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 12, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
SpaceX launches cargo resupply mission to ISS, carrying solar panels, blueberries
SpaceX continues to make reuse look routine. Shortly before noon ET today, the company launched another cargo resupply capsule to astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) using rocket components that have visited space many times before. The Falcon 9 booster that lifted off from NASA’s…#falcon9 #nasa #kennedyspacecenter #florida #atlanticocean #cargo #iss #europeanspaceagency #cargodragon #crewdragon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Three 'anti-inflammatory' foods that could reduce your risk of cancer - doctor advice
From blueberries to kimchi, a doctor has recommended three foods that could stave off cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
‘Riddle of Fire’ Review: A Sentimental Debut Buckles Under the Weight of Its Fancy
Making the pie should have been easy. The recipe calls for the usual ingredients: flour, sugar, lemon (both zest and juice), blueberries and an egg. But the parenthetical after the egg complicates matters. “Preferably speckled,” it reads. In truth, any egg would have been fine. But Jodie (Skylar…#charliestover #westonrazooli #riddleoffire #razooli #wyoming #utah #greatplains #sean #sweeteast #garrardwhatley (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
12-year-olds can't buy cigarettes
12-year-olds can't buy cigarettes — but they can work in tobacco fields José Velásquez Castellano started working in agriculture when he was 13 years old. Ten-hour days, five or six days a week, in North Carolina's summer heat. It was sometimes blueberries, sometimes cucumbers — but mostly, it was…#northcarolina #tuftsuniversity #labordepartment #margaretwurth #humanrightswatch #wurth #republicans #reynolds #altria #gapconnections (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Dietitians hate the term ‘superfood’ and wish you’d use this instead:'One food is not going to be a cure-all '
"Superfood" is the buzzy word we use to describe foods that are packed with nutrients, have many benefits, and that experts say are essential to a healthy diet. Think: kale, blueberries, chia seeds and avocadoes. But many dietitians wish the term would go away. "I don't really resonate with the…#feliciaporrazza #dianaushay #ericaleonnutrition #ushay (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news