How to live longer: Eat this type of meat to help extend your lifespan
HOW to live longer seems to be largely down to chance, but it can be influenced. Eating a good diet and exercising regularly is a sure way to extend someone ’s lifespan. Switching to this type of meat could help clock up the years, according to experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Prostate cancer symptoms: How people are checked for signs of the cancer
PROSTATE cancer happens when cells in the prostate, part of the male reproductive system, begin to divide uncontrollably. Early warning signs and symptoms of the cancer include difficulty urinating and needing to go to the toilet more regularly. But, how do doctors check for prostate cancer? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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'Buzz' Offers An Adoration For Bees Amid Continued Die-Offs
The severity of the enormous reduction in bee numbers over the past decade is at the heart of a new book by conservation biologist Thor Hanson, whose appreciation for the pollinators shines through.(Image credit: Samantha Clark/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Barbara J. King Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Keep your blood sugar in check... even if your're not diabetic  
For the past few weeks I ’ve written about ways to age-proof your body. This week is all about the vital importance of keeping your blood sugar levels in check, writes DR MICHAEL MOSLEY. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Prostate cancer symptoms: How are checks for prostate cancer carried out?
PROSTATE cancer happens when cells in the prostate, part of the male reproductive system, begin to divide uncontrollably. Early warning signs and symptoms of the cancer include difficulty urinating and needing to go to the toilet more regularly. But, how do doctors check for prostate cancer? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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As she turns 100, 'there's no stopping' trailblazing Montreal neuroscientist Brenda Milner
Dr. Brenda Milner is one of the world's most celebrated neuroscientists, and her groundbreaking work in the 1950s helped uncover how human brains retain new memories. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency: How to add more vitamin D to your diet
VITAMIN D deficiency could cause bone deformities and pain, meaning it is important to get enough from daily activities and in the diet. The essential vitamin can easily be obtained by either standing in sunlight or eating certain foods. Try eating this to help avoid a vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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High blood pressure: Three ways to lower BP reading you can do at home
HIGH blood pressure is diagnosed by a reading over 140/90 mmHg. Commonly caused by a poor diet and lack of activity, blood pressure can be lowered by making lifestyle changes. Try these three exercises to lower blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Medical News Today: Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication
New research offers 'the first population evidence for a causal link' between herpes infection and the development of Alzheimer's disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Diabetes: Eat 10 jelly beans to help maintain blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 1 tends to be detected shortly after birth, and is caused by problems with the production of insulin. Sufferers need to be careful to ensure blood sugar levels don ’t get too high or too low, hypoglycaemia, which can both be life-threatening. If blood sugar levels are low, eating this could help raise them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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High blood pressure: Three easy activities to lower BP reading you can do at home
HIGH blood pressure is diagnosed by a reading over 140/90 mmHg. Commonly caused by a poor diet and lack of activity, blood pressure can be lowered by making lifestyle changes. Try these three exercises to lower blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Mother-of-three, 32, dies days after giving birth to her son due to a pregnancy-related infection
Lindsay Crosby, of Simsbury, Connecticut, had her son, Nolan, on June 24. Eight days later, she fell ill and was taken to hospital, where she was diagnosed with group A Steptococcus and sepsis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Diabetes: Eating 10 jelly beans could help you maintain blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 1 tends to be detected shortly after birth, and is caused by problems with the production of insulin. Sufferers need to be careful to ensure blood sugar levels don ’t get too high or too low, hypoglycaemia, which can both be life-threatening. If blood sugar levels are low, eating this could help raise them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Canadian video debunking fake online health claims becomes viral hit
A Canadian science communicator wanted to show how people's emotions and desire for easy answers can be manipulated when it comes to science and health information. His fake video with a very real message now has millions of views. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it true that 'healthy obesity' boosts death risk?
New research questions whether metabolically healthy obesity — obesity without diabetes, hypertension, or high cholesterol — actually increases mortality. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - how many times a day should you be peeing?
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can include unexplained weight loss and feeling very tired. Passing more urine than normal could also be a warning sign of high blood sugar. But, what counts as a normal amount of toilet trips? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Fads are eating disorders, says TV chef Nigella
CHEF Nigella Lawson says dieters are covering up eating disorders and food regimes are just “fads”. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Smokers are refused help to quit as GPs save costs
THE NUMBER of GPs and pharmacists prescribing “stop smoking” drugs and services has plunged by three-quarters over the past 10 years amid NHS financial problems, a study shows today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Heatwave causes spike in insect bite calls to NHS
Horsefly bites are painful and can lead to a skin infection that may require antibiotics, say doctors. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Cardiff woman who is allergic to water
Cherelle Farrugia, 25, breaks out in a painful rash every time she comes into contact with water. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When job stress becomes too great
MORE than eight out of 10 workers have suffered a mental health condition but only a quarter received support from employers, new figures show. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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How banning booze for just one month can boost your body
A study conducted by Prof Kevin Moore of the Royal Free Hospital in London followed three groups of women over the course of a month where they all gave up alcohol as part of a Channel 4 show. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Massive Iceberg Looms Over A Village In Greenland
The giant mountain of ice towers is threatening a tiny village, causing authorities to evacuate residents.(Image credit: KARL PETERSEN/AFP/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maggie Penman Source Type: news

Study Shows Red Spruce Trees In New England Are Recovering After Decades Of Damage
Years after New Englanders saw that acid rain caused by coal plants was killing red spruce trees, the trees are better. Researchers say the red spruce shows the positive impact of air pollution laws. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
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MATT ROBERTS: Mix up HIIT for max benefits... how to improve your fitness even in later life  
MATT ROBERTS this week advises a 70-year-old man who is seeking advise about doing high-intensity interval training while on a bicycle, picture posed by model. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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McDonald ’s Salads May Be Behind a Parasitic Illness Outbreak in Illinois and Iowa
McDonald’s salads may be to blame for a parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in Illinois and Iowa, according to public health officials. Since mid-May, Illinois alone has seen more than 100 cases of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by the parasite cyclospora, according to an announcement from the Illinois Department of Public Health. Iowa is experiencing a similar outbreak, according to a statement from the Iowa Department of Public Health. McDonald’s salads may be the culprit in both states, according to the announcements. Twenty-nine people in Illinois and at least 15 ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events
Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company (Source: ABC News: Health)
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How to get rid of a headache: Five natural ways to soothe the pain
HEADACHES can be agonising and affect our ability to focus, concentrate or just relax. It could be possible to get rid of them through these five natural remedies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Medical News Today: What to know about salivary gland infections
Salivary gland infections usually affect the glands under the ears (parotid glands) and the glands under the chin (submandibular glands). Having salivary stones or other blockages can lead to infections. Common symptoms include swelling, redness, and a bad taste in the mouth. Learn about causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Europe's Best brand Field Berry Mixes recalled for possible salmonella contamination
There's been a recall issued for Europe's Best brand Field Berry Mixes due to possible salmonella contamination. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/PEI Source Type: news

Horsefly bite treatment: Three ways to soothe the wound recommended by the NHS
HORSEFLY bites can be sudden and painful, often resulting in bleeding from the body. The NHS recommends these three methods for treating insect bites, including those caused by horseflies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Vitamin B12 deficiency: Get more of the vital nutrient by eating this type of cheese
VITAMIN b12 deficiency, or folate deficiency, causes the body to produce red blood cells which can ’t function properly, causing muscle weakness, extreme tiredness and memory problems, among others. It is possible to get enough vitamin b12 by eating a varied diet. Eat this vitamin b12 food to get more of the vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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2-year sentence for woman who faked cancer to raise $51,000
A woman who collected $51,000 in donations by claiming she was dying of cancer has been sentenced to 2 years in federal prison (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Get more of the vital nutrient by eating this
VITAMIN b12 deficiency, or folate deficiency, causes the body to produce red blood cells which can ’t function properly, causing muscle weakness, extreme tiredness and memory problems, among others. It is possible to get enough vitamin b12 by eating a varied diet. Eat this vitamin b12 food to get more of the vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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High blood pressure: Add this herb to your cooking to lower blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure, or hypertension, can be lowered by eating certain ‘natural remedy’ foods. Using more of this herb on roasts, omelettes and vegetables could help slash blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strike
Nurses seeking higher wages at Vermont's largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The FDA Approved an Anti-Bioterrorism Drug Meant to Treat Smallpox
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved the first drug specifically designed to treat smallpox — despite the fact that the disease was officially eradicated in 1980. While the daily threat of smallpox, which is caused by the variola virus, is virtually non-existent, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a statement that the drug, called TPOXX, or tecovirimat, could be a safeguard against bioterrorism. “To address the risk of bioterrorism, Congress has taken steps to enable the development and approval of countermeasures to thwart pathogens that could be employed as weapons,” Gottlieb s...
Source: TIME: Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Eat this ‘great’ source of vitamin B12 and other vitamins
VITAMIN b12 deficiency, or folate deficiency, causes the body to produce red blood cells which can ’t function properly, causing muscle weakness, extreme tiredness and memory problems, among others. It is possible to get enough vitamin b12 by eating a varied diet. Eat this vitamin b12 food to get more of the vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Flesh-eating disease leaves Langley, B.C., man fighting for life
In the beginning, the only sign that something was seriously wrong with Rob Erke was the pain and a small bump on his left shoulder — there was no wound, no scratch, no insect bite. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Self-improvement is on the way: Free fitness and lifestyle classes
Self-improvement is at hand with these mostly free July and August events:Aim to spend the day Tuesday at the Hum Together at the Grove series, which starts with a Beauty Body Sculpt class led by popular fitness studio Lekfit, moves into a talk on gut health, includes coaching on breath work and... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

People prefer a good story, no matter what their DNA says
Some consumers are embracing new identities by cherry-picking which race and ethnicity they identify with based on their test results, according to research from the University of British Columbia. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Crop Marks Reveal Ancient Structures
A recent heatwave in the U.K. has revealed outlines of ancient structures previously unknown to archaeologists. NPR's Renee Montagne asks aerial archaeologist Toby Driver what he's been learning. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
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Ovarian cancer symptoms: Five common warning signs you might have the condition
OVARIAN cancer symptoms and signs can be mis-diagnosed as signals of a less serious condition, such as irritable bowel syndrome and pre-menstrual syndrome. Watch out for these five warning signs of the cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Mysterious burns on teen's face caused by brush with toxic plant
Alex Childress went to his parents for help with what he thought was a severe sunburn after working outside at his summer landscaping job. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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Medical News Today: How to get rid of an amoxicillin rash
A reaction to amoxicillin, a medication used to treat bacterial infections, causes an amoxicillin rash. A side effect of amoxicillin can be a rash that may be mild or severe. Treatment options include medication, applying oatmeal to the rash, and drinking plenty of water. Learn more about an amoxicillin rash here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

High blood pressure: This natural remedy could help lower your BP reading
HIGH blood pressure, or hypertension, can be lowered by eating certain ‘natural remedy’ foods. Using more of this herb on roasts, omelettes and vegetables could help slash blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Eating bitter melons could lower blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 sufferers often need to lower their blood sugar levels, to ensure they maintain normal levels. Allowing blood sugar levels to remain high, or hyperglycaemia, can result in serious life-threatening conditions including a coma and severe dehydration. Eating this could help sufferers avoid blood sugar spikes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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