The Snuggle Is Real
Kacie Willis, a 34-year-old audio producer in Atlanta, suffers from panic attacks with no known cause. She’s tried cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), anti-anxiety medication, mindfulness meditation, and CBD oil. Although some of these have provided relief, one coping mechanism has consistently helped her manage her anxiety, particularly at night: Kasey Kangaroo, a stuffed animal she’s had since she was four years old. Willis can’t quite pinpoint why her stuffed kangaroo helps her anxiety, but it does. “Even if I’m not holding it at night when I sleep, it’s close enough for me to know i...
Source: TIME: Health - April 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Friedlander Serrano Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Mental Health Source Type: news
Nigeria: No, Pineapple Juice Is Not 500% More Effective for Coughs Than Cough Syrups
[Africa Check] A post originally shared on Facebook in Nigeria in February 2021 claims that pineapple juice is 500% more effective in treating coughs than cough syrup. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news
First of three ‘pineapple expresses’ heading toward Puget Sound region
With a series of storms headed this way, the Thanksgiving weekend in Western Washington will be typical for this time of year: Wet, blustery and cool. #westernwashington #pugetsound #storms (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Ball of death: a fatal case report on accidental death of a child after crude bomb explosion - Naveen A, Sahu MR, Maharik SS, Mohanty MK, Padhi KS.
Crude bombs are country-made explosive weapons, usually prepared from locally available materials such as firecrackers or explosives used in mines. These are generally concealed inside the fruits, such as jackfruit, pineapple, and watermelon, to kill wild ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
Pineapple Express': US vets volunteer to secretly rescue allies in Afghanistan
The weeklong secret operation dubbed “Pineapple Express” has been carried out by a group of special ops veterans including retired Green... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Jongu 4308 Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Hydro Pineapple Burn Due to the Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine.
[eBay Seller ID: jongu 4308] is voluntarily recalling all lots of Hydro Pineapple Burn to consumer level. FDA analysis has found the product to contain undeclared sibutramine. Sibutramine was an FDA approved drug used as an appetite suppressant for weight loss but was withdrawn from the market beca (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 11, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news
Wandering elephants are touching hearts in China. Humans may be reason they left home
"It almost felt as if they had a holy aura around them," said Adam Chang, who was hired to deliver corn and pineapples to the elephants. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
How the humble woodchip is cleaning up water worldwide
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Australian pineapple, Danish trout, and Midwestern U.S. corn farmers are not often lumped together under the same agricultural umbrella. But they and many others who raise crops and animals face a common problem: excess nitrogen in drainage water. Whether it flows out to the Great Barrier Reef or the Gulf of Mexico, the nutrient contributes to harmful algal blooms that starve fish and other organisms of oxygen. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Consumer Health: What is a glycemic index diet?
The glycemic index is a system of assigning a number to carbohydrate-containing foods according to how much each food increases blood sugar. Examples of foods with low, middle and high glycemic index values include the following: Low: Green vegetables, most fruits, raw carrots, kidney beans, chickpeas, lentils and bran breakfast cerealsMedium: Sweet corn; bananas; raw pineapple; raisins; oat breakfast [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 25, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Taiwan urges people to eat more pineapples after China bans imports amid campaign of 'intimidation'
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen calls on people to eat more pineapples to help farmers, saying Taiwan has been "ambushed" by a Chinese ban... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Seeding the Ocean: Inside a Michelin-Starred Chef ’s Revolutionary Quest to Harvest Rice From the Sea
There are very few things that Ángel León hasn’t done with the fruits of the sea. In 2008, as a young, unknown chef, he took a loin from one fish and attached it to the loin of another, using collagen to bind the two proteins together. He called them hybrids and served them to unsuspecting diners at Aponiente, his restaurant in the southern Spanish port town of El Puerto de Santa María, just across the bay from Cádiz. He discovered that fish eyes, cooked at 55°C in a thermal circulator until the gelatin collapsed, made excellent thickening agents for umami-rich sauces. Next he found th...
Source: TIME: Science - January 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Matt Goulding Tags: Uncategorized climate change feature longform Magazine Source Type: news
The Struggle for Land and Food in the Locked-down Philippines
This article was first published by Degrees of Latitude The post The Struggle for Land and Food in the Locked-down Philippines appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elena Pasquini Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news