Articles by Michael McCurdy

Top Health Problems That Lead to Car Crashes

(HealthNewsDigest.com) – The World Health Organization states that 1.25 million people die yearly due to traffic related accidents. Distracted driving, drunk driving, and speeding are among the most well-known of the various causes of car…


Top Health Problems That Lead to Car Crashes

(HealthNewsDigest.com) – The World Health Organization states that 1.25 million people die yearly due to traffic related accidents. Distracted driving, drunk driving, and speeding are among the most well-known of the various causes of car…


Trans Fat – Good, Bad, Gone

(HealthNewsDigest.com) – The rise and fall of trans fats is actually a perfect example of the scientific process at work. Sadly, to many in the public it also looks like the experts don’t know what…



Understanding CBD Oil’s Health Benefits

(HealthNewsDigest.com) – Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a strain from the cannabis plant. Most will know cannabis by the termmarijuana, which refers to the cannabis plant’s leaves and stems. Or perhaps by its even…


Good News for Kids with Epilepsy

(HealthNewsDigest.com) – MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 27, 2017 — There’s good news for kids with epilepsy. While several new drugs have come out in the last several years for adults with epilepsy, making those drugs available for children…


Plant-made Hemophilia Therapy Shows Promise

(HealthNewsDigest.com) – PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27, 2017 — People with hemophilia require regular infusions of clotting factor to prevent them from experiencing uncontrolled bleeding. But a significant fraction develop antibodies against the clotting factor, essentially experiencing an…