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( - Has one of the many popular shows on HGTV inspired you to renovate your own home? If so, you're not alone! Home renovations have been on the rise the last few years in the U.S. and Canada, which can mean lots of leftover paint.

Jul 5, 2015 - 5:13:55 PM

Love/Relationship Columnist

( - There's a real health craze going on right now. Organic food labels are seen on every isle of the grocery store, and you cannot escape the advertisements of vitamins, probiotics and raw protein.

Jul 4, 2015 - 10:47:48 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - As we celebrate the 239th anniversary of the approval of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress, let's take a look at a health problem bedeviling certain signers of the famous document, and its effect on our history.

Jul 4, 2015 - 10:33:37 AM

Cancer Issues

( - IT HAS been treasured by food lovers for thousands of years for its rich golden colour, peppery flavour and mustardy aroma...and now turmeric may also have a role in fighting cancer.

Jul 3, 2015 - 12:51:45 PM


( - Bald spots are frequently thought of as being linked to the aging process, but what about other kinds of permanent hair loss?

Jul 2, 2015 - 12:55:02 PM


( - WASHINGTON - A consortium led by the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has launched the first brain tissue biorepository (also known as a "brain bank")

Jul 2, 2015 - 12:05:01 PM

Women's Health

( - Newswise - Statins are a hugely popular drug class used to manage blood cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. Previous studies had raised questions about adverse behavioral changes with statins, such as irritability or violence...

Jul 2, 2015 - 11:26:33 AM

Psychological Issues

( - Unwanted, intrusive visual memories are a core feature of stress- and trauma-related clinical disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but they can also crop up in everyday life.

Jul 2, 2015 - 9:45:31 AM


( - WASHINGTON, D.C.-Climate change is perhaps the most immediate threat to the long-term survival of trout and salmon in the western United States, including not only higher stream temperatures but more intense drought, wildfires and floods.

Jul 2, 2015 - 9:39:29 AM

News : National

( - On Tuesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released new data on payments to doctors from pharmaceutical and medical device companies as required under the Affordable Care Act.

Jul 1, 2015 - 7:31:38 PM


( - July 1, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - California Poison Control System (CPCS) ( reminds residents that with warm weather, rattlesnakes are more likely to be found on hiking trails and sunning in rural areas.

Jul 1, 2015 - 7:24:55 PM

Cancer Issues

( - The incidence of oral cancer among young adults is skyrocketing and the reason may surprise many-but so may the solution.

Jul 1, 2015 - 4:45:44 PM

Consumer Issues

( - A recent Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) report revealed that emergency department visits resulting from synthetic marijuana more than doubled in just one year.

Jul 1, 2015 - 4:34:31 PM


( - White Plains, New York - July 1, 2015 - It's touted for increasing stamina and sexual performance and sales have steadily increased for more than decade, but do maca supplements really contain this root indigenous to Peru?

Jul 1, 2015 - 4:20:52 PM

HIV Issues

( - COLUMBIA, Mo. - HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, is the retrovirus that leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS.

Jul 1, 2015 - 4:14:34 PM


( - A new study from Indiana University provides evidence in mice that males may play a positive role in the development of offspring's brains starting before pregnancy.

Jul 1, 2015 - 2:56:07 PM

Stem Cell Issues

( - Scientists at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research are one step closer...

Jul 1, 2015 - 2:49:57 PM


( - DURHAM, N.C. - Researchers at Duke University School of Medicine and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School have identified a mechanism that explains why some mutations...

Jul 1, 2015 - 2:38:35 PM


( - The clean-energy revolution is underway, and so is the war against it. As with every other major economic transition, this battle will have winners and losers.

Jul 1, 2015 - 12:40:15 PM


( - Scientists have at their disposal a way to explore the possible prevention of genetic diseases before birth.

Jul 1, 2015 - 12:10:46 PM


( - As fireflies are delighting children across the country with their nighttime displays, scientists are closing in on a better understanding of how the insects produce their enchanting glow.

Jul 1, 2015 - 12:01:31 PM

Obesity Issues

( - Newswise - ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A study of nearly 1,000 teens found that sexually active obese adolescents were significantly less likely to use contraception than normal weight peers, putting them at higher risk of unintended pregnancy.

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:56:01 AM

Obesity Issues

( - Newswise - DURHAM, N.C. - Although being overweight with a high body-mass index (BMI) has long been associated with a higher risk for colorectal cancer, thinner patients might not fare as well after treatment for advanced cancer

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:49:27 AM


( - Newswise - Regular, structured extracurricular sports seem to help kids develop the discipline they need in order to engage effectively in the classroom

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:44:32 AM


( - West Orange, NJ, July 1, 2015 - Scoliosis is a disorder in which the normally straight vertical line of the spine curves to one side. According to the National Scoliosis Foundation, it affects 2 to 3 percent of the population, or an estimated 6 to 9 million people.

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:36:25 AM


( - Most people aim to treat others with fairness and equality - and yet, research from psychological science shows that, despite our best intentions, our behavior is often influenced by subtle biases that operate outside our conscious awareness.

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:30:53 AM

Foot Health

( - MANHATTAN — A recent ban on trans fats may have you looking a little closer at the foods you buy, but a Kansas State University food scientist points out you might not find what you're looking for on the label.

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:23:18 AM

Cancer Issues

( - Working in cell cultures and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that an experimental drug called fostamatinib combined with the chemotherapy drug paclitaxel may overcome ovarian cancer cells' resistance to paclitaxel.

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:18:16 AM


( - A new drug that selectively affects potassium channels in the brain may offer effective treatment for epilepsy and prevent tinnitus,

Jul 1, 2015 - 6:24:42 AM

Weather Issues

( - AccuWeather Global Weather Center - June 30, 2015 - AccuWeather reports two disturbances tracking eastward from the Plains will bring bouts of showers and thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley, East and South through the rest of the week.

Jun 30, 2015 - 5:43:13 PM

Patient Issues

( - PITTSBURGH, June 30, 2015 - The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicinewill be leading a $1.5 million national trial to examine methods to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics in post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC)facilities.

Jun 30, 2015 - 3:16:28 PM


( - Even short pulses of widely used antibiotics can lead to long-term development changes in mouse pups, including increased body mass and bone growth and changes to the gut microbiota

Jun 30, 2015 - 2:35:17 PM

Sleep Issues

( - HERSHEY, Pa. -- Poor sleep is associated with negative mood in women with bipolar disorder

Jun 30, 2015 - 2:13:25 PM

New Product

( - Two University of Florida researchers have invented a device that makes chemotherapy treatments more personalized, efficient and affordable.

Jun 30, 2015 - 1:37:44 PM


( - NEW YORK (June 30, 2015) - Summer is in full swing and with the approach of Independence Day, many people celebrate the holiday weekend at the coast.

Jun 30, 2015 - 1:29:31 PM


( - ATLANTA - Researchers at the Emory University School of Medicine are teaming up with the Atlanta Track Club (ATC) to study the effects of exercise on the heart.

Jun 30, 2015 - 12:37:41 PM

Food and Nutrition

( - Nothing kicks off the start of summer like a good old-fashioned barbeque. There is always a reason to gather around the BBQ pit - as it's the perfect way to relax with your family and enjoy a beautiful summer afternoon!

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:10:14 AM


( - Newswise - BOSTON - Consumption of sugary drinks may lead to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:46:53 AM

Marijuana Issues

( - Newswise - While cannabis alters the functions of neurobiological circuits controlling appetite, its effect on weight gain is complex since several factors appear to be involved

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:41:11 AM

Food and Nutrition

( - Cooking food on an outdoor grill is nearly as much a part of the Fourth of July weekend as fireworks. It's even better when the cook pays as much attention to nutrition and food safety as to the heat of the grill.

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:23:04 AM

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