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Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Detected In Long Beach: How To Avoid The Zika Virus

Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Detected In Long Beach: How To Avoid The Zika Virus

Aedes aegypti, the species of mosquito which transmits dengue, Zika, and other viruses, have been discovered in California’s Long Beach, raising concern over mosquito-borne diseases in the region. According to the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), this is the first time that the Zika-carrying mosquito has been detected in the...

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Shingles And MMR Vaccines May Trigger Anaphylaxis In Meat-Allergic People, Researchers Call For Awareness

Shingles And MMR Vaccines May Trigger Anaphylaxis In Meat-Allergic People, Researchers Call For Awareness

Red meat allergies have been causally linked to bites from lone star ticks, but a correspondence published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology now also claims that both the vaccine made to protect people from experiencing painful cases of shingles and the vaccine designed to protect people from measles, mumps, and rubella...

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Yoga Could Be An Effective Alternative For Treating Chronic Back Pain, Reveals Study

Yoga Could Be An Effective Alternative For Treating Chronic Back Pain, Reveals Study

A new study reveals that yoga may be an effective alternative to pain medications and physical therapy for individuals suffering from chronic low back pain. Millions of people around the world suffer from severe lower back pain and have to rely on medication to function normally. However, prolonged use of such medicines has side...

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Coconut Oil Is Not As Healthy As Previously Assumed: What’s A Good Alternative?

Coconut Oil Is Not As Healthy As Previously Assumed: What’s A Good Alternative?

It turns out that coconut oil is not that healthy after all. It’s never been that healthy to eat. The American Heart Association released the Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease Advisory showing that coconut oil increases the LDL or “bad” cholesterol. Researchers noticed that it’s just as unhealthy as other oils that are high...

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Type 5 Diabetes Does Not Exist, But A New A1C Study Shows How Black Diabetics Are Often Over-Medicated

Type 5 Diabetes Does Not Exist, But A New A1C Study Shows How Black Diabetics Are Often Over-Medicated

Over the years, diabetes medications have improved thanks to science, and it was through this research that more than two types of diabetes were discovered. In fact, there are at least four diabetes types, and there are some rare versions of these types. There are also five distinct types of diabetic patients that were...

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Yoga, Tai Chi, And Meditation Can Alter Your Genes, Reverse Stress-Causing DNA Reactions: Here’s How

Yoga, Tai Chi, And Meditation Can Alter Your Genes, Reverse Stress-Causing DNA Reactions: Here’s How

The benefits of meditation and yoga are established, but these mind-body interventions not only relax one but are also able to alter one’s genes. According to a new study researchers at the University of Coventry in Britain performed, MBIs or Mind-body interventions such as yoga, Tai Chi, or meditation are instrumental in reversing the...

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Chemical Found In Broccoli May Help Battle Blood Sugar Levels In Diabetics

Chemical Found In Broccoli May Help Battle Blood Sugar Levels In Diabetics

Diabetes patients may have a possible solution that helps control blood sugar levels. Health experts often advise people to eat their greens and eating broccoli could potentially hold the key to countering type 2 diabetes. Researchers at the Lund University Diabetes Centre in Sweden conducted a new study, which reveals that the chemical sulforaphane...

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Warning For People Over 75-Years-Old Who Take A Daily Aspirin

Warning For People Over 75-Years-Old Who Take A Daily Aspirin

Taking aspirin over the age of 75 may result in fatal internal bleeding, but aspirin’s heart attack preventing benefits still outweigh the risks, according to a new study in the Lancet. While the stomach bleeds can be potentially prevented by taking stomach-protecting PPI pills, taking a daily aspirin after a stroke or heart attack...

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A Sleep Study Reveals The Shocking Cause Of Insomnia

A Sleep Study Reveals The Shocking Cause Of Insomnia

Insomnia, which is the inability to go to or stay asleep, was believed to be caused by psychological reasons such as stress or anxiety, Express reported. A new research study found that information may not be accurate as they concluded that the cause of insomnia might be genetic. The study found that there are...

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Conagra Brands Recalls More Than 700,000 Pounds Of Spaghetti And Meatballs, Undeclared Allergens To Blame?

Conagra Brands Recalls More Than 700,000 Pounds Of Spaghetti And Meatballs, Undeclared Allergens To Blame?

Conagra Brands Inc. is treading on rough waters once again. Earlier in April this year, the company was forced to recall Hunt’s Chilli Kits because of possible salmonella contamination fears. Now, Conagra has issued a voluntary recall of more than 700,000 pounds of spaghetti and meatball products. Conagra Brands is recalling six products, which...

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