America's teens are depressed. The number of US adolescents aged 12 to 17 who reported having experienced at least one major depression in 2017 has increased by 59% since 2007 Pew Research Center analysis of data from the 2017 National Survey on drug use and health. The most striking symptom of major depression, according to Harvard Medical School, is "a …Read More »
There is no cure or drug to stop Alzheimer's disease, but it may be possible to stop dementia – even in people at risk of genetic disease, researchers said Sunday at the International Conference of the Alzheimer's Association. The key is not just any factor, as several studies show, but a combination of healthy lifestyle habits. And the healthier the …Read More »
Your obituaries are printed side by side. Your surnames, the same. Their death dates are two days apart. For a Gresham couple, it seems they can not live without each other. Risa Splawn, 59, died first. At the end of May she was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. Doctors said she had a few more years to live. But two weeks …Read More »
Birds puke flu viruses that could become deadly global pandemics. These scientists dab our butts off to protect us from this danger.
Flu pandemic bird droppings 2.JPG Hilary Brueck / Business Insider A dangerous assassin lurking on the shore of Jersey – a killer so deadly that it could be 30 Extinguish millions of people in one year. This threat is a pandemic influenza virus that scientists are not yet prepared to tackle. "The world needs to prepare for pandemics as seriously …Read More »
A Tennessee man has died from an infection with carnivorous bacteria after swimming in Florida a few times. His daughter accuses the hospital of ignoring her warnings that her father may have a necrotizing fasciitis. William Bennett died after visiting his daughter Cheryl Bennett Wiygul in Florida last week. They swam in various waters, including a beach in Destin, Turkey …Read More »
F or Eileen O'Sullivan, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, triggered a spate of unscientific and often dangerous advice. As an investment manager with an analytical mind, she sought information to better understand her potentially life-changing situation. But from the moment Eileen began searching online, misinformation was inevitable: "Then come all the suggestions," she says. "Before the diagnosis, …Read More »
What does it mean if you fall asleep quickly and wake up after 2 hours? It could be a symptom of a sleep disorder
sleep. We all know how important it is, but unfortunately it can be elusive for some. You may find it difficult to fall asleep together, or you may find that you drift off easily but do not fall asleep long. Sometimes the latter may be due to trivial reasons – such as a loud noise or forgetting to go to …Read More »
Imagine a glass of water with cucumber slices … is there anything more refreshing? (Bonus points if you later wipe those slices over your eyelids.) But when it comes to eating cuces, does cucumbers actually have nutritional benefits? Or is cucumber feeding basically the same as iceberg lettuce? Good news, Pumpkin lover: "Like any vegetable, cucumbers have health benefits, and …Read More »
E Are you hungry if you miss a meal? Imagine waiting 16 or 18 hours before eating again. Or a whole day without breakfast, lunch or dinner. Advocates of intermittent fasting do this regularly. In the simplest case, Intermittent Fasting (IF) means going through periods of voluntary food abstinence (or significant calorie reduction) interrupted by intervals of normal food intake. …Read More »
Florida issues a rabies alert covering part of Walt Disney World Florida Health Ministry of Orange County issued a rabies alert on July 9th, which will remain in force for 60 days.
The alert spans a 3.2 km radius around Interstate 4 and Epcot Center Drive in the area, the road that leads into Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park. The warning was issued after a wild cat scratching two park employees was tested positive for rabies (but the staff were alright). The rabies alert area is located in southwest Orange County, …Read More »