Monthly Archives: June 2016

10000 cases of skin cancer a year for ‘sun, sea and sangria’ generation – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk 10000 cases of skin cancer a year for 'sun, sea and sangria' generationTelegraph.co.ukThe rise of package holidays has contributed to a huge increase in skin cancer among middle-aged and older people, new figures show. For the first time, 10,000

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What’s the No. 1 killer of Americans? – CNN

CNN What's the No. 1 killer of Americans?CNN(CNN) The leading causes of death remained the same from the year before: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer, followed by cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

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Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates – U.S. News & World Report

Washington Post Jobs With the Highest Suicide RatesU.S. News & World ReportTHURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Can the type of job you choose affect your risk of suicide? Possibly, according to a new U.S. report that found for

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Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks – Philly.com

HealthDay Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart RisksPhilly.comTHURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — People who inherit a genetic disorder that causes high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol have an increased risk for heart disease and hardened arteries, a new

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Brawl erupts in taco shop, video goes viral – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento Bee Brawl erupts in taco shop, video goes viralSacramento BeeHow about a plate of tacos with a side order of fat lip and a nice, cool can of beatdown? That's exactly what some diners at Taqueria El Paisano Mexican

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1.4 Million Americans Identify as Transgender, Study Finds – TIME

TIME 1.4 Million Americans Identify as Transgender, Study FindsTIMEIt's a tricky thing to quantify how many Americans are L, G, B or T. There has been stigma, and even criminal potential, attached to owning one of those labels. While some

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Smartphone apps no help at preventing, achieving pregnancy, study says – UPI.com

UPI.com Smartphone apps no help at preventing, achieving pregnancy, study saysUPI.comWhile many women are interested in using more natural ways to either help them get pregnant or prevent a pregnancy, researchers at Georgetown University say the smartphone apps for that

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Would You Slather on Sunscreen if New York City Gave It Away? – New York Times

New York Times Would You Slather on Sunscreen if New York City Gave It Away?New York TimesLevi Goldhirsch, 21, left, and David Eisin, 16, went without sunscreen at Coney Island on Wednesday. Scott M. Stringer, New York City's comptroller, wants

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New Mexico Blues Plan Offers Oncology Medical Home for Commercial Members – Atlantic Information Services, Inc.

A Place for Mom Senior Living News and Trends New Mexico Blues Plan Offers Oncology Medical Home for Commercial MembersAtlantic Information Services, Inc.Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico earlier this year launched an oncology medical home pilot that

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Hundreds of companies in the US are selling unproven stem cell treatments, study says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Hundreds of companies in the US are selling unproven stem cell treatments, study saysLos Angeles TimesHave your weekly pickup basketball games left you with pain in your knees that just won't go away? Do you suffer from

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Stem cell study for ALS patients shows promise, yet causes pain – CNN

CNN Stem cell study for ALS patients shows promise, yet causes painCNN(CNN) Stem cell research can run the gamut from Nobel Prize-winning scientists to hucksters in lab coats making a buck off desperate, seriously ill people. The results of one

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Canned Foods Linked To BPA Risk In New Study – CBS Local

CBS Local Canned Foods Linked To BPA Risk In New StudyCBS LocalPHILADELPHIA (CNN) — There has been an ongoing debate about just how much of the industrial chemical Bisphenol A (or BPA) lurks in canned foods and whether it poses

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What’s the No. 1 killer of Americans? – CNN

CNN What's the No. 1 killer of Americans?CNN(CNN) The leading causes of death remained the same from the year before: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer, followed by cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

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Finding A Cure Wouldn’t Mean We’ve Defeated Cancer – Huffington Post

Huffington Post Finding A Cure Wouldn't Mean We've Defeated CancerHuffington PostWebMD wasn't a research option when Ivy Brown was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 1974, so her mother looked up her 12-year-old daughter's condition the old-fashioned way, in a hardcover

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No flesh-eating bacteria in local Gulf water – WJHG-TV

WJHG-TV No flesh-eating bacteria in local Gulf waterWJHG-TVGlenn Burns, the Chief Meteorologist at WSB-TV has issued a statement about his report, which we talk about in this article. A copy of that clarification issued minutes ago is linked below. ======================

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