Halloween Safety and Controlled Substances

Well it's nearly that time of year again to participate in the time honored Halloween tradition of costumes, parties, and Trick-or-Treating. Going door to...

France is the first country to ban all plastic plates and cups

At least according to this article on Mashable. Which in essence says that: "France banned plastic bags in July, a move other countries have also made,...

Vitamin D Supplements Protect You from Colds and Flu Says New Study

A study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) finds that vitamin D supplements protect against acute respiratory infections including colds and flu. The...

Tax-Free Savings Accounts for Disabled Are Expected in 2016

SPECIAL savings accounts for people with disabilities are likely to become available in most states next year. The accounts were made possible in 2014 by...
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American Medical Association votes to BAN prescription drug commercials

AMA board chair-elect Patrice Harris said that the vote "reflects concerns among physicians about the negative impact of commercially-driven promotions," specifically railing on the...

Scurvy, TB, Scarlet fever – Victorian diseases making comeback

LONDON (CNN) — Josie Garrett seems like a healthy and happy 24-year-old when we meet her in between classes at University College London where...

More Americans lost to drugs than in Vietnam War

Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price said more American lives are lost to drugs than were lost in Vietnam. The US military...

The way we board planes could actually be spreading diseases

Fair or not, airplanes have a reputation for germs. And separate from the cleanliness of the cabin, transportation networks have been tied to the...

How much sugar in that cola? Panera to list it on its cups

Panera Bread will start listing the amount of added sugar and calories on the cups for seven drinks, including cola and iced teas. The move...