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Uterine Fibroids (Benign Tumors of the Uterus)

Uterine Fibroids (Benign Tumors of the Uterus)

Uterine fibroids definition and facts Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that originate in the uterus (womb). It is not known exactly why women develop uterine fibroids. Most women with uterine fibroids have no symptoms. However, fibroids can cause a number of symptoms depending on their size, location within the uterus, and how close they are […]

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Health Tip: Reduce Risk of Tattoo Infection

Health Tip: Reduce Risk of Tattoo Infection

(HealthDay News) — More than 20 percent of adults in the United States report having at least one tattoo. Latest Skin News Because ink is injected into the skin, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges consumers to be wary of the ink’s origin. Manufacturers may use unsuitable inks (calligraphy, drawing or printer ink) […]

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Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America’s Schoolkids

Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America’s Schoolkids

Latest Prevention & Wellness News FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Gun-related deaths among school-age children in the United States are increasing at alarming rates, researchers report. In 2017, gun violence claimed more 5- to 18-year-olds than police officers or active-duty members of the U.S. military, according to a chilling new study led by […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Actress Had Two Brain Aneurysms

‘Game of Thrones’ Actress Had Two Brain Aneurysms

“Game of Thrones” actress Emilia Clarke disclosed Thursday that she’s had two surgeries for brain aneurysms. In 2011, she developed a sudden, severe headache while working out and was rushed to a hospital. Doctors discovered two brain aneurysms, which occur when a blood vessel in the brain has a weak spot that causes it to […]

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How to Raise Global Citizens of Tomorrow

How to Raise Global Citizens of Tomorrow

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s never too soon to teach kids to be culturally competent — to learn about, respect and accept people whose culture is different from their own. Children as young as 2 start to become aware of differences among people — […]

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Health Tip: Hearing Loss Prevention

Health Tip: Hearing Loss Prevention

(HealthDay News) — About 1 in 3 Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss. And about half of those over 75 have trouble hearing. Latest Hearing News Though age-related hearing loss is difficult to prevent, noise-induced hearing loss can be minimized. People should actively reduce exposure to loud noise, the U.S. […]

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How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?

How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?

How long is a cold or flu contagious? Both colds and the flu are contagious and are caused by viruses. However, the viruses that cause colds (for example, rhinoviruses) are not the same as those that cause the flu (influenza viruses). Although the typical incubation period for influenza is about one to four days, some […]

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Baby Cough Syrup Recalled

Baby Cough Syrup Recalled

One lot of DG/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus is being recalled due to possible contamination with potentially harmful bacteria, says maker Kingston Pharma, LLC. Latest Cold and Flu News The recall is for Lot KL180157 of 2-fluid ounce (59 mL) bottles with an expiration date of 11/20 and UPC Code 8 54954 00250 […]

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CBD Products Now Available at Hundreds of CVS Stores

CBD Products Now Available at Hundreds of CVS Stores

Creams, sprays and lotions infused with the nonintoxicating hemp component cannabidiol (CBD) are now being sold at more than 800 CVS stores in eight states. Latest Chronic Pain News The products will be sold in store aisles, according to a company spokesman, who added that the drugstore chain is not selling any supplements or food […]