Monthly Archives: March 2018

Grilling meat may raise risk of high blood pressure, study finds

The findings may be of concern if you love grilling, barbecuing, broiling or roasting meat. Read More »

Woman dies after ‘acupuncture’ session that used live bees instead of needles

The woman suffered a severe allergic reaction that put her in a coma, according to a journal report. Read More »

Opioid Overdoses May Be Seriously Undercounted

In a refrigerator in the coroner’s office in Marion County, Indiana, rows of vials await testing. They contain blood, urine and vitreous, the fluid Read More »

Bee Acupuncture: Death Would Be One Reason Not To Get It

So who thinks that paying someone to have you stung by bees is a good thing? How about actress Gwyneth Paltrow? Read More »

Are opioids better than nonopioids to improve pain?

Beyond annual flu shots, older adults need protection against shingles, pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, federal health officials say. But many aren’t getting vaccinated. Read More »

Avoid catching the flu on flights by getting a window seat

Picking a window seat and staying seated the whole flight is the safest bet to avoid flu and illness, a study found. Read More »

Doctors Say They’ve Found a ‘Game Changing’ Stem Cell Treatment for MS

Stem cell treatments are looking strong in the interim results of an international trial Read More »

Doctors said to let a teen’s sinus infection ‘run its course,’ family says. Weeks later, he died.

The video showed 13-year-old Marquel Brumley bundled up in a hooded coat, sluggish and slumped in his seat. He was holding somebody’s hand, then loosened his grip and let go. “Get well brother,” read a caption on the video, which his sister posted on Facebook last week. Underneath, she added: “Hurley Medical Center – Flint, …

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From America’s Warriors To Victims Of Its Opioid Epidemic

“All they want is pain relief.” Read More »

America is on a binge — 17.5 billion drinks worth: Study

America is on a binge — 17.5 billion drinks worth: Study Read More »