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Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?'

Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?

Fresh calls to restrict Ibuprofen sales come after study reveals increased cardiac risk after just days of use. New research raises doubt about the long term effects of over-the-counter pain relievers including…

Bad breath, explained (and how to fix it)'

Bad breath, explained (and how to fix it)

I’ve brushed, I’ve flossed and swooshed with mouthwash. Got on my Sunday best. Clean clothes-check. Shiny shoes-check. Ready for that business meeting or exciting new date. STOP! Hold everything… I…

Don’t forget the bouquet!…And these eight healthy ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day'

Don’t forget the bouquet!…And these eight healthy ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is just around the corner….still plenty of time to express your innermost feelings to someone you love. What better way to show your sweetheart what you feel for…

Break Out of Your Bubble For 2017'

Break Out of Your Bubble For 2017

Most of us live inside a 24/7 bubble that defines us. We listen to one news station, hang out in the small radius of our neighborhoods and dress in one…

Taking Probiotics? Here is the “Cliff Notes” Version of What You Should Know'

Taking Probiotics? Here is the “Cliff Notes” Version of What You Should Know

Ten health benefits of probiotics Science has encouraging evidence that probiotics can be beneficial in the treatment or prevention of a variety of health issues. Research suggests that probiotics, which…

Probiotics: Could they hold the key to more than a gut feeling?'

Probiotics: Could they hold the key to more than a gut feeling?

  Research suggests that microbiota in our gut could have the power to influence more than just our physical health….   Friendly bacteria Anyone who has seen a yogurt ad…

Sandal Weather is Here. Time for a 10,000 Steps Campaign!'

Sandal Weather is Here. Time for a 10,000 Steps Campaign!

Healthscopenews.com   The U.S. Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, says Americans are not active enough. “Engaging in regular physical activity is one of the most important things that people of all…

Bariatrics Part 1-2

Bariatric surgery: An interview with Dr. Rami Lutfi

Bariatrics part one: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 28. Bariatrics part two: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 29. Surgery and morbid obesity. Dr. Cynthia Jaffe interviews Dr. Rami Lutfi, a Bariatric surgeon from…

Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.'

Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.

Who should you call for help when Batman is busy? A superhero with good genes. Scientists are now studying people who have “super powers” that mean they stay healthy despite…

Exposed to loud noise? Science has a reason that earplugs matter'

Exposed to loud noise? Science has a reason that earplugs matter

 What are people doing? Listening to loud noise without ear plugs. Why do they do that? Loud and low- frequency sound, such as a base sound from a boom-box, stimulates the sacculus,…