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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…

Half-Time Show Brings Discussion about Tolerance'

Half-Time Show Brings Discussion about Tolerance

During the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga’s athletic performance was all about celebrating inclusion and the spirit of equality while 172 million American football fans looked on. She wanted a memorable…

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…

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…

Smoothly Does It'

Smoothly Does It

Been blending like your life depends on it? Or has your NutriBullet blended into the kitchen scenery? Since the smoothie makers whizzed off the shelves around this time last year,…

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…

Poll Shows Many Americans Don’t Understand Zika Virus Risks'

Poll Shows Many Americans Don’t Understand Zika Virus Risks

  The Healthscopenews-week of April 25, 2016 Quote of the week “Addiction is a preventable disease” – President Obama before an audience at the National Rx and Drug Abuse and…

Zika and the contraception misconception'

Zika and the contraception misconception

What’s up? Many Americans are misinformed about the Zika Virus and pregnancy. A recent Harvard poll found that 40% believe Zika Virus can harm future pregnancies for a women not…

Zika’s a big deal-but before you panic, here’s what you should know'

Zika’s a big deal-but before you panic, here’s what you should know

  Just added to the No-Fly list* Zika. It’s the virus that everyone is talking about. It’s news these days after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus an…