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The Scary Effect Of Cellphones On Your Skeleton

The Scary Effect Of Cellphones On Your Skeleton

It’s no secret that your cell phone can disrupt your health. But here’s a potential risk of cell phone use you may not have seen coming: A new study suggests our skeletons are adapting to our handheld device obsession. How so? By helping us adjust to a position that most of us who are constantly checking our emails […]

The Connection Between Sleep Apnea And Cancer

The Connection Between Sleep Apnea And Cancer

Doctors have long been puzzled by white coat hypertension (WCH), a condition that causes a person’s blood pressure reading to be high in a doctor’s office but normal at home. White coat hypertension used to be considered a result of the stress induced by doctor’s appointments. Now, new research suggests that if white coat hypertension […]

The Chemicals In Sunscreen Can Be Absorbed In Your Bloodstream -FDA

The Chemicals In Sunscreen Can Be Absorbed In Your Bloodstream -FDA

We know you’ve been told all your life to slather on the sunscreen before a day spent outside. We’re not disputing that advice, but a new report in the Journal of the American Medical Association has given us some food for thought: There’s a chance that sunscreen could potentially be dangerous. Here’s how: Sunscreen ingredients can travel through the […]

She Thought She Was Stopping Breast Cancer Before It Could Start

She Thought She Was Stopping Breast Cancer Before It Could Start

Alejandra Campoverdi thought she was stopping breast cancer before it could start. Turns out, her breast removal surgery happened just in time. A few days before I was scheduled to undergo surgery to remove both of my seemingly healthy breasts, I went alone to church, to the beach, and to my grandmother’s grave. My grandmother died of breast […]

How Much Coffee Is Too Much?

How Much Coffee Is Too Much?

How many afternoons have you sluggishly moseyed over to the office coffee machine and wondered, Is this really my fourth cup of the day? Or wait, is it my fifth? We’ve all been there, but a new study shows refilling your cup too often could be hurting your health. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, […]

Holding In A Sneeze…

Holding In A Sneeze…

Is it just me, or is holding in a sneeze dangerous? Am I going to rupture an eardrum? Pop a blood vessel in my eye? Can I safely stop a sneeze? Recently I found myself in a room full of very serious journalists learning some very serious #science and all of a sudden I had […]

What Is Ulcerative Colitis

What Is Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis (UL-sur-uh-tiv koe-LIE-tis) is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes long-lasting inflammation and ulcers (sores) in your digestive tract. Ulcerative colitis affects the innermost lining of your large intestine (colon) and rectum. Symptoms usually develop over time, rather than suddenly. Ulcerative colitis can be debilitating and can sometimes lead to life-threatening complications. While […]

Be Careful Of Kratom Herbal Supplement : This Drug Is Killing People

Be Careful Of Kratom Herbal Supplement : This Drug Is Killing People

Kratom is a peculiar supplement: Experts have warned that its healing powers haven’t been backed by science, yet you can do a quick Google search and find loads of recipes for kratom tea, which is said to be able to heal everything from anxiety and depression to obesity. Officials had previously warned that science doesn’t support kratom’s many […]

Birth Control Pills May Help Reduce Your Risk Of This Deadly Cancer

Birth Control Pills May Help Reduce Your Risk Of This Deadly Cancer

The birth control pill isn’t just one of the most effective types of contraception. These little pills offer a ton of other proven health payoffs, from reducing acne to easing cramps to regulating your period. Now, a new study lends support to a birth control pill benefit that previous research has shown: The pill appears to help decrease the risk of […]

The Rectal and Colon Cancer Symptoms You Need To Know

The Rectal and Colon Cancer Symptoms You Need To Know

Colon and rectal cancer rates have declined in older adults in recent years, but researchers have uncovered an alarming trend: Diagnoses in Millennials and Generation X are actually on the risethis link opens in a new tab, according to a 2017 research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Researchers from the American Cancer Society analyzed data from more than 490,000 […]

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