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Rat lungworm infects 12 across U.S., CDC finds

Rat lungworm infects 12 across U.S., CDC finds

Editr’s Note: As of time of publication, federal health officials have reported 12 patients affected by the rat lungworm parasite (not counting several cases in Hawaii where the risk is already elevated compared to other states). Below you’ll findcrucial information for protecting yourself- especially if you eat produce from your own garden or a farmer’s […]

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Why Pancreatic Cancer Is On the Rise

Why Pancreatic Cancer Is On the Rise

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Medical Daily. Cancer death rates are set to shift dramatically in the coming decades, with pancreatic cancer poised to become the second-deadliest cancer only behind lung cancer, a 2014 study finds. As population makeups change, the prominence of certain diseases changes, too. Researchers from the Pancreatic Cancer […]

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Liver Damage from Supplements is On the Rise, Scientists Say

Liver Damage from Supplements is On the Rise, Scientists Say

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Medical Daily. So much for health: A new study published in the Journal of Hepatology found dietary and herbal supplements lead to liver damage 20 percent of the time. “While many Americans believe supplements to be safe, government regulations (Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994) require less […]

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The Recommended Sleep Times According to the National Sleep Foundation

The Recommended Sleep Times According to the National Sleep Foundation

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Medical Daily. Eight hours of sleep is what is commonly regarded as the ideal night’s rest. Still, as found in a survey from the National Geographic Channel, as many as 73 percent of Americans aged 18 and older self-report that they sleep less than that each night. In […]

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