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Scientists Spot 'Teetotaler' Gene

Scientists Spot ‘Teetotaler’ Gene Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Scientists say they’ve identified a gene variant that dampens the desire to drink alcohol. They said their discovery might lead to the development of drugs Read more …

ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids

ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids By Don RaufHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — For young people who ride all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) without a helmet, the risk of head trauma is an established and Read more …

Psilocybin May Be a Psychiatry Game Changer

Two similar randomized controlled trials in late-stage cancer patients suggest that a single, high dose of the psychedelic drug psilocybin has rapid, clinically significant and lasting effects on mood and anxiety. The findings may be a therapeutic game changer for Read more …

Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life

Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — If you want to try to extend your life, a new study suggests that taking up racquet sports might help. Researchers Read more …

Perceived Barriers to Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Yang Lu, PhD, MPP; Lilian Serpas, MPH; Pauline Genter, MS, RD; Betty Anderson, BS; David Campa, MD; Eli Ipp, MD | Disclosures Prev Chronic Dis. 2016;13(10)  Abstract and Introduction Abstract Introduction Despite availability of screening for diabetic retinopathy, testing is underused Read more …

Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears

Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It’s Not Your Ears By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Seniors who struggle to make out what people are saying around the dinner table or on a noisy street may have Read more …

Your home might be ready for winter, but can your body truly say the same?

0Views You’re convinced you’re ready for winter. Your holiday preparations are all in place, and you’ve got a good stock of firewood and food on hand to get yourself through the cold winter months, even if you have to spend Read more …

Early Versus Delayed Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis

Are the 72 Hours Still the Rule?: A Randomized Trial Didier Roulin, MD; Alend Saadi, MD; Luca Di Mare, MD; Nicolas Demartines, MD, FACS, FRACS; Nermin Halkic, MD | Disclosures Annals of Surgery. 2016;264(5):717-722.  Abstract and Introduction Abstract Objective: The aim Read more …

Heal cancer naturally with these 7 super herbs

As cancer diagnoses continue to rise, it has become more important than ever to know which foods will not only nourish your body but detoxify it of any cancer-causing agents, as well. Here are some of the most potent cancer-destroying Read more …

Smart meters use unsafe, cancer-causing technology

PECO is the biggest electric and natural gas provider in Philadelphia and a subsidiary of the Exelon Corporation, the largest provider of energy in the nation. Since 2012, PECO has been rolling out Smart Meters to just over 2 million Pennsylvania Read more …