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Cancer experts say coffee is safe, despite California's new warning label requirement
Coffee does contain a possible carcinogen, a chemical called acrylamide, that has been shown to raise the risk of cancer in animal studies. But just how much acrylamide can increase your cancer risk from coffee? A California court judge's ruling ...
Synthetic pot warning issued as number of users experiencing severe bleeding jumps to 32
Because makers often change the formulas of their products, it is difficult to know what chemicals synthetic cannabinoids contain or what a user's reaction will be. Kate ThayerContact ReporterChicago Tribune. State and local health officials have ...
Loperamide Poisoning: Man Dies Due To Overdose Of Anti-Diarrhea Drug
The 29-year-old man was found to have 25 times the amount of loperamide's regular dose in his blood. What is the recommended dose for the anti-diarrhea drug Imodium? ( John Moore | Getty Images ). A 29-year old man died at his home in Pittsburgh last ...
Resting Heart Rate Predicts Colon Cancer Recurrence
Elevated resting heart rate was independently associated with a higher rate of advanced adenoma recurrence in a Korean study of colorectal cancer survivors. While high heart rate is a known predictor of cancer incidence and also of all-cause mortality ...
Man's "beer belly" turned out to be a 30-pound tumor
Kevin Daly should have felt great after losing than 30 pounds following open-heart surgery in 2015, but he knew something was amiss with his health. Despite the weight loss the 63-year-old from Hoboken, New Jersey achieved through exercise and a ...
One state's novel idea to make Big Pharma pay for opioid epidemic
(CNN) Big Pharma should pay the billions it will take to fix the opioid crisis it created in Arkansas, a first-of-its-kind lawsuit says. The suit, filed last week in Crittenden County Circuit Court, brings together 215 Arkansas cities and all 75 ...
Kansas City Star
Measles case reported in Kansas City; unknown if it is linked to outbreak at area day care
In this Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, photo, pediatrician Charles Goodman vaccinates 1-year-old Cameron Fierro with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, or MMR vaccine, at his practice in Northridge, Calif. The largest measles outbreak in recent memory ...
Why dining out and fast food could cause higher cancer risks than home cooking
Plenty of Americans ditch cooking at home in favor of dining out, but beware of eating too much restaurant and fast food. It could increase your risk for developing some diseases, including cancer, according to new research. >> Read more trending news ...
Los Angeles Times
How to avoid losing your mind to Alzheimer's or dementia. Hint: Start now, says Maria Shriver
Los Angeles Times
Maria Shriver moderated a panel discussion on ways to help prevent dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Shriver, left, appeared at her Brentwood offices with neuroscientist Lisa Mosconi, UC Irvine psychiatrist and sleep expert Ruth Benca, and physical ...
Tuberculosis case confirmed at Green Acres Middle in Birmingham
A case of tuberculosis has been confirmed at Green Acres Middle School in Birmingham, Birmingham school officials confirmed. School officials said the Jefferson County Department of Health officials said other students are no longer at risk for ...