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A Harvard professor just busted the myth that coconut oil is good for you, calling it 'pure poison'
A Harvard professor made some controversial comments concerning coconut oil in a lecture posted on YouTube. The video, which has garnered 400,000 hits, comes after the American Heart Association advised people to avoid coconut oil. In the talk, titled ...
Low and high carb diets increase risk of early death, study finds
(CNN) -- A low-carb or high-carb diet raises your risk of death, a new study suggests, with people eating the food staple in moderation seeing the greatest benefits to their health. Less than 40% or more than 70% of your energy -- or calories -- coming ...
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23rd case of West Nile reported in MS; brings total to 9 in Hind - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee
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If you live in Jackson, the Mississippi Department of Health is now warning you to prepare for mosquitoes. Two new cases of West Nile Virus have been reported, nine of those cases right here in Hinds County, bringing the state's total to 23.
Vaping Can Damage DNA, But Will It Cause Cancer?
MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes produce chemicals that can damage a person's DNA, the first step on a path that might lead to cancer, a new study reports. The saliva of a small group of e-cigarette users contained increased ...
Workers in open-plan offices 'more active'
Workers in open-plan offices are more active and less stressed than those with desks in cubicles or private offices, research suggests. This could be because they make the effort to find privacy to talk away from their desk, the researchers said. The ...
Moderate 'bad cholesterol' levels tied to early death for healthy people
(Reuters Health) - Healthy adults who don't keep their LDL-C, or “bad cholesterol,” in check are more likely to die prematurely from cardiovascular disease than peers with lower cholesterol levels, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on 36 ...
Malnourished BC orca might have parasite that can be treated
An emaciated killer whale might have a common parasite that can be treated with antibiotics and a de-worming medication. Lindsay Kines, Times Colonist. Updated: August 20, 2018. In this Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Southern Resident killer whale J50 and her ...
'Typical kid behaviour' or a mental-health problem? It can be hard to decide.
Even if you have 'normal' children, you're constantly questioning, 'Is this normal?'. Teenagers can be volatile and moody. They can test your patience, push your buttons and leave you questioning your sanity - and theirs. But mental-health challenges ...
Tennessee Drug Overdose Deaths Rise Again in 2017 to 1776
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The number of Tennessee residents who died of drug overdoses has risen more than 8 percent, setting another record in 2017. Aug. 21, 2018, at 3:01 a.m.. Tennessee Drug Overdose Deaths Rise Again in 2017 to 1,776. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.
Opioid addiction skyrockets in pregnant women, CDC says
KNOXVILLE, TN (CNN/RNN) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. That's a seven percent jump from the year before. Most of those deaths were ...