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An important warning for Americans who love Bush’s Baked Beans: not all of these picnic side dishes are safe. Bush Brothers & Company are reminding consumers of a recall they announced last year on several of its most popular products. Though the FDA “closed” the recall in April, there are still some products out there that could be dangerous. Here’s what you need to know. The recall applies to 3...
Geniuses aren’t typically known for their social skills, and few nerds are ever crowned as royalty at the prom. While some among the highly intelligent do manage to make friends, many find themselves spending a large portion of their time alone. The average person might assume pretentiousness and selectness are to blame, but the real reasons are far more down to earth than most people realize.Anxiety...
Menopause can bring on some pretty uncomfortable symptoms, most of which hit at the worst time possible. From dryness and itching to burning up from the inside out, you can reduce the symptoms of menopause so that this stage in life isn’t as unpleasant as it could be.Dandelion TeaBelieve it or not, dandelions have a wealth of health benefits. They can be cooked, put in salads, made into wine, and yes,...
About 37 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches; with women more affected than men. In 2016, migraines affected over a billion people worldwide. With symptoms that include severe and debilitating headache, nausea (often accompanied by vomiting), light and noise sensitivity, and difficulty speaking, migraines are one of the top 10 causes of disability. About 2% of the population suffers from...
Some people have a genetic predisposition that will at some point impact their blood pressure readings. Others have problems due to diet, weight or other medical factors. The good news is there are some things you can do to lower your blood pressure without necessarily relying on medications. Potassium-Rich FoodsAdd foods rich in potassium to your regular diet. Potassium helps to regulate your blood...
An Israeli researcher and drug developer has isolated a peptide that appears to relieve, and might possibly reverse, the symptoms and effects of a number of chronic inflammatory diseases. So far, the drug has shown promise against Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis (MS) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but Professor David Naor, a researcher at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem,...
For years, many diets have claimed that eating fruit is just as bad as eating candy, because of the sugar - but that may not be the case.Most American adults consume toxic levels, or more than 50 grams of added sugar, each day. What many don’t realize is that not all sugar works the same way in our bodies—and where that sugar comes from is likely far more important than how many servings you consume.An...
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports 44,965 people die each year by suicide. For every one successful suicide, 25 people make unsuccessful attempts. While the highest suicide rates are among the middle-aged and elderly, clusters of suicides sometimes occur in teens and young adults. Some research suggests that under the right conditions, suicidal ideation can actually become “contagious.”...
The U.S. currently averages one gun-related mass killing every two weeks, with school shootings reported about once every month. With so much violence in the news, it’s only natural to wonder if we’re seeing new trends. Researchers have been studying the numbers, and they’ve found that these shootings can actually be “contagious.”One research team, led by Sherry Towers, a professor and statistician...
A class action lawsuit alleges that some Ulta Beauty stores have been selling used cosmetic, beauty and hair products as if they were new. This is the second class action lawsuit brought against Ulta Beauty Inc this year, which has over 1,000 stores in 48 states. This deceptive practice could expose Ulta consumers to a number of diseases.The lawsuit accuses the retailer of pressuring managers and employees...