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Local to honor cancer survivors and caregivers - Bastrop Daily Enterprise

Cancer Fighting Foods - Mon, 2018-09-24 23:25

Bastrop Daily Enterprise

Local to honor cancer survivors and caregivers
Bastrop Daily Enterprise
After two years of struggles with Chemo and radiation she is cancer free. She wants to help others going through cancer battles and show them that they too can stand up and fight. She also wants to honor the survivors who have come through this battle ...

Categories: Cancer News

New York Governor Signs Pain Management Medical Marijuana Bill - Weed News (blog)

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-24 23:15

Weed News (blog)

New York Governor Signs Pain Management Medical Marijuana Bill
Weed News (blog)
“Adding these conditions to the list of those approved for management with medical marijuana will help reduce the risk of addiction and provide suffering New Yorkers the relief they need.” “We know that medical marijuana can be a helpful alternative ...

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Animal Doctor: A warning about flea and tick treatments - Tulsa World

Heart Disease - Mon, 2018-09-24 23:02

Tulsa World

Animal Doctor: A warning about flea and tick treatments
Tulsa World
It should be noted that fleas and ticks carrying disease could infect dogs and cats on whom they feed before they are killed by these chemicals and that flea bites trigger allergic reactions in many animals. I would like details from readers whose ...

Children's prescriptions for antidepressant up 50 percent - research ... - Radio New Zealand

Depression - Mon, 2018-09-24 23:01

Radio New Zealand

Children's prescriptions for antidepressant up 50 percent - research ...
Radio New Zealand
New research has uncovered a sharp rise in prescription medicine use by children, including a 50 percent increase in prescriptions for the antidepressant ...

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Categories: Depression News

Beware of Bogus Cancer Fundraisers - ThirdAge

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:46

ThirdAge

Beware of Bogus Cancer Fundraisers
ThirdAge
Crowdfunding for alternative cancer therapies has soared in recent years. But researchers fear that huge sums are being raised for treatments that aren't backed by evidence and may even, in some cases, do harm. The study, by the Good Thinking Society, ...

Categories: Cancer News

Road to recovery: Great Falls man recalls his battle with alcoholism - KRTV Great Falls News

Alcoholism - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:44

KRTV Great Falls News

Road to recovery: Great Falls man recalls his battle with alcoholism
KRTV Great Falls News
GREAT FALLS – September is National Recovery month. When it comes to alcohol addiction, the numbers are staggering. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 88,000 deaths a year are attributed to excessive alcohol ...

Categories: Alcoholism News

No Ethical Vitamin Consumption Under Capitalism - CU Columbia Spectator

Vitamin Deficiency - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:29

CU Columbia Spectator

No Ethical Vitamin Consumption Under Capitalism
CU Columbia Spectator
A visit to both the Barnard's Furman Counseling Services and Primary Care gave me a reasoning: vitamin D deficiency. My levels, according to blood testing, were low. It would explain the poor mood, the lack of sleep. I gratefully accepted the diagnosis ...

No Ethical Vitamin Consumption Under Capitalism - CU Columbia Spectator

Vitamins - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:29

CU Columbia Spectator

No Ethical Vitamin Consumption Under Capitalism
CU Columbia Spectator
After a few semesters of chalky vitamin D tablets, the taste of which caused me to choke at least thrice, I was ready for an alternative. This past summer, which I spent working in Washington, D.C., I took a break in vitamin consumption. Shockingly ...

Mid-Hudson Valley calendar: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 - The Daily Freeman

Energy Medicine - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:24

The Daily Freeman

Mid-Hudson Valley calendar: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
The Daily Freeman
Yoga: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Energy Medicine Yoga will be taught by Maryanne. Mountain View Studio, 20 Mountainview Ave., Woodstock (845) 679-0901. Classes are $10 — cash or check.mtnviewstudio.com. Tots 'n Tales Story Time, For 2- and 3-Year-Olds: ...

Help for people with gambling problems, is underfunded in Kansas - KAKE

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:05

KAKE

Help for people with gambling problems, is underfunded in Kansas
KAKE
By law, 2% of that profit goes into the states Problem Gambling and Addictions Grant Fund. The money is supposed to be used to help people with gambling addictions but Stephenie Roberts, a state-certified gambling counselor and a member of the ...

Prescriptions for stimulants such as Ritalin, Adderall rising in Ontario, particularly for teen boys: report - The Globe and Mail

Ritalin - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:02

The Globe and Mail

Prescriptions for stimulants such as Ritalin, Adderall rising in Ontario, particularly for teen boys: report
The Globe and Mail
The study, published on Wednesday by the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network, shows prescriptions for stimulants such as Ritalin, Concerta and Adderall are up in all age groups across Ontario. In 2013, 4.7 out of 1,000 people were taking prescription ...

Categories: ADHD News

Kids who eat breakfast are set up for success - WHIO

Nutrition - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:02

Kids who eat breakfast are set up for success
WHIO
“We know kids who eat breakfast are more likely to get their overall nutrients for the day,” explained Karen Bakies, RDN, LD, vice president of nutrition affairs for the American Dairy Association Mideast. “When you look at the makeup of a healthy ...

Fentanyl is the new opioid crisis - Charleston Post Courier

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:00

Charleston Post Courier

Fentanyl is the new opioid crisis
Charleston Post Courier
A record number of people died from opioid overdoses in 2017, but a closer look at the statistics points to another troubling trend. Synthetic opioids now account for more deaths nationally than prescription painkillers, an alarming sign that the ...

Doctors Warn 'Black Salve' Cure For Skin Cancer Is More Ruse Than Remedy - CBS New York

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Mon, 2018-09-24 21:24

CBS New York

Doctors Warn 'Black Salve' Cure For Skin Cancer Is More Ruse Than Remedy
CBS New York
Now, some patients are taking matters into their own hands by applying a paste they believe can cure the deadly disease, but opinions are mixed about the unproven alternative treatment called black salve. “The typical ingredients include something ...

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Categories: Cancer News

This drug may curb alcoholism and depression - Times of India

Alcoholism - Mon, 2018-09-24 21:12

Times of India

This drug may curb alcoholism and depression
Times of India
According to studies, alcoholism has risen sharply in the 2000s, to the point that one such study suggests that one in eight people meet the criteria as an alcoholic, said researchers at Purdue University. Depression affects many of the 140 million ...
'New drug may help curb alcoholism, depression'Times Now

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Categories: Alcoholism News

Poll: Do you think vitamins and supplements are 'mostly harmless' or worthwhile? - Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)

Mineral Deficiency - Mon, 2018-09-24 20:14

Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)

Poll: Do you think vitamins and supplements are 'mostly harmless' or worthwhile?
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)
Professor Robin Daly from the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University, Melbourne, says overall the available evidence indicates that calcium supplementation, or calcium with vitamin D, has a small positive effects on bone mineral ...

When wounds do not heal - New Straits Times Online

Diabetes - Mon, 2018-09-24 20:11

New Straits Times Online

When wounds do not heal
New Straits Times Online
Askina Hyperbaric Healthcare Centre medical director Dr Divya Panicker says any injury can become a chronic wound if not treated appropriately. The larger the wound, the higher the risk for it to become non-healing and turn chronic. Various ... “The ...

High-fibre food for better heart health - The Star Online

Heart Disease - Mon, 2018-09-24 19:28

The Star Online

High-fibre food for better heart health
The Star Online
Dr Koh said it is important for those who have suffered their first heart attack to follow a proper diet and exercise; lowering their cholesterol and blood pressure will help reduce the risk of future heart attacks. Dr Chong said early detection and ...

Fyre Festival fraudster Billy McFarland seeks light sentence to due to mental illness - New York Daily News

Psychiatry - Mon, 2018-09-24 19:14

New York Daily News

Fyre Festival fraudster Billy McFarland seeks light sentence to due to mental illness
New York Daily News
After McFarland pleaded guilty to the Fyre fraud, McFarland pursued a second $100,000 scheme involving fake tickets to events such as the Met Gala, the Emmy Awards, and even a Cleveland Cavaliers game followed by a team dinner with LeBron James.

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Categories: Psychiatry News

Is It Time to Ditch Your Fish Oil Pill for This "Miracle" Medicine? - Motley Fool

Heart Disease - Mon, 2018-09-24 19:00

Motley Fool

Is It Time to Ditch Your Fish Oil Pill for This "Miracle" Medicine?
Motley Fool
There's no cure for cardiovascular disease, but a class of drugs called statins are commonly used to help lower bad cholesterol, or LDL-C, to reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events. Statins are used by tens of millions of patients every day ...

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