Healthy eating behaviors in childhood may reduce the risk of adult obesity and heart disease

Encouraging children to make their own decisions about food, within a structured environment focused on healthy food choices, has been linked to better childhood nutrition and healthier lifelong eating behaviors. Parents and caregivers can play a significant role in creating … Read more…

American cruise workers denied disembarkation: ‘Treating us like disease vectors instead of humans’

Melinda Mann is one of nine American crew members on Holland America’s MS Oosterdam. She says the CDC barred them from disembarking in L.A.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

These ‘disease hunters’ developed a novel technique for tracking pandemics after 9/11, but lost funding right before COVID-19

Nearly two decades ago, when 9/11 spurred governments to invest in fighting bioterrorism, a group of disease experts figured out how to track pandemics using data from emergency rooms with a technique called ‘syndromic surveillance.’ Now, as the COVID-19 coronavirus … Read more…

Grandmother With Parkinson’s Disease Still Greases Her Granddaughter’s Scalp [VIDEO]

Source: kate_sept2004 / Getty Before beauticians introduced their fingers to our childhood scalps, our mothers, grandmothers, older sisters or aunties tended to our tresses by greasing our scalp. Nowadays its all about oils, curl puddings and butters, but back then, … Read more…

March National Health Observances: Colorectal Cancer, Kidney Disease, Nutrition, and Tuberculosis

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the United States. The NHOs in our February roundup help raise awareness about low vision, heart health, and teen dating violence. … … Read more…

Diabetes patients who use online tools manage disease better

PRESS RELEASE Contacts: Jan Greene janice.x.greene@kp.org 510-891-3653 Kerry Sinclair ksinclair@webershandwick.com 310-854-8278  OAKLAND, Calif. – In a study published in JAMA Network Open today, Kaiser Permanente scientists report that diabetes patients who used the Kaiser Permanente patient portal and mobile phone … Read more…

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree

It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

UK government pledges $303 million for A.I. project to tackle cancer, dementia and heart disease

Academics and tech companies will help to develop the scheme. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help … Read more…