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Want to Live Longer,  Get Moving

  (CNN)  The medical journal BMJ published a report today that links a lower risk of early death to higher levels of physical activity at any intensity in middle-aged and older people. Previous studies have repeatedly suggested that any type…

Opiod Crisis Leads to Huge Jump in Foster Care Placements

(CNN)   As the opioid crisis swept across the United States, the number of kids entering the foster care system rose. From 2000 to 2017, there was a 147% increase in foster care entries due to parents’ drug use, according to…

Should You Drink Green Tea?

A lot of little lifestyle decisions can have a big impact on overall health. Taking the stairs for two minutes, choosing to grill rather than fry your food or refusing that extra glass of wine can all add up to…

New York County Takes ‘extremely unusual’ Step to Ban Unvaccinated Minors From Public Places.

  (CNN)   Unvaccinated people under age 18 are banned from public places in Rockland County, New York, as of midnight Wednesday, according to John Lyon, director of strategic communications for County Executive Ed Day. Day announced the order Tuesday.  The…

Measles Outbreak reaches record levels in Europe

(cnn)  The number of people infected with measles in the European region in 2018 is the highest in a decade, the World Health Organization said Thursday. According to newly released data for the year, 82,596 people were infected and 72…

Stem cell therapy for relapsing MS proves effective and safe, study finds

(CNN)  An experimental stem cell therapy proved effective and safe in patients with a relapsing form of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system, new research finds. A stem cell transplant using a lower-dose regimen…

Gluten-free diet not healthy for you (unless you have celiac disease)

(CNN)  There was a time when gluten, a mixture of proteins found in wheat, rye and barley, was something of a foreign term. Not many people had heard of it, and the few who needed to avoid it found meals…

The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s Children

By Victoria Prooday There is a silent tragedy developing right now, in our homes, and it concerns our most precious jewels — our children. Through my work with hundreds of children and families as an occupational therapist, I have witnessed…

New Information on Intermittent Fasting and Type 2 Diabetes

(CNN)Three men with Type 2 diabetes used “intermittent fasting” to reverse their dependence on insulin, according to a report published Tuesday — but you shouldn’t try it without medical supervision, experts say. The new case report says the three patients…

6 Year Old Orders $350 Worth Of Toys For Herself On Amazon

Kids these days. Anyone who’s ever gone on an Amazon shopping spree understands the allure of the one-click buying option with next-day shipping, and this 6-year-old girl is no exception. Caitlin was recently allowed to order a Barbie from the…