Health

Sitting in front of TV may be worse for health than desk job

This post was originally published on this site(Reuters Health) – Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours,

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Tick and Mosquito Surveillance Program launches in Washtenaw County

This post was originally published on this siteYPSILANTI, MI — In an effort to track and prevent disease-infected mosquito and tick bites, the Washtenaw County Health Department has

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Several Canadian children needed medical care after ingesting cannabis: report

This post was originally published on this sitePreliminary research by the Canadian Paediatric Society found “a significant number of young children” required medical care after

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Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says

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Outbreak of rare bacterial infection kills 12 in the UK, officials say

This post was originally published on this siteHealth officials in the United Kingdom are battling an outbreak of a rare bacterial infection that has already killed 12 people. Officials with the

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Junk food causes irreversible damage to young men’s fertility

This post was originally published on this siteNew research shows that a Western-style diet can permanently kill off sperm-producing cells by age 18. Infertility in males is something that most

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Facebook Makes Us Happier? Surprising Study Shows Social Media Improves Mental Health!

This post was originally published on this siteEAST LANSING, Mich. — There’s no shortage of research pointing to the downsides of too much time on social media. But could a daily

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Women smoker face greater risk of major heart attack: research

This post was originally published on this siteLondon, Jun 27 Women smokers, especially those aged under 50, are at a significantly higher risk of a major heart attack than their male

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Alzheimer’s genes might show effects in your 20s

This post was originally published on this siteEvery college student misplaces keys or forgets an appointment from time to time. Usually it’s no big deal. But a new study warns that when

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Could heavier folks be at lower risk for ALS?

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s not often that anything good is associated with obesity. Yet heavy folks and those who bulk up as they age may have less risk for the

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