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5 Simple Ways to Naturally Relieve Bloating

Bloating is not only uncomfortable, but it can be particularly inconvenient when you want to look and feel your best in the summer. While symptoms can seem unpredictable, there are simple and natural ways you can prevent and relieve both ...

Did You Know Red Meat May Increase the Risk of Death From Nine Diseases

For the study, researchers tracked diet and health information for more than 536,000 men and women ages 50 to 71 spanning an average of 16 years. Scientists used a 124-item food frequency questionnaire, reviewed individuals’ total intake of meat, including ...

Is America Facing A Tap Water Crisis?

If you think Flint, Michigan, is the only U.S. city with a water problem, you’re wrong. A recent study about drinking water in the United States conducted by the National Resources Defense Council finds that one in four Americans are ...

How African American Moms and Daughters Can Fight to Reduce HIV Rates

The statistics are well-known. African Americans bear the heaviest burden of HIV infection of all racial or ethnic groups in the United States, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And the burden of this disease is carried ...

These Are Five Mistakes You Should Avoid While Trying a No-Added-Sugar Diet

The negative news about sugar keeps on coming: A recent study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linked taking in too much of the sweet foods to an elevated risk of dying of heart disease. But a brand-new study ...

New Parents Have A Lot To Be Joyful About, But The Worries Can Add Up As Well

One concern parents can easily take care of is having health insurance for their child and themselves through Covered California. Though the annual open-enrollment period has ended, having a newborn or adopting a child are among the circumstances that can ...

Healthier Kids, Healthier Communities: Here Are Four Ways You Can Get Involved

It's no secret that experiences in early and middle childhood are extremely important for a child's healthy development and lifelong learning. Yet schools - the places where kids spend the majority of their time outside of the home during the ...

Report: Life Expectancy for Black Americans Improves, Racial Mortality Gap Closing

A report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that since 1999, the life expectancy for black Americans has improved dramatically, and the mortality gap between white and black Americans has been cut in half.

This is How Laughter Can Improve Our Lives

You’ve probably heard the old adage, “laughter is the best medicine.” Well there’s some truth to that. The Mayo Clinic cites a number of health benefits from laughter, such as pain relief, stress relief and an improved immune system.

Worried About Mental Sharpness And Memory Loss? Then Get Physical

Concerned about losing your memory and mental clarity as you age? The best way for people older than 50 to keep their minds sharp is to exercise their heart and muscles on a regular basis, according to a recent review ...

Nurse With AIDS Background Is the Acting Surgeon General

Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams has worked with the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

How to Pick the Best Allergy Medicine for Your Kids

As allergy season commences this spring, children’s health experts at the University of Michigan caution parents to make sure they’re not giving their kids the wrong doses or kinds of over-the-counter (OTC) medications for their coughs, sneezes and congestion, Science ...

Researchers Close to Developing A Chewing Gum That Detects Cancer

Here’s some sweet news: Researchers are developing a chewing gum that may be able to detect whether a person has cancer, Fox News reports.

Earth Day 2017: Ex-Environmental Justice Chief for EPA on Using Your Power to Save the Planet

Long before Mustafa Santiago Ali helped establish one of our nation’s most esteemed federal programs, he was a child raised in a Baptist and Pentecostal church. He was born in a family passionate about social justice and civil rights, and ...

Can Eating Less Salt Help Reduce Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Few things frustrate a healthy sleep cycle more than needing to urinate in the middle of the night. Now, new findings from Japan, recently presented at the European Society of Urology congress in London, suggests that too much salt in ...

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