Emma Oldfield was a 22 year old student who was clearly out of control. Using her student loan to buy food, she would spend a whopping $175 a day on food, mostly junk food like cakes and sweets, and then eat until the point where she was actually in pain.
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I realized something when I was a smoker. I had smoking friends who would joke about getting lung cancer. Seriously. It isn't just non-smokers that call cigarettes 'cancer sticks'. Smokers also do it. As well, when I recall a bunch of us outside smoking right after warning labels started appearing on labels. With a french accent, a friend read aloud the french side of the pack. "Le cigarette causent le cancer"! Everyone, except myself laughed.
How Big Pharma Works - Why Americans are Angry and Why We Should All be Fighting for Healthcare Reform
If you live in the United States you must understand our current medical system and I do not mean the Affordable Care Act, but simply how Big Pharma works and why Americans are angry and why we should all be fighting for healthcare reform.
Lead poisoning can lead to many health problems in children. An awareness of this problem can lead to aggressive efforts to prevent lead poisoning in kids.
Investigations into the HIV epidemic show that the problem is serious and prevention is a must if you want to avoid this deadly infection.
UN blasts excessive medicalizing and torture by psychiatrists: Natural alternatives are the best option for mental health care!
In a significant move highlighting how tragically criminal in nature psychiatry is UN Rapporteurs have hit psychiatry for
the excessive medicalization of mental health issues and for torture which is inherent in psychiatric practices. Clearly non-psychiatric natural mental health care approaches are the only humane and effective interventions for mental health issues.
Researchers say that there may be an increased risk of cholera in endemic countries from drinking iced tea.
The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.
Researchers say that being exposed to pets may decrease allergies and obesity in children.
Researchers say that weight gain which has been considered healthy increases the risk of diabetes during pregnancy.
Researchers say that larger doses of vitamin C may be associated with a greater decrease in the duration of the common cold.
A new study has suggested that there is a decreased risk of cancer with more vitamin D.
There has been a lot of concerns over the years that spending too much time playing digital games can be unhealthy. However researchers are now saying that a type of digital gaming called exergaming which combines gaming with execise can decrease sedentary time and enhance social well-being.
Researchers say that bedcovers which are mite-proof may decrease flare-ups of asthma in kids.
Researchers say that exercise is the most vital lifestyle change to help decrease the risk of breast cancer recurrence.
There is an association between eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids and better cognition.
Researchers say that mothers and infants can connected to each other via singing.
Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection which is generally seen in children, although it is also sometimes seen in adults. Antibiotics are the mainstay of conventional treatment for impetigo, but natural remedies are also very helpful.
Research has shown married people have decreased levels of stress hormone. Meditation has been found to help lower stress and so single people could benefit from meditation.
Researchers have uncovered a potential key for the natural treatment of lupus may be antioxidants.
Researchers say mass shootings at schools across the United States have been linked to increased rates of unemployment. An association has also been found between taking psychiatric drugs and violence. We must begin to stress the vital importance of good jobs, financial security and natural mental health care instead of guns and psychiatric drugs to cut down on this violence.
Research has suggested that the grades of students are improved with fitness and adequate iron consumption.
Researchers have observed there is a direct association between the sexual objectification of girls and aggression directed towards them. An awareness of this problem should lead to aggressive initiatives to discourage treating girls as if they are sexual objects.
Researchers have found that fun at the workplace is fundamental to learning on the job.
Researchers have determined being in good shape protects you from the health problems which occur when you feel stressed at work.
A new study has found that using Facebook can improve your social relations and lifespan.