Tag: Health

  • World Kidney Day 2019: Our Expert Nutritionist Explains 7 Reasons Why Healthy Kidneys Are So Important

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    World Kidney Day 2019: Chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury are the contributors to increased morbidity and mortality from other risk factors and diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity as well as infections like HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, and hepatitis. 14th March, World Kidney Day is dedicated towards the awareness, prevention, and treatment of […]

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  • The Lost Generation

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    Trump’s environmental policies are putting the health of American children at risk Monterey County, in Northern California, is one of those places that appear to tell a tale of two Americas. The part that runs along the Pacific coastline, from Pebble Beach and Carmel in the north down to Big Sur, is breathtaking and breathtakingly affluent. […]

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  • This is the state where people are happiest and healthiest

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    Hawaii tops Gallup’s National Health and Well-Being Index for the seventh time, while West Virginia scores the lowest for the 10th year straight. Life’s a beach in Hawaii. The Aloha State topped Gallup’s National Health and Well-Being Index, released on Wednesday, with residents reporting the highest scores on how they feel about their health, their […]

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  • Can We EAT(-Lancet) Our Way to Sustainability?

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    According to scientists, we have entered a new epoch of natural history called ‘the Anthropocene’, where humans are a dominant geomorphic force shaping the very circumstances of life on Earth. For Kathryn Yusoff, this means: “… perceiving ourselves as a substantial geophysical presence in contemporary earth history, not as separate passive victims of a capricious […]

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  • Are Coffee Pods Reducing Our Environmental Footprint?

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    A couple of years ago, Joe Satran wrote a very insightful article on the Huffington Post about the impact of the coffee industry on the environment. Satran brazenly stated that the industry was worse for the environment than ever before. The good news is that there are lots of new things that are helping out. […]

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  • Cancer: Human only?

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    Cancer is a disease that has been around for millions of years. And humans aren’t the only ones affected by cancer. “In a 2003 study, researchers used fluoroscopy and computed tomography to screen over 10,000 dinosaur vertebrae specimens for tumors. They found tumors in approximately 3% of the duck-billed dinosaur (Cretaceous hadrosaurs) specimens, including hemangiomas, […]

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  • LIVING CLOSE TO THE HIGHWAYS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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    “Every day, millions of Americans that live, work, and go to school near a major roadway or train, bus, or railyard station, come into contact with traffic-related air pollution. Exposure to emissions from cars and trucks can have negative effects on health.  A Danish study found that long-term exposure to traffic air pollution may increase the […]

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  • Case Study Apple Watch. How to manipulate your opinion?

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    Brilliant marketing skill is embedded in Apple’s DNA. Watch — isn’t a phone, it’s an additional accessory, the need to buy which for many people is not obvious. In how many times the value of Apple Watch for customers can be increased if somebody will say that this watch could save their life? The latest story at ABC News […]

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  • The Insidious Ways Women Bear the Brunt of Climate Change

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    Our fight to protect the planet is incomplete without a gender-based perspective There’s a fetid haze in the air when I call emergency medicine physician Dr. Cecilia Sorensen, who is fresh off an ER shift at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado. I’m in California, some 150 miles from Paradise, where the Camp Fire has […]

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  • Chronic pot use may have serious effects on the brain, experts say

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    More research needs to be done to highlight the long-term effects of marijuana use on the brain, body and our behavior, experts say. As marijuana legalization builds momentum across the United States — with Michigan becoming the latest state to allow recreational use by adults — researchers are warning that more studies are needed on the long-term […]

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