Archive | Health Concerns

Washington Named 'America's Fittest City'

Not all cities are equal from a fitness standpoint. In some big cities one in three people are obese; in others it’s only one in five. In some cities there is one baseball diamond for every 10,000 people; in others there are five times as many ball fields. So says this year’s American Fitness Index […]

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Heartburn Drugs Are A Major Gamble

BusinessWeek.com by Steven Reinberg Blockbuster heartburn medications such as Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium will now carry a warning on their labels linking the drugs to a heightened risk for fractures, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced late Tuesday. The label will advise consumers to use this class of medicines, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), […]

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Cell Phone Use Linked With Higher Risk Of Cancer

TimesOnline.co.uk by Richard Alleyne The biggest investigation of its kind to date found that people who regularly held long daily conversations over many years may have a slight increase in the risks of developing a tumour. But the researchers said that the results were not conclusive and that even if the risks turn out to […]

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Bacteria and Feces Found On Brand-New Clothes

NaturalNews.com by David Gutierrez Clothing purchased new off the retail rack may be contaminated with potentially disease-causing organisms from bodily secretions, according to an investigation conducted by “Good Morning America.” The television program hired microbiologist Philip Tierno of New York University to culture 14 articles clothing purchased from three different high- and low-end chain stores […]

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