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Disabled Workers Often Face Abuse: Study

Disabled Workers Often Face Abuse: Study

Ill treatment includes violence, humiliation and intimidation, researchers find. Disabled people are twice as likely to be attacked at work as other employees, and they also are m continue reading »

FDA: Steer Clear of ‘Miracle Cures,’ Other Bogus Health Products

FDA: Steer Clear of ‘Miracle Cures,’ Other Bogus Health Products

Some can cause serious harm, agency warns. Fraudulent health products are commonplace and can cause serious injury or even death, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. continue reading »

Dominican Boy Being Cured of Disfigurement Thanks to Modern Medicine

Dominican Boy Being Cured of Disfigurement Thanks to Modern Medicine

Dominican toddler Joel de la Rosa is surrounded by people wanting to improved his quality of life, including Dr. Alejandro Berenstein, who on Tuesday performed a modern procedure on the boy to correct a malformation of his face. continue reading »

New Smartphone App Monitors Brainwaves And Enhances Meditation, Creating Less Stress

New Smartphone App Monitors Brainwaves And Enhances Meditation, Creating Less Stress

A new smartphone application has been created to monitor brain waves in order to ease stress while simultaneously making people more relaxed. continue reading »

Action for Healthy Kids and Kellogg’s Celebrate the Power of School Breakfast

Action for Healthy Kids and Kellogg’s Celebrate the Power of School Breakfast

Action for Healthy Kids® and Kellogg’s® Celebrate the Power of School Breakfast with Schools Across the Country - Throughout March, Action for Healthy Kids® and Kellogg’s® will he continue reading »

Mexican Government Seizes Hundreds of Thousands Natural Food Supplements Promising False Cures

Mexican Government Seizes Hundreds of Thousands Natural Food Supplements Promising False Cures

In Latin America news, Mexican authorities have seized over 500,000 natural food supplements that make false claims on their curing ability. These products are promising consumers anything from a cure to cancer to curing diabetes. continue reading »

Salsa Singer Gilberto Santa Rosa Spearheads Diabetes Awareness Campaign for Latinos

Salsa Singer Gilberto Santa Rosa Spearheads Diabetes Awareness Campaign for Latinos

Salsa singer Gilberto Santa Rosa is spearheading an education campaign "Every Diabetics Counts" "Todo Diabetico Cuenta" to inform Latinos and raise awareness about the health risks of having diabetes. Latinos are disproportionately affected by diabetes continue reading »

Doctors Believe Child in Mississippi Cured of HIV

Doctors Believe Child in Mississippi Cured of HIV

A U.S. medical team said that it managed to cure a baby born with the virus that causes AIDS, an historic first that could open a new chapter in the treatment of HIV-positive children. continue reading »

1 in 4 Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Spur PTSD

1 in 4 Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Spur PTSD

Women who are younger, black or Asian at highest risk for short-term symptoms of stress disorder. Nearly one in four breast cancer patients has symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder continue reading »

Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health

Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health

But nicer doesn't necessarily equal healthier, research contends. If you have a resilient personality -- if you handle tough situations better or snap back well after a setback -- you're more likely to have better aerobi continue reading »

STUDY:  ‘Sexting’ is Not as Prevalent Amongst Latino Youth Compared to Other Minority Youths

STUDY:  ‘Sexting’ is Not as Prevalent Amongst Latino Youth Compared to Other Minority Youths

A new study on the relatively new and popular x-rated way of communicating known as “sexting” appears not to be as popular among Latino youth. continue reading »

When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too

When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too

Study of young students questions value of phasing out PE in public schools. One key to better grades in the classroom may lie in the gym or on the playground, a new study finds. continue reading »

1 in 5 Americans Knows a Victim of Gun Violence: Poll

1 in 5 Americans Knows a Victim of Gun Violence: Poll

Survey also looked at attitudes toward mental illness following Newtown, Conn., tragedy. One in five Americans knows a victim of gun violence and four in 10 are worried about becoming the victim of gun violence, accordin continue reading »

U.S. Teen Birth Rates Highest in Rural Areas, Research Shows

U.S. Teen Birth Rates Highest in Rural Areas, Research Shows

Major cities had biggest decline in teen childbearing over the last 2 decades. In 2010, teen births occurred at higher rates in rural counties than in suburban counties and m continue reading »

Cohabiting Same-Sex Couples Report Worse Health Than Married Heterosexuals

Cohabiting Same-Sex Couples Report Worse Health Than Married Heterosexuals

Study author suggests that stress, discrimination might play a role. Same-sex couples who live together report having worse health than heterosexual married couples, a new study finds. continue reading »