Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study

Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study

  TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Black and Hispanic children are much more likely to have corn, shellfish and fish allergies than white children, according to a U.S. study. The study also found that compared to whites, black children have much...
What is Vaginal Steaming? Should You Try it?

What is Vaginal Steaming? Should You Try it?

  Vaginal steaming is the latest craze to sweep Hollywood. Here’s what local doctors have to say about it. By Sasha Gonzales Vaginal steaming, or V-steaming, is said to cleanse the womb and improve blood circulation to the pelvic region, leading to a host...
Synthetic Fentanyl Fueling Surge in Overdose Deaths: CDC

Synthetic Fentanyl Fueling Surge in Overdose Deaths: CDC

  THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Deaths from overdoses of the synthetic narcotic fentanyl have surged in recent years, U.S. health officials say in a troubling new report. As more fentanyl was sold illegally on the streets, the number of fatal...
Get Healthier With These 6 Expert Tips

Get Healthier With These 6 Expert Tips

 The benefits are endless. By Lester Wong Photo: maridav / www.123rf.com Most people will agree that leading a healthy lifestyle is important. After all, no one wants to battle a chronic disease for years. But giving in and having that plate of char kway teow or...
Does Eating Too Much Sugar Lead to Diabetes?

Does Eating Too Much Sugar Lead to Diabetes?

 The truth will surprise you. By Lester Wong Photo: Anna Denisova / www.123rf.com 1 MYTH: Consuming a lot of sugar leads to diabetes FACT: Sugar is a type of carbohydrate and carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy. Consuming carbohydrates alone...
Coffee’s Impact a Matter of Genes?

Coffee’s Impact a Matter of Genes?

  FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Why can some people enjoy a cup of coffee just before bed and sleep peacefully, while others lie awake for hours? A new study suggests genes may hold the answer. “Each of us could be potentially responding to...
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