Warning: Sitting For Too Long Could Kill You!

Warning: Sitting For Too Long Could Kill You!

 Beware of venous thromboembolism, a potentially life-threatening condition. By Lester Wong Photo: warrengoldswain / www.123rf.com Venous thromboembolism (VTE), or the formation of blood clots in the veins, affects 10 million people worldwide every year. A 2007...
Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It. Use Plain Soap and Water

Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It. Use Plain Soap and Water

  Español  Get Consumer Updates by E-mail  Download PDF (196 K) On this page: When you buy soaps and body washes, do you reach for products labeled “antibacterial” hoping they’ll keep your family safer? Do you think those products will lower your risk of getting...
So THIS is What Causes Skin Cancer

So THIS is What Causes Skin Cancer

 New facts and research on this disease here. By Samantha Boh Photo: Corinne PERON / www.123rf.com Scientists in Singapore have uncovered an immune system defect behind inherited recurrent skin cancer, another breakthrough in understanding the pathways leading to...
Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves into Heart Trouble

Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves into Heart Trouble

  THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Constantly worrying about having a heart attack may make it more likely you’ll have one, Norwegian researchers report. In fact, people dubbed the “worried well” were twice as likely to develop...
Proven! Your Mobile Phone Is Harmful to Health

Proven! Your Mobile Phone Is Harmful to Health

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