Cleaning Products Linked To Poorer Lung Function

Regular exposure to cleaning products significantly affects lung function, research has suggested. The study of 6,000 people by a team from Norway’s University of Bergen, found women appeared to be more badly affected than men. They said cleaning chemicals were “unnecessary” and microfiber cloths and water were “enough for most…

14-Year-Old Dies From Flu Complications

A few weeks before her 15th birthday, high school freshman Gabriella Chabot, 14, came down with the flu, NBC4 reports. After taking the anti-viral medication Tamiflu, her aunt told the network, the California teen’s symptoms improved. Roughly twoweeks thereafter, she went back to school, as most school-aged flu patients do….

How To Prepare Broccoli To Prevent Cancer

Moms everywhere have long been touting the health benefits of broccoli. The parent-approved vegetable is full of nutrients like fiber, vitamins C and A, calcium and folate. Plus several small studies indicate the cruciferous food could prevent blood vessel damage in people with diabetes as well as lower the levels…

Auto Crash Deaths Multiply After April 20 Cannabis Parties

U.S. traffic fatalities rise dramatically on the day pot smokers celebrate as “Weed Day.” In the quarter-century since High Times magazine proclaimed April 20 a time to light up and smoke marijuana, traffic fatalities have spiked 12 percent on that date, compared to one week before or after, a new…

How To Prepare Broccoli To Prevent Cancer

Moms everywhere have long been touting the health benefits of broccoli. The parent-approved vegetable is full of nutrients like fiber, vitamins C and A, calcium and folate. Plus several small studies indicate the cruciferous food could prevent blood vessel damage in people with diabetes as well as lower the levels…

Asthma Attacks On The Decline In U.S. Kids

Fewer U.S. children are having to deal with asthma attacks in recent years, federal health officials reported Tuesday. That also translates into fewer missed school days and hospital visits, the researchers noted. In fact, the number of kids with asthma who had one or more asthma attacks in the past…

Philippines Gripped By Dengue Vaccine Fears

Fears over a dengue vaccine in the Philippines have led to a big drop in immunisation rates for preventable diseases, officials have warned. Health Under-Secretary Enrique Domingo said many parents were refusing to get their children vaccinated for polio, chicken pox and tetanus. The fears centre on Dengvaxia, a drug…

Prostate Cancer Deaths Overtake Those From Breast Cancer

The number of men dying from prostate cancer has overtaken female deaths from breast cancer for the first time in the UK, figures show. An ageing population means more men are developing and dying from the disease. Prostate Cancer UK says advances in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer…

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