New Study Links Cured Meats To Asthma

If there was one trend evident in 2017, it was that producers are increasingly trying to find ways to market processed meats towards a more health-conscious consumer—even if nutritionists and health professionals continue to discover setbacks. And though it took us nearly all of 2017…

Man Flu May Be Real, Study Shows

Dr. Kyle Sue, an assistant professor of family medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada conducted research to study if men were really worse off than women when they fall ill or if they’re just exaggerating their minor ailment derided as a case of…

Angry Avatars Help People Deal With Schizophrenia

The most common hallucination experienced by people with schizophrenia is hearing voices. The voices often threaten and insult the sufferer, damaging the self-esteem of people already dealing with a difficult condition. But a new study has shown that rude virtual avatars that hurl abuse at…

Health Company Fires 69 Employees Over Refusal To Get Flu Shots

A Minnesota-based health care company reportedly fired 69 employees who failed to comply with its flu shot mandate by the Nov. 10 deadline. In response to the firings, the Minnesota Nurses Association announced plans to file grievances against Essentia Health on behalf of the terminated…

Doctors Urge Vaccinations After Toddler Dies From The Flu

A toddler’s recent death after contracting the flu is a tragic reminder that flu vaccines are available to families. The boy, whose name and exact age were not released by the Orange County Health Care Agency, was the first flu-related death of the season in…

What to Know About the CIMAvax Lung Cancer Vaccine

Someday, we may have a vaccine that prevents all types of cancer, especially the more deadly types, like lung cancer. It’s an area of intense medical research. For now, there are only three cancer vaccines approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. However, you…

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