A Third of All Humans Are Now Either Overweight or Obese – Gizmodo

Gizmodo A Third of All Humans Are Now Either Overweight or ObeseGizmodoOver two billion people around the world are now affected by weight problems, according to new research published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. At the same time, more people are dying from weight-related health conditions than ever …Health Effects of Overweight and […]

‘Dry drowning’ can kill hours after a water mishap – Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park Press 'Dry drowning' can kill hours after a water mishapAsbury Park PressDry drowning — a rare, but potentially deadly condition — is on the minds of countless parents after a 4-year-old Texas boy died a week after his family went swimming. The Asbury Park Press researched the condition back in 2014. We're republishing […]

2 Las Vegas hotel guests contract Legionnaires’ disease – CNN

CNN 2 Las Vegas hotel guests contract Legionnaires' diseaseCNN(CNN) Two recent guests at a Las Vegas resort have contracted Legionnaires' disease, officials said Friday. The guests who contracted the lung infection stayed separately in March and April at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the …2 recent guests at Rio contract Legionnaires' […]

Book review: noted author Parker’s book “Conservative Essays for the Modern Era” a must read

Conroe, June 9 – The literary world has waited long enough for brilliant conservative author Gregory Parker’s second book, Conservative Essays for the Modern Era. While the wait was tough, it was well worth it, for this book, available through Amazon.com, in advance purchases, is a masterpiece. Parker’s latest work is a group of outstanding and […]

Tick-borne disease suspected in 2-year-old’s death – CNN

CNN Tick-borne disease suspected in 2-year-old's deathCNN(CNN) A 2-year-old Indianapolis girl died Sunday of what doctors suspect is Rocky Mountain spotted fever, a disease spread by ticks. Her aunt, Jordan Clapp, described how Kenley Ratliff's illness began: "She started with a fever of 100.8. That was at …Tick Bite May Have Caused 2-Year-Old Indiana Girl's […]

Happy Global Running Day!

The Woodlands, June 7 – Happy Global Running Day from The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper. Running is a great way to feel good, have fun, and meet some wonderful people having the time of their lives. There are a lot of ways that people can run. Running can take the form of solo […]

Babies may sleep longer in their own rooms, study says – CNN

CNN Babies may sleep longer in their own rooms, study saysCNN(CNN) The sooner babies get their own rooms, the longer they'll sleep on average, according to a new study that breaks with the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Analyzing surveys from 230 first-time mothers at Penn State, Dr. Ian …New Theory on When Babies […]

Man dies after swimming with new tattoo – CNN

CNN Man dies after swimming with new tattooCNN(CNN) It all started simply enough: A 31-year-old man went to get a tattoo on his right leg. Beneath an illustration of a cross and hands in prayer, the words "Jesus is my life" were written in cursive. As tattoo artists will tell you, there are some …If […]

Did This Letter Help Fuel the Opioid Crisis? – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Did This Letter Help Fuel the Opioid Crisis?NBCNews.comNearly 40 years ago, a respected doctor wrote a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine with some very good news: Out of nearly 40,000 patients given powerful pain drugs in a Boston hospital, only four addictions were documented. Doctors had been …A 1980 Letter on the […]