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Controlling stress levels and your lifestyle

One of the most common ailments that will affect all of us at one point or another is stress, and your strategy for controlling...
Zika Virus

Baby Born with Zika-linked microcephaly in New Jersey

Doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey confirmed Tuesday the birth of a child suffering from Zika virus linked microcephaly, a condition...
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The Zika Virus: Safety Ahead of Profits

As research unfolds, we learn more and more about the damaging effects that the Zika virus has on the developing brain, and the danger...

Cuba welcome for President Obama disappointing

Embed from Getty Images To some degree, I felt immense pride and joy as the President Obama, entered Cuba today, becoming the first to do...

Drinking during pregnancy still popular in some parts of the world, study finds

A survey of women in England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand found that between 20-to-80 percent of women consumed alcohol while pregnant, prompting study...

It’s the pits: Celebs skipping shaving, should you?

Miley Cyrus is known for bucking the trends of the mainstream celebrity with her sexually explicit displays and crude gestures. But these days, she...

How can tooth extraction lead to cardiac arrest?

A Minnesota teen is fighting for her life after suffering cardiac arrest during routine wisdom tooth extraction. Seventeen-year-old Sydney Galleger was taken to Minnesota Amplatz...

Growing new limbs: The importance of stem cell technology and cord blood banking

A lot of parents ask me if they should bank their child’s umbilical cord blood in order to save the stem cells. While the...

FDA reviewing new drug Flibanserin touted as ‘Women’s Viagra’

Drugs shouldn’t be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the back of peer pressure, and this seems to be an important...

Depression increases risk of dying in heart patients

There is mounting evidence to suggest that mental health affects not only our minds and moods, but also our overall health and well-being. One...