Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually Diabetes costs the US $245.5-B a year in total healthcare expenditures and lost productivity, according to a new report that tabulates the financial toll of the metabolic disorder. For the one in 10 Americans with diabetes, that breaks down to an extra $8,480 annually, compared with those who have not […]

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US Rising death rates from opioid abuse are chipping away at Americans’ life spans, a US government study revealed recently. Between Y’s 2000 and 2015, researchers found, US life expectancy increased overall, from nearly 77 to 79 years. But, buried within that broad pattern were some ominous trends. The […]

US Drug Overdose Deaths Spike

US Drug Overdose Deaths Spike

US Drug Overdose Deaths Spike Opioids are highly addictive. More than 2 million Americans now have an “opioid disorder.” Experts agree that the boom in Rx (prescription) painkillers triggered the rash of deaths from opioids in the United States today. A study published in April concluded that new medical marijuana laws reduced hospitalizations for opioid […]

Children Across the US are Dying from the Flu

Children Across the US are Dying from the Flu

Children Across the US are Dying from the Flu Flu activity spiked sharply across the United States, federal health officials reports. Deaths from flu-related conditions continued at high levels, and hospitalizations among people over 65 and under the age of 4 are up. So far, 20 children have died from flu, said an epidemiologist for […]

Climate Change Summit Cancelled by CDC at 11th Hour

Climate Change Summit Cancelled by CDC at 11th Hour

Climate Change Summit Cancelled by CDC at 11th Hour A Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Summit scheduled for February that might have examined climate change as it relates to health issues was canceled just before President Donald Trump’s Inauguration last week An anonymous employee at the nonprofit National Indian Health Board, the CDC partner hosting […]

US Liberal Democrats Policies in Action

US Liberal Democrats Policies in Action

US Liberal Democrats Policies in Action The US admitted 1,565 refugees to the United States with active tuberculosis since Y 2012. In days gone by these migrants would be returned back to their country of origin poste haste! Breitbart.com reports: “Between 2012 and 2015, 1,565 refugees were diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) in the United […]

Investing & Trading Stocks Can Be Stressful, Check Your Blood Pressure

Investing & Trading Stocks Can Be Stressful, Check Your Blood Pressure

Investing & Trading Stocks Can Be Stressful, Check Your Blood Pressure According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 33% American adults (70+) have high blood pressure. About 50% have uncontrolled high blood pressure, which increases your risk for a number of serious health problems, including: Heart disease Stroke Kidney disease Cognitive decline, […]

Death from Drug Overdoes Up in the US

Death from Drug Overdoes Up in the US

Death from Drug Overdoes Up in the US The number of potentially preventable deaths in the US has declined over the last 5 years ,but fatal drug overdoses are up, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says. “Fewer Americans are dying young from preventable causes of death, says CDC Director Tom Freiden. But, […]

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese Childhood obesity has more than 2X’d in children and 4X’d in adolescents over the past 30 years, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Big Q: Why? The Big A: A study conducted by British researchers sought to find out. They discovered that some of the […]

Stress Can Make Us Fat!

Stress Can Make Us Fat!

Stress Can Make Us Fat! You have likely figured out that stress can cause us to overeat leading to weight gain. But that is not the only reason we can pack on the pounds according to a new study. Stress triggers a hormone called Adamts1 that causes fat cells in the body to mature, say […]

Widespread Corruption Reported at the CDC

Widespread Corruption Reported at the CDC

Widespread Corruption Reported at the CDC Conflicts of interest are not the only factors standing in the way of the US Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) purported mission, corruption is also widespread. In Y 2015, Dr. William Thompson, a research scientist at the CDC’s National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIR), claimed the CDC […]

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees Beekeepers around the South Eastern US fear a new threat to their livelihoodm it is a fine mist beaded with neurotoxin, sprayed from the sky by government officials at war with Mosquitos that carry the Zika virus South Carolina beekeepers found millions of dead honey bees carpeting their […]

Miami Beach to Spray Powerful Insecticide ‘Naled’ in Zika Fight

Miami Beach to Spray Powerful Insecticide ‘Naled’ in Zika Fight

Miami Beach to Spray Powerful Insecticide ‘Naled’ in Zika Fight Aerial spraying with the powerful insecticide Naled is set to begin Thursday as the fight against the Zika virus ramps up in Miami Beach. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s statement Tuesday that aerial spraying with Naled was to begin came as a reversal on the […]

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. The complaint comes as Zika cases mount in some of the most popular tourist […]

Congressional Republicans Push Billion Dollar Program to Battle Zika Virus

Congressional Republicans Push Billion Dollar Program to Battle Zika Virus

Congressional Republicans Push Billion Dollar Program to Battle Zika Virus Friday, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on the Department of Health and Human Services to focus on battling the Zika Virus in the United States instead of trying to boost Barack Obamacare. “We see reports that the administration is working on yet another […]

At the Olympics? Don’t Let Illness Interfere with the Festivities

At the Olympics? Don’t Let Illness Interfere with the Festivities

At the Olympics? Don’t Let Illness Interfere with the Festivities About 500,000 people from around the world are travelling to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. And while Zika bearing mosquitoes are in the news, other bugs and health problems that Olympic athletes and spectators should bear in mind. The Big Q: What’s the biggest […]

The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity

The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity

The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity $MON, $CAG, $KO, $PEP, $MCD Junk food is directly tied to the nation’s growing obesity crisis, it is heavily subsidized by the federal government, which makes sure it is cheap and plentiful, according to a new study. Junk foods (processed), including high-carb breads, cookies, donuts, sugary drinks, pizza, […]

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem Papers published in scientific journals describe fish and birds responding with altered behavior and reproductive systems to antidepressants, diabetes medication and other psychoactive or hormonally active drugs at concentrations found in the environment. They report on opioids, amphetamines and other pharmaceuticals found in treated drinking […]

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables $MON Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Roundup herbicide, is the most used agriculture chemical of all time. It is not known exactly how much glyphosate may be in your food because the USDA does not test for it. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in […]