Bad cholesterol may be key predictor for heart attacks in healthy adults

December 16, 2017, 7:40 AM| Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new study that shows why those without traditional heart disease risk factors may still be susceptible to heart attacks and stroke and how mandatory screening for critical congenital heart disease in infants affected death rates. Source Article from http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/bad-cholesterol-may-be-key-predictor-for-heart-attacks-in-healthy-adults/Bad […]

Serious concerns about the nation’s health care system

December 16, 2017, 6:38 PM| As the economy improves, there are still serious concerns about the nation’s health care system. John Blackstone reports. Source Article from http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/serious-concerns-about-the-nations-health-care-system/Serious concerns about the nation’s health care system

California to set guidelines limiting cellphone radiation exposure

December 15, 2017, 6:45 PM| A recent study finds 95 percent of Americans are now using cellphones, and that has prompted public health officials in California to issue groundbreaking guidelines to limit exposure to cellphone radiation. John Blackstone reports. Source Article from http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/california-to-set-guidelines-limiting-cellphone-radiation-exposure/California to set guidelines limiting cellphone radiation exposure

Facebook: We know we’re bad for your mental health, here’s how to fix it

After years of our suspicions, warnings from psychologists, words of caution about social media from Princes William and Harry and a former Facebook executive saying social media is “ripping apart” society, Facebook published a blog post on (you guessed it) Facebook acknowledging it is bad for your mental health. And Facebook announced a plan for […]

California issues guidelines on cellphone radiation

California health officials have a new safety message for cellphone users. CBS San Francisco reports that for the first time ever, the California Department of Public Health is releasing guidelines about cellphone radiation and how you can reduce your exposure. “We recognize that there are a lot of people in the general public that have […]

California issues safety guidelines for cellphones

December 15, 2017, 2:08 PM| The California Department of Public Health has issued new guidelines on exposure to cellphone radiation and how to reduce the possible risks. CBS San Francisco’s Susie Steimle reports. Source Article from http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/california-issues-safety-guidelines-for-cellphones/California issues safety guidelines for cellphones

Medical advances to watch for in 2018

The New Year will likely bring continued developments in the fight to improve our health. In 2017, we’ve seen headlines about new guidelines for blood pressure and the opioid crisis being declared a public health emergency. The FDA also approved gene therapy for childhood leukemia, and now gene editing is even spurring hopes pigs could […]

Mom accused of faking son’s illness after 13 "major" surgeries

Mom accused of faking son’s illness after 13 "major" surgeries

DALLAS – An 8-year-old Dallas boy may have endured more than 300 unnecessary doctor visits, gone through more than a dozen pointless surgeries and suffered life-threatening treatment complications after police and child protective officials say his mother faked multiple illnesses beginning when he was a newborn. Kaylene Bowen-Wright is charged with injury to a child and […]

More teens vaping as cigarette smoking declines

While fewer American teens are lighting up cigarettes, more of them are vaping instead, a new report shows. At the same time, marijuana use has held steady as it remains more popular than cigarettes and, in a piece of good news, misuse of opioid painkillers like OxyContin has actually dropped among adolescents. In 2017, more […]

How sleep helps "hit the ‘save button’ on your memories"

New research shows another reason why you should be getting a good night’s sleep: it could help save your memory. A study  published recently in the journal Cell Press found that as we age, the connection between sleep and memory formation begins to show signs of breaking down. Brain waves become unsynchronized, and because of […]

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