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Facebook is thinking about removing anti-vaccination content as backlash intensifies over the spread of misinformation on the social network

Following backlash and criticism over the spread of anti-vaccination rhetoric and sponsored advertisements targeting pregnant women in states seeing a surge in measles outbreaks, Facebook said it may reduce or remove the false information from the platform, according to a statement received by …

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When the Cure Is Worse Than the Disease

Katie Tulley suffers from an incurable bladder disorder so painful that it feels “like tearing skin off your arm and pouring acid on it, 24/7,” she said. On scans, the organ looks like an open sore.<p>Ms. Tulley, a 37-year-old Louisianan who used to work with autistic children, manages her pain with a …

Opinion

Amazon's PillPack secures more state licenses, could be eyeing national rollout

Amazon's PillPack has secured approval in recent months from nine additional state pharmaceutical boards (and is seeking more) to expand its …

New Hampshire

Measles outbreak prompts state of emergency declaration by Washington governor

The governor of Washington declared a state public health emergency Friday after more than two dozen measles cases have been reported, primarily affecting small children.<p>Governor Jay Inslee said in a statement that the Washington State Military Department and State Emergency Operations Center will …

Public Health

Healthy Food Makes You Happy: Research Shows A Healthy Diet Improves Your Mental Health

Depression has many origins: genetic, triggered by a specific event or circumstance or lifestyle choices. But it is a disease of the brain, and researchers find that ensuring it receives the proper nutrients is a way to prevent and treat depression. In the future patients experiencing depression …

Happiness

7 Natural Flu Remedies to Speed Your Recovery at Home

Whether you’re currently sick in bed with the flu or you’re looking to prevent it, these natural flu remedies will come in handy. After all, there’s …

Flu

Alzheimer’s blood test breakthrough identifies disease a decade before symptoms appear


A compelling new study from an international team of researchers has described a novel protein that could be a useful blood-based biomarker to …

Alzheimer's Disease

Here's How a Doctor Explains the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia

It's not as simple as just diagnosing one or the other.<p>When someone goes to the doctor concerned about memory loss—maybe they’ve started to regularly …

What to Do If You Think You're Having a Stroke

First, if you’re Googling this now because you think you or someone you are with <i>might</i> be having a stroke, <b>CALL 911 RIGHT NOW AND TELL THE OPERATOR TO</b> …

Lifehacks

Another Blood Pressure Medication is Being Recalled

Yet another blood pressure medication has been recalled over concerns that it contains a small amount of a carcinogen.<p>Torrent Pharmaceuticals has …

Goodbye Surgery? Scientists Just Made Eye Drops that Dissolve Cataracts

Most of us take our vision for granted. As a result, we take the ability to read, write, drive, and complete a multitude of other tasks for granted. …

Cataracts

ObamaCare mandate says goodbye in 2019, as health law faces new threat

The Affordable Care Act will lose its teeth in 2019, as the penalty for not buying insurance disappears – leaving the health care law’s future as murky as ever.<p>On one hand, recently released enrollment numbers indicate the system may be able to survive the elimination of the so-called individual …

6 stories that changed wellness in 2018

Let’s just say it: 2018 came with its fair share of garbage-fire headlines. But if we could all kick back to watch a sequence of the <i>highlights</i> of …

5 Amazing Health Benefits of Avocado

Avocados are one of the most rich, delicious, and satisfying foods on the planet. But as a nutritionist, I'm also happy to report that an avocado is …

Understanding Your Cholesterol Numbers

What is total blood cholesterol?<p>Your total blood <b>cholesterol</b> is a measure of the cholesterol components LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, HDL …

Cholesterol

Here’s How Often You Actually Need to Shower, According to Dermatologists

Plus, what to do if all that showering is messing with your skin.<p>Sexuality, food intolerances, and SPF all exist on a spectrum. Bathing habits do not. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. How often you shower typically falls into one of two (extreme) camps: every day without fail or as little as …

The Surgical Singularity Is Approaching

Those keeping abreast of the latest medical developments may be aware of the buzz surrounding applications of artificial intelligence (AI) to medical …

Technology

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<b>scs = SocialCurrentSee *</b><b>VIA Mental Floss</b> – Dec 27, 2018 – Beginning in 2019, Americans will no longer need to make 30 phone calls to figure out how …

All U.S. Hospitals Will Now Be Required to List Their Prices Online

Beginning in 2019, Americans will no longer need to make 30 phone calls to figure out how much it will cost to deliver a baby or get an X-ray. …

Medicare: 2018-2020 The Complete Comprehensive Guide: Learn Your Insurance Options. (Business Finance)

Shared via Kindle. Description: Save Money by Maximizing Your Medicare. Buy the Paperback version of this book, and get the Kindle eBook version …

Medigap vs Medicare Advantage: Follow These 5 Simple Steps and Get the Best Medicare Plan... Guaranteed!

Shared via Kindle. Description: Are you feeling over-whelmed trying to choose between Medigap and Medicare Advantage? If so you’re not alone. Every …

Medicare: The Clear, Concise, Self-Educating Guide

Shared via Kindle. Description: Let's not mince words here: Researching Medicare is tedious, time consuming, and frankly not motivating. The amount …

It Sure Looks Like This Obamacare Program Has Led to More People Dying

Take the hospital readmissions program built into Obamacare. The program derived from a simple observation that hospitals were treating lots of …

Is Histamine Intolerance Causing Your Fatigue, Headaches, Or Stomach Pain?

Do you have headaches, flushing in your face, fatigue, sudden sweating and warmness, stomach pain, diarrhea, nasal congestion, and other symptoms …

Wellness

Diseases through the decades – here's what to look out for in your 40s, 60s, 80s and beyond

Many diseases develop and become more likely as we age. Here are some of the most common conditions, and how you can reduce your risk of getting them …

High Blood Pressure

Dementia cases more than double since 1990

India gained 2.9 million cases of dementia in 26 years. This is according to recent research published in <i>The Lancet</i>, which revealed that the number …

Houses passes Alzheimer's bill backed by Collins

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill co-authored by Maine's Republican senator that promises to improve Alzheimer's disease …

FDA Warns About What Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics May Do To Your Aorta

Your aorta is sorta really, really important. It is the big artery that emerges from your heart and supplies the rest of your body with blood and oxygen.<p>That’s why you might want to pay attention to the new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): fluoroquinolone antibiotics may …

Liver : 17 Foods To Keep Your Liver Healthy

Liver: The liver is an important organ of the human system, so keeping your liver at optimal performance is paramount. The 17 foods to keep your …