HEALTH

Drug problems add $528bn to the US healthcare bill every...

Problems with pharmaceuticals—including new illnesses or deaths they can cause—are adding $528.4bn to the US's annual healthcare costs. It represents 16 per cent of the total annual spend, say researchers....

Top toothpaste brands don't protect against decay and sensitivity

  Despite the claims of the manufacturers, popular toothpaste brands don't prevent dental erosion or counteract teeth sensitivity. Worse, they contribute to tooth surface loss, which...

30 million Americans suddenly have high blood pressure as threshold...

Around half of all adults have blood pressure levels that have suddenly become dangerously high overnight, at least according to medicine. New guidelines released this week set the start of...

Big jump in mumps cases among the vaccinated

  There's been a massive jump in the number of mumps outbreaks among the vaccinated. More than 6,000 cases were reported last year in the US—where vaccinations...

How The Vibration Of A Flower Can Provide Energy Healing

The following article is sure to give the skeptics something to raise their eyebrows about. It sounds hokey, I know — flower essences for healing?  Honestly, I get it. Just...

Why We’re Not Anti-Vax, And Why We All Need To...

We often post articles on the potential health risks of certain vaccines and the ingredients within them, and in turn we receive a lot of comments and messages claiming we’re...

One in five hospital patients suffers serious reaction to an...

Hospital patients are routinely given antibiotics—but one in five suffers a serious side effect or adverse event. And 20 per cent of those who do suffer a reaction shouldn't have...

How Technology Fatigues The Brain & What We Can Do...

It doesn’t matter if you’re a professional, a student, a stay-at-home parent, or a volunteer, every day can be summed up as a constant battle against stress and mental fatigue....

Doctors call for halt to 'unsafe' HPV vaccine programme

More than 200 doctors across Europe are calling for a halt on the routine use of the HPV vaccination until its safety and effectiveness have been established. The vaccine, designed...
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