Dads have the baby blues too

Dads have the baby blues too

Dads have the baby blues too  The Hindu You don’t have to give birth to experience postpartum depression, experts say  Yahoo News Canada (blog) Full coverage Source link

People deliberately harm pets to get prescriptions for opioids

People deliberately harm pets to get prescriptions for opioids

It’s an all-time low for people trying to get high. Some are deliberately and intentionally harming their pets in order to get a prescription for opioids. It’s an all-time low for people trying to get high. Some are deliberately and intentionally harming their pets in order to get a prescription for opioids. AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) […]

Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company’s popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease. Dewayne Johnson’s lawsuit was the first of thousands of cases filed in state and federal courts alleging that […]

Sodium confers CV risks only with large consumption

Sodium confers CV risks only with large consumption

Franz H. Messerli Consumption of sodium was associated with CHD and stroke risk only when it exceeded 5 g per day, according to new data from the PURE study. Among the 18 countries in the study, only one, China, had average sodium consumption exceed 5 g per day in at least 80% of its participating […]

Here's Why a Diverse Diet May Not Be the Healthiest Choice

Here's Why a Diverse Diet May Not Be the Healthiest Choice

Most healthy eating advice focuses on eating a variety of foods to ensure you’re sampling from a range of different food groups. That way, health experts say, you’re more likely to get everything that your body needs. But in the latest review of the topic, scientists found that having a diverse diet may not necessarily […]

MA Dept. of Health Announces Steps to Reduce Opioid Misuse in Job-Related Injuries

MA Dept. of Health Announces Steps to Reduce Opioid Misuse in Job-Related Injuries

Email to a friend Permalink Thursday, August 09, 2018 GoLocalProv Business Team   MA Dept. of Health announces steps to reduce opioid misuse in job-related injuries The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is taking steps in order to keep job-related injuries from leading to opioid misuse. According to a recent study that they conducted, the […]

Mom giving birth fails drug test after eating a poppy seed bagel

Mom giving birth fails drug test after eating a poppy seed bagel

Sign up for our newsletter SUBSCRIBE Can you fail a drug test by eating poppy seed bagels? A Maryland mom says she is living proof after doctors told her she tested positive for opiates following the birth of her daughter in April. Elizabeth Eden told NBC affiliate WBAL-TV that she ate a poppy seed bagel […]

Asian tick seen in Washington County

Asian tick seen in Washington County

Maryland’s first sighting of an invasive Asian tick was confirmed last month in Washington County. Dr. Michael Radebaugh, the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s state veterinarian, said Tuesday that a longhorned tick, known as the East Asian tick, was found on a white-tailed deer killed by a vehicle. He said he didn’t know where in the […]

Vermont Resident Dies of Rare Lyme Disease Complication

Vermont Resident Dies of Rare Lyme Disease Complication

A Vermont resident has died of a rare Lyme disease complication, called Lyme carditis. The Franklin County resident, whose name, sex or age was not released, is the first person to die of Lyme carditis in the state. Lyme carditis occurs when the disease bacteria moves into the heart tissue, and alters the normal heart […]

Cedar Park Mosquito Sampling Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

Cedar Park Mosquito Sampling Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

CEDAR PARK, TX — A sampling of mosquitoes collected from a trap located in Cedar Park has tested positive for West Nile Virus, city health officials said Monday. The testing is part of the City of Cedar Park’s proactive participation in the Williamson County and Cities Health District’s mosquito management program, officials explained. The positive […]