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The FDA Warns To Wash Your Avocados Before Cutting Into Them

The FDA Warns To Wash Your Avocados Before Cutting Into Them

According to a new report from the United States Food and Drug Administration, you should definitely wash an avocado before you eat it. Of course, you don’t eat the rind of an avocado but the report details that the skin of this... 
Mild Aerobic Exercise for Six Months Improves Cognitive Health

Mild Aerobic Exercise for Six Months Improves Cognitive Health

Science has made tremendous progress in Alzheimer’s research and the more we learn about this particular condition the more we learn about age-related cognitive decline as a whole. And a new study says that simply adding aerobic... 
GlaxoSmithKline And Pfizer Join Forces On Consumer Health

GlaxoSmithKline And Pfizer Join Forces On Consumer Health

GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) has announced that it will be forming a new joint venture with Pfizer’s (NYSE: PFE) consumer health division. Under the terms of the deal, GSK and Pfizer would combine their consumer health businesses,... 
NIH Study Officially Warns About Irreversible Effects of Screen Time on the Adolescent Brain

NIH Study Officially Warns About Irreversible Effects of Screen Time on the Adolescent Brain

The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) have published the results of a groundbreaking new study regarding screen time and the adolescent brain.  Alas, the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study confirms what many... 
Canadian Task Force Reform Empowering Mammography Guidelines

Canadian Task Force Reform Empowering Mammography Guidelines

The most recent guidelines for breast cancer screening are intended to provide women more opportunity to voice their health care concerns and make more informed health care decisions.  This matrix of rules are better at taking into... 
CDC Confirms Invasive—and Dangerous—Asian Longhorned Tick in Nine States

CDC Confirms Invasive—and Dangerous—Asian Longhorned Tick in Nine States

In a recent press release, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns of a widespread threat: the Asian longhorned tick.  The presence of this insect has now been confirmed in nine states across the US.  These... 
Could a Current HIV Medication Be Used to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease Patients?

Could a Current HIV Medication Be Used to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease Patients?

Scientists have recently made a major breakthrough in the world of Alzheimer’s disease treatment research.  Apparently, an existing HIV medication might make for an effective treatment for dementia. A new study from researchers...