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Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 06:37 AM PDT

How Massage Therapy Benefits the Body

How Massage Therapy Benefits the Body

Massage therapists Edward Little, of the National Holistic Institute, and Debra Gonzalez, of Vida Organic Wellness, explain how massage therapy positively affects the body.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 05:12 PM PDT

95 Percent of Baby Foods Tested Contain Toxic Metals: Report

95 Percent of Baby Foods Tested Contain Toxic Metals: Report

There's a strong chance your baby's food contains traces of toxic heavy metals, including arsenic and lead, according to a new study. The research, commissioned by Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) and...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 03:39 PM PDT

Border Patrol's Growing Presence at Hospitals Creates Fear

Border Patrol's Growing Presence at Hospitals Creates Fear

An armed Border Patrol agent roamed the hallways of an emergency room in Miami on a recent day as nurses wheeled stretchers and medical carts through the hospital and families waited for physicians to treat...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 12:51 PM PDT

Photo Shows Emotional, Exhausted Nurse After 53-Hr Workweek

Photo Shows Emotional, Exhausted Nurse After 53-Hr Workweek

As a labor and delivery nurse, Caty Nixon cares for families in joy and sorrow. "The good times are so good, and the bad times are heartbreaking," Nixon, from Forney, Texas, told TODAY. "I'm here for all of it."...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 01:51 PM PDT

Juul Suspends Sales of All Fruity Flavors Ahead of US Ban

Juul Suspends Sales of All Fruity Flavors Ahead of US Ban

Juul is immediately suspending sales of it popular fruity e-cigarette flavors ahead of a Trump administration policy that is expected to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market, the company announced...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 09:40 AM PDT

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Kenosha Beef International is recalling some of its Taco Bell seasoned beef products that may be contaminated with metal shavings, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 10:53 AM PDT

US, Critics Split on Whether Tech Made Nuke Shipments Safer

US, Critics Split on Whether Tech Made Nuke Shipments Safer

The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in the backseat of a U.S. Army sedan. Officials put...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 03:24 PM PDT

Is Fake Meat Better for You?

Is Fake Meat Better for You?

So-called fake meat, or alternative meat products, is rising in popularity as consumers look to eat a more sustainable diet. But are the plant-based burgers really better for the environment? And how do they...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 02:35 PM PDT

Who Says You Can't Eat Red Meat? Food Advice Questioned Anew

Who Says You Can't Eat Red Meat? Food Advice Questioned Anew

So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple. A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn't enough evidence to tell people to cut back...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 10:35 AM PDT

CA's 1st Surgeon General: Screen Every Student for Trauma

CA's 1st Surgeon General: Screen Every Student for Trauma

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has an ambitious dream: screen every student for childhood trauma before entering school. "A school nurse would also get a note from a physician that says: 'Here is the care plan for...

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