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  • A comer más pescado

    A comer más pescado
    La FDA ha dado una nueva recomendación: la mayoría de las mujeres y los niños de corta edad deben comer más pescado A continuación te comparto el artículo que publicaron y espero te sirva y cambies tu modo de alimentarte: FUENTE: FDA Si está...
  • Cigarettes cause wrinkles? Snore. It's time to fix anti-smoking ads

    Cigarettes cause wrinkles? Snore. It's time to fix anti-smoking ads
    An older woman I know is struggling against emphysema. Though she still gets around locally from time to time, she’s often too exhausted. A flight of stairs is about all she can muster; on cold days, making it even from the handicapped parking...
  • Oops: Forgotten smallpox discovered in old storage room near D.C.

    National Institutes of Health workers preparing to move a lab in Bethesda, Md., found an unwelcome surprise in a storage room this month: six vials of smallpox. There is no evidence that any of the vials was breached, and no lab workers or members of...
  • New test to detect colon cancer won't replace colonoscopy in all cases

    New test to detect colon cancer won't replace colonoscopy in all cases
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read about a new screening test for colon cancer that uses a stool sample to detect cancer. How soon will this be available to the public? Is the test reliable enough to replace a colonoscopy? ANSWER: The new test you heard...
  • Gwynn's death renews call for chewing tobacco ban

    Gwynn's death renews call for chewing tobacco ban
    NEW YORK -- The death of Hall-of-Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn from mouth cancer has renewed calls to end the use of chewing tobacco from its traditional place in the game. Gwynn, 54, died June 16 after two surgeries to remove malignant growths inside...
  • A look inside the healing garden of Howard's 'Dr. Duke'

    A look inside the healing garden of Howard's 'Dr. Duke'
    With its four terraces of thriving plants sloping down toward a babbling lily pond, Jim Duke's garden could certainly be considered a healing place. And that's precisely what the world-renowned botanist and author's Green Farmacy Garden is....
  • Cheese Wars: Connecticut's Cheese Makers Are On The Front Lines

    Cheese Wars: Connecticut's Cheese Makers Are On The Front Lines
    — Elizabeth Gillman stood in Cato Corner Farm's calf barn one recent weekend morning, white-haired and clad in old blue jeans and a baggy shirt, and she had more on her mind than routine worries about cattle feed prices and the weather. These days,...
  • The Kid's Doctor-Parents are wondering: Do selfies spread head lice?

    Are teenagers spreading lice when they put their heads together to take a perfect selfie? This is a hot topic trending lately online. I've received emails and texts from parents who are fighting head lice in their homes and are wondering if this is...
  • The e-cigarette boom: Study finds 466 online brands, 7,700 flavors

    If you want a nicotine fix but you don't like the taste of tobacco, you've got options -- thousands of them. According to a new survey of the e-cigarette landscape, there are more than 450 e-cigarette brands online, offering nicotine products in 7,700...
  • JHU students develop more comfortable defibrillator vest

    JHU students develop more comfortable defibrillator vest
    For those waiting on surgery to place a defibrillator inside their chest, special vests can deliver lifesaving shocks in the event of a heart arrhythmia. But the downside, some say, is that the vests are so uncomfortable some patients don't wear them...
  • Facebook experiment illustrates need for online users' bill of rights

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Wednesday, July 2: Creepy doesn't begin to describe Facebook's 2012 psychological experiment on 700,000 of its unwitting users. Any attempt to manipulate the emotional state of...