Health

Five things to know about medical marijuana

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(NC) — Medical marijuana, also called cannabis, is a treatment option for conditions ranging from pain, inflammation due to arthritis or the nausea from chemotherapy. Health Canada rules have changed. Patients can only buy medical marijuana from a licensed producer. Here are five important things to know: Talk to your doctor about medical marijuana and decide together if it’s the ...

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Workers want to ban unsafe towels

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(NC) — Industrial workers are speaking up about the contamination in their laundered shop towels. This health risk is unnecessary, they say, especially since there are cleaner, safer alternatives. The results of a recent survey of manufacturing workers show that nearly four in five workers want to ban laundered shop towels from the workplace if, after the laundering process are ...

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Fat Burners: Weight Loss Experts Make Garcinia Cambogia Break Sales Records

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Note: Garcinia Cambogia Extract has sold out in most stores. As Of 5/07/2014 It’s Still Available Online. If you are a regular tv watcher or just following the heath/medical news, than for sure you heard about the expression ‘’Holy Grail of Weight Loss’’. Well, 2014 brought us this grail from Dr. Oz and if if have never heard of him you should know that his ...

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New Anti-Aging Supplement Helps You Look 10 Year Younger

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Every woman’s dream is to look younger and youthful. This can be very difficult due to the natural process of aging which can affect your skin. Fortunately, there is a safe and natural solution to this problem. This solution is available in the form an anti-aging supplement which contains phytoceramides  and vitamins. Dr. Oz has recently introduced this miracle anti-aging ...

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Garden like a pro: tips for healthy gardening habits

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(NC) — Developing a love of gardening can be a great way to plant the seed for a healthier lifestyle. The many benefits of a green thumb include consistent exercise, reduced stress and better mental health. In fact, a recent study conducted in Sweden found regular gardening can cut the risk of a heart attack and stroke and prolong life ...

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Be open to fresh air when indoors

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(NC) — Clean air is essential for good health. As Canadians, we spend close to 90 per cent of our time inside, so the quality of our indoor air is particularly important. If you’re cleaning or tackling a home improvement project, you may be using products that contain chemicals that can be released into the air, such as cleaning products, ...

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Research: major complications from diabetes on Heart and Stroke

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There is some ray of sunshine in the midst of the diabetic darkness: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are finally plummeting. The heart attacks and strokes rates among diabetics fell by more than 60% over the last two decades, according to a new U.S. study. Moreover, the study also confirms reports of drastic declines in diabetes-related kidney ...

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‘Hi-Tech’ device that engineers cells to kill cancer

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Biologists have discovered a new technology which modifies human cells to create therapeutics that travels the body to selectively target and kill cancer cells without disrupting the healthy functions of the body. This study, published in the journal ACS Synthetic Biology, talks about technology which revolves around a protein biosensor that sits on the surface of a cell to sense ...

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Canadians welcome health care at home

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(NC) — Most Canadians are ready to receive some of their health care through new technologies, such as telemedicine and videoconferencing, a new study suggests. The majority see benefits in the form of reduced travel times, faster access to care and reduced costs, according to the consulting firm PwC. Among the findings of the survey, 79 per cent of Canadians ...

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Workers may be exposed to toxic metals in shop towels

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(NC) A peer-reviewed study conducted by Gradient, a nationally recognized environmental and risk sciences firm, shows that U.S. and Canadian manufacturing workers who use laundered shop towels may be exposed to lead and other metals. The study, published online in the October issue ofHuman and Ecological Risk Assessment, estimated worker exposure to 28 different metals, including lead, in laundered towels ...

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