Top 5 2016 Health And Fitness Trends

Even the health and fitness world is not immune to shifting trends. There are numerous trends that are set to take shape in the health and fitness area in 2016. These are the top five health and fitness trends for next year. Five Health & Fitness Trends 1. Wearable Technology Futurists from twenty years ago... Read More

What Is Norovirus: Symptoms and Prevention

A norovirus – also called a Norwalk virus – is the main cause of intestinal flu. People who are infected with a norovirus generally experience diarrhea, an upset stomach, vomiting, sometimes accompanied with a slight fever. Norovirus is particularly problematic in populated areas due to its high infectiousness. This is why high traffic areas with... Read More

Preventative HIV Treatments

The treatment options for HIV have surely come a long way. Presently, individuals are living fully productive lives even with the virus. Prevention strategies exist to prevent the virus from spreading. Just like blood pressure or hypertension, HIV is a medically manageable condition. Over the years, treatment options for this virus keep evolving. Available HIV... Read More

Recent Tyson Chicken Wing Product Food Recall

Food recalls like the recent Tyson food recall help demonstrate the tremendous societal impact even a relatively minor food scare can have. Tyson Foods Inc., announced on November 17, 2015 that they were initiating a recall of 52,486 pounds of their famous spicy chicken wing products in order to protect their customers. Product Characteristics People... Read More

The Future of E-Cigarette Regulations

E-cigarettes were partly created as a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, but the public opinion has not shifted in their favor. A full 65 percent of people surveyed in a recent poll still believe that electronic cigarettes are unhealthy, even if they believe that they compare favorably to traditional cigarettes. However, e-cigarettes are barely a... Read More

WHO Report: Cured Meat Causes Cancer

The recent commotion over meat started because the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) released a report concluding that there is a connection between processed meat and colorectal cancer. Since the IARC is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), this report has caught the public’s interest, though it is important to note that... Read More

Companies Curbing Food Safety Concerns

Food-borne illnesses are becoming a great concern in the world today. In America, such incidences are so common that nearly one in every six American are afflicted by the illness every year. 128,000 of those who fall ill due to eating contaminated foods will get hospitalized and 3,000 of them will die. The poisonous elements... Read More

Child Weight Gain Linked To Antibiotics

Childhood weight gain is becoming a serious problem in the United States, often linked to an array of unhealthy lifestyle choices including fast food and video games. Yet, recent research out of Pennsylvania is starting to discover a new trend, a trend that will definitely startle those who believe that they’ve only been doing what’s... Read More