Health

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  • Are Potatoes Good for You?
    Consumer Reports

    Are Potatoes Good for You?

    They’ve been maligned in nutrition circles for decades, with links to obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. But they’re also highly satisfying and provide many essential nutrients...

  • The 10 Days Diet Plan To Get Rid of Belly Fat, According To A Nutritionist
    Maize n Brew

    The 10 Days Diet Plan To Get Rid of Belly Fat, According To A Nutritionist

    Being one of the fat countries in the world, we see people with overweight and bigger tummies. However, the cruciality remains that even people who are weighing normal weight thinking about how to reduce belly fat! In fact, there are reports stating that belly fat, also known as central obesity, can have a higher mortality rate. A senior study author Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said, "If a person has a normal BMI and an abnormal waist size the risk is worse than if they have a high BMI." Now that explains the risks of carrying that extra weight around your waist. So not just to achieve a flat belly to appear good, you have to know the tips to reduce

  • OxyContin maker: Doctors, patients, drug dealers to blame for opioid epidemic
    The Tennessean

    OxyContin maker: Doctors, patients, drug dealers to blame for opioid epidemic

    In an effort to combat the growing epidemic of prescription drug and heroin abuse, the FBI and DEA have released "Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict," a documentary aimed at educating students and young adults about addiction. The makers of the addictive and deadly drug OxyContin have one message for Tennessee residents and their attorney general: Don't blame us for the opioid epidemic. Purdue Pharma is asking — via Nashville attorney William J. Harbison — a Knox County judge to toss out of court Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III's lawsuit against the family-owned firm that has made a fortune off a drug at the center of a national epidemic and the most deadly of

  • ICE Detains Man Driving Pregnant Wife To Deliver Their Baby
    HuffPost

    ICE Detains Man Driving Pregnant Wife To Deliver Their Baby

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Wednesday detained a California man who

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of CARA earnings conference call or presentation 7-Aug-18 8:30pm GMT

    Q2 2018 Cara Therapeutics Inc Earnings Call

  • Father faces deportation as 14-year-old son fights rare genetic disease
    Good Morning America

    Father faces deportation as 14-year-old son fights rare genetic disease

    Santiago Rodriguez, 14, has been fighting a rare, life-threatening genetic disease since he was born, with his loving parents at his side each step of the way. Now, his father is facing a battle of his own — deportation. "Please help my family not be split apart," Santiago told reporters at a press conference earlier this week.

  • A baby with a brain tumor underwent a miraculous recovery after a kiss from Pope Francis
    Yahoo Lifestyle

    A baby with a brain tumor underwent a miraculous recovery after a kiss from Pope Francis

    The family commemorated Gianna's recovery with a generous donation to the local hospital.

  • Eat These Nutrition Foods for a Flatter Stomach, Says a Nutritionist
    Maize n Brew

    Eat These Nutrition Foods for a Flatter Stomach, Says a Nutritionist

    If you're into fitness, you're probably familiar with the saying, "Abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym." Meaning that no matter how many crunches you do, planks you hold, or weights you lift, it's crazy difficult to tone and define your abs without following a specific diet. It's one of those pervasive fitness sayings, kind of like Gigi Hadid's now-famous quote: "Eat clean to stay fit; have a burger to stay sane." Anyone else remember that one? Well, according to Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, CDN, founder and director of Real Nutrition NYC, there is definitely truth to the saying (the former one, at least). What many people might not know is that diet actually trumps fitness when it comes to building and maintaining the appearance of abdominal muscles.

  • Benzinga

    The CEO Of A Canadian Medical Cannabis Producer Talks Trump, Ontario And Securing A Supply Chain

    President Donald Trump's support of potential legislation to end the federal ban on marijuana in the U.S. is a prelude to American entertainment brands buying up Canadian assets to exploit an inevitable legalized recreational cannabis market south of the border, according to Aphria Inc (OTC: APHQF) President and CEO Vic Neufeld. Aphria, a Leamington, Ontario-based cannabis producer, is a leader in Canada's Green Rush as the country pushes toward full legalization in October.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Coherus BioSciences Announces New Employment Inducement Grants

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 17, 2018-- Coherus BioSciences, Inc., today announced that effective August 14, 2018, the company’ s board of directors granted 3 new employees options to purchase an aggregate ...

  • Melania Trump Flies to New York Once a Month to Visit Her Hairstylist
    InStyle

    Melania Trump Flies to New York Once a Month to Visit Her Hairstylist

    A recently published New York Times story chronicles Donald and Melania Trump's relationship, and also offers more details as to what the First Lady is like. Here, the most interesting parts.

  • Top 10 Weight-Loss Tips That Science Actually Knows Work
    Maize n Brew

    Top 10 Weight-Loss Tips That Science Actually Knows Work

    Losing weight can be difficult. But these 10 widespread myths make it even harder. The sheer volume of misinformation regarding weight loss makes this subject difficult to navigate. While the basic principles of losing weight are simple, experts often make the process more difficult than it needs to be. In an excerpt from the book The Four-Pack Revolution: How You Can Aim Lower, Cheat on Your Diet, and Still Lose Weight and Keep it Off, co-authors Chael Sonnen and Ryan Parsons address the top 10 most prominent weight loss myths you need to stop believing. 1. A CALORIE IS A CALORIE Your body metabolizes various foods in different ways. Proteins, fats, and carbohydrates have diverse effects on