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Peanut allergy affects even more U.S. adults than children

Peanut allergy affects at least 4.5 million adults in the U.S., many of whom report developing their first allergy symptoms during adulthood, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. However, despite the fact that roughly three out of four Americans with peanut allergy are over 17 years old, peanut allergy is often considered a predominantly pediatric

Model Romee Strijd and More Celeb Moms Share Breast-Feeding Pictures

Celeb Moms Share Breastfeeding Pictures Mom power! Check out these A-list mothers including Gisele Bundchen, Miranda Kerr, and Jaime King, who proudly show off their breast-feeding skills—and their adorable babies, too. In order to view the gallery, please allow Manage Cookies For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube! Source:

Give cannabis producers more packaging and labeling flexibility

While efforts to legalize recreational cannabis nationally have stalled in the United States, New Zealand, Mexico and Israel, Canada’s legal market continues to evolve. Health Canada has recently been receiving suggestions for revising its cannabis product regulations. Now it must decide what changes to make. One priority should be giving producers more packaging and labeling

New mutant coronavirus strain IS more contagious by nearly 50%

New Kent strain of ‘super-COVID’ is nearly 50 percent more contagious than other varieties, Imperial study confirms Imperial College London researchers analyzed how quickly the new B117 ‘super-COVID’ variant spreads They compared samples of the mutated virus taken from nearly 2,000 people in  the UK to another  84,000 taken from people with other variants B117

With pot rules relaxed, more U.S. teens driving while high: study

(HealthDay)—America’s roads are notoriously unsafe on New Year’s Eve, and a new study shows that marijuana legalization could be making the situation even worse. Almost half of teenagers who regularly use pot admit they’ve gotten behind the wheel while stoned, a new study in JAMA Network Open reveals. Overall, twice as many teens report driving

More EU nations ban travel from UK, fearing virus variant

A growing list of European Union nations and Canada barred travel from the U.K. on Sunday and others were considering similar action, in a bid to block a new strain of coronavirus sweeping across southern England from spreading to the continent. France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Ireland and Bulgaria all announced restrictions on

I Overcame My Fear of Gyms and Lost More Than 150 Pounds

Matthew Riggs, a 33-year-old IT worker from Essex, knows all too well the pain that losing a father can cause. After his father passed away from cancer when he was just 11-years-old, he began putting on weight. His coping mechanism was comfort eating, which spiraled out of control. “By the time I was 16-years-old, I

Vitamin D the clue to more autism spectrum disorder in boys

A deficiency in Vitamin D on the mother’s side could explain why autism spectrum disorder is three times more common in boys, say researchers from The University of Queensland. In their latest study, Professor Darryl Eyles and Dr. Asad Ali from UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute found vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy caused an increase in

A more sensitive way to detect circulating tumor cells

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women, and metastasis from the breast to other areas of the body is the leading cause of death in these patients. Detecting circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the bloodstream could help doctors find and treat metastases at an earlier stage, increasing chances of survival. Now, researchers

Germany warns months more virus curbs as Mexico tops 1 mn cases

Germany warned Sunday that its anti-coronavirus measures were likely to last four or five more months, as Greece announced a new ban on gatherings and Mexico surpassed one million infections. Germany, Europe’s largest economy, went into partial lockdown in early November, closing bars, restaurants and other recreational facilities but keeping schools and shops open. “We

More green spaces can help boost air quality, reduce heart disease deaths

Green spaces—trees, shrubs and grasses—can improve air quality and may lower heart disease deaths, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2020. “We found that both increased greenness and increased air quality were associated with fewer deaths from heart disease,” said William Aitken, M.D., a cardiology fellow with