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U.S. Warns of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria

The infrastructure damage in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria have significantly impacted residents' ability to get vital health and safety information. As the attached map shows, there are a...

 

Free Haircuts in Exchange for Blood Donation: Red Cross

(Aug. 21, 2017) – Feel good, do good and look good this September by donating blood or platelets with the American Red Cross and get a free haircut coupon from Sport Clips Haircuts. Blood and...

 

World Sleep Day: How People Across the Globe Prioritize Sleep

In celebration of World Sleep Day, Royal Philips has released its report, "Unfiltered Sleep: A Global Prioritization Puzzle," which showcases the results of an international survey conducted online in...

 

Brain Awareness Week: 5 Foods For Healthy Brain Function

It's a well-known fact that what you eat has an influence on your body, but did you know it can directly impact your brain function? In recognition of Brain Awareness Week, USANA Health Sciences, a...

 

California Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 15

Kids in California will unite against tobacco use on March 15 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States and...

 

New Research Shows Blueberries have Positive Effect On Cognitive Function In Healthy Older Adults

New research published in the European Journal of Nutrition found that daily consumption of the equivalent of one cup of fresh blueberries, given as 24 g of freeze-dried powder, showed positive...

 

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Treatment Strategies and Warning Signs

Too often, the California dream has a dark side. Sadly, those seeking the perfect body often find themselves struggling with an eating disorder instead. In recognition of National Eating Disorders...

 

Is Drinking A Lot of Water Good Or Bad For Your Kidneys?

Did you know approximately 30 million American adults have kidney disease, but most don't even know it? March 1 marks the beginning of National Kidney Month, a time to raise awareness about your...

 

China Continues Forced Organ Harvesting from Prisoners of Conscience, including Falun Gong and Christians

Chinese authorities at last week's Vatican Pontifical Academy of Science (PAS) Summit on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism surprised attendees with what many found to be a flimsy defense of...

 

South Korea Seals Off 2 Hospitals Due to Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

While we're experiencing a Norovirus health scare in Santa Monica, simultaneously Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) has infected 126 people in South Korea and killed 11. It was first diagnosed...

 

Sargento Recalls Select Cheese Products Due to Listeria

Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Ind. has notified Sargento Foods Inc. that a specialty Longhorn Colby cheese they supplied to Sargento must be recalled due to a potential contamination of Lister...

 

Sara Lee Deli Voluntarily Recalls Cheese in Six States

Sara Lee Deli is voluntarily recalling approximately 734 cases of Sara Lee® Sliced Monterey Jack Cheese with Jalapeno Peppers and Sara Lee Sliced Colby Jack Cheese. The products were distributed...

 

Vaccination Bill: 'Hitler in a White Coat' Stalks California, says Dr. Don Harte

Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, condemns the new "children's rights" bill, SB18, as "a vicious attack upon children, the family and...

 

An Epidemic of White Death: A Canary in the Coal Mine?

According to preliminary data from an ongoing new health study, reducing access to health care or weakening the health care safety net could have severe consequences for the Central San Joaquin Valley...

 

Women Performing Night Shift Work Have Higher Rates of Breast & Ovarian Cancer, Study Finds

Dr. Karen Belkic MD is a clinical scientist with a PhD in neuroscience and physician specialist in internal medicine. On Sunday, December 8th, 2017, she delivered the Gloria Freedman memorial lecture...

 

Acupuncture Saves Little Girl from Eczema

After all other forms of treatment had failed, Ricardo Miranda, L.Ac.cured a little girl of eczema.  She was cured primarily through the use of acupuncture, says Miranda. The three year old girl...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Health    January 5, 2017

The Telomeres Will Eventually Kill Us All, But We Have a Lot to Say About When.

It's the Telomeres Are you starting to feel old? Are your friends hinting that you are starting to look old? Well then maybe you are indeed getting older but what exactly does that mean? How does...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Health    January 3, 2017

It all started with Thanksgiving, a day that shall forever live in gluttony.

It all started with Thanksgiving, a day that shall forever live in gluttony. Then it was a string of Christmas parties, at work perhaps, or with some friends or neighbors but we partied on right up...

 

Top 2017 Food Trends Predicted by Over 1,700 Dietitians in National Survey

The fifth annual "What's Trending in Nutrition" national food trend survey has been released after polling over 1,700 registered dietitians (RDs) across the country on next year's big trends in food...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Health    December 12, 2016

Cyanide in Fruit? Eat Poison Live Long

Eat Poison Live Long? Yes I know that sounds ridiculous but pay close attention because there is something important to learn about our food you just might not be aware of. Generally speaking when we...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Health    December 5, 2016

Red Wine is Fine, But Resveratrol Can Be Found in Other Fruits and Nuts Without the Alcohol

Over the last several years there has been an abundance of evidence that drinking a little bit of red wine can actually have several possible health benefits. So let's all break out that cork screw...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Health    November 22, 2016

Reality Check: Thanksgiving, a day that shall forever live in gluttony.

Thanksgiving, a day that shall forever live in gluttony. It is also a day of family and friends and celebration of the early begins of what ultimately became the United States of America. So above all...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Health    November 3, 2016

Average Okinawan Lives 110 years. Why Do They Live So Much Longer Than The Rest of Us?

Okinawa is the largest of the Ryukyu Islands located at the southern tip of Japan. While long considered a part of Japan and sharing a virtually identical language, except for the elders many of whom...

 

Santa Monica Spending $325,000 to Study Whether Residents are Happy. No, Seriously.

At $350,000 per year, City Manager Rick Cole is the best paid City manager in the state, maybe the world. City Clerk Denise Anderson-Warren earns $189,000 per year. 105 Santa Monica City employees ear...

 

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surge to 20 Year High

New data released today show the highest combined rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in the U.S. in 20 years, reports the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). The surge in...

 

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