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Entries by Catherine Pearson from 05/2011

Need A Mother's Day Gift? 11 All-Natural Ideas (And A Chance To Win Your Own!)

Posted 05.03.2011 | Huffington Post

Reminder: Mother's Day is just around the corner, coming up this Sunday, May 8! This year, why not scrap the traditional greeting card (or book of...

Pesticides, Bugs And Toxins, Oh My! What's Lurking In Your Food?

Posted 05.04.2011 | Huffington Post

Think you really know what's in your food? Think again. According to an upcoming report on the TV show "The Doctors," when Americans reach for a snack...

Hemp For Your Health: 7 Uses

Posted 05.06.2011 | Huffington Post

Hemp has been generating a lot of buzz recently, and it's not because of marijuana. Hemp food products, which contain no THC, are hailed by many in th...

Alzheimer's Risk: New Scientific Review Evaluates Lifestyle Factors

Posted 05.09.2011 | Huffington Post

Numerous studies have suggested that modifiable factors like diet and exercise are associated with risk for Alzheimer’s, but a comprehensive review ...

Despite Serious Risks, Teens Continue Indoor Tanning

Posted 05.10.2011 | Huffington Post

Though most teenage tanners believe that tanning beds can cause cancer, many of them go anyway, new research shows. A survey conducted on behalf of th...

8 Foods To Soothe Allergy Symptoms

Posted 05.16.2011 | Healthy Living

With parts of the country slogging through what many experts are calling the worst allergy season ever -- yes, ever -- these past few weeks have just ...

Circumcision Pros And Cons: 'Intactivists' Take On Traditional Ritual

Posted 05.16.2011 | Huffington Post

A video begins with tight shot on a young man in his thirties, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and brown cap pulled down over his ears. His voice is ...

Cell Phone Radiation 'Possibly Carcinogenic,' Experts Say

Posted 05.20.2011 | Healthy Living

A group of experts from the World Health Organization has classified the radiation emitted from cell phones as a possible cancer-causing agent, conclu...

Drug May Help Reduce COPD Symptoms, Research Shows

Posted 05.23.2011 | Healthy Living
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A new study comparing two major drug treatments for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) -- the lung disease that affects some 10 percent of p...

The Primary-Care Shortage: A Crisis In The Making?

Posted 05.24.2011 | Healthy Living

Patients living in areas with more primary care physicians have lower death rates and fewer preventable hospitalizations, new research suggests. But a...

Report: Four Loko Still Has 'Extraordinary Intoxicating Effects'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Healthy Living

The manufacturer of Four Loko may have removed caffeine from the drink in advance of a Food and Drug Administration crackdown on caffeinated alcoholic...

Emergency Room Doctors Say They Order Tests Out Of Fear, New Survey Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Healthy Living

In the past, when children with minor head injuries arrived in his emergency room, Dr. Arlo Weltge almost always ordered CT scans. The Texas-based ER ...

Strange Science: Kiss A Frog, Catch...Salmonella?

Posted 05.26.2011 | Healthy Living

The Centers for Disease Control has been concerned with some pretty unusual things recently (we're looking at you, zombie apocalypse campaign) and now...

Women Who Delay Return To Work Breastfeed Longer: Study

Posted 05.30.2011 | Healthy Living

When Paige's daughter was 6 months old, her boss called her into his office and demanded to know how long she planned to breastfeed. Paige, a rese...