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Obesity In Canada Is Growing Steadily Worse: Statistics Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | June 23, 2015 | Canada Living
The number of men who report being obese sat at 21.8 per cent in 2014, up from just over 15 per cent in 2003. The proportion of obese women grew from 14.5 per cent to 18.7 per cent in the same time frame.

14 Brands Of Bottled Water Voluntarily Recalled Due To Potential E. Coli Contamination

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | June 22, 2015 | Healthy Living
A water bottling company that is responsible for 14 different brands issued a voluntary recall on Monday after discovering that one of their spring water sources tested positive for E. coli bacteria. “E. coli are bacteria whose presence indicates that the water may...

Men React To The Unglamorous Reality Of Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | June 22, 2015 | Parents
Learning what actually happens inside a mother's body during pregnancy can be eye-opening to say the least. This may be especially true for the male-bodied people out there. The folks at BuzzFeed video filmed a group of men reacting to facts about pregnancy -- such as "a woman's...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Are You for Legalizing Medical Marijuana or Against It?

Deana Lenz | June 22, 2015 | MarloThomas
It was a pleasure to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mondays with Marlo to discuss medical marijuana, its benefits and risks, and to decipher truth from myth about the substance that most Americans have been talking about. I couldn't help but ask Dr. Gupta's opinion on medical marijuana and...

Does Marijuana Helps Seizures?

Deana Lenz | June 22, 2015 | MarloThomas
Many people have come out with stories of "miracle" treatments from the use of medical marijuana. We asked medical expert Dr. Sanjay Gupta to stop by Mondays with Marlo to discuss with our viewers the potential health benefits and risks of medical marijuana. One benefit Dr. Gupta saw came during...

Can You Become Addicted to Marijuana?

Deana Lenz | June 22, 2015 | MarloThomas
Many have questioned the addiction properties in marijuana. Is it possible to become addicted to marijuana? Luckily I had Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mondays with Marlo to discuss all of the truths and myths behind medical marijuana and whether or not it's possible to become addicted to cannabis. Watch...

Does Marijuana Cause Lung Cancer?

Deana Lenz | June 22, 2015 | MarloThomas
Does marijuana cause lung cancer? Many have asked the question, pinning it up against substances like tobacco. Luckily medical expert Dr. Sanjay Gupta stopped by Mondays with Marlo to discuss the health risks and benefits of medical marijuana and to specifically tackle one viewers question on the possibility that it...

Can People Die from Using Marijuana?

Deana Lenz | June 22, 2015 | MarloThomas
Has anyone ever died from using cannabis? Is it a possibility that it could happen? Medical expert Dr. Sanjay Gupta stopped by Mondays with Marlo to discuss with myself and our viewers the health risks that come with medical marijuana and whether or not it's a substance that can potentially...

The Difference Between THC and CBD

Deana Lenz | June 22, 2015 | MarloThomas
What a pleasure it was to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mondays with Marlo. We discussed a very controversial topic in the media today: medical marijuana. Within the topic, there are many things we had uncover about cannabis, like the difference between THC and CBD. Marijuana contains these two...

Marijuana Versus Prescription Pills

Deana Lenz | June 22, 2015 | MarloThomas
Medical marijuana has been a huge debate across the United States, so it was the perfect time to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta visit Mondays with Marlo to discuss the health benefits and risks of medical marijuana. During our discussion, a viewer asked about the benefits of marijuana over prescription pills....

Dr. Sanjay Gupta's Message on Medical Marijuana

Deana Lenz | June 22, 2015 | MarloThomas
What a pleasure it was to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mondays with Marlo. We discussed a very controversial topic in the media today: medical marijuana. Dr. Gupta spent months covering the topic in a three-part series for CNN, in which he uncovered a lot of truths and deceptions...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Visits Mondays with Marlo

Deana Lenz | June 22, 2015 | MarloThomas
What a pleasure it was to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mondays with Marlo. We discussed a very controversial topic in the media today: medical marijuana. What are its uses? Does it help seizures? Can people die from the use of marijuana? Dr. Gupta answered all of our viewers...

Mental And Physical Damage From Solitary Confinement Can Last For Years

Anna Almendrala | June 22, 2015 | Health News
By: Elizabeth Palermo Published: June 16, 2015 07:09am ET on LiveScience. A man who spent nearly 43 years in solitary confinement in a U.S. prison could soon be set free. But questions remain about whether longtime inmate Albert Woodfox (now 68 years old)...

Thailand Praised For Its 'Flawless' Response To First MERS Patient

Reuters | Reuters | June 22, 2015 | Health News
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Khettiya Jittapong BANGKOK, June 22 (Reuters) - Thailand's status as a hub for medical tourism could be helping the country contain the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), government and health officials said, after confirming its first case of the deadly virus last week....

White House Takes Huge Step Forward In Fight Over Marijuana Research

Ryan Grim | June 22, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- The White House took a major step forward on Monday to support research into the medical properties of marijuana, lifting a much-maligned bureaucratic requirement that had long stifled scientific research. By eliminating the Public Health Service review requirement, the Department of Health and Human Services will help facilitate...

The Surprising Reason So Many People Still Don't Like Obamacare

Mark Blumenthal | June 22, 2015 | Politics
The Supreme Court could issue a ruling in King v. Burwell, the lawsuit threatening to undermine a key part of the Affordable Care Act, as early as Thursday. But the debate over President Barack Obama's controversial health care law is likely to continue no matter how the justices...

Most People Don't Know How To Read A Sunscreen Label, According To Study

Anna Almendrala | June 21, 2015 | Healthy Living
By: Elizabeth Palermo Published: June 17, 2015 11:23am ET on LiveScience. You know you should wear sunscreen, but do you know what to look for in a sunscreen? If you answered "nope" to that question, you're not alone. Lots of people have trouble picking out...

Fewer People Are Sensitive To Gluten Than Commonly Believed

Rebecca Scholl | June 22, 2015 | Healthy Living
By Julie Upton for U.S. News It seems as if everyone is going to great lengths to avoid gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and many processed foods. Are there real health benefits associated with going gluten-free, or is it just another passing fad? A recently...

Scientists Reverse Depression In Mice By Reactivating Happy Memories

Carolyn Gregoire | June 20, 2015 | Science
Earlier this year, French neuroscientists achieved a remarkable feat. Hacking into the brains of mice, they switched the emotional character of their memories, turning a neutral recollection into a positive one. Now, neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Tonegawa Lab have taken another major step forward...

ICYMI: The Science Behind Why We Watch Cat Videos And An Argument For Sleeping Alone

Erin Schumaker | June 20, 2015 | Healthy Living
ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we took a close look at the inner workings of the brain. We validated our cat video-watching habit (which apparently makes us more productive employees), and learned that our on-again, off-again book club membership helps our self-esteem. We cringed...
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