By Steve Weakley Saturday, September 29th is National Coffee Day, so drink up! A new study shows that caffeine can be an effective pain reliever. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) reported in the journal Psychopharmacology …
San Antonio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ ordinance goes into effect amid e-cigarette crackdown – The Health Witness
San Antonio’s new ordinance raising the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 comes on the heels of fierce pushback from the FDA against e-cigarette companies.
County Declares Outbreak After 3rd SDSU Student Contracts Meningococcal Disease – The Health Witness
The San Diego County public health officials declared an outbreak of meningococcal disease at San Diego State University on Friday after a third student in recent months contracted the bacterial disease.
Mason Motz, 6, was at Dr. Amy Luedemann-Lazar’s office in Katy to get teeth pulled when the pediatric dentist noticed a different issue. Mason was so-called “tongue-tied,” which was the root cause of his speech problems.
Limiting your children’s screen time could lead to better cognition, study says – The Health Witness
Limiting kids’ recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, along with sufficient sleep and physical activity, is associated with improved cognition, according to a new study. The study, published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, included …
12th West Nile case confirmed in Mobile Co.; officials tell residents ‘don’t let your guard down’ – The Health Witness
“The public should assume that there are mosquitoes carrying the disease throughout Mobile County,” said Dr. Bernard H. Eichold II, Health Officer for Mobile County. “Don’t let your guard down.”
Instagram model Avital Cohen’s life may look picture perfect online, but offline, she struggled with how she saw her body.
The first case of rat hepatitis E infecting a human has been discovered in Hong Kong. It was not known this disease could be passed from rats to humans.
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