Weekly Health Digest: Multiple Sclerosis, Inactivity, and Raging Wildfires

​’Pandemic’ of inactivity increases disease risk worldwide, WHO study says Susan Scutti With physical activity levels continuing to trend downwards worldwide, a World Health Organization (WHO) study has shown that people are in need of lifestyle modifications. The researchers recorded people’s activity levels at work and at home.  Their results showed a distinction between wealthier…

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Weekly Health Digest: Salmonella, Lead in Tap Water, and Multistate E. coli

207 million eggs in nine states recalled over salmonella fears Faith Karimi Rolling Acres Farms has chosen to recall 206,749,248 eggs after suspected salmonella contamination. Eggs were sold at both retail stores and restaurants in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Affected brands includeCountry Daybreak, Coburn…

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Weekly Health Digest: Coffee and Cancer, Infant Death Mutation, and Online Medical Portals

Coffee requires cancer warning, California judge rules Associated Press While science is still trying to answer the question of whether or not coffee is bad for your health, one judge has already come to a verdict. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle ruled that coffee sellers in the state of California should have to…

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Weekly Health Digest: Contraception Deserts, Sport Sponsorships, and Brain Development Disorders

Brain development disorders in children linked to common environmental toxin exposures ScienceDaily After reviewing published evidence about endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), researchers at the Université Paris-Sorbonne have proposed that a host of environmental toxins such as pesticides and chemicals found in common products may be related to the rising incidence of neurodevelopment conditions such as ADHD…

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