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Can Chia seeds really help in weight loss?

If you follow food influencers on Instagram, you surely know about chia puddings, chia smoothies and all the craze for chia in general. First let's have a look at what chia seeds really are. They are small black seeds that are a powerhouse of ...

FDA OKs first medical device to treat ADHD in children

'fidget' toy, popular with kids, helps them to concentrate 'fidget' toy, popular with kids, helps them to concentrate The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK’d Friday by the US Food and ...

The profoundly deaf girl who found her voice after brain surgery

Image copyright Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Seven-year-old Leia Armitage lived in total silence for the first two years of her life, but thanks to pioneering brain surgery and years of therapy she has found her voice and can finally tell her parents ...

‘Church’ to offer ‘miracle cure’ despite FDA warnings against drinking bleach

A group calling itself Genesis II Church of Health and Healing plans to convene at a hotel resort in Washington state on Saturday to promote a “miracle cure” that claims to cure 95% of all diseases in the world by making adults and children, ...

Dog Wardens to Check for Current Dog Licenses, Rabies Vaccinations

NewsThe goal is to raise awareness about the importance of up-to-date dog licenses and rabies vaccinations.Friday, April 19th 2019, 6:29 PM EDTState dog wardens will be performing dog license and rabies vaccination checks in 23 counties through ...

Tennessee man with measles possibly exposes Mississippians while traveling

Related Headlines JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Mississippi State Department of Health held a news conference Friday to discuss the immediate risk of measles exposure in Mississippi.Officials said a Tennessee man with measles traveled through ...

Judge Rejects Anti-Vaxxer Lawsuit Against New York City’s Vaccine Mandate

A state judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit filed by anti-vaccination parents who sought to lift New York City’s new measles vaccination mandate, as parts of the metropolis continue to face an outbreak. “A fireman need not obtain the informed ...

Rabid fox attacks New Jersey woman, daughter uses ax, shovel to kill it

A woman was bitten twice by a rabid gray fox in New Jersey on Saturday afternoon, prompting her daughter to use an ax and a shovel to try to kill the animal, according to Animal Control officials.The woman, who lives on a farm in Blairstown, N.J., ...

Minnesota researcher finds possible virus link to acute flaccid myelitis

An electron micrograph of a thin section of enterovirus D68 Cynthia S. Goldsmith and Yiting Zhang via CDC A researcher from the University of Minnesota has identified a virus associated with a disease that can cause sudden paralysis in children. ...

Health Dept. learns of possible hep A exposure at Cincinnati restaurant

April 17, 2019 at 8:56 PM EDT - Updated April 17 at 8:56 PM CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A US Chili worker has recently been diagnosed with hepatitis A, and health officials say customers may have been exposed. People who ate at the US Chili restaurant, ...