Hospital Advocates Warn of Budget Plan’s Impact on Health Care

Hospital Advocates Warn of Budget Plan’s Impact on Health Care

State Sen. Mike Stack today warned of the disastrous impact of state budget cuts to health programs and services as the Senate tackles the House Republican version of the 2011-12 state budget. He, along with state Sens. Shirley Kitchen,
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New Jersey — New Medicinal Marijuana State

New Jersey will be the 14th state with approved use of medicinal marijuana for patients with severe diseases, such as AIDS, cancer, muscular dystrophy, Lou Gehrig’s disease, and multiple sclerosis. Although the legislation was passed, New Jersey will face the most restrictions on medicinal marijuana usage than any of the other (more...)

When Your Dentist Turns Green

Dental offices in the United States flush an estimated 100 million liters of clean drinking water down the drain every day. They also generate some 10,000 kilos of mercury-laden amalgam waste particles — most of which are washed down the sink — and huge amounts of disposable plastics destined (more...)

What Coffee Does For Your Health

Coffee may help to get you going in the morning, but what it do for your health? 1. In August 2010, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) stated that moderate caffeine drinking doesn't appear to have any major effects on causing miscarriage, premature delivery, or fetal growth. But the (more...)

Rabid Raccoons Are The Problem In Pennsylvania

“For the third straight year, Pennsylvania will likely top all other states in reported cases of rabies in domestic animals”, - said the memo from state health officials, which went out to some veterinarians. Pennsylvania reported 312 cases of rabies in wild animals through November 2010, compared with 388 in all (more...)

Smoking Electronic Revolution

Electronic cigarettes are becoming more and more popular with tobacco smokers across the United States. This new device is believed to help tobacco addicts make their passion for smoking less harmful. 1. There is no tobacco, no carbon monoxide, no ash and no cancer causing chemicals. 2. A cartridge for electronic cigarettes costs (more...)

Please, Don’t Smoke In Philadelphia!

“We know that about 30% or three in 10 adults in Philadelphia are currently smokers, we want them to be able to successfully stop smoking,” - said Health Commissioner Dr. Donald Schwartz. And the city now is serious about the fight with smoking. The health department announced its intention to conduct one-on-one (more...)

Sleep Longer to Lose Body Fat, Study Finds

Sleep Longer to Lose Body Fat, Study Finds

There really is an easy way to lose body fat.You can sleep it off, according to researchers from the University of Chicago. The researchers studied 10 overweight men and women for two separate two-week periods in a sleep lab. During both periods, participants in the study ate the same calorie-restricted (more...)

Stress Connected to Intelligence

Stress Connected to Intelligence

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Russians Less Depressed Than Americans

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