Posts Tagged ‘Cause’

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Could Cause 1,200 More Premature Deaths

In September 2015, Volkswagen Group admitted to fitting 11 million vehicles worldwide with software to cheat on government tests for diesel pollution. A month later, a team of scientists estimated that excess emissions from 482,000 of those cars sold in the United States would cause about 60 premature deaths across the country. Now, those same […]

Does Your Vision for Your Life Cause You to Look Up…or Down?

“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a Cathedral.” ~ Antone de Saint-Exupery Several years ago, while in Barcelona, Spain, I had the opportunity to visit Catalan architect, Antonio Gaudi’s, one-of-a kind, “Sagrada Família.” While not officially a “cathedral” because it […]

Self-Harm a Cause of Death During Pregnancy and for New Moms

Suicide, overdoses are occurring when expecting and in first year of motherhood; depression a likely factor, study finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

The 3 Forces: The Perfect Storm Making Medical Errors the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

I previously posted twice on the scientific review paper led by Hopkins’ researcher Martin Makary, MD, that concluded medical errors are the nation’s third leading cause of death. The raw estimate of 251,000 deaths per year is mind-numbing. What is even more disturbing is that the morbidity and mortality seems to be intractable. The number […]

Foods That Cause You to Lose Weight: The Negative Calorie Effect

Do Trigger Warnings On Campus Cause More Harm Than Good?

Trigger warnings, a means of preemptively alerting an audience to potentially distressing material, have been widely adopted by college professors recently as a way of reducing their liability from possible legal entanglements. This, coupled with a heightened sensitivity to political correctness, is prohibitive to opening up discussion on important issues, according to Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan […]

Ferguson Protests Flare As Baltimore Reignites The Cause

FERGUSON, Mo. — Hundreds of protesters gathered on the main street and in front of the city police department for a second consecutive night Wednesday, the day after demonstrators hurled rocks at police vehicles and set fire to a portable toilet. Three people were shot, police said. The Ferguson demonstrations, to show solidarity with Baltimore […]

Raising the Minimum Wage Boosts Growth and Does Not Cause Unemployment

Walmart and Target recently announced they would increase wages for their lowest paid employees to $ 9 per hour. McDonalds will start paying its workers $ 1 more per hour than the local minimum wage. Although these are welcome signs of businesses willing to boost worker incomes, which have been stagnant for decades, it is […]

Man Dressed As Giant Testicles Runs The London Marathon For A Good Cause

Jack Woodward never needs to be told to grow a pair. The 22-year-old British student just completed Sunday’s London Marathon dressed as a giant pair of testicles. While his time of 5 hours, 45 minutes and 6 seconds didn’t burn up the course, Woodward is a winner just the same. He ran in the goofy […]

Treating the Root Cause of IBS: Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

Rosie is a 30-year-old banker with very long work hours who came to see me with symptoms of gas, bloating and constipation. She had stomach cramps after eating, stubborn acne and a weight gain of 10 pounds in the last couple years despite a good diet and exercising regularly. A visit to a gastroenterologist had […]

Health Officials Say Listeriosis Not The Cause Of Deaths Linked To Contaminated Ice Cream

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas health officials say a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products may have been a contributing factor in the deaths of three hospital patients. But Kansas Department of Health and Environment spokeswoman Sara Belfry said Saturday that listeriosis didn’t cause the deaths. Belfry said the only […]

Middle School Football Doesn’t Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study

Small review found hits to head occurred less often than for older players; one doctor has some concerns healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

Middle School Football Doesn’t Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study

Small review found hits to head occurred less often than for older players; one doctor has some concerns healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report

Figure doesn’t include secondhand smoke, cigars, pipes or smokeless tobacco healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

Your Drug-Free Guide to Healthy Weight Loss: Removing Barriers that Cause Weight Gain Using Diet, Homeopathic and Other Natural Tr

Your Drug-Free Guide to Healthy Weight Loss: Removing Barriers that Cause Weight Gain Using Diet, Homeopathic and Other Natural Tr Read Your Drug-Free Guide to Healthy Weight Loss and finally shed those unwanted pounds by discovering your obstacles to losing weight. Find out how to eat, feel satisfied and lose excess pounds. Learn how to […]

Obesity Can Cause ‘Silent’ Damage to Heart

Study shows excess weight harms cardiovascular system without symptoms healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

Scientists May Have Spotted Genetic Cause of ‘Gigantism’

Defect in growth hormone output can trigger an ‘overgrowth’ that leads to abnormal size healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Scooters Leading Cause of Toy-Linked Injuries in Kids

New report also shows that a child winds up in the ER with a toy-related injury every 3 minutes in the U.S. healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

The Cause of Homosexuality Is Irrelevant

My blog post “The Same-Sex Marriage ‘Debate’ Is Based Upon Ignorance and Inaccurate Information” was published Sept. 11, 2014. The response to that blog post, both positive and negative, has far exceeded anything I could have imagined. In any event, after reading through the numerous comments on that post, I noticed certain themes that deserve […]

West Wing Week 07/25/14 or, “The Irrefutable Rightness of Your Cause”

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond. This week, the President introduced an historic Executive Action in support of LGBT rights, continued to address the ongoing conflicts in the Ukraine and Gaza, hosted a Town Hall meeting in support of his My Brothers Keeper […]

Cause of Woman’s Weight Gain: 88-Pound Tumor

After a year of watching her waistline expand, a 57-year-old Brazilian woman finally consulted doctors when it hit 52 inches … and they discovered the cause was an 88-pound, mucus-filled ovarian tumor. Healthy Living | Women’s Lifestyle – Yahoo Shine HEALTH TIPS & DEALS ! – TIP #1 40% OFF on Your Favorite Vitamins, Beauty […]

Secondhand Smoke May Cause Kids’ Cavities

New research suggests secondhand smoke could play a causal role in kids’ cavities. The review, published in the Journal of the American Dental Association, included 15 studies published between 1990 and 2010, and showed a “possible causal relationship between SHS [secondhand smoke] and caries in the primary dentition.” (Caries is the term for cavities or […]

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Honoring 7 Other Activists Who Gave Their Lives For A Cause

As we celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we wanted to acknowledge some under-appreciated activists who also sacrificed their lives for the causes they so vehemently believed in. From gay rights to civil rights to women’s equality, these seven inspirational leaders are gone but their fight lives on. Politics – […]