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Vegan diet promoted by Beyoncé may be ‘dangerous’ for normal people, dietitians warn

‘Dangerous’ 22-day diet plan of vegan recipes promoted by Beyoncé ‘does not contain enough iron, protein and vitamin B12’, leading dietitians warn The 22 Days Nutrition plan cuts out carbohydrates and sugar as well as meat Beyoncé reportedly followed it for more than two months after giving birth But there are concerns it may only… Read More »

The Mysterious Reason Hospitals Won’t Reveal Dangerous Pathogens

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has three levels of travel health notices. Watch Level 1 asks travelers to take precautions; Alert Level 2 recommends taking enhanced precautions; and Warning Level 3 warns U.S. residents to avoid nonessential travel.1 In January, the agency sent an urgent public warning2 of an Alert Level 2… Read More »

The dangerous link between smoking and hearing loss

Smoking is a well-established risk factor for hearing loss. Studies have shown that time and again exposure to cigarette smoke–whether directly, secondhand, or even in utero–can have a big impact on a person’s hearing health. Smoking can contribute to poor health, including hearing loss. For example, Reuters News reported last year that smokers were 60 percent more likely… Read More »

Helping patients breathe during dangerous procedure prevents complications

Thousands of Americans die each year during a dangerous two-minute procedure to insert a breathing tube. Now a Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) study in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is showing that using bag-mask ventilation, squeezing air from a bag into the mouth for 60 seconds to help patients’ breathing, improves outcomes… Read More »

Could Your Apple Watch Spot Dangerous A-Fib?

But the device is not sophisticated enough to detect more complex heart problems, said Dr. John Rumsfeld, the American College of Cardiology’s chief innovation officer. “It’s not going to tell you whether or not you’re having a heart attack or stroke. It’s not going to predict whether or not you’re going to get heart disease… Read More »