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Compound in Marijuana May Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Medical Marijuana

Alzheimer’s disease continues to be a serious problem, especially with experts believing that Alzheimer’s patients will triple in the United States alone by 2050. Because of this, there has been a large effort by the medical community to identify an effective treatment. In fact, a recent study revealed that marijuana may be the key to…

UnitedHealth Plans to Leave California’s Insurance Exchange

UnitedHealthcare

According to state officials, UnitedHealth Group Inc. will be leaving California’s insurance exchange at the end of this year. UnitedHealth is the largest health insurer in the nation. They have decided to drop out of all but a few of the 34 health insurance marketplaces that it was participating in. They have yet to discuss…

Superbug Resistant to Last Chance Antibiotic

Antibiotic Resistant Superbug

There has been grave concern among American health officials recently after the first national case of a patient emerged in which they had an infection that was resistant to a last chance antibiotic. The case is an indication that there is a possibility that the superbug could pose a serious danger for regular infections if…

Listeria Recall: 3 Things You Need to Know

listeria recall

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced an outbreak of the Listeria monogytogenes bacteria in frozen vegetables and fruits, which has led to the recall of over 350 products from 42 different brands. These brands were carried by a number of major American and Canadian grocers, including Trader Joe’s, Costco and Safeway.…

Walking Dogs May Contribute to Better Health for Seniors

Better Health for Seniors

Physical health tends to deteriorate as a person ages, which is why it’s so important that senior citizens participate in physical exercise as a way to maintain and improve their health. It turns out that one of the most effective ways for older adults to improve their health is by walking dogs. The Benefits of…