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Holiday Travel in the Age of COVID: Beware of This Germ Hotspot

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

It’s always stressful to travel during the holidays. But COVID-19 takes the anxiety to a whole new level.  

Anybody who does much air travel knows that it’s easy to pick up a cold or the flu while flying. And now we’ve added COVID to the equation. 

One study found that 20% of air travelers report respiratory illnesses within a week of taking a plane flight.Read More

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This Brain Hack Makes It Easier to Learn New Skills

In All Health Watch, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Anybody who has tried to learn to play golf, to dance, do yoga, or to play the piano will tell you that it’s not easy learning a new physical skill. 

Sometimes your body just won’t do what your mind wants it to do. It’s easy to give up when frustration sets in. 

But researchers have discovered a simple trick that might help.Read More

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Why Seniors Often Come Out of the Hospital in Worse Shape than When They Went In

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Blood Pressure, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

You go into the hospital for one reason… 

To get better.  

But an alarming study shows that many seniors are coming out in worse shape than when they went in. 

The reason? 

Doctors are sending them home with an overdose of blood pressure medications. 

A University of California study revealed this troubling trend.i 

Researchers looked at the records of almost 15,000 patients admitted to a Veteran’s Affairs hospital.Read More

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Make Sure Your Holiday Cakes Don’t Have This Type of Frosting

In All Health Watch, General Health, Health Warning, Sugar Challenge by INH Research0 Comments

Colorful cakes are an important part of many special occasions, but you should think twice before eating bakery items that have glittery frosting.  

That’s because the so-called “luster dust” used in sparkly cake decorations can contain poisonous heavy metals. 

A new report in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that inedible, toxic glitter is often mixed with or used in place of edible food-grade glitter for frosting.Read More

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It’s in the Air…and It’s Damaging Your Heart

In All Health Watch, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

You may have read the news stories about cities in India and China that have air pollution so thick that people have to stay inside their homes to avoid getting sick.i 

Anyone who has visited Los Angeles can tell you that the U.S. has its own air pollution problems.  

You may figure you’re not being harmed by air pollution if you don’t live a big city with smog. Read More

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A Better Baldness Treatment

In All Health Watch, General Health, Men's Health by INH Research0 Comments

Men have been searching for a cure for baldness ever since…there have been men. 

In the 1980s, Big Pharma came up with the drugs Rogaine and Propecia. But they don’t work for everyone. And they can have serious side effects.  

Rogaine is the brand name for minoxidil. It is topically applied to the scalp. Side effects include irregular heartbeat, chest pain, swelling of the hands and feet, and difficulty breathing.Read More