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Goop Potentially Dangerous: Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand is under fire

Goop Potentially Dangerous: Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand is under fire

Goop is being accused of marketing and selling a potentially dangerous supplement product called The Mother Load to pregnant women. The brand’s vitamin supplement packets contain a high amount of vitamin A and are marketed...
'Trojan horse' antibiotic could help combat superbugs, finds new research

‘Trojan horse’ antibiotic could help combat superbugs, finds new research

Scientists say they have engineered a new antibiotic that appears promising in early clinical trials. The drug, made by Shionogi Inc, acts like the Trojan horse in Greek legend to trick bacteria into allowing it...
Lavender helps relaxing? Benefits Of The Smell Can Be More Impactful

Lavender helps relaxing? Benefits Of The Smell Can Be More Impactful

Lavender works its relaxing magic all around us: from garden borders to bath bombs to fabric softener. But why not in our hospitals and clinics? And what is the science behind the magic? Research published...
Body parts scandal: Private firm stripped of contracts, Report

Body parts scandal: Private firm stripped of contracts, Report

A disposal company working for the U.K.’s National Health Service that stockpiled hundreds of tons of human body parts and dangerous waste has lost its contracts with the government. Health Minister Stephen Barclay told the...
Two children die from E.coli infection complications (PHE)

Two children die from E.coli infection complications (Public Health)

Two children from the same family have died after contracting E coli, officials at Public Health England (PHE) have revealed. The health body has not confirmed the ages of the children, but they are believed...
Brain-eating Amoeba Kills Man Who Visited Texas (Reports)

Brain-eating Amoeba Kills Man Who Visited Texas (Reports)

A 29-year-old New Jersey surfer's diagnosis with a rare amoeba disease was a shock to his family. And with just 34 other known cases in the U.S. in the past 10 years, the circumstances...

Health: ‘Helicopter parents’ may hinder kids’ emotional well-being (Report)

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here.Are you...

Health: Ontario doctors to return to bargaining table after incoming government reaches out (Report)

Ontario's doctors, who have been without a physician services agreement for four years, are expected to return to the bargaining table next month.The Ontario Medical Association says it agreed to resume negotiations after...

Health: There’s an adage in recovery that we can learn from other addicts’ mistakes....

I've spent the week contemplating the number 4,000. I have gone to sleep trying to to picture what 4,000 of something might look like: 4,000 grains of rice; 4,000 cans of pop; 4,000...

Health: Legalization comes with risks: Doctors reminding public that health effects of cannabis use...

On the heels of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's announcement Wednesday that adults will be able to legally buy and consume recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, some doctors are reminding Canadians of potential risks from cannabis and...

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Man spots strange gray creature in Ohio

A former Marine reportedly saw a strange looking gray creature in Ohio. According to the Dec. 20 report from Unexplained Mysteries and the Dec....