Quit smoking, your bladder will thank you

(HealthDay)—If you smoke, you significantly increase your odds of developing bladder cancer, experts warn. “Everyone knows smoking causes lung cancer, but they don’t always know about bladder cancer,” said Dr. Srinivas Vourganti, a urologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who specializes in treating bladder and other urinary tract…

CDC: Wearing a mask could keep you from catching virus

U.S. health officials are taking a new tack to encourage Americans to wear masks: They’re emphasizing recent research that a mask protects the person who wears it. Previously, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised people to wear masks because of evidence that it stops people who are infected…

The real reason you should use a natural deodorant

Deodorant is a must for people who work out, have a stressful job, or basically do anything modern life requires. Unfortunately, many conventional deodorants are loaded with harmful chemicals that do more than just clog your pores and make you sweat less. Conventional deodorant can be made with parabens, aluminum, and…

Could an Antibody Drug Help You Shed Pounds?

MONDAY, Nov. 2, 2020 — An experimental antibody drug that targets one of the body’s key metabolism regulators may help obese people lose weight — at least briefly. That’s one finding from an early study that tested the injection drug, which mimics the effects of a natural hormone called fibroblast…

10/28 Ample Vitamins May Shield You From Colds

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28, 2020 — People who get enough vitamin A, D and E may be less likely to complain of coughs and sore throat, though it’s not clear the nutrients are the reason why, new research suggests. The study, of over 6,100 U.K. adults, found that those who consumed…