health

August 23, 2019

Owning a Dog Could Boost Heart Health, Say Scientists

Dog owners are more likely to have better heart health, scientists have found in a study.The research published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings involved 1,769 people aged between 25 to 64-year-old living in the city of Brno in the Czech Republic. The participants had healthy hearts, and provided information including their BMI , diet, physical activity levels, whether they smoked, blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting blood sugar level. Of the total, around 42 percent owned a pet: 24 percent owned a dog, while 17.9 percent another type of animal.
August 23, 2019

The Celtics will most likely be worse this yr. Here’s why I’m OK with that.

COMMENTARYI am a certifiable Green Teamer.I live, eat, and breathe Boston Celtics basketball.Unbeknownst to him, Brad Stevens is my spiritual svenjolly: a wise and rational guru who has led me down a righteous path of personal growth, continuous improvement, and striving to always impact winning. Some might say my commitment to the team is “obsessive” or “unhealthy” or “potentially dangerous,” but those same people don’t have a camera roll full of memes depicting Marcus Smart in 19th century paintings, so can you really trust their opinions?
August 23, 2019

Would Joe Kennedy run towards Ed Markey from the left — or the fitting?

Rep. Joe Kennedy III will reportedly decide whether to launch a 2020 primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey in the coming weeks. In the meantime, the question is why.
August 23, 2019

HP has a brand new CEO

HP Inc. has announced that CEO Dion Weisler will be stepping down “due to a family health matter” and will be succeeded by Enrique Lores, who is currently president of HP’s printer division. Lores will officially begin as CEO on November 1st, according to the press release. HP says Weisler will be a director on the company’s board until the next annual stockholder meeting, which should be in April 2020.
August 23, 2019

Feds to revamp confidentiality guidelines for dependancy therapy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials proposed Thursday to revamp stringent patient confidentiality regulations from the 1970s to encourage coordination among medical professionals treating people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic.
August 23, 2019

Comcast Cable Operator Hailed as Hero for Saving Customer’s Life

Many people get frustrated calling the cable company, but for one Michigan man it was a lifesaving conversation.
August 23, 2019

Teal Piper Hopes to Keep Her Father’s Legacy Alive with Women of Wrestling, AEW’s All Out

When Jake "The Snake" Roberts began handing out cards for All Elite Wrestling's Women's Casino Battle Royal, the wrestling community was surprised to see Teal Piper participating in the match.
August 23, 2019

How to sync standard health apps to your Apple Watch

With about a quarter of the worldwide market, the Apple Watch is far and away the most popular fitness watch. Many of its wearers, though, want to track their activity with third-party applications. If you’re one of their number, don’t fret — happily, the Watch’s popularity means that many commonly used apps — such as MyFitnessPal, Couch to 5K, Strava, and Nike Training — have made that process pretty simple.
August 23, 2019

More than 100 vapers have contracted a extreme lung illness, per CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that it’s looking into 153 possible cases of a mysterious lung disease that seems to be associated with e-cigarette use. The agency says it’s investigating the illness alongside 16 states where the cases were reported from June 28th to August 20th.
August 23, 2019

Border Patrol Rep Dismisses Claims Migrant Children Are Jailed Because They Have ‘Recesses,’ ‘Healthcare’ and ‘Good Meals’

President of the National Border Patrol Council Brandon Judd has claimed that detained migrant children are not being jailed, arguing that they have "recesses," access to "healthcare" and are fed "very good meals."