HEALTH & WELLNESS

Have Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students solved the nuisance of nasal congestion?; Smoking hits all-time low in U.S. as we pick up other bad habits; Pizza Hut commits to antibiotic-free chicken wings by 2022; Costco debuts long-lasting avocados from Bill Gates-backed startup; CVS Pharmacy introduces prescription drug delivery; Google thinks it can predict when you will die??? And accuracy rate of initial trials is 95%??!!; Affordable wellness retreats; Best dairy-free “ice creams”; Yoplait’s YQ.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Millennials are on track to have worse health in middle age than their parents???; Artificial trans fats, widely linked to heart disease, officially banned; Cigarettes must now be labeled “deadly”…and “addictive”; Disney issues seizure warning for ‘Incredibles 2’ movie; Natalie Portman wants you to take another look at the food you’re eating; Heather Locklear in for psychological evaluation; The $6 sunscreen that got perfect score by Consumer Reports; Pros & cons, home DNA testing for health; Aging in place vs. assisted living; Gluten-free beers that actually taste…good.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Dying cancer patient takes on Monsanto in first trial over weed killer risk; Compulsive video-game playing now considered mental health condition; Goop launching new products, making wellness stories more transparent (from “rigorously tested” to “for your enjoyment” for the wacky stuff); Plant that causes third-degree burns, blindness found in Virginia??; Everything you need to know about added sugars (and how to avoid them); A look back at the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes (could face decades in prison) and her blood testing startup; Cannabis 101: where entrepreneurs, lawyers and caregivers go to learn.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Young Mississippi girl’s sudden paralysis caused by a tick on her scalp??!; Johnny Depp puts thin frame and man bun on display amidst fans’ concern for his health…as he puffs on cigarette and like, whatever; Study says erectile dysfunction indicates risk of heart disease; Next big grain freekeh – like quinoa on steriods?; The unexpected symptom that finally led to Maria Menounos’ brain tumor diagnosis; A more grounded ‘In Goop Health’ Wellness Summit (now in its 2nd year); Medications & depression; Joy Behar’s “avocado hand”; “Nightfood” bars.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Want your child to eat (almost) everything? There is a way; New data presented at Nutrition 2018 – the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition – confirms health benefits of plant-based diet; Researchers identify new type of depression that has something to do w/protein; Not having close friendships — as bad for you as smoking??; Melatonin drinks that might help you sleep better; The water bottle that wants to change your life; Reddi-Wip coconut milk whipped cream.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Welcome to the ‘Hotel Influenza’ where you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave…at least, not w/out intentionally exposing yourself to the influenza virus…but for $3500, such a lovely place…such a lovely place….; Magic ingredient in Silicon Valley’s favorite ‘bleeding’ veggie burger now under fire; Salmonella outbreak, pre-cut melon; Frozen chicken recall, Tyson Foods; Google’s salad emoji (now vegan-friendly); Clif Energy Granola; Wine-infused…water.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Do you have the right stuff to be a stool donor?; No one is eating enough vegetables so broccoli…coffee now exists; Non-drinkers just as likely to miss work as heavy drinkers; KFC testing vegetarian fried chicken in U.K.; Cauliflower taking over freezer aisles (Here’s what’s worth your money from Trader Joe’s); Dog flu – next pandemic?; The juice cleanse that Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest are on; Best, healthiest sparkling waters; Our obsession w/gheeSummertime…sadness?; Coffee perk.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

More millennials are getting bowel cancer?? Why the spike when overall figures are on decline?; Apple finally addresses phone addiction problems and it’s kind of…depressing; Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, on rise among middle-aged men (by age 65, men twice as likely as women of same age to get it); Tyson wants you to eat protein chips made w/”upcycled” chicken bits??; What you need to know about at-home sleep tests; Why therapist might balk if you ask for letter requesting need for support dog on flight; Protein cookies that are actually pretty good for you; 11 reasons too much sugar is bad for you; The beet pizza crust that will make you forget all about cauliflower…

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