Curiosity , Diet , Men's Health , Women's Health

Healthy Food Found To Be Very Hard On The Wallet

Posted on 04 August 2011

Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – Researchers have found that healthy food is more expensive than unhealthy food. The study, which was published in the journal Health Affairs, focused in the cost of food in the U.S. Americans are spending thousands of dollars each year on food, and researchers from the University of Washington aimed to look into [...] read more

Diseases , Health Care , Men's Health , Recall , Women's Health

Cargill Ground Turkey Recall A Result Of Salmonella

Posted on 03 August 2011

Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – Cargill, one of the largest meat processors in the U.S., has announced a massive recall of ground turkey. Cargill confirmed that they have recalled 36 million pounds of ground turkey. read more

Curiosity , Diet , Men's Health , Women's Health

Hot Dogs Are Full Of Fat, Unhealthy Processed Meats

Posted on 01 August 2011

Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – A non-profit organization has started a campaign against the American favorite at baseball parks around the country, the hot dog. The non-profit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has launched a major campaign to alert the entire U.S. about the dangers of consuming hot dogs. read more

Drugs , Health Care

Birth Control Made Free By The Obama Administration

Posted on 01 August 2011

Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – President Obama and the Obama administration have freed birth control and other contraception for anyone in the U.S. with private health insurance. Those with private health insurance are no longer going to have to shell out a co-pay the next time they go to purchase contraception such as birth control. read more

Diet , Diseases , Health Care

More Muscle Means Less Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Posted on 31 July 2011

Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – A new study released this week has found that by increasing muscle mass, you can actually greatly lower your risk of type 2 diabetes. The study was led by researchers from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and focused on over 13,500 adults in total. read more

Diet , Health Care

McDonald’s To Start Making Healthier Happy Meals

Posted on 26 July 2011

Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – The fast food giant McDonald’s has announced that they are going to begin to make their menu healthier, including Happy Meals. McDonald’s Corp. has been taking quite a few hits over the past decade as Americans are pushing more and more to fight the obesity epidemic. read more

Diet

Here Comes Summer

Posted on 14 June 2011

Now that summer is just a week away, millions of Americans are doing what they can to shape up in time for the nice weather. With temps on the up and up,, people are trying to get in shape so that they feel confident when it comes to showing off their bodies in public; on [...] read more

Curiosity

More Americans Beating Cancer

Posted on 11 March 2011

More people who are diagnosed with cancer are surviving, according to a new report issued by the CDC. Cancer treatment has come a long way over the last 25 years, meaning that now being diagnosed with a form of the disease is no longer viewed as a death sentence. read more

Diseases

Salmonella May Fend Off Cancer

Posted on 10 March 2011

New research indicates that salmonella bacteria may actually be useful when it comes to fighting cancer. Salmonella is usually feared by humans as it can make us very sick but according to researchers from the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Centre the bug can actually fend off cancers. read more

Diet

Desperate Women Turning To The HCG Diet

Posted on 10 March 2011

Many people are weighing in on the controversial HCG diet which is becoming very popular amongst American women looking to shed unwanted pounds. The diet involves daily injections of a pregnancy hormone called HCG which is derived from a pregnant woman’s urine, and works in combination with a 500 calory a day diet. read more