McDonald’s To Start Making Healthier Happy Meals

July 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment

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

More Americans Beating Cancer

March 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment

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

Rep. Tom Craddick Okay Following Collapse

March 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment

Many questions are being asked about the health of Rep. Tom Craddick after he collapsed yesterday morning at the Capital.

He was rushed to hospital and put through a battery of tests and according to doctors, experienced an adverse reaction to medication he was taking for a tooth problem. Read more

March 10, 2011 by ·

It is being reported today that Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr has died at 44 years of age.

He was found on Tuesday in Salt Lake City and currently the cause of his death is a mystery.

March 9, 2011 by ·

With spring break right around the corner, students are packing their bags for their trip away from the cold and into the hot, of Florida, California and anywhere else with bountiful supplies of beaches.

Getting a nice tan is the focal point of many young people when they vacation during their time off school but although tans maybe nice to look at they are in fact very dangerous.

March 9, 2011 by ·

The UK government is taking the bull by the horns so to speak in the ongoing battle against smoking cigarettes.

By April 2015, all stores in England will be banned from openly displaying tobacco products in an ongoing attempt by the government to reduce the rate of smokers living in the country.

March 9, 2011 by ·

Top tennis star Serena Williams is lucky to be alive after she was rushed to hospital where doctors discovered a blood clot in her lung.

The former number one says that the experience was “the scariest moment in my life,” and that she is lucky to be alive.

March 9, 2011 by ·

Daylight Saving Time is fast approaching and along with it comes an increased heart attack risk for us all.

Scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham state that on the Monday and Tuesday following changing the clocks to an hour ahead, the risk of suffering a heart attack rises by 10 percent.

Their only theory behind this unsettling trend is that they body loses an hour of sleep and your internal clock is also given a jolt thanks to the extra hour of light during the day.

How to counteract this risk? Researchers say that going to bed extra early for the next week and making sure to follow a good diet and exercise program should help ease your body’s adjustment period.

March 9, 2011 by ·

It is being reported that Kim Hil, whose own battle with cancer was the inspiration behind Ronald McDonald Houses has passed away at the age of 44.

Kim was diagnosed with leukemia at only three years of age but beat the disease, but doing so took a huge toll in her body as she was treated with serious doses of radiation that resulted in brain tumors forming as an adult.

March 9, 2011 by ·

It is being reported that “Last Comic Standing” finalist Mike DeStefano has died after he suffered a massive heart attack.

According to TV Guide, the finalist of last season’s show collapsed on Sunday and although rushed to hospital there was nothing that doctors could do.

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