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Cargill Ground Turkey Recall A Result Of Salmonella

Posted on 03 August 2011 by admin

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. Continue Reading

Birth Control Made Free By The Obama Administration

Posted on 01 August 2011 by admin

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. Continue Reading

More Muscle Means Less Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Posted on 31 July 2011 by admin

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. Continue Reading

McDonald’s To Start Making Healthier Happy Meals

Posted on 26 July 2011 by admin

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. Continue Reading

Tomorrow Is World Kidney Day

Posted on 09 March 2011 by staff

Tomorrow March 10 is World Kidney Day, a day to reflect on the lives of those lost because of kidney disease and to educate yourself on ways of limiting your risk of contracting the condition.

Our kidneys are very important organs for healthy body function as they excrete toxins through urine that would otherwise be trapped inside our bodies where they could cause a lot of other health problems. Continue Reading

Posted on 09 March 2011 by staff

When it comes to risk factors associated with type two diabetes, one of the biggest ones might actually be where you live.

New research indicates that living in southeastern states may put you at greatest risk of developing the disease and a large percentage of the diabetic population of America do live in these states.

Posted on 07 March 2011 by staff

Alarming figures have been released by researchers of a new study on bipolar disorder which point to a vast amount of patients not receiving the treatment they so desperately need.

A mental health disorder, the condition can result in life long disability but in many countries, both developed and third world the condition goes unrecognized and therefore also untreated.

Posted on 05 March 2011 by admin

Anthem Blue Cross Raising Rates For Californians

Los Angeles (HealthKnowItAll) – The business of insurance is one of the most frustrating to be a part of if you are a consumer because the majority of the time, despite paying the premiums you are supposed to pay, when it comes to the company paying out upon injury or sickness they always find it tough to do.

One such insurance company is known as Anthem Blue Cross, one of many insurance companies operating in America that are hiking their rates, meaning that consumers, many of them older are being forced to pay more for coverage.

NYC Workers To Receive $625 Million In September 11th Settlement

Posted on 21 November 2010 by admin

nyc_911_settlement Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – There were many people who were harmed by the September 11th attacks in many different ways, but the workers at ground zero back in 2001 are going to finally receive something to ease the pain of the health issues they have faced since then.

New York City was served with a lawsuit by roughly 10,000 firefighters, police officers, as well as other city workers in relation to the health issues they have suffered due to working ground zero during and after 9/11. Continue Reading

Getting Pregnant Within 6 Months Of Miscarriage Is Best

Posted on 07 August 2010 by admin

pregnant_miscarriage_time Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – According to a new study released this week, it is best for women to get pregnant again within 6 months of having a miscarriage if they hope to have a successful full-term pregnancy.

This new study was led by Dr. Sohinee Bhattacharya from Aberdeen Maternity Hospital and focused on about 30,000 different women who all suffered a miscarriage. Continue Reading