Study Uncovers Why Coffee Makes You Poop (It’s Not Caffeine) – mindbodygreen.com
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Study Uncovers Why Coffee Makes You Poop (It’s Not Caffeine) – mindbodygreen.com

Coffee is a powerful beverage. Whether it’s part of your morning ritual or how you get through the afternoon slump, this energy-boosting drink also has a reputation of helping you poop.A new study presented at Digestive Disease Week found that it may not have to do with the caffeine content (as previous research suggests) and…

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Pennsylvania Department of Health declares hepatitis A outbreak – WTAE Pittsburgh
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Pennsylvania Department of Health declares hepatitis A outbreak – WTAE Pittsburgh

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced that Pennsylvania has declared an outbreak of hepatitis A, with 171 cases in 36 counties since January 2018.Watch the report in the video player above.”The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the…

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Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests – Gizmodo
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Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests – Gizmodo

Photo: Getty ImagesAnyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very preliminary) research out today. It suggests that e-cigarettes can weaken the body’s ability to fend off…

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‘Hippie’ island off Seattle sees shift in low vaccine rate – Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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‘Hippie’ island off Seattle sees shift in low vaccine rate – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

ASSOCIATED PRESS Gator Lanphear poses for a photo with his twin 6-year-old daughters Scarlett, left, and Leilani in Vashon Island, Wash., on May 15. Lanphear said he not only immunizes his twin daughters but instills in them the importance of getting their shots as a heroic act. The number of philosophical exemptions in Vashon has…

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Heart scan ‘could pick up signs of sudden death risk’ – BBC News
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Heart scan ‘could pick up signs of sudden death risk’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fabrice Muamba collapsed while playing for Bolton Wanderers in 2012 Scientists say a new scan technique could identify people at risk of collapsing and dying suddenly from a hidden heart condition.Normally, in people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, signs of structural changes in the heart can only be picked up after…

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According to a Sleep Doctor, This Is How Many Hours You Need a Night to Lose Weight – POPSUGAR
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According to a Sleep Doctor, This Is How Many Hours You Need a Night to Lose Weight – POPSUGAR

There isn’t one universal prescription for weight loss, but most experts recommend doing cardio and strength training; eating nutrient-dense foods like leafy greens, legumes, and lean protein; controlling your stress levels; and getting enough sleep. Sleep is often overlooked in the weight-loss equation, but it’s integral to keep the weight off for good. To better…

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What Is The Carnivore Diet? Inside the All-Meat Meal Plan – menshealth.com
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What Is The Carnivore Diet? Inside the All-Meat Meal Plan – menshealth.com

This is a story about human carnivores—people who believe that the best diet is one composed only of meat. No bread or potatoes. No salads. Definitely no kale. Just animal flesh. Or, in the case of the infamous Canadian psychologist Jordan B. Peterson and his daughter, Mikhaila, just beef, salt, water, and the occasional glass…

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PTSD: Civilians Struggle To Find Effective Therapy : Shots – Health News – NPR
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PTSD: Civilians Struggle To Find Effective Therapy : Shots – Health News – NPR

Stuart Kinlough/Getty Images/Ikon Images Stuart Kinlough/Getty Images/Ikon Images Lauren Walls had lived with panic attacks, nightmares and flashbacks for years. The 26-year-old San Antonio teacher sought help from a variety of mental health professionals — including spending five years and at least $20,000 with one therapist who used a Christian-faith-based approach, viewing her condition as…

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How To Know When It’s Time To Take Medication For Anxiety – HuffPost
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How To Know When It’s Time To Take Medication For Anxiety – HuffPost

Until a couple years ago, I didn’t think I was an “anxious” person. On the outside, I’m easygoing. I’m adventurous, spontaneous and social. I’m not afraid of flying, public speaking or crowds. But throughout my entire life, I have worried, silently and constantly, about almost everything. I’ve worried about possibilities that I knew, deep down,…

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Coffee Makes You Poop, And Scientists Have Figured Out Why – Sprudge
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Coffee Makes You Poop, And Scientists Have Figured Out Why – Sprudge

They say that only two things are certain in this world: death and taxes. But as a person with no plans on ever perishing and a petulantly Libertarian view on paying my fair share, this idiom never really tracked with me. For me, I only abide two masters: coffee and pooping, both in order of…

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