Jennifer Lee

November 6, 2019
Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences Can Reduce Chronic Disease, CDC Says : Shots – Health News – NPR

Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences Can Reduce Chronic Disease, CDC Says : Shots – Health News – NPR

Childhood trauma can lead to longterm health problems. More should be done to prevent it, says the CDC. mrs/Getty Images Childhood trauma causes serious health repercussions throughout life and is a public health issue that calls for concerted prevention ef…
November 6, 2019
What you need to know ahead of this year’s flu season – CNBC

What you need to know ahead of this year’s flu season – CNBC

A surge in influenza cases in Australia and at least three deaths in the U.S. in recent weeks have some physicians worried that this year's flu season could be a bad one for Americans. Though public health officials say they don't know yet whether the 2019-2…
November 5, 2019
MRIs show screen time linked to lower brain development in preschoolers – KSL.com

MRIs show screen time linked to lower brain development in preschoolers – KSL.com

NEW YORK (CNN) Screen time use by infants, toddlers and preschoolers has exploded over the last decade, concerning experts about the impact of television, tablets and smartphones on these critical years of rapid brain development. Now a new study scanned the…
November 5, 2019
Scientists Find Exceptional Woman Who Has Somehow Avoided Her Family’s Alzheimer’s Fate – ScienceAlert

Scientists Find Exceptional Woman Who Has Somehow Avoided Her Family’s Alzheimer’s Fate – ScienceAlert

Among the world's largest family to suffer from Alzheimer's, one older woman may hold the key to future prevention. For generations, thousands of her relatives in the city of Medellín, Colombia, have been plagued by a genetic mutation (known as E280A) that l…
November 5, 2019
Any amount of running reduces risk of early death, study finds – The Guardian

Any amount of running reduces risk of early death, study finds – The Guardian

Any amount of running is good for you, according to research suggesting it is linked to a similar reduction in the risk of early death no matter how many hours you clock up a week or how fast you go. According to the World Health Organization, about 3.2 mill…
November 4, 2019
Grandmother-of-five, 65, is left fighting for her life in a coma after Siamese cat SCRATCHED her – Daily Mail

Grandmother-of-five, 65, is left fighting for her life in a coma after Siamese cat SCRATCHED her – Daily Mail

Shirley Hair, 65, (pictured with her husband, Bob) almost died after her 'spiteful' Siamese cat, Chan, scratched her hand and the wound became infected A woman was left fighting for her life in a coma after contracting a deadly flesh-eating bug - from a cat …
November 4, 2019
Weight loss: Here is why some people are not able to do push-ups – Times of India

Weight loss: Here is why some people are not able to do push-ups – Times of India

Push-up is one of the oldest and most popular exercises that have been around for a long time. It is a multi-purpose exercise that engages all your body muscles, right from your head to toe, which makes it one of the most preferred exercises among the fitness…
November 4, 2019
‘My husband squeezed my hand to say he wanted to live, then I found a way to save him’ – BBC News

‘My husband squeezed my hand to say he wanted to live, then I found a way to save him’ – BBC News

Image caption Tom and Steffanie, with illustrations of Acinetobacter and a bacteria-eating phage When Tom Patterson started vomiting during an Egyptian holiday he thought he had food poisoning. He was wrong. In fact he was infected with an antibiotic-resis…
November 3, 2019
Bill Maher claims the link between autism and the MMR vaccine is not crazy – Daily Mail

Bill Maher claims the link between autism and the MMR vaccine is not crazy – Daily Mail

Real Time Host Bill Maher implied it is 'realistic' to suggest a link between autism and childhood vaccines - a dangerous and debunked theory that puts childrens' lives at risk. The astonishing claim was made by Maher during an interview with controversial d…