Jennifer Lee

October 15, 2019
Doctors Want FDA To Warn Women About Cheese And Breast Cancer Link – msnNOW

Doctors Want FDA To Warn Women About Cheese And Breast Cancer Link – msnNOW

Nonprofit organization Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has called on the federal government to consider adding label to cheese products that would warn women about the risk of breast cancer. Doctors said hormones found in cow milk-based c…
October 15, 2019
A stressful pregnancy reduces the chances of having a boy, a study shows – CNN

A stressful pregnancy reduces the chances of having a boy, a study shows – CNN

A stressful pregnancy reduces the chances of having a boy, a study shows - CNN
October 14, 2019
Vaping is increasing among younger people — but not so for older adults, study says – CNN

Vaping is increasing among younger people — but not so for older adults, study says – CNN

(CNN)Vaping, often described as an "epidemic" in middle and high schools, was not significantly different among adults in the United States in 2014 vs. 2018, according to survey results published Monday. However, those numbers had been declining from 2014 to…
October 14, 2019
Vitamins B-6 and B-12 linked with increased risk of hip fracture – Medical News Today

Vitamins B-6 and B-12 linked with increased risk of hip fracture – Medical News Today

Vitamins are essential for good health, but consuming too much of certain vitamins can be damaging. A recent study explored B vitamin intake and the risk of hip fracture. Vitamin and mineral supplements are becoming increasingly popular in the United States.…
October 14, 2019
Snot contains powerful sugars that tame germs – The Washington Post

Snot contains powerful sugars that tame germs – The Washington Post

Biophysicist Katharina Ribbeck at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has spent more than a decade exploring the biochemistry that happens within mucus. Mucus piqued my interest because it is just this vastly understudied material that occupies a large …
October 13, 2019
Girl loses both legs after doctors mistake meningitis for ‘tummy bug’ – New York Post

Girl loses both legs after doctors mistake meningitis for ‘tummy bug’ – New York Post

A 7-year-old girl in England lost both of her feet to meningitis after doctors mistakenly sent her home saying she only had a tummy bug, according to a report Sunday. “The damage was done within just a few hours, the girls mother, Aimee Partridge, told The S…
October 13, 2019
Frequent urination at night is more common as we age – The Washington Post

Frequent urination at night is more common as we age – The Washington Post

In my private practice as a urologist, I recently saw a 64-year-old patient who Ive been treating for several years for recurrent kidney stones. At this visit, however, she said that she now wakes up to urinate up to five times over the course of the night. T…
October 13, 2019
Mother lifts the lid on life raising her THREE children with Tourette’s syndrome – Daily Mail

Mother lifts the lid on life raising her THREE children with Tourette’s syndrome – Daily Mail

An Australian mother has revealed what it is like to raise three children who all have Tourette's Syndrome.  Mandy Maysey's children Connor, 25, Jasmine, 12, and Isabelle, 6, are constantly plagued by involuntary body movement tics - often violent - and verb…
October 13, 2019
Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Philadelphia International Airport – CNN

Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Philadelphia International Airport – CNN

(CNN)If you visited the Philadelphia International Airport earlier this month, you may have been exposed to measles. The Pennsylvania Department of Health warned the public on Friday that anyone who visited the airport on October 2 and 3 could have contracte…