Why Drinking Water All Day Long Is Not the Best Way to Stay Hydrated

This post was originally published on this site Dehydration can assume many shapes and fatigue — from increased thirst, fatigue, dry mouth, and decreased urine output to yellowish urine, headaches, dry skin, and dizziness. It also has many causes, including diabetes, an inability to drink, vomiting, diarrhea, and more. (1) The solution? Water, right? Yes […]

A mystery illness and one woman’s decade-long fight against misdiagnosis

This post was originally published on this site Mystery illnesses plague many people and oftentimes, the victims of them suffer in silence. Other times, symptoms are dismissed or even ignored. For Eser Toprak, it’s taken years to discover what her mystery illness actually is — and she wants to raise awareness for others. At the […]

Woman throws her grandmother an assisted suicide party

This post was originally published on this site Assisted suicide has been long debated and to say it’s a delicate subject is an understatement. Even with the implementation of recent laws, the debate surrounding medical assistance in dying is alive and well — a debate which has gained particular prominence in the last few years. […]

“My baby was pooping pools of blood!”

This post was originally published on this site When Nicole Siew, mother of 9-month-old Nathan, noticed her baby boy tossing and turning and crying, she picked him up to calm him down. What usually helps — swaying him back and forth — wasn’t seeming to work this time around. So, she prepared some milk in […]

Patient With ‘Tree Man’ Syndrome Says He ‘Can Finally Live A Normal Life’

This post was originally published on this site A rare disease known as “tree man syndrome” has made its way into headlines a number of times over the last few years. Known medically as epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV), it causes the growth of wood-like lesions on the skin. One victim of “tree man syndrome” is a […]

This Meat Trade Is Killing Horses By the Thousands, and No One Is talking About It

This post was originally published on this site Would you support the slaughter or consumption of horsemeat: yay or neigh? Well, in Japan — one of the leading importers of horsemeat and live horses for consumption — many people would probably say “yay.” According to Humane Society International (HSI) Canada, Japan has imported approximately 9,000 […]

Living drug has cancer ‘on the run’

This post was originally published on this site The Hearty Soul has covered stories about Dr. Ronald Levy’s potential cure for cancer and whether MuTaTo is the cancer cure we’ve been longing for. Now, doctors at King’s College London are claiming that they may be able to help cure terminal blood cancer — lymphoma — […]

Surgeons remove 27 contact lenses from woman’s eye

This post was originally published on this site Whether or not you wear contact lenses, you’ve got to ask yourself: How is it possible that someone ends up with numerous contact lenses in their eyes? In the British Medical Journal, Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist, Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist and Amit Patel, a […]

Group in Boulder drinks their own pee for ‘health benefits’

This post was originally published on this site For millennia, people around the world have used both animal and human urine to remedy certain physical ailments. Topical application of urine is one thing, but drinking urine? The average person might think that’s one step too far. Yet, there exist Ancient Indian yogic texts and ancient […]

New Research: Human Civilization Will Likely Collapse By 2050

This post was originally published on this site Another week, another harrowing headline. Have you heard? According to, Ian Dunlop, a former fossil fuel executive, and David Spratt, a climate researcher, a new report suggests that human civilization may come to an end in the year 2050. In late May 2019, the independent climate-focused think […]

Bug repellent made from coconut oil works better than DEET, government study says

This post was originally published on this site Summer nights, sunsets, and… bug spray. Many of you can relate to the seemingly unavoidable mouthful of insect repellent on a beautiful warm evening. Fortunately, there may be a natural alternative according to scientists. For those of you who would rather not spray the artificial chemical laden […]

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

This post was originally published on this site When it comes to matters of health, it’s often easy to get lost or overwhelmed by what everyone else is telling you about your own body and what it needs. However, if you know what to keep an eye out for, the body has an incredible way […]

60 doctors, pharmacists charged in largest US opioid prescription bust

This post was originally published on this site On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, the Justice Department made public that federal prosecutors are charging 60 medical professionals for alleged health care fraud and illegally pushing opioids — in a time when the United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis. In 2017, the U.S. […]