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US Food and Drug Administration Approves New ALS Drug

US Food and Drug Administration Approves New ALS Drug

On Monday morning, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug aimed at treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS and, more commonly, Lou Gehrig’s disease. This drug is called edaravone,... 
Jobs Report Shows April Rebound, But Growth Is Still Slow

Jobs Report Shows April Rebound, But Growth Is Still Slow

The latest jobs report shows that the United States economy added approximately 211,000 jobs in April.  The data, released Friday morning, indicates quite a strong rebound that is likely to calm all the negativity about slow growth.... 
Are We All Destined To Lose Our Hearing by 2060?

Are We All Destined To Lose Our Hearing by 2060?

By the year 2020, more than half of adults in the United States will be affected by hearing disorders. This shocking data comes as a result of a new study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, in Baltimore. Furthermore,... 
Should We Give “Alternative Milk” A different Nutrition Label (Since it is Not A Dairy Product)s?

Should We Give “Alternative Milk” A different Nutrition Label (Since it is Not A Dairy Product)s?

Of all the bills to pass through Congress over the past few months, there is one that really stands out. The DAIRY PRIDE Act presents an argument to Congress that almond milk should not be called “milk”. And yes, the bill’s... 
Carl Icahn to Invest in Trump Taj Mahal Casino Purchase, Renovation, and Rebranding

Carl Icahn to Invest in Trump Taj Mahal Casino Purchase, Renovation, and Rebranding

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn announced, Wednesday, that he has reached a deal to sell the iconic Atlantic City Trump Taj Mahal casino to Hard Rock International (and two other New Jersey investors) with a plan to invest $300 million... 
What’s Really In Your Chicken Sandwich?

What’s Really In Your Chicken Sandwich?

Fast food is usually as tasty as it is convenient but nobody ever really expects it to be healthy. What consumers should expect, however, is that it is, in fact, food. While we are all keenly aware that fast food is not the healthiest,... 
Are Millennials At A Higher Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

Are Millennials At A Higher Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

What difference can forty years make? Well, in terms of colorectal cancer, perhaps a 400 percent risk. New data from study by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute shows that someone born during the 1990s could... 
So, What IS the Best Diet For Heart Health?

So, What IS the Best Diet For Heart Health?

human heart – anatomy We are now entering the third month of 2017: how is that diet you promised you would undertake? Eating healthier is one of the top three New Year’s Resolutions Americans make every year; of course,... 
FDA Approves new Testosterone Supplement/Therapy Labels, Warning of Abuse

FDA Approves new Testosterone Supplement/Therapy Labels, Warning of Abuse

Several million men in America currently use testosterone pills (or gels or get injections) as a means to boost their physical health or their libido. Anabolic steroids, of course, are synthetic variations of natural testosterone,... 
Could An Insect Bacteria Be the Answer to Zika Spread?

Could An Insect Bacteria Be the Answer to Zika Spread?

In an attempt to quell the Zika virus outbreak in South America, researchers are trying to infect mosquitoes with a special bacteria that could prevent them from spreading the virus (and it may work with other vector-borne diseases,... 
PepsiCo Announces Plan to Cut Sugar and Calories in Soda and Snack Products

PepsiCo Announces Plan to Cut Sugar and Calories in Soda and Snack Products

It looks like Pepsi is heeding the consumer demand for healthier options. The company has announced an improvement—more aggressive—effort to cut sugar over the next ten years. This may not cut sugar out of soda completely but it... 
Celebrating Legoland’s Fifth Birthday with Five New Attractions

Celebrating Legoland’s Fifth Birthday with Five New Attractions

With its fifth birthday fast-approaching, Winter Haven’s Legoland will celebrate in a big way by adding five new attractions. In a formal announcement, park officials stated that the theme park and resort will be expanded. Ultimately,... 
Gasparilla Music Program Inspires Children in the Tampa Bay Area

Gasparilla Music Program Inspires Children in the Tampa Bay Area

For children living in the Tampa Bay area, the Gasparilla Music Foundation is making a huge difference. Through a unique program called “Recycled Tunes”, instruments are donated to children who need them. Students on the receiving...