Archives for: October 2018

Actress Selma Blair Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

October 31st, 2018
“Legally Blond” actress Selma Blair has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Blair’s recent reveal about her diagnosis has brought new attention to this nervous system disease. What is Multiple Sclerosis? Like many MS patients, it was a long j… more »

Decline in Vaccinations in Children Under Two

October 24th, 2018
The percentage of American children under two years of age who haven’t received any recommended vaccinations quadrupled in the past 17 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Drop in Vaccinations Among children born i… more »

FDA Bans Multiple Synthetic Flavor Enhancers

October 17th, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration has banned the use of seven synthetic substances used to flavor or enhance flavor in baked goods, ice cream, candy, beverages, and chewing gum. The FDA Ban In 2015, several organizations petitioned the FDA to ban the s… more »

Yes, it Could Actually be Possible to be “Hangry”

October 10th, 2018
When you are hungry, everything is annoying and your temper can run short. New animal research might help explain why. New Research Researchers working with rats found that sudden drops in blood sugar that occur with hunger might make people “hangry.”… more »

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October 3rd, 2018
Each year about 6,000 babies born in the United States have Down syndrome. As October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, take the time to learn more about this condition. What Is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome is a condition in which a person has an extr… more »