Archives for: June 2023

Olympian’s Death Sheds Light on Maternal Mortality Crisis

June 28th, 2023
Three-time Olympic medalist Tori Bowie who passed away in May, died from eclampsia, drawing renewed attention to the maternal mortality crisis in the United States. What is Eclampsia? Tori Bowie American track and field champion died of pregnancy comp… more »

Popular Supplement Found in Energy Drinks Could Help With Aging

June 21st, 2023
Taurine is an amino acid used as a supplement in those energy drinks touted to promote sharper brain function. Those claims are unproven, but research does suggest the nutrient may help with healthy aging. Taurine and Healthy Aging Scientists report t… more »

FDA Warns Against Unapproved Skin Treatments

June 14th, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public against unapproved treatments for the skin condition molluscum. No FDA Approval Molluscum is a skin infection caused by a virus. The infection looks like white, pink or flesh-colored bumps.… more »

Sick Employees Major Contributor to Foodborne Illness

June 7th, 2023
  Sick employees are a major contributor to the spread of foodborne illnesses at restaurants and other food establishments, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). New Report on Workers and Foodborne Illness T… more »