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White House Urgently Ramps Up Push For Drug Cost Legisl...

Article by AP | Published 11/18/19 | Comments (0)

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Trump Pulls Back From Ban On E-cigarette Flavors

Article by Washington Post | Published 11/18/19 | Comments (0)

Everything seemed ready to go: President Donald Trump’s ban on most e-cigarette flavors had been cleared by federal regulators. Officials were po...

   
 

Yogurt Sales Sour as US Breakfast "Culture" C...

Article by AP | Published 11/18/19 | Comments (0)

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Trump Says He’s in ‘Very’ Good Health...

Article by Reuters and Algemeiner Staff | Published 11/17/19 | Comments (0)

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Will You Get Dementia? Many May Not Understand Their Ri...

Article by AP | Published 11/17/19 | Comments (0)

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Michigan Teen Becomes First In US To Have Double Lung T...

Article by Washington Post | Published 11/13/19 | Comments (0)

Doctors in Michigan said Tuesday they had performed what they believe is the first double-lung transplant on a patient whose lungs were damaged from va...

   
 

Google Has Collected Health Data On Millions Of America...

Article by The Hill | Published 11/12/19 | Comments (0)

Google has partnered with one of the largest health care systems in the country to collect data on millions of American patients, The Wall Street Journ...

   
 

Amazon Confirms Plans For Store Under New Grocery Brand

Article by Bloomberg | Published 11/12/19 | Comments (0)

Amazon.com plans to launch a new supermarket brand distinct from the Whole Foods Market chain the company acquired two years ago, a sign of the retail ...

   
 

Cholesterol Levels Dropping In US, But Many Still Need ...

Article by AP | Published 11/11/19 | Comments (0)

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Trump To Meet With Vaping Industry As He Considers Flav...

Article by The Hill | Published 11/11/19 | Comments (0)

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Water on Most U.S. Airlines Is Unsafe, Says Study: Avoi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/11/19 | Comments (0)

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US Officials Identify ‘Strong Culprit’ In V...

Article by AP | Published 11/10/19 | Comments (0)

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Juul To End Sale Of Mint Flavor

Article by The Hill | Published 11/07/19 | Comments (0)

Market leading e-cigarette manufacturer Juul will stop selling its popular mint flavor, the company announced Thursday, following the release of two st...

   
 

Judge Strikes Down New Trump Rule On Religious Objectio...

Article by AP | Published 11/07/19 | Comments (0)

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Doctors Try CRISPR Gene Editing For Cancer, A 1st In Th...

Article by AP | Published 11/06/19 | Comments (0)

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Even Running Just Once A Week Could Significantly Lower...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/05/19 | Comments (0)

New research has found that any amount of running, and even at a slow pace, could be beneficial for health and could help lower an individual's ri...

   
 

Parasitic Worms Found In Woman’s Eye As Scientist...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/05/19 | Comments (0)

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Mann Packing Recalls Vegetable Products Over Listeria C...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/05/19 | Comments (0)

California-based Mann Packing Co. on Sunday announced a voluntary ...

   
 

Israel: Number Of Drownings Drops By 26% In 2019

Article by Arutz Sheva | Published 11/04/19 | Comments (0)

The swimming season, which began April 12, ended approximately one week ago with a net drop in the number of children who drowned or nearly drowned, th...

   
 

Kosher Meat Mahgiach From Brooklyn Gets Eyesight Back A...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/04/19 | Comments (0)

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Book Review - The Lost Kitchen: Reflections and Recipes...

Article by BJLIfe/Sharon Altshul | Published 11/03/19 | Comments (0)

The holidays are over.  <...

   
 

Number Of Uninsured Children Rises For Second Year, Top...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/01/19 | Comments (0)

The number of uninsured children in the U.S. increased for the second year in a row and now tops 4 million, the most since ObamaCare became law, accord...

   
 

Frozen Beef Prices In Israel To Rise Sharply

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/01/19 | Comments (0)

Demand for beef in China has risen following an outbreak of African swine fever in the country thus p...

   
 

The Link Between Diet, Exercise and Alzheimer’s

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/31/19 | Comments (0)

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Altria Takes A $4.5 Billion Hit On Juul Amid Vaping Bac...

Article by AP | Published 10/31/19 | Comments (0)

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Measles Saps Kids’ Ability To Fight Other Germs

Article by AP | Published 10/31/19 | Comments (0)

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Officials Warn of Stomach Illness Outbreak in Boro Park

Article by Boro Park 24 News | Published 10/31/19 | Comments (0)

Officials are warning of an outbreak of a parasitic infection outbreak on Boro Park and Williamsburg that has sickened dozens of people. <...

   
 

Former Juul Exec Alleges Company Shipped Tainted Produc...

Article by AP | Published 10/30/19 | Comments (0)

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Apples Being Recalled For Possible Listeria Contaminati...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/29/19 | Comments (0)

North Bay Produce is voluntarily recalling several varieties of apples due to possible listeria contamination. The recalled apples ...

   
 

An Avocado A Day Could Lower 'Bad' Cholestero...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/29/19 | Comments (0)

udy, conducted by researchers at Penn State University and published in the Journal of Nutrition, suggests that eating one ...

   
 

Nationwide Xanax Recall Initiated By Pharmaceutical Com...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/29/19 | Comments (0)

A pharmaceutical company has issued a nationwide recall for Xanax after it determined a “foreign substance” in the pills could be damaging ...

   
 

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Issued In Cecil, Harford ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/28/19 | Comments (0)

ELKTON, Md. (WJZ) — The Maryland Department of Agriculture issued a ...

   
 

Tomorrow Morning, Oct. 29: Join Baltimore County Counci...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/28/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 23, 2019 -...

   
 

It's Over— Now What?

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 10/28/19 | Comments (0)

Our Succahs are down and the Yomim Tovim are now behind us.  Hopefully, we had a lot of Simcha and q...

   
 

CDC: Most People Who Died From Vaping-linked Disease Us...

Article by Washington Post | Published 10/27/19 | Comments (0)

Most people who died from vaping-related injuries used products containing THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, federal health officials said...

   
 

Doctors Warn Of Eye Stroke After Man ‘Blinded&rsq...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/26/19 | Comments (0)

They say using your smartphone in bed is bad, but this is really bad. M...

   
 

Man’s Stomach Was Brewing Its Own Beer

Article by Washington Post | Published 10/25/19 | Comments (0)

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Not Washing Your Hands After Using Bathroom Worse Than ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/24/19 | Comments (0)

Experts have revealed that failure to wash hands after leaving the bathroom is more likely to spread ...

   
 

US Endorses Tobacco Pouches As Less Risky Than Cigarett...

Article by AP | Published 10/23/19 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, U.S. health regulators have judged a type of smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigarettes, a decisi...

   
 

An Important Read: Keeping The Simcha In Simchas Torah

Article by Zvi Gluck, Director of Amudim | Published 10/20/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 20, 2019 - H...

   
 

Schumer Calls For Federal Probe Of Contaminated Baby Fo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/20/19 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a repor...

   
 

Zantac To Be Recalled In U.S. And Canada On Carcinogen ...

Article by Bloomberg | Published 10/19/19 | Comments (0)

Sanofi is voluntarily recalling heartburn medication Zantac in the U.S. and Canada amid worries that the medicine may be tainted with a compound that c...

   
 

J&J Recalls One Baby Powder Lot on Asbestos Concern

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/18/19 | Comments (0)

Johnson & Johnson said it recalled about 33,000 bottles of its Johnson’s Baby Powder because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found ...

   
 

Vaping-Linked Deaths Rise To 33 As Officials Expand Lab...

Article by Washington Post | Published 10/18/19 | Comments (0)

Lung illnesses and deaths linked to vaping nationwide have continued to rise as federal health officials expand lab testing to understand the mysteriou...

   
 

Juul Suspends Popular Vaping Flavors

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/17/19 | Comments (0)

Juul Brands is suspending the sale of non-menthol flavored vapes in the United States indefinitely. The e-cigarette maker said Thur...

   
 

Doctors Urge Americans to Get Flu Shots Amid Fears Over...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/16/19 | Comments (0)

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EMTs Perform Successful CPR on Woman 39 Weeks Pregnant ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/13/19 | Comments (0)

On Motzei Shabbos before Rosh Hashanah, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Aharon Avital, Tomer Tzenani, Yossi Cohen, Naftali Friedman, Adi Avivi, and Lior...

   
 

Warning: Leaving the Stove on Over Yom Tov? Open the Wi...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 10/13/19 | Comments (0)

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Walking Slowly Is A Sign Of Aging Fast

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/11/19 | Comments (0)

Study reveals a plodding pace at 45 may be a ...

   
 

Walgreens To Halt Sale Of E-cigarettes In Stores

Article by The Hill | Published 10/07/19 | Comments (0)

Walgreens will halt the sale of e-cigarette products in its stores, the company announced Monday. The pharmacy chain released a sta...

   
 

Researchers Find That E-Cigarettes Cause Increased Leve...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/07/19 | Comments (0)

BROOKLYN (VosIzNeias) — Health officials have long debated whether vaping leaves any deleterious health effects , but a new study using mice sugg...

   
 

Johns Hopkins Researcher Awarded 2019 Nobel Prize

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/07/19 | Comments (0)

Johns Hopkins researcher Gregg Semenza was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine by the Nobel Assembly, Johns Hopkins University offic...

   
 

Heart Attack Raises Questions About Sanders' Campa...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/05/19 | Comments (0)

Sen. Bernie Sanders' admission late Friday that he had suffered a heart attack three days earlier invited new scrutiny of the presidential candida...

   
 

Clampdown On Vaping Could Send Users Back Toward Cigare...

Article by AP | Published 10/05/19 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only two years ago, electronic cigarettes were viewed as a small industry with big potential to improve public health by offeri...

   
 

Vaping Lung Injuries Top 1,000 Cases As Deaths Rise To ...

Article by Washington Post | Published 10/04/19 | Comments (0)

Hundreds more people in the U.S. have been sickened by a mysterious vaping-related lung disease, and the death toll has risen to 18, according to feder...

   
 

Illegal Vape Name Draws Scrutiny As Illness Spreads

Article by AP | Published 10/04/19 | Comments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a widely known vape cartridge in the marijuana economy, but it’s not a licensed brand. And it’s got the...

   
 

Study: Vaping-Related Lung Injury May Be Caused By Chem...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/04/19 | Comments (0)

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found the chemicals in vape liquids may be the cause of vaping-related injury. ...

   
 

Israeli Scientists Say Cure For Diabetes Coming Soon

Article by Arutz Sheva | Published 10/03/19 | Comments (0)

A cure for diabetes is just a few years away, according to a group of Israeli scientists and researchers. Betalin Therapeutics has ...

   
 

Johnson & Johnson To Pay $20.4 Million As Part Of O...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/02/19 | Comments (0)

The settlement payment is not an admission of liability, the company said in a statement, but it will prevent them from having to go to trial....

   
 

Sanders Doing `Really Well’ After Heart Procedure...

Article by AP | Published 10/02/19 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked ar...

   
 

Drugstores Are Pulling Zantac-like Heartburn Drugs Off ...

Article by Washington Post | Published 10/02/19 | Comments (0)

CVS pulled Zantac and its own generic form of the popular heartburn medication from its shelves this weekend over concerns that the products may contai...

   
 

How Risky Is Eating Red Meat? New Papers Provoke Contro...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/02/19 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Eating red meat is linked to cancer and heart disease, but are the risks big enough to give up burg...

   
 

Maryland Health Officials Recommend Stopping Use Of All...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/01/19 | Comments (0)

The Maryland Department of Health issued a statement early Tuesday recommending users to refrain using all types of e-cigarette and vaping products as ...

   
 

US Investigation Of Vaping-Related Illnesses Focuses On...

Article by AP | Published 09/27/19 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say their investigati...

   
 

There Are Already Signs The US May Be In For A Nasty Fl...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/17/19 | Comments (0)

Flu seasons are notoriously unpredictable, but there are already clues that the upcoming season may be especially diff...

   
 

The 23 Day Challenge

Article by Alan Freishtat | Published 09/16/19 | Comments (0)

We are now focusing on the approaching Yom HaDin, Rosh HaShanah.  And as much as this is a time for ...

   
 

Surgery - Yes or No?

Article by Alan Freishtat | Published 09/09/19 | Comments (0)

Joseph’s knee hurts, badly.  He can’t really get around pain free, let alone do his daily morning power walk.  He takes s...

   
 

When It Doesn’t Work, It Time To Change The Appro...

Article by Alan Freishtat | Published 09/02/19 | Comments (0)

If you are a frequent reader of my columns, then you already...

   
 

Good News on the Exercise Front

Article by Alan Freishtat | Published 08/27/19 | Comments (0)

Updated Guidelines—everything counts...

   
 

How's Your Fiber Intake?

Article by Alan Freishtat | Published 08/12/19 | Comments (0)

A few weeks ago, Lara came to see me about refining her eati...

   
 

Opioid Overdose Treatment: We CAN Save Lives!

Article by Flo Ziffer | Published 08/08/19 | Comments (0)

On Monday evening, August 5, Chayeinu, Delegate Dalya Attar...

   
 

FASTING

Article by Alan Freishtat | Published 08/07/19 | Comments (0)

FASTING With the 9th of Av upon us, it’s a good time to go over how to prepar...

   
 

New Jersey's Medically Assisted Suicide Law Takes ...

Article by AP | Published 08/01/19 | Comments (0)

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Trump Proposes Forcing Hospitals to Disclose Discount R...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/29/19 | Comments (0)

Hospitals would have to disclose the discounted prices they negotiate with insurance companies under a Trump administration rule that could upend the $...

   
 

Biden's Full Embrace Of Obama Health Law Has Polit...

Article by AP | Published 07/28/19 | Comments (0)

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Coming Out of Denial: Drug Addiction in the Orthodox Co...

Article by OU/Bayla Sheva Brenner | Published 07/26/19 | Comments (0)

“We live in a society that is awash in drug use. Drugs are everywhere—even in Torah institutions . . . . Children from the finest families ...

   
 

First CRISPR Study Inside The Body To Start In US

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/26/19 | Comments (0)

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Emotional Support Dog Bites American Air Worker On NC F...

Article by AP | Published 07/25/19 | Comments (0)

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Please Daven for Baltimore Community Member Donating a ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/24/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 24, 2019 - A...

   
 

Benevolent Or Fearsome? Yellowjackets Can Be Both

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/23/19 | Comments (0)

Yellowjackets play a supportive role in gardening but can be dangerous around families and pets. People sensitive to bee venom should be especially car...

   
 

Spicy Diet Linked To Dementia, Study Finds

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/23/19 | Comments (0)

ADELAIDE, Australia — ...

   
 

Measles Outbreak Now Reported In 30 US States

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/23/19 | Comments (0)

(Gray News/CNN) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added Ohio and Alaska to the list of states with...

   
 

Study: Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin For Heart He...

Article by AP | Published 07/22/19 | Comments (0)

New York - Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday....

   
 

Study Finds Electronic Cigarettes Damage Brain Stem Cel...

Article by hindubusinessline | Published 07/22/19 | Comments (0)

US researchers have found that electronic cigarettes, often targeted at youth and pregnant women, produce a stress response in brain stem cells....

   
 

Oregon Approves ‘Mental Health Days’ For St...

Article by NY Post | Published 07/22/19 | Comments (0)

Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the ...

   
 

Congressman Says Rise In Lyme Disease Is Due To Secret ...

Article by Washington Post | Published 07/18/19 | Comments (0)

Ticks are swarming, carrying myriad diseases such as Lyme and Rocky Mountain spotted fever and making people ill. And, as one congressman believes, the...

   
 

Fertility: Children Are Not Shawarma

Article by Rabbi Elchanan Poupko | Published 07/15/19 | Comments (0)

The recent explosive story about a terrible IVF mix-up has sparked conversation about the need to have...

   
 

Biden Plans To Unveil Health Plan Monday, Sharpening Fi...

Article by Washington Post | Published 07/15/19 | Comments (0)

Joe Biden plans to unveil a proposal Monday to expand the Affordable Care Act with an optional public health insurance program, escalating a fierce deb...

   
 

New Research: A Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Genetic Ri...

Article by AP | Published 07/14/19 | Comments (0)

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Catskills Authorities Investigating Bungalow Colony for...

Article by Boro Park 24 News | Published 07/14/19 | Comments (0)

The Sullivan County Department of Health is currently paying a visit to the Nachlei Emunah bungalow colony in Monticello, as they seek to investigate a...

   
 

Study: A Daily Dose Of Nuts Could Be Key To Staying Sha...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/13/19 | Comments (0)

ADELAIDE, Australia — Nuts have always been viewed as a ...

   
 

Baltimore Mother Pleads For Plasma Donations Amid Natio...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/12/19 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A...

   
 

Study Shows Sugary Drinks Lead To Higher Cancer Risks

Article by CNN | Published 07/12/19 | Comments (0)

A new study has linked drinking just a small glass of a sugary drink per day — 100 ml, about a third of a typical can of soda — to an 18% i...

   
 

Acute Flaccid Myelitis, Rare But Serious Illness, Confi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/10/19 | Comments (0)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting a case of a mysterious, polio-like illness in Maryland. The CDC sa...

   
 

Trump Directing Government To Revamp Care For Kidney Di...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/10/19 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation’s care for kidney disease, so that more people wh...

   
 

If You Think 32 Overdoses in 3 Weeks in our Global Comm...

Article by Zvi Gluck, Director of Amudim | Published 07/09/19 | Comments (0)

Let me be the first to admit that I am not a math person, yet,...

   
 

3-Year-Old In Critical Condition After Nearly Choking O...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/09/19 | Comments (0)

Paramedics perform CPR after child has grape removed from his thro...

   
 

The Purell Presidency: Trump Aides Learn The President&...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/09/19 | Comments (0)

A self-described germaphobe, the 45th president is strictly enforcing proper hygiene inside the White House — and where...

   
 

Israeli College Now Offers A Degree in Marijuana

Article by CTech | Published 07/09/19 | Comments (0)

At a northern Israel college, students will soon be able to major in cannabis. Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, located near the town of Nazareth, ann...