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Soy "Milk" Makers May Need To Find Alternativ...

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

NEW YORK (AP) — Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator su...

   
 

Soy "Milk" May Soon Be Targeted For Not Comin...

Article by AP | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

New York - Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as “milk” may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested t...

   
 

'Do Not Eat This Cereal': CDC Links Honey Sma...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/13/18 | Comments (0)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg's cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that ...

   
 

$550 Million Awarded In Lawsuit Linking Cancer, Baby Po...

Article by AP | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

St Louis - A St. Louis jury has awarded $550 million to nearly two dozen women who claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder ...

   
 

Watch: Is Your Air Conditioner Killing You? (Video)

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

ClimateDepot.com founder Marc Morano on a new study claiming increased air conditioning use will lead to nearly 1,000 more deaths a year. &l...

   
 

New Ways To Conquer Sleep Apnea Compete For Place In Be...

Article by AP | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air. It's b...

   
 

Is The "Organic" Seal Worth It, Given Dispute...

Article by AP | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

New York - Is paying more for organic milk, meat or a can of beans worth it? The “USDA Organic” label generally signifi...

   
 

Happily Married Couple May Divorce To Get Healthcare Be...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

A Texas couple who say they’ve been happily married for nine years may get a divorce in order to pay for their daughter’s rising health-car...

   
 

Southwest Airline To Stop Serving Peanuts Over Allergy ...

Article by AP | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

Southwest Airlines will stop giving away peanuts on flights next month, ending a tradition that goes back decades. The airline said...

   
 

Trump Says Drug Maker Pfizer 'Rolling Back Price H...

Article by AP | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pa...

   
 

Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Caused Cancer Can Move Forwa...

Article by AP | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

San Francisco - Hundreds of lawsuits alleging Roundup weed killer caused cancer cleared a big hurdle Tuesday when a U.S. judge ruled that cancer victim...

   
 

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe At 'Obama...

Article by AP | Published 07/07/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it's freezing payments under an 'Obamacare' program that protects insurers with si...

   
 

Fresh Grounds For Coffee: Study Shows It May Boost Long...

Article by AP | Published 07/02/18 | Comments (0)

Chicago - Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who ...

   
 

FDA OKs First Drug Made To Reduce Excessive Sweating

Article by AP | Published 06/29/18 | Comments (0)

Washington - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug developed specifically to reduce excessive sweating, a common condition ...

   
 

Code Orange Air Quality Alert Is In Effect For Friday J...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/29/18 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Md - June 29, 2018 -...

   
 

Appeals Court: Infants, NYC Preschoolers Must Get Flu S...

Article by AP | Published 06/29/18 | Comments (0)

New York - New York City’s requirement that infants and preschoolers in city-regulated child care or school-based programs must get yearly flu sh...

   
 

Survey: Exercise And Obesity Are Both Rising In US

Article by AP | Published 06/28/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — It may seem like a contradiction, but more adults in the U.S. say they are exercising at the same time more of them are becoming ...

   
 

Eat Out and Enjoy It!

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 06/26/18 | Comments (0)

Sixty or seventy years ago, eating out in a restaurant or bu...

   
 

Kosher Meat Recall: Agri Star Recalls Beef Pastrami Pro...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/22/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA ...

   
 

Taking Advantage Of The Sick: Insulin Prices Triples In...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/21/18 | Comments (0)

Rising insulin costs are drawing outrage from diabetes advocates, leading to calls for greater transparency and federal oversight of the market for a d...

   
 

New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer&...

Article by AP | Published 06/21/18 | Comments (0)

Washington - Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer’s, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that pr...

   
 

New Flu Vaccine Only A Little Better Than Traditional S...

Article by AP | Published 06/20/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — A newer kind of flu vaccine only worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government re...

   
 

Study: Left-Handed People Could Be Getting Wrong Mental...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/20/18 | Comments (0)

Researchers say existing mental health treatments for left-handed people could be doing more harm than good, ...

   
 

FDA Reconsiders Added Sugar Label For Maple Syrup, Hone...

Article by AP | Published 06/20/18 | Comments (0)

Washington - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to label pure maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars. ...

   
 

Meat 2.0? Clean Meat? Spat Shows The Power Of Food Word...

Article by AP | Published 06/19/18 | Comments (0)

New York - If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called? That question has yet to be decided by...

   
 

Canada Legalises Recreational Marijuana

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/19/18 | Comments (0)

Canada has passed a landmark law that legalises the recreat...

   
 

Smoking Hits New Low; About 14 Percent Of US Adults Lig...

Article by AP | Published 06/19/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low. About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down...

   
 

Salmonella Infections Linked to Kellogg’s Honey S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/15/18 | Comments (0)

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Fiber Optics? Range Of Ingredients Bulk Up Food Fiber C...

Article by AP | Published 06/15/18 | Comments (0)

New York - Are the fiber counts for foods getting bloated? Browse supermarket shelves, and it’s easy to find ice cream, yogur...

   
 

IQ Scores Are Declining And The Environment Is To Blame...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/15/18 | Comments (0)

IQ scores have been steadily falling for the past few decades, and environmental factors are to blame, a new study says, ...

   
 

Frustrated AMA Adopts Sweeping Policies To Cut Gun Viol...

Article by AP | Published 06/12/18 | Comments (0)

CHICAGO (AP) — With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ...

   
 

Flu Season Was One Of The Deadliest For US Children

Article by AP | Published 06/08/18 | Comments (0)

New York - Flu killed more children in the past year than during any other regular flu season in recent history. Health officials o...

   
 

Palace: Queen Elizabeth II Had Successful Eye Surgery

Article by AP | Published 06/08/18 | Comments (0)

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery to treat a cataract last month. The palace...

   
 

Paskesz Candy To Temporarily Suspend Distribution Of So...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/08/18 | Comments (0)

Paskesz Candy today told TLS they will be temporarily suspending the distribution of the Sour Worx candy after complaints of irritation. <...

   
 

Trump Says First Lady Had 4-Hour Operation

Article by AP | Published 06/08/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has added to the intrigue surrounding his wife, Melania's, recent absence from the public eye follo...

   
 

Israel Warns Gazans To Avoid Border In Friday Protest

Article by AP | Published 06/07/18 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has dropped leaflets across the Gaza Strip, warning residents to stay far from the Israeli border d...

   
 

To Get Around Pharmacy Gag Rules, Ask About Drug Costs

Article by AP | Published 06/06/18 | Comments (0)

Washington - “Do you have prescription insurance?” It’s one of the first questions consumers hear at the pharmacy...

   
 

Battery Removed From Nostril of 2-Year-Old at Galil Hos...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/06/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA...

   
 

Teen With Cerebral Palsy Stuns Mom By Walking At Gradua...

Article by AP | Published 06/06/18 | Comments (0)

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager who has cerebral palsy and was never expected to be able t...

   
 

Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo, Big Study F...

Article by AP | Published 06/03/18 | Comments (0)

CHICAGO (AP) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of be...

   
 

Renowned Texas Heart Transplant Program Suspends Operat...

Article by AP | Published 06/02/18 | Comments (0)

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston hospital has suspended all medical procedures in its renowned heart transplant program following the deaths this year of...

   
 

5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened In Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

Article by AP | Published 06/01/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.<...

   
 

Trump Signs Bill For Terminal Patients To Try Unproven ...

Article by AP | Published 05/30/18 | Comments (0)

Washington - President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday aimed at helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments, calling it a...

   
 

Gowdy Disputes Trump's 'Spy' Claim, Says...

Article by AP | Published 05/30/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no evidence that the FBI planted a "spy" on President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, a senior House Repu...

   
 

TorahAnytime, All The Time A Lifeline Of Inspiration

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 05/28/18 | Comments (0)

When brothers Shimon and Rubin Kolyakov launched TorahAnytime in 2007, their goal was to bring a wealth of knowledge to Jews by making Torah classes av...

   
 

Eat Those Fruits

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 05/28/18 | Comments (0)

This past Shabbos brought a certain amount of stress with it...

   
 

Israeli Scientists Seek Effective Treatment After Makin...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/24/18 | Comments (0)

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have made a major breakthrough in research into the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that could lead to ef...

   
 

Gut Check: Swallowed Capsule Could Spot Trouble, Send A...

Article by AP | Published 05/24/18 | Comments (0)

Scientists have developed a swallowed capsule packed with tiny electronics and millions of genetically engineered living cells that might someday be us...

   
 

Study Offers New Look At Why Our Brains Evolved To Be S...

Article by AP | Published 05/23/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Why do people have such big brains? Some researchers asked a really powerful brain — a computer — and got back a surp...

   
 

FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off She...

Article by AP | Published 05/23/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredi...

   
 

Is Your Food Safe?

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 05/21/18 | Comments (0)

We spend a lot of time thinking about and talking about nutr...

   
 

US Approves 1st Drug Developed To Prevent Chronic Migra...

Article by AP | Published 05/18/18 | Comments (0)

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators Thursday approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines. The Food and Dru...

   
 

Warning: Leaving the Stove on Over 3-Day Yom Tov? Open ...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 05/17/18 | Comments (0)

Balt...

   
 

Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices For Prime Members In New...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/16/18 | Comments (0)

Seattle - Amazon.com Inc and Whole Foods Market are making a surgical strike in the already brutal grocery price war. On Wednesday,...

   
 

Israel Transfers Medical Aid to Gaza

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/15/18 | Comments (0)

Israel decided to coordinate passage of six trucks with humanitarian aid and medical supplies to Gaza through the Kerem Shalom crossing, coordinated by...

   
 

WHO Wants To Rid The World Of Trans Fat By 2023

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/15/18 | Comments (0)

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday launched their guide to eliminate artificial trans fat from all food in the world by the year 2023....

   
 

Snacking

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 05/14/18 | Comments (0)

I met Shelly when she came into our program a few months ago.  When she called to make her appointment, she told me over the phone that her do...

   
 

In Taking On High Drug Prices, Trump Faces A Complex Ne...

Article by AP | Published 05/10/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before taking office, President Donald Trump railed against the pharmaceutical industry and accused it of "getting away wi...

   
 

WHO: Saturated Fat Should Be Less Than 10 Percent Of Di...

Article by AP | Published 05/04/18 | Comments (0)

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is taking on the battle of the bulge, saying that saturated fats shouldn't make up more than 10 ...

   
 

1st Death Reported In Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

Article by AP | Published 05/03/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The first death has been reported in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. The death ...

   
 

Pill Expiration Dates Can Have Wiggle Room If Stored Ri...

Article by AP | Published 05/03/18 | Comments (0)

Trenton, NJ - Just how firm are expiration dates on bottles of allergy or pain pills? Probably not as crucial as the “Best By” date on milk...

   
 

Spokesman: Doctors Pleased With George H.W. Bush's...

Article by AP | Published 05/02/18 | Comments (0)

HOUSTON (AP) — A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush will remain hospitalized at least another day, but that doctors "ar...

   
 

McConnell: Senate Likely To Consider Anti-Opioid Packag...

Article by AP | Published 05/01/18 | Comments (0)

The U.S. Senate is working on crafting a comprehensive package to combat the nation’s opioid addiction problems and ease the transition from trea...

   
 

Weight a Minute, Weight a Year! Some Patience And A Lot...

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 04/30/18 | Comments (0)

It’s not every day that someone who starts our program is 157 cm (about 5 feet 2 inches) tall, 53 years old (a difficult time for any female to b...

   
 

Teens Have Figured Out How To Be Sneaky While Vaping In...

Article by AP | Published 04/29/18 | Comments (0)

Sneaking a cigarette in the school bathroom? How quaint. Today’s teens have taken to vaping, an alternative to smoking that’s so discreet t...

   
 

More Kids Have Autism, Better Diagnosis May Be The Reas...

Article by AP | Published 04/27/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The government estimates that autism is becoming more common, but it's only a small increase and some experts think it can b...

   
 

CNN's Gupta Urges Sessions To Back Medical Marijua...

Article by AP | Published 04/26/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has taken the unusual step of publicly urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to...

   
 

E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Grows To 84 ...

Article by AP | Published 04/26/18 | Comments (0)

PHOENIX (AP) — The E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states, U.S. health officials said...

   
 

Israeli Study Suggests Link Between Tylenol And ADHD, A...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 04/25/18 | Comments (0)

Prolonged acetaminophen use during pregnancy&a...

   
 

Are You Still Dieting? Stop Now! (Part 2)

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 04/25/18 | Comments (0)

In part one of this article we examined why, in sp...

   
 

After A Death, How Much Can 'Broken Heart' Hu...

Article by AP | Published 04/24/18 | Comments (0)

You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former Pr...

   
 

UK Judge Rejects Bid To Take Sick Toddler Alfie Evans A...

Article by AP | Published 04/24/18 | Comments (0)

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Tuesday said the parents of a terminally ill toddler cannot take him to Italy for treatment, a course of action ...

   
 

Opioid Treatment Gap In Medicare: Methadone Clinics

Article by AP | Published 04/24/18 | Comments (0)

One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one...

   
 

Tnuva Reportedly Using Less Milk And More Water In Choc...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/24/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA ...

   
 

NYC Mice Carry Life-Threatening Bacteria, Study Finds

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/23/18 | Comments (0)

A new study in New York City found mice carry life-threatening, disease-causing bacteria — and some may be resistant to antibiotics. &...

   
 

Americans Told to Toss Romaine Lettuce Over E. Coli Fea...

Article by AP | Published 04/21/18 | Comments (0)

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warn...

   
 

US Experts Back Marijuana-based Drug For Childhood Seiz...

Article by AP | Published 04/19/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of government health advisers is recommending approval of a medicine made from the marijuana plant to treat childhood e...

   
 

Study: Miami Among Cities At Risk From Yellow Fever Spr...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/19/18 | Comments (0)

Miami, FL - Miami is at risk of a deadly yellow fever outbreak because the disease could thrive there but the city has no checks on travelers arriving ...

   
 

New Organ Called ‘Interstitium’ May Explain...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/17/18 | Comments (0)

While performing endoscopies — a non-surgical procedure where a small camera attached to a tube is used to examine the gastrointestinal tract &md...

   
 

Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US Agenc...

Article by AP | Published 04/17/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children w...

   
 

Immune Therapy Scores Big Win Against Lung Cancer In St...

Article by AP | Published 04/17/18 | Comments (0)

CHICAGO (AP) — For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most co...

   
 

Are You Still Dieting? Stop Now! (Part 1)

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 04/16/18 | Comments (0)

My clients and people in general ask me a lot of questions about health and fitness.  But there is one question I just won’t answer; &ld...

   
 

Prevention Is the Best Medicine

Article by Rabbi Eli Glaser | Published 04/16/18 | Comments (0)

The sefer Ta'amei HaMinhagim (page...

   
 

Feds: Increase Medication-based Treatment For Opioids

Article by AP | Published 04/16/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some ...

   
 

200 Million Eggs Recalled Because Of Salmonella Concern...

Article by AP | Published 04/15/18 | Comments (0)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 200 million eggs distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in nine states have been recalled because of bacter...

   
 

Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing he...

Article by AP | Published 04/15/18 | Comments (0)

HOUSTON (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family sp...

   
 

Former US House Speaker To Promote Legalizing Marijuana

Article by AP | Published 04/12/18 | Comments (0)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide...

   
 

Drug Testing Plan Considered For Some Food Stamp Recipi...

Article by AP | Published 04/12/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug...

   
 

The Personality Traits That Put You At Risk For Smartph...

Article by Washington Post · Tara Bahrampour | Published 04/11/18 | Comments (0)

When the Trump-affiliated firm Cambridge Analytica obtained data on tens of millions of Facebook users, it used the “Big 5” or “Five ...

   
 

New Way Of Defining Alzheimer's Aims To Find Disea...

Article by AP | Published 04/10/18 | Comments (0)

Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease — basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes...

   
 

Study: Stop-smoking Drugs Chantix, Zyban Pose No Heart ...

Article by AP | Published 04/09/18 | Comments (0)

CHICAGO (AP) — Two popular stop-smoking drugs are as safe for the heart as nicotine patches and dummy pills, according to research requested by U...

   
 

Clothes Tight? Scale Up? It's After Pesach! What C...

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 04/09/18 | Comments (0)

Here we go again!  Your clothes are tight, the scal...

   
 

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/09/18 | Comments (0)

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Teachers Acquire a New Skill: How to Stop the Bleeding

Article by AP | Published 04/09/18 | Comments (0)

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade ...

   
 

Premiums Shoot Up, But Many Are Paying Less For ‘...

Article by AP | Published 04/04/18 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers getting financial assistance under former President Barack Obama's health care law will pay lower premiums this ...

   
 

Pill Kills the Flu Virus in One Day

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/03/18 | Comments (0)

In the midst of this year’s severe flu epidemic, which caused over 17,000 hospitalizations since October, a Japanese drug maker claims to have de...

   
 

Midlife 'Wealth Shock' May Lead To Death, Stu...

Article by AP | Published 04/03/18 | Comments (0)

A big financial loss may shorten your life, a new study suggests. Middle-aged Americans who experienced a sudden, large economic bl...

   
 

Antacids, Antibiotics For Infants Linked To Later Aller...

Article by AP | Published 04/02/18 | Comments (0)

Infants who are given antacids like Zantac or Pepcid are more likely to develop childhood allergies, perhaps because these drugs may alter their gut ba...

   
 

California Judge: Coffee Needs Cancer Warnings

Article by AP | Published 03/29/18 | Comments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label. ...