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How New Coronavirus Differs From SARS, Measles And Ebol...

Article by Washington Post | Published 01/24/20 | Comments (0)

Global health officials have almost as many questions as answers about the mysterious, pneumonia-like virus that originated in China last month and has...

   
 

What We Know About Mysterious, Pneumonia-like Coronavir...

Article by Washington Post | Published 01/24/20 | Comments (0)

The World Health Organization (WHO) held an emergency meeting in Geneva on Wednesday about whether to designate the outbreak of a mysterious, pneumonia...

   
 

Is It Ok For Teens To Drink Coffee?

Article by AP | Published 01/23/20 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP-The Conversation) – Is it OK for teens to drink coffee? When my daughter was around 14 years old, she began to a...

   
 

Trump To Become First President To Speak At March For L...

Article by Washington Post | Published 01/23/20 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will attend Friday’s March for Life, the annual gathering of antiabortion protesters commemora...

   
 

OP-ED: Recovery and Hope from the Daf

Article by Zvi Gluck, Director of Amudim | Published 01/16/20 | Comments (0)

Like so many others, I left MetLife Stadium after the Siyum Ha...

   
 

N.J. Bill To End Religious Exemption From Childhood Vac...

Article by inquirer.com | Published 01/14/20 | Comments (0)

New Jersey families will retain the right to claim religion as a reason to not have their children vaccinated, after an eleventh-hour attempt Monday to...

   
 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She Is Cancer Free

Article by Politico | Published 01/09/20 | Comments (0)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg remains clear of cancer, the Supreme Court justice told CNN this week. “I’m cancer free. That&rsquo...

   
 

Cancer Death Rate Has Biggest One-year Drop Ever, Repor...

Article by The Hill | Published 01/08/20 | Comments (0)

The cancer death rate had its largest one-year decline ever from 2016 to 2017, falling 2.2 percent, according to a new study. The d...

   
 

Big Study Finds No Strong Sign Linking Baby Powder &...

Article by AP | Published 01/07/20 | Comments (0)

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Pharmacies Say Prescribers Bear Opioid Crisis Responsib...

Article by AP | Published 01/07/20 | Comments (0)

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If You Only Knew How Poor Eating Habits And Lack of Exe...

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 01/06/20 | Comments (0)

Society, with its current lifestyle habits has created a hig...

   
 

Popcorn Stuck In Man’s Tooth Leads To Life-threat...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/06/20 | Comments (0)

A 41-year-old British man who attempted to dislodge a piece of popcorn stuck in his teeth using various objects claims he l...

   
 

40-Year-Old Dies Of The Flu In Central Israel

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/02/20 | Comments (0)

A 40-year-old man who had been infected with an influenza virus died Thursday at Sheba Tel HaShomer Medical Center in Ramat Gan. Th...

   
 

Exercise Linked To Lower Risk Of 7 Cancers, Study Finds

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/26/19 | Comments (0)

Exercise is linked to a reduced risk of seven types of cancer, and the more physical activity the better, according to...

   
 

2019 Record Year for Digital Health in Israel, Data Sho...

Article by CTech | Published 12/26/19 | Comments (0)

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When I Went Grocery Shopping This Week...Is Anything He...

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 12/25/19 | Comments (0)

I usually do the grocery shopping.  And I usually go ...

   
 

A Major Funder Of The Anti-Vaccine Movement Has Made Mi...

Article by Washington Post | Published 12/24/19 | Comments (0)

The nation’s oldest anti-vaccine advocacy group often emphasizes that it is supported primarily by small donations and concerned parents, describ...

   
 

Maccabee Aish Teaches Children about Fire Safety for Ch...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 12/22/19 | Comments (0)

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Evidence Mounts That Vitamin E Acetate Is To Blame For ...

Article by Washington Post | Published 12/21/19 | Comments (0)

Evidence is mounting that vitamin E acetate is the culprit in the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses that has sickened more than 2,500 people and kil...

   
 

Sheriff's Deputies Save 2-Year-Old Choking Victim ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/20/19 | Comments (0)

Hanover, MD. — Two Anne Arundel County s...

   
 

Congress Passes Bill Banning Tobacco, E-Cig Sales for T...

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

Congress passed a law on Thursday to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21 across the nation, the Daily Beast ...

   
 

Israel Avoids Health Crisis With Last-Minute New Drug B...

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

Israeli ministers on Thursday averted a health care crisis by passing a last-minute allocation of 500 million shekels ($143 million) to pay for new lif...

   
 

When Less is More

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

With Chanukah upon us, a strange feeling has overcome me.&am...

   
 

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down ObamaCare Rule, Sett...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/19 | Comments (0)

A federal appeals court upheld a lower court’s ruling that a key aspect of the ObamaCare law is unconstitutional -- s...

   
 

City Issues Code Blue Alert For Wednesday Night

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore City's health commissioner has issued the city's first Code Blue extreme cold alert of the season. Dr. Letitia ...

   
 

Teacher Saved By Students After Collapsing In School

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/19 | Comments (0)

Efrat resident Chen Danziger suffers cardiac arrest at school where ...

   
 

3 Children In Colorado Hospitalized With Measles; Denve...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/19 | Comments (0)

At least three children in ...

   
 

New Jersey Lawmakers Set To Pass Bill Eliminating Relig...

Article by The Hill | Published 12/17/19 | Comments (0)

New Jersey lawmakers on Monday appeared poised to approve legislation eliminating religious exemptions to vaccine requirements for school-aged children...

   
 

Woman's Doctor: Scanning For Signs Of Heart Attack

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/16/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore — We've all heard of people who appeared to be healthy dropping dead of a ...

   
 

4 Dead, Several Hospitalized With Flu Throughout Maryla...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/16/19 | Comments (0)

The flu is moderate and widespread across Maryland, according to the Maryland State Department of Health. According to the latest n...

   
 

Study: Long Naps, Sleeping For More Than 9 Hours Increa...

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

WUHAN, China — There’s nothing quite as satisfying as hitting the hay after a long day for some much-...

   
 

Most Active Early Flu Season Since 2003 Already ‘...

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

The 2019-2020 flu season follows two straight unusually bad flu seasons. Unfortunately, two key indica...

   
 

US Flu Season Arrives Early, Driven By An Unexpected Vi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/06/19 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 1...

   
 

More Than 140,000 People Worldwide Died From Measles La...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/05/19 | Comments (0)

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Survey: 37 Percent Of Americans Plan To Skip Flu Vaccin...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/03/19 | Comments (0)

Thirty-seven percent of American adults don't plan to get flu shots this season, according to a poll released Tuesday. ...

   
 

Is Shabbos Eating A Challenge To Your Health?

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 12/03/19 | Comments (0)

We all love Shabbos.  The day that the world keeps go...

   
 

Romaine Lettuce Keeps Getting Recalled For E. Coli Cont...

Article by Washington Post | Published 11/27/19 | Comments (0)

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WHO: More Polio Cases Now Caused By Vaccine Than By Wil...

Article by AP | Published 11/25/19 | Comments (0)

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Investing Money The Right Way For Health

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 11/25/19 | Comments (0)

When people are interested in any of our programs, I encoura...

   
 

US Officials: Don’t Eat Romaine Grown In Salinas,...

Article by AP | Published 11/24/19 | Comments (0)

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Plans...

Article by Washington Post | Published 11/22/19 | Comments (0)

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Over 80% Of Adolescents Worldwide Don’t Get Enoug...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/22/19 | Comments (0)

The study, ...

   
 

Medicare Drug Plan Finder Can Steer Seniors To Higher C...

Article by AP | Published 11/21/19 | Comments (0)

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NY Health Department Confirms 2nd Vaping-related Death

Article by AP | Published 11/21/19 | Comments (0)

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Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization

Article by AP | Published 11/21/19 | Comments (0)

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Israel Becomes First Country In World To Perform &lsquo...

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

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Teva Pharmaceuticals To Resume Production Of Scarce Chi...

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

Pharmaceutical company Teva USA today announced that it will resume production of childhood cancer drug vincristi...

   
 

Trump Backing Off Banning Vaping Flavors Popular With T...

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

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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...