In a new study involving people over 70 who have exercised regularly for years, scientists discovered that the participants' hearts, lungs, and muscles were in equivalent shape to those of people in their 40s.
Canada is the only high-income country with universal health that excludes coverage of prescription drugs. Based on new estimates, implementing national pharmacare in 2020 will require $9.7 billion in new public funding but save $13.9 billion in the private sector, for a net saving of $4.2 billion.
Ocasio-Cortez: "In my on-boarding to Congress, I get to pick my insurance plan. As a waitress, I had to pay more than TWICE what I’d pay as a member of Congress. It’s frustrating that Congressmembers would deny other people affordability that they themselves enjoy. Time for #MedicareForAll.
US cigarette smoking rate reaches new low - Cigarette use among American adults is at the lowest it's been since the CDC started collecting data on the issue in 1965, down to 14% from over 40% in the mid-1960s, according to a new report.
A significant proportion of suicidal teens treated in one psychiatric emergency department said that watching the Netflix series '13 Reasons Why' had increased their suicide risk, a University of Michigan study finds.
Poisoning America: The Devil we Know (2018) How 3M and DuPont have made billions by exposing us to a toxic chemical which causes cancer and birth defects and is now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans [1 hr 20 mins]
Anti-Abortion Laws are Killing, Torturing Women: The U.N. has declared that access to legal and safe abortion is intimately linked to "the right to be free from torture," a right denied by many states.
In a video game, if you come across an empty room with a health pack, extra ammo, and a save point, you know some serious shit is about to go down. What is the real-life equivalent of this?
I know way too many people who are suddenly trans, non-binary, disabled and riddled with mental health issues and I can't help but feel it's just bullshit and they are children in adult bodies
So this is Lilly, she’s the picture of health, and is officially 20 years old ! I know people don’t like spiders but I've raised her with dedication since she was the size of half a penny, and produced this beauty. And to show her how relaxed she is, here’s a pic of the two of us <3 #happybirthday
Despite what the fundies say, John Chau wasn't killed for being a Christian missionary. He was killed by his own stupidity. He was a fucking criminal who flagrantly disregarded the law and put the health of an isolated tribe in jeopardy to further a bullshit ideology. I don't feel sorry for him.
A new study shows that young men who are overly preoccupied with building muscle have a significantly higher risk of depression, weekend binge drinking, dieting that is not connected to obesity, and four times the probability of using legal and illegal supplements, and anabolic steroids.
Cancer is so expensive to treat that 42% of patients deplete their entire life's assets to afford treatment within the first 2 years, according to a new study. Patients faced higher likelihood of asset depletion with worsening cancer, continuing treatment, and increasing age.