health

Clinton’s Condition

Hillary Clinton is facing questions over her health.

  Hillary Clinton’s health is back in the national spotlight after she was seen leaving New York City’s 9/11 ceremony early and with the help of staffers and Secret Ser. Clinton has had a noticeable cough recently; her staff now says she has pneumonia and will recover soon, Her campaign stops along the west cast are cancelled. However,  Clinton is…

‘Google Symptoms’ Is Perfect For Hypochondriacs

'Google Symptoms' Is Perfect For Hypochondriacs

Google has unveiled a new tool that may be the perfect things for hypochondriacs.  The search giant will have a new tab for “symptoms”, where users can simply type in their symptoms, and instead of searching through specific pages, Google will automatically pull up a diagnosis. Greg and Abbi discuss why this may not be the best thing for some…

Study: Low-Fat Diets Are Disastrous

Thirty years of official health advice urging people to adopt low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences,” a leading obesity charity warned yesterday. “Eating fat does not make you fat,” argues a new report by the National Obesity Forum (NOF) and the Public Health Collaboration, as they demanded a major overhaul of official dietary guidelines.

Facebook’s HealthTap: Messenger Adds Instant, Free Answers from Doctors

Starting today, anyone using Facebook Messenger can type a question and receive free and trusted doctor answers wherever they are and whenever they need them. The social media giant launched HealthTap, a service providing 24/7 immediate access to doctors via video, text or voice is bringing consumers instant access to its network of 100k doctors via Facebook Messenger.

“Americanitis”: The Disease of Living Too Fast

In the 19th and 20th century, doctors coined a new term for a set of common symptoms – this condition was called “Americanitis.” It was thought the hurry, bustle and incessant drive of the American way of life caused this disease responsible for high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, heart attack, nervous exhaustion, and even insanity.