Monthly Archives: November 2019

‘Pay to breathe?’ ‘Oxygen bars’ hit New Delhi as India chokes under pollution & declares health emergency

A new fad sweeping India offers customers a breath of fresh air – literally. As pollution in New Delhi hits toxic levels, “Oxygen bars” are popping up in the city to help locals breathe easy, but some found the idea off-putting. Officials in New Delhi were recently forced to declare a public health emergency over […]

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Dentistry Lacks Sufficient Research to Substantiate Many Procedures

The Trouble With Dentistry by Dr. Joseph Mercola Mercola.com According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 92% of adults aged 20 to 64 have had cavities in their permanent teeth. Interestingly, Caucasian adults and those living in families with higher incomes have had more decay, or at least have been treated for […]

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The World Health Organization declares war on the out of control price of insulin

The World Health Organization is hoping to drive down the cost of insulin by encouraging more generic drug makers to enter the market. The organization hopes that by increasing competition for insulin, drug manufacturers will be forced to lower their prices. Currently, only three companies dominate the world insulin market, Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk and […]

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Quick Bytes: Space Grease, Horse Dentistry, and Lab-Grown Brains

Grease Me Up, Scotty The Milky Way is one of the most magnificent sights in the universe. In addition to housing our very own solar system, the Milky Way is extremely large, as it has been discovered that an entire trip across the galaxy would take, at light speed, a total of 200,000 years. Well, […]

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According to a Study, Sleeping With a Snorer Can Take a Toll on Your Health

It’s hard to deny that living with a snorer can be challenging, especially if that person is someone you share the same room or bed with. But the consequences of second-hand snoring have recently been discovered and go far beyond being a simple nuisance. We at Bright Side care about your well-being and here’s everything you need to know about the health risks of living with a snorer: 1. […]

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The World Health Organization releases a new plan to drastically decrease the price of insulin

The World Health Organization is hoping to drive down the cost of insulin by encouraging more generic drug makers to enter the market. The organization hopes that by increasing competition for insulin, drug manufacturers will be forced to lower their prices. Currently, only three companies dominate the world insulin market, Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk and […]

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U.S. Must Provide Mental Health Services to Families Separated at Border – The New York Times

“The question is,” he said, “what happens from here and can it be enforced? I assume the government will appeal and get the order stayed because it’s brand new. They’ll say the judge got it wrong.” The family separations were a key part of the Trump administration’s effort to deter migrant families at the southwestern […]

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