Month: September 2019

Packages of Zantac, a popular medication which decreases stomach acid production and prevents heartburn, sit on a shelf at a drugstore on September 19, 2019 in New York City. Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Health officials said they have been investigating the carcinogen, called N-nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA, in blood pressure and
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Roasted Delicata squash is delicious topped with a Parmesan-herb crust. The edges come out crisp, golden and delicious. Whether you serve it as a healthy snack or a side dish, this roasted delicata squash recipe is always a winner! Parmesan Crusted Delicata Squash Delicata squash has thinner skin than acorn and butternut squash, which is
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George Kavallines | CNBC Progyny, a company that manages fertility benefits for employees at large firms, released its IPO prospectus on Friday. For the first half of 2019, Progyny generated $103.4 million in revenue and net income of $4.04 million. That’s up from $48.4 million in revenue and $3.3 million in net income in the
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People often pass pebble poop in small, hard, separate lumps. However, the stool can also appear as a solid piece that looks as though it consists of pebbles. Both types are a sign of constipation. Constipation is a common problem that most people experience from time to time. Chronic constipation can be painful, and it
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Painful bowel movements can cause a great deal of discomfort. There are many potential causes. Some are easily treatable, but others — such as anal cancer — can be more serious. It is normal to occasionally experience mild pain during bowel movements. However, when this happens regularly, it could indicate an underlying medical condition. In
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Vegans and vegetarians can start “loving it,” because on Thursday, McDonald’s announced it’s teaming up with Beyond Meat, offering a new plant-based burger in Canada at 28 designated locations. Creatively called the P.L.T. or “Plant. Lettuce. Tomato.,” this veggie option will be on the menu in certain Southern Ontario locations for 12 weeks starting Sept.
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Taurine is an organic compound known as an amino acid. Amino acids are the protein building blocks of the human body. Some experts believe taurine has health benefits, but researchers need to carry out more studies to confirm these claims. Today, manufacturers add taurine to infant formula, nutritional supplements, and energy drinks. Taurine also occurs
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Digital pharmacy GoodRx is now helping patients do more than just price shop for prescription drugs, co-founder and co-CEO Doug Hirsch told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday. It’s going directly into the world of medical services by launching GoodRx Care, which allows people to see a board-certified physician for a number of conditions, starting at
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How do you know if you’re addicted to running? If your training schedule is ruling your life, yet you’re not feeling any joy from it, you may have an unhealthy relationship. As runners, we’ve all gone through periods of intense training, when our focus is laser-like and we work toward personal records with rigor. I’d
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As the name suggests, fat-soluble vitamins are a type of vitamin that is absorbed into the body through fatty tissue. The human body requires a variety of vitamins to keep working properly. There are two types of vitamins: water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins. Vitamins are often obtained through regular food intake. Some people require or want
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