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America leads world in prescription painkiller, heroin abuse

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, November 30, 2015, 3:48 PM recoverybrands.com/recoverybrands.com Drug treatment research and marketing firm Recovery Brands created a map measuring rates of drug treatment cases all over the world using U.N. numbers. Drug abuse in the U.S. ...

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Did ‘Wifi allergy’ cause Brit teen’s suicide?

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, November 30, 2015, 2:54 PM Newsteam/SWNS.com Jenny Fry, 15, killed herself after developing electro-hypersensitivity from Wi-Fi, according to her parents. She hanged herself in June complaining of exhaustion, headaches and bladder problems that stemmed from ...

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Sodium warnings at NYC chain restaurants to go into effect

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, November 30, 2015, 12:29 PM Antonio D’Angelo/AP The little salt shaker label warns people that the menu item contains 2,300 or more milligrams of sodium. Many Big Apple restaurants will look a little different starting ...

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Alzheimer’s: treatment and risk factors

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, November 29, 2015, 2:00 AM HANDOUT The Specialist: As the director of the Ronald M. Loeb Center on Alzheimer’s Disease at Mount Sinai, Dr. Alison Goate specializes in researching the disease’s basic mechanisms to improve ...

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REI’s Black Friday closure prompts many to ‘opt outside’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, November 27, 2015, 12:57 PM rei.com REI posted an announcement on its website that all stores are closed for Black Friday.  Turns out Americans listened when REI told Black Friday shoppers to take a hike. ...

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No mother-to-child HIV transmissions for first time in state

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 10:22 AM Purestock/Getty Images/Purestock At least one thing isn’t being passed on from mother to child in New York State any more: HIV. For the first time since records started being kept, ...

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Rehabs address lower success rates in gay community

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 11:03 AM Matt Rourke/AP Studies show that LGBTQ patients have a harder time in drug treatment than their straight and cisgender counterparts. It’s often said that drug addiction is an equal opportunity ...

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Deadly kissing bugs reported in more than half of U.S

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 11:58 AM Here’s another reason to stay in New York this holiday season — the “kissing bug” has now spread to 28 states. Texas is the latest to report an outbreak ...

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‘Condom Challenge’ is the new trend sparking safety concerns

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 12:47 PM Here’s a new way to put those condoms to use. The “Condom Challenge” — or #CondomChallenge, if you will — is drawing viral attention through a series of homemade ...

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Giving thanks can improve your overall quality of life

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 2:07 PM Bob Ingelhart/Getty Images Being consistently grateful can help a person become a happier and healthier, and improve his or her overall quality of life. Giving thanks should be more than ...

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