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Bowel cancer: The persistent and unexplained change that could mean you are at risk

Bowel habits vary from person to person. Having a sudden change in your toilet habit is not always a cause for concern, however it could indicate underlying health conditions. If there are significant changes in the frequency of bowel movements or if the appearance of the stools have changed it could be something more serious.… Read More »

Early introduction of peanuts in babies to reduce allergy risk – EurekAlert

Podcast post-embargo link: https://soundcloud.com/cmajpodcasts/181613-five Worried about peanut allergies in children? A practice article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) outlines five things to know about early introduction of peanuts in infants to reduce the risk of peanut allergy. Infants who are fed peanut protein regularly have a lower risk of peanut allergy. To prevent peanut… Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘quits’ Facebook because it ‘poses public health risk’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she’s quit using Facebook and cut down on her use of social media in general, citing the adverse psychological results overuse of the social media site can have on users. During an interview with the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” the freshman lawmaker from New York admitted that while her popularity on… Read More »