Tag Archives: Health

Weekly health quiz — CBD, homeopathy and 5G

1 Which of the following nutrients has not been shown to protect skin from ultraviolet damage? Vitamin E Vitamin A Scientists have identified several nutrients that have UV protective activity, reducing your risk of sunburn and related skin damage, including astaxanthin, vitamins D and E, lycopene and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Learn more. Lycopene Astaxanthin 2… Read More »

New Mexico AG issues health warning after ‘vampire facial’ clients contract HIV at spa

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has issued a consumer health warning concerning “vampire facials” after two former patients from an Albuquerque spa tested positive for HIV. “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into this incident,” said Balderas… Read More »

Alex Trebek’s ‘near remission’ story serves as a reminder: Beware celebrity health news

In People magazine’s latest cover story, Alex Trebek said his advanced pancreatic cancer is in “near remission.” People portrayed this as a dramatic turnaround: When Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer three months ago, fans were shocked. But now the beloved Trebek has good news to share: He’s in “near… Read More »

CVS Health promises double-digit earnings growth by 2022 as it tries to allay investor worries

Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer of CVS Health Corp., speaks during an interview in New York, May 9, 2019. Christopher Goodney | Bloomberg | Getty Images CVS Health tried to allay investor concerns Tuesday over its $ 70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna last year, projecting double-digit growth after the two companies… Read More »