Kids Health

This Is Exactly What Your Kids Need This St. Patricks Day

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, and you know what that means: Your home is about to get the emerald-hued makeover you’ve always dreamed of. And what’s the easiest — and most fun — way to revamp your home decor for the Emerald Isle holiday? By gathering the fam for some simple St. Patrick’s Day crafts […]

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Brushing teeth twice a day could prevent erectile dysfunction

Brushing teeth twice a day could prevent erectile dysfunction: Scientists find bad oral hygiene nearly TRIPLES the risk of impotence Researchers reviewed five studies on more than 200,000 men’s health It adds to growing evidence of link between gum disease and erection problems Scientists think an inflammation-causing molecule in the liver could be to blame […]

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Blood Test May One Day Help Track Concussion Recovery

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 — It may be possible to use a blood test to diagnose and manage athletes’ concussions, but the results could vary by race and gender, researchers report. In the new study, investigators analyzed the blood of college athletes and found that levels of certain proteins and peptides (“biomarkers”) were higher in […]

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Eating a serving of button mushrooms a day could prevent diabetes

Eating a serving of button mushrooms a day could prevent diabetes: Fungi improves glucose control Eating button mushrooms daily could prevent type 2 diabetes by boosting gut bacteria (but it must be a particular portion size) Eating mushrooms increases levels of the bacteria Prevotella in mice  Prevotella produces the acids propionate and succinate These play […]

Pet Care

Black Cat Appreciation Day Is This Friday!

It’s that time of year again! Black Cat Appreciation day is this Friday, August 17. And we hope you’ll join us in celebrating our feline friends by considering opening your heart and your home to an adorable black cat or kitten.  In honor of this special day, the ASPCA Adoption Center will offer a “name your adoption […]