How to make your medical data private

The federal government may soon be able to access personal medical data about you without your permission.Health Information Privacy Act (HIPAA) allows companies to share personal medical information with third parties to provide medical advice, help customers shop for health insurance or enroll in Medicare, among other things.Companies will be able use the information for …

When is it OK to eat whale meat?

A new study published in the journal Science suggests that eating whale meat can actually improve your health.The researchers say the evidence supports the idea that eating whales can help reduce your risk of dying of a heart attack or stroke, or from cancer, stroke, and diabetes.According to the researchers, the whale meat is high …

When a baby is born diabetic: What you need to know

An estimated 2.7 million Americans have type 2 diabetes, and about half of those have diabetes-related health issues, according to a new study.A study by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Health Statistics found that an estimated 1 in 8 babies born with type 2 syndrome in 2016 were diabetic.That’s about one in …

When Your Parents Can’t Help You, Your Kids Can! – The Truth About Kids and Health

The truth about kids and health is that they are incredibly complicated creatures.We all love them for their incredible gifts, but we all also love them because we love them to death.And while we may all want to be super-helpful, we’re all also human.We may all be trying to be nice to one another, but …