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New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

NEW DATA: AMERICANS FILLING FAR FEWER OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS

New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year.

Another company recalls kratom after illness reported

ANOTHER COMPANY RECALLS KRATOM AFTER ILLNESS REPORTED

A company in Utah is recalling “NxtGen Botanicals Maeng Da Kratom” labeled bottles of kratom supplements because they has the potential...

 
 
 
48 million people in the U.S. get food poisoning each year; new report reveals the most common germs making us sick

48 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE U.S. GET FOOD POISONING EACH YEAR; NEW REPORT REVEALS THE MOST COMMON GERMS MAKING US SICK

No matter where you bought your food, be it a street vendor or a classy restaurant, if it wasn't prepared properly you can get food...

Gene Variation Causes Some Women to Store Fat, Increases Diabetes Risk

GENE VARIATION CAUSES SOME WOMEN TO STORE FAT, INCREASES DIABETES RISK

Here is one more reason why some women have belly fat and heavy hips. A natural variation of the gene KLF14 causes some women to store...

 
 
 
Why Your Fitness Tracker Isn't Picking Up Your Strength-Training Workout

WHY YOUR FITNESS TRACKER ISN'T PICKING UP YOUR STRENGTH-TRAINING WORKOUT

Ever glanced at your fitness tracker while weightlifting and wondered why it was completely off? Your device may be fantastic for tracking...

Comey tells ABC he intentionally withheld info from Trump that bogus “Steele dossier” was paid for by Hillary, DNC

COMEY TELLS ABC HE INTENTIONALLY WITHHELD INFO FROM TRUMP THAT BOGUS “STEELE DOSSIER” WAS PAID FOR BY HILLARY, DNC

In a pre-book release interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, fired FBI Director James Comey made a startling admission: He...

 
 
 
Bombshell: Comey says there were “hundreds of thousands” of Hillary emails on perv Anthony Weiner's laptop, but watchdog group was told only “72,000” existed

BOMBSHELL: COMEY SAYS THERE WERE “HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS” OF HILLARY EMAILS ON PERV ANTHONY WEINER'S LAPTOP, BUT WATCHDOG GROUP WAS TOLD ONLY “72,000” EXISTED

To say that the interview fired FBI Director James Comey did with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on Sunday contained no bombshells...

Cut your risk of premature death by more than half by just doing short bursts of exercise

CUT YOUR RISK OF PREMATURE DEATH BY MORE THAN HALF BY JUST DOING SHORT BURSTS OF EXERCISE

Too busy to go to the gym and exercise? Too riddled with deadlines to take those 10,000 steps a day for good health? Take heart. New...

 
 
 
Curvy-hipped women have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, study finds

CURVY-HIPPED WOMEN HAVE A HIGHER RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES, STUDY FINDS

The gene KLF14 has a uniquely dramatic effect on fat cells that causes them to become larger but fewer in the hips and abdomen, making...

Lessons learned using robotic arm in space now being applied to the hospital surgery room

LESSONS LEARNED USING ROBOTIC ARM IN SPACE NOW BEING APPLIED TO THE HOSPITAL SURGERY ROOM

Many present-day conveniences are rooted in once-exclusive space industry innovations. As it turns out, the same can also apply to...

 
 
 
FDA Salmonella finding prompts recall of three raw dog foods

FDA SALMONELLA FINDING PROMPTS RECALL OF THREE RAW DOG FOODS

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I Have Shin Splints, and I Just Found My New Favorite Running Shoes

I HAVE SHIN SPLINTS, AND I JUST FOUND MY NEW FAVORITE RUNNING SHOES

There's something uniquely terrible about the pain of shin splints; when you feel them coming, you have to stop whatever activity you're...

 
 
 
Run, Don't Walk! We Found the 12 Best New Running Shorts in Time For Summer

RUN, DON'T WALK! WE FOUND THE 12 BEST NEW RUNNING SHORTS IN TIME FOR SUMMER

The weather is officially heating up, which means it's time to store your leggings and grab some shorts! Whether you're pounding the...

Want Stronger Arms? Halle Berry's Trainer Tells Us Her 10 Favorite Push-Up Variations

WANT STRONGER ARMS? HALLE BERRY'S TRAINER TELLS US HER 10 FAVORITE PUSH-UP VARIATIONS

When it comes to Halle Berry's workout routine , we cannot get enough. She's shown us the various training modalities that she implements...

 
 
 
Depopulation already unleashed: Shocking new research finds prenatal exposure to endocrine disruptors can impact male fertility for generations

DEPOPULATION ALREADY UNLEASHED: SHOCKING NEW RESEARCH FINDS PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS CAN IMPACT MALE FERTILITY FOR GENERATIONS

The long-term negative effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, or EDCs, extend far beyond just the immediate generation exposed...

Everything You Need to Know About DWTS Cast Member and Pro Football Player Josh Norman

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DWTS CAST MEMBER AND PRO FOOTBALL PLAYER JOSH NORMAN

The all-athlete cast of Dancing with the Stars is full of Olympians and retired professional athletes. But there's one cast member...

 
 
 
Why Your Body May Not Be Getting the Nutrients It Needs

WHY YOUR BODY MAY NOT BE GETTING THE NUTRIENTS IT NEEDS

Emergency “junk-food moments” - let's call them JFMs - are just a fact of life in the 21st century. You're halfway between Heresville...

Media Advisory: Physician/researcher to give April 23 lecture on reexamining how chronic pain is managed in primary care

MEDIA ADVISORY: PHYSICIAN/RESEARCHER TO GIVE APRIL 23 LECTURE ON REEXAMINING HOW CHRONIC PAIN IS MANAGED IN PRIMARY CARE

What: Erin E. Krebs, M.D., M.P.H., an internist and health services researcher at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic...

 
 
 
Facebook exposed as a black market for body parts harvested from endangered wildlife

FACEBOOK EXPOSED AS A BLACK MARKET FOR BODY PARTS HARVESTED FROM ENDANGERED WILDLIFE

As a publicly traded company, social media giant Facebook has certain obligations and responsibilities to closely monitor what crosses...

Warning! BPA Linked to Early Puberty in Girls-New Study

WARNING! BPA LINKED TO EARLY PUBERTY IN GIRLS-NEW STUDY

Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges. Just when you thought you'd get a break from learning how...