International health news
- Eight years is the price an alcoholic pays for his addiction – According to a recent study, patients with an alcohol addiction die about 7.6 years earlier than those without.
- The rise in skin cancer cases among seniors is linked to cheap holiday packages in the 60s – Statistics show that older people are at higher risk, due to their travel destinations in their early years.
- Nuts are a nutritional powerhouse – Nuts to the rescue! Despite being high in fat, they contribute to weight loss as they control hunger.
- 45 simple self-care practices for a healthy mind, body, and soul – Sometimes life can get in the way and we can easily forget to take care of ourselves.
- Garlic breath can lead to a healthy brain – Not only can garlic protect you from vampires, it also protects your brain cells.
Country Health Updates
- Number of drug-addicted babies growing in SW Florida – Rates are increasing at an alarming rate.
- France bans ultra-skinny models – French fashion houses face six months in jail and a €75,000 fine if found hiring models with a BMI lower than 18.
- Madrid gets ‘F’ grade for clean air efforts – The capital of Spain failed to pass the clean air promotion test due to traffic fumes. 36% of the Spanish population is exposed to unhealthy air pollution levels above EU safety limits.