According to a 2014 U.S. Census Bureau report, Atlanta’s elderly population grew 20 percent from 2010-2014, which was greater than the average increase of 11.3 percent across all major metropolitan areas in the U.S. To this day, the number of elderly people in Georgia continues to grow. With the elderly population increasing, the issue of elder […]

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Roughly two million boxes of macaroni and cheese are sold each day in the United States alone, but a recent study revealed that the powdered cheese might contain harmful chemicals called phthalates. The report, commissioned by a group of four advocacy groups, found phthalates in 29 of 30 cheese products selected for testing from the […]

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Regulators in the UK have launched an investigation to find out whether people who have had metal-on-metal hip implants are at risk of developing dementia or heart problems due to a defect in the design, The Times is reporting. The report follows a medical device alert announced by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency […]

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Nearly six weeks after Gisele Bundchen made a controversial claim that her husband, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, suffered a concussion last season, Brady finally broke his silence about the comments. Brady spoke directly about the possibility of a concussion during the team’s 2016 Super Bowl campaign in an interview for ESPN’s “E:60” that […]

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More than 50,000 people with metal-on-metal hip implants in the United Kingdom are being asked to follow up with physicians for additional testing, according to a recently updated safety alert from the country’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued June 29. The medical device alert follows up on an earlier alert from the […]

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This past weekend, cyclist, Greg Goodman, captured a video of a black SUV quickly fleeing the scene after clipping his friend, another cyclist, Tyler Noe, on Natchez Trace Parkway. Goodman captured the incident on his Go-Pro camera while the two were out for a bike ride on the designated bike route in Williamson County, Tennessee. […]

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a strongly worded warning letter that rebuked Raritan Pharmaceuticals earlier this month for making homeopathic teething products with inconsistent levels of a potentially toxic ingredient. In the warning letter to the president of the New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company, the FDA pointed to significant violations of good manufacturing […]

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Many patients are suffering from chronic pain as a result of NHS England using mesh to repair hernias, according to surgeons who spoke with the BBC. NHS England, a part of the Department of Health in the United Kingdom, recommends surgeons in the country use mesh devices to repair hernias. However, more and more patients […]

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