Top 10 health questions America asked Dr. Google in 2019

(CNN)Google users in the United States had a lot of questions about blood pressure, the keto diet and hiccups in 2019. In 2017, what is lupus, how long does the flu last and what causes hiccups were some of the health-related questions that had internet surfers turning to Google. For 2019, here are the top 10 health-related questions people Googled — along with the answers. 1. How to lower blood pressure About 1 in 3 US adults — or some 75 million people — have high blood pressure and only 54% have it under control, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that “how to lower blood pressure” topped the …

Amanda Bynes Leaves Sober Living Home & Her Parents Can’t Find Her: Report – Perez Hilton

According to The Blast, the Nickelodeon alum left In addition to dropping out of her sober living home, Amanda has also dropped out of her fashion design program and isn’t working. While she had graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising back in June with an Associate’s degree in fashion design, she was expected to continue her education. What’s most at stake here, though, is Amanda’s well-being. The insiders said the family is worried she is “backsliding” and could be on her way back to abusing drugs. As we reported last year, the All That alum admitted to abusing Adderall and other substances during an interview with Paper magazine as a way to stay thin. “Needless to say, …

Donald Trump’s Tweet About Greta Thunberg & ‘TIME’ Is Getting Roasted For Hypocrisy

The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images Donald Trump’s Tweet About Greta Thunberg & ‘TIME’ Is Getting Roasted For Hypocrisy By Madhuri Sathish Dec 12, 2019 Climate justice activist Greta Thunberg made history on Dec. 11 when she became the youngest-ever person recognized as ‘s Person of the Year, and she received widespread praise for the activism that won her the honor. But not everyone was thrilled about Thunberg’s achievement. President Donald Trump’s tweet about Greta Thunberg winning ‘s Person of the Year honor actually went on the attack against the teen activist. But Twitter thinks Trump should have checked his own glass (white) house before throwing proverbial stones at Thunberg. “So ridiculous,” Trump tweeted about Thunberg being recognized as Person …

No trains and no compromise as France faces a winter of discontent

With hardline unions threatening indefinite strikes over pension reforms, there is apprehension at the political perils facing Emmanuel Macron Emmanuel Macron will seek to placate angry strikers this week while honouring his election pledge to shake up Frances pension system in a delicate balancing act that will define his political future. Ministers are looking at possible concessions that could defuse the strikes and protests that have paralysed the country since last week. Transport chaos continued this weekend and unions have called for another day of industrial action on Tuesday, putting further pressure on the government. After last-minute consultations, the prime minister douard Philippe will give full details of the controversial changes to the countrys pension schemes at midday on Wednesday. …

Clinton Portis is among 10 former NFL players charged in an alleged health benefits scam worth over $3 million

(CNN)Former Pro Bowl running back Clinton Portis and other retired NFL players have been charged by a federal grand jury with defrauding the NFL’s health care benefits plan for its retirees, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday. The scheme, which lasted from June 2017 to December 2018, led to over $3.9 million in false and fraudulent claims, of which the plan paid out more than $3.4 million, prosecutors said in a news release. The defendants “each personally profited” by receiving reimbursements from the plan or by getting kickbacks and bribes paid by participants in exchange for making false and fraudulent claims, the indictment says. The defendants include: Portis, the former Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos running back; Robert McCune, a …

Nick Jonas, Halle Berry, & Tom Hanks Are Just Three Of Many Celebs Who Live With Diabetes! – Perez Hilton

What do Nick Jonas, Tom Hanks, and Halle Berry all have in common? This isn’t the start to a bad “walk into the bar” joke… it’s for real! Did you know all three of those A-list superstars deal with diabetes on a daily basis? And they’re far from the only celebs living with that serious medical malady! Before he passed away, TV host Dick Clark counted himself among those who fought the blood glucose disease. And countless other high profile stars still alive today, manage their blood sugar and fight the disease with clean eating, healthy living, and a little bit of exercise. Consider Hanks one of those cases. The Forrest Gump actor revealed he had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in an interview …

Why I Stopped Asking “Is This Really Gods Will?”

ShareTweetPin Proverbs 16:9 (NLV) We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps. This verse popped into my head last night, and I just had to laugh. It’s all I could do. I’ll be perfectly honest, though; at first I wanted to cry. All the plans I had made, and not a single one had panned out. In fact, each one, one by one had fallen through. Now what were we gonna do?! A month off! Sounds good, but crazy, right?! I mean, it’s not like I had paid time off. It’s not even like we had some huge nest egg set back to pull from. Nope. All I had was certainty. I’ve stopped questioning my ability to …

Amanda Bynes Is Currently Living With Her Parents And Reportedly ‘Open To Getting Help’ – Perez Hilton

Well, there appears to be some good news regarding Amanda Bynes‘ current well-being and living situation. Late Thursday night, we reported on Fortunately, now we know at least one important thing has cleared up: her parents do know where the embattled former child star is! She’s reportedly living with them right now while she looks for her own permanent place to call home, according to ET. What a relief! According to exclusive reporting by the outlet, Bynes checked out of her sober living facility last week, and has been living in Ventura County with her parents ever since. In fact, news broke out as it did on Thursday because Bynes and her family were in a Ventura County courtroom that afternoon along …

Why Strong Girls Always Burn Out

Holly Riordan Updated December 10, 2019 By Hello Revival You shouldn’t be embarrassed to admit you’ve put too much on your plate and aren’t sure how to handle so many responsibilities at once. You shouldn’t be ashamed to say you feel yourself crumbling and are worried you’re going to burn out soon. Strong girls always burn out because we have high expectations for ourselves. We strive to reach success in both our personal and professional lives. We have big dreams. High hopes. A strong faith. But we’re also grounded. We understand how the world works. We realize we have to put a shit-ton of effort into our dreams if we want to turn them into reality. We have to work …

MLB will remove marijuana from list of ‘drugs of abuse’ and test for opioids under new drug agreement

(CNN)Major League Baseball will begin testing players for opioids and remove marijuana from its list of “drugs of abuse,” as part of its updated drug program, the league and the players union said Thursday in a news release. In the future, marijuana-related conduct will be treated like alcohol-related conduct and subject to a treatment program that includes mandatory evaluation and voluntary treatment. There’s still the potential of discipline for “certain conduct” involving marijuana, the league and the association said. Opioids change comes after pitcher’s death The change on opioid testing comes after the death of 27-year-old Los Angeles Angels’ pitcher Tyler Skaggs on July 1. An autopsy released in August found Skaggs died from choking on vomit after using drugs …

This Is The Age Where You’re Most Likely To Find Meaning In Life

If you’re in the middle of a millennial burnout or a mid-life crisis and searching for meaning in your life, you might have a little while to go yet until you find it.  A new study claims that finding meaning in life peaks at age 60. Just as previous research has shown, this study also highlights that finding meaning can also earn you a whole trove of benefits from mental well-being to physical health. Frustratingly, the researchers also found an inversely proportional relationship between the search for meaning and the actual presence of meaning. Basically, the periods of life when you’re looking for meaning, you’re less likely to find it.  In other words, it’s good to find meaning in life, but …

Three students have died by suicide this semester at a New Jersey university, sparking criticism about mental health resources

(CNN)Students and officials at Rowan University in southern New Jersey are grappling with grief and anger after an unusual recent spike in student suicides. The deaths have sparked outrage on social media, with users identifying themselves as current students and alumni criticizing the school for not doing more to help students with mental health problems. Rowan’s president says the university is addressing the issue. Junior Destiny Hall said she had a personal connection to a friend who died. “I never had experience with suicide until my friend passed away,” she said. “Then it felt like it was all that I could think of.” The Glassboro Police Department declined to comment on the three deaths, citing their sensitive nature and an …

Quickly catch up on the day’s news

(CNN)Here’s what you might have missed Wednesday on CNN: — Moments after a volcanic eruption, a tour boat’s crew turned around and help scorched victims. — A self-described number one fan bought Olivia Newton-John’s iconic Grease jacket for $243,200. Then he gifted it to her. — She made headlines as a climate activist who confronted world leaders. Now she’s made the cover of Time magazine as its youngest person of the year. — Video shows a man rescuing a neighbor’s dog after its leash got stuck in elevator doors. — The International House of Pancakes is going way less formal with its new restaurant concept called Flip’d. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

1 In 3 Men Think Plan B Is An Abortion Pill, But FYI, They’re Wrong

Shutterstock Plan B Is Not An Abortion Pill, But Many Men Seem To Think It Is By Rebecca Strong Dec 5, 2019 Whether or not you’ve gone to your local pharmacy to pick up the morning-after pill, just knowing it’s there can provide a certain amount of reassurance. This form of emergency contraception is a viable option if you’ve had unprotected sex or are worried about contraceptive failure. But apparently, men still have some major misconceptions about it — more specifically, one in three men believe that taking the morning-after pill is the same thing as having an abortion, according to a recent study by the Pill Club. But Plan B is not an abortion pill — in fact, it …

How did Trump’s health chief lose nearly $50k in luggage in three days?

Seema Verma, senior Trump official who is anti-Medicare for All, filed a claim to be reimbursed in taxpayer dollars after luggage was stolen Seema Verma who, as a senior figure in the Trump administration, has made it more difficult for poor Americans to access health coverage, has filed a claim of $47,000 for the loss of her luggage while on a three-day work trip. According to Politico,Verma filed the claim on 28 August 2018 after having her luggage stolen while giving a speech in San Francisco. Her expenses included 20 pieces of jewellery, which sounds reasonable for a three day-work trip if you are Snoop Dogg. She had originally estimated the cost of those pieces at $20,000, but came back …

Kenyan ‘devil’s cactus’ is spreading out of control — but tech is fighting back

(CNN)A hungry elephant roams the grasslands of Laikipia County in Kenya until he spots a sweet, yet problematic, snack: the fruit of an invasive cactus. Authorities and locals have been waging a war to control the runaway cactus for a few years, often using machetes, mechanical diggers, or insects that feed on the cactus, but with limited success. Now, new technologies such as biodigesters, drones and apps, have been introduced to try to control the thorny pest for good. A prickly problem CABI estimates that without management, 70% of Kenya’s natural pasture will be lost to various invasive plant species. Opuntia has proven particularly hard to manage. If hacked down or uprooted, even the smallest part of the plant can …