Have Fun, Get Fit, Live Well! https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com Online, Personal and Corporate Wellness Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:43:02 +0000 en hourly 1 Mothers of drug victims to carry their children's voices to United Nations https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/mothers-of-drug-victims-to-carry-their-childrens-voices-to-united-nations/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=mothers-of-drug-victims-to-carry-their-childrens-voices-to-united-nations https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/mothers-of-drug-victims-to-carry-their-childrens-voices-to-united-nations/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=mothers-of-drug-victims-to-carry-their-childrens-voices-to-united-nations#respond Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:20:27 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/mothers-of-drug-victims-to-carry-their-childrens-voices-to-united-nations/ ]]> Nearly four years after her daughter died of an opioid overdose, Donna May will share her story of loss and learning at the United Nations. May’s daughter Jac, 35, died on Aug. 21, 2012, after overdosing on pain medication prescribed to help her cope with a flesh-eating disease she’d contracted after years of addiction and life on the streets.

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Medicare's 'Innovation Center' rebalancing quality and cost https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/medicares-innovation-center-rebalancing-quality-and-cost/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=medicares-innovation-center-rebalancing-quality-and-cost https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/medicares-innovation-center-rebalancing-quality-and-cost/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=medicares-innovation-center-rebalancing-quality-and-cost#respond Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:20:27 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/medicares-innovation-center-rebalancing-quality-and-cost/ ]]> In this photo taken April 12, 2016, from left, Carlye Burd, Jen Zhu and Simeon Niles chat as Audrey Mitchell works on her laptop while using a treadmill at far right, at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation in Baltimore County, Md. In a sprawling, nondescript office park near Baltimore, some 360 people at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation are trying to change the health care system, using the government’s premier insurance program as leverage.

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Medical pot activists fear epilepsy drug could undercut them https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/medical-pot-activists-fear-epilepsy-drug-could-undercut-them/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=medical-pot-activists-fear-epilepsy-drug-could-undercut-them https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/medical-pot-activists-fear-epilepsy-drug-could-undercut-them/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=medical-pot-activists-fear-epilepsy-drug-could-undercut-them#respond Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:20:27 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/medical-pot-activists-fear-epilepsy-drug-could-undercut-them/ ]]> An experimental epilepsy drug made from cannabis plants grown in England is complicating the medical marijuana debate in hospitals and statehouses. Epidiolex is a nearly pure extract of cannabidiol, or CBD, with little of the tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, that gets traditional pot users high.

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Dirty washing machines pose 'deadly infection; risk https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/dirty-washing-machines-pose-deadly-infection-risk/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=dirty-washing-machines-pose-deadly-infection-risk https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/dirty-washing-machines-pose-deadly-infection-risk/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=dirty-washing-machines-pose-deadly-infection-risk#respond Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:20:27 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/dirty-washing-machines-pose-deadly-infection-risk/ ]]> Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. Almost one in five adults are putting themselves at risk of potentially deadly infections because they fail to clean – their washing machines.

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We're on the verge of seeing cancer in a drastically different… https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/were-on-the-verge-of-seeing-cancer-in-a-drastically-different/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=were-on-the-verge-of-seeing-cancer-in-a-drastically-different https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/were-on-the-verge-of-seeing-cancer-in-a-drastically-different/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=were-on-the-verge-of-seeing-cancer-in-a-drastically-different#respond Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:20:27 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/were-on-the-verge-of-seeing-cancer-in-a-drastically-different/ ]]> As researchers look for new ways to approach tough-to-treat forms of cancer, many are focusing on genetics – more specifically, they’re looking at the type of genetic tweaks found in cancerous tumors. One early-stage cancer company, Loxo Oncology, hopes to eventually sequence the tumors of its patients and use that data to find out what drugs their disease would respond best to.

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Wisconsin nurses slower to self-report drug abuse https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/wisconsin-nurses-slower-to-self-report-drug-abuse/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=wisconsin-nurses-slower-to-self-report-drug-abuse https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/wisconsin-nurses-slower-to-self-report-drug-abuse/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=wisconsin-nurses-slower-to-self-report-drug-abuse#respond Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:20:26 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/wisconsin-nurses-slower-to-self-report-drug-abuse/ ]]> Thousands of Wisconsin nurses deal with drug addiction, and the state has created a program for nurses who want to get help. But that program has a lower participation rate than some other states, and some people say it may have to do with the way the program is set up.

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Mississippi governor signs bill banning second-trimester abortion… https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/mississippi-governor-signs-bill-banning-second-trimester-abortion/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=mississippi-governor-signs-bill-banning-second-trimester-abortion https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/mississippi-governor-signs-bill-banning-second-trimester-abortion/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=mississippi-governor-signs-bill-banning-second-trimester-abortion#respond Sun, 17 Apr 2016 18:09:04 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/mississippi-governor-signs-bill-banning-second-trimester-abortion/ ]]> Republican Gov. Phil Bryant, center, walks behind his spokesman, Clay Chandler, left, as reporters ask him if he will sign a bill that would let government employees and private businesses cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples who want to marry, following a news conference on a youth jobs program at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Friday. Bryant would not say whether he will sign House Bill 1523, noting he had not received it yet and would need to study it first.

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Connecticut dentists say proposed cuts could hurt needy kids https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/connecticut-dentists-say-proposed-cuts-could-hurt-needy-kids/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=connecticut-dentists-say-proposed-cuts-could-hurt-needy-kids https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/connecticut-dentists-say-proposed-cuts-could-hurt-needy-kids/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=connecticut-dentists-say-proposed-cuts-could-hurt-needy-kids#respond Sun, 17 Apr 2016 18:09:04 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/connecticut-dentists-say-proposed-cuts-could-hurt-needy-kids/ ]]> Connecticut dentists say eight years of efforts to expand access to dental care for needy children could be put at risk if state legislators agree with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to scale back the state’s Medicaid reimbursement rate for dentistry services.

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Nature's Touch Organic Berry Cherry Blend recalled due to Hepatitis A. Photo via GroceryMarket.ca https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/natures-touch-organic-berry-cherry-blend-recalled-due-to-hepatitis-a-photo-via-grocerymarket-ca/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=natures-touch-organic-berry-cherry-blend-recalled-due-to-hepatitis-a-photo-via-grocerymarket-ca https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/natures-touch-organic-berry-cherry-blend-recalled-due-to-hepatitis-a-photo-via-grocerymarket-ca/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=natures-touch-organic-berry-cherry-blend-recalled-due-to-hepatitis-a-photo-via-grocerymarket-ca#respond Sun, 17 Apr 2016 18:09:04 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/natures-touch-organic-berry-cherry-blend-recalled-due-to-hepatitis-a-photo-via-grocerymarket-ca/ ]]> The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall of Nature’s Touch Organic Berry Cherry Blend due to possible Hepatitis A contamination. The frozen berry mix is sold exclusively at Costco locations in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Lit cigarette blamed for Montreal fire that leaves 10 homeless https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/lit-cigarette-blamed-for-montreal-fire-that-leaves-10-homeless/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=lit-cigarette-blamed-for-montreal-fire-that-leaves-10-homeless https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/health-news/lit-cigarette-blamed-for-montreal-fire-that-leaves-10-homeless/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=lit-cigarette-blamed-for-montreal-fire-that-leaves-10-homeless#respond Sun, 17 Apr 2016 18:09:03 +0000 https://www.havefungetfitlivewell.com/uncategorized/lit-cigarette-blamed-for-montreal-fire-that-leaves-10-homeless/ ]]> The Montreal fire department says a lit cigarette is to blame for a fire that destroyed a building Saturday morning. More than 125 firefighters were called in around 3 a.m. to put out the flames at the Frontenac St. building.

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