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About Allie Beatty

Allie's Voice is the short and sweet recap of weekly health news. For most health news, I'll ask a question to get to know my readers. Please answer me on Twitter @AlliesVoice. Please subscribe to Allie's Voice and ask your friends to join us!

Where Will You Be Enjoying The Fireworks?

TweetFor many of us, seeing a fireworks display on the 4th of July is second nature. The sprawling visual effects are spectacular but there may be a health hazard beyond the noise factor. Something called particulate matter is what gives … Continue reading

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How Does Diabetes Control Of A T1D Mom Affect Baby’s Brain?

TweetMothers have a significant impact on their children, but a mother with Type 1 diabetes has more of an impact than meets the eye. A study shows that mothers who have T1D influence the development of their child’s brain. Specifically, T1D … Continue reading

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Why Are More Women Affected With Alzheimer’s Than Men?

TweetStatistically, 1 in 6 elderly women will be affected with Alzheimer’s and only 1 in 11 men will suffer from it. The no-brainer answer to this question would be women live longer than men, which is why they are more … Continue reading

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Do You Know Dr. Oz’s Summer Tips?

TweetDr. Oz is enlightening the masses on good knowledge for summer safety. See the video for trivial pursuits on all other summer tidbits. First of all, just because a sunscreen has an expiration date on it – don’t believe the … Continue reading

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Why Are Men Who Take Viagra More Likely To Get Melanoma?

TweetA new study shows there is a link between erectile dysfunction drugs known as PDE5 inhibitors and risk of melanoma. Several types of erectile dysfunction drugs were investigated for this finding and it seems like the same men who took … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Bought A Life-Changing Book?

TweetIf you’re a reader, looking for a good bargain and a great cause – you’re welcome. Brenda Novak is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, and she is also the mother of five children, one of whom … Continue reading

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Ultimate Turf Wars? Bedbugs vs. Ticks

TweetThe excitement of summer lies outdoors. However, with the uptick (no pun intended) of Lyme’s Disease in New York City, buyer beware of trips into the woods. Double and triple check for freeloading ticks upon your return to civilization. Leave … Continue reading

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Feeling Anxious? Try A Pickle.

TweetSocial anxiety is no joke. Eating fermented food may help lessen the severity of social anxieties, according to a new study. Fermented foods such as pickles, kimchi, and sauerkraut have the advantage of extraordinary probiotics, which can manifest a healthy … Continue reading

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Is An Appendectomy Overkill Or Appropriate?

TweetIf you’ve ever had an appendicitis, by the time you made it to the hospital, you didn’t want to leave with the pain that put you there. A new school of thought challenges the necessity of surgery to treat an … Continue reading

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Is Hawaii’s New Smoking Age Limit Unfair?

TweetA new bill proposed in Hawaii will raise the legal smoking age to 21, on January 1, 2016. Researchers have found that raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 will significantly reduce the adverse health effects suffered by smokers. … Continue reading

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