Bailey King

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Bailey King is a Health curator who joined PhillyVoice.com after a two-year stint covering health, fitness and wellness on the Be Well Philly blog at Philadelphia Magazine. Bailey grew up in Central Pennsylvania, but couldn’t bare to leave Philly after graduating from Temple University in 2017. When she’s not writing about health, Bailey loves working out, creating DIY household and skincare products, and exploring this marvelous city. Spending time in nature, experimenting with vegan recipes and hanging out with her cat, Bleeper, are a few favorite pastimes.

bailey@phillyvoice.com

May 21, 2019

Opioids

Treating heroin use disorder is added to CBD's laundry list, small study finds

A new study published Tuesday in The American Journal of Psychiatry out of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York found that cannabinol, or CBD, helped reduce cravings and anxiety in patients in recovery battling heroin addiction.

May 21, 2019

Health News

Philly among hardest hit in statewide hepatitis A outbreak

According to health officials, 171 cases have been reported in 36 Pennsylvania counties since January 2018.

May 21, 2019

Prevention

Sorry, Pinterest lovers: most DIY sunscreen fails to provide the sun protection you need

A new study out of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Brooks College of Health at University of North Florida found that while the modern yearning for more natural sunscreen products is valid, DIY versions generally provide insufficient UV radiation protection.

May 21, 2019

Fitness

Study proves success of exercise as treatment in psychiatric patients

A new study out of the University of Vermont recommends prescribing exercise for treating a number of mental health and mood disorders before reaching for the prescription pad.

May 20, 2019

Children's Health

Too many kids in the U.S. are missing out on this healthy source of protein

According to a report published Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), one food group missing from most American kids’ diets is seafood.

May 20, 2019

Health News

Popular gluten-free granola brand issues recall tied to glass, plastic, rock contamination

The ultra-popular gluten-free granola brand, Purely Elizabeth, is recalling a number of their products sold at retailer nationwide due to possible contamination with foreign matter.

May 20, 2019

Alternative Medicine

The best essential oils for an all-natural anti-itch mosquito bite treatment

If you were outdoors this weekend, which you probably were because the weather was glorious, then you probably walked away with a bug bite or two — that count likely increases threefold if you were out past 7 p.m.

May 20, 2019

Prevention

Blue light-blocking glasses may help tech-obsessed teens sleep better, study finds

Researchers from the Netherlands Institute of Neuroscience, the Amsterdam UMC and the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment teamed up to determine how the blue light is affecting teens and if this damage can be reversed.

May 17, 2019

Wellness

Tomatoes: A skincare secret weapon thanks to this antioxidant compound

The world of skincare is becoming an increasingly daunting realm. While the idea of simple moisturizer has been left to dust in favor of serums, oils and creams.

May 17, 2019

Adult Health

Dog lovers, a study suggests your affection might be in your DNA

A team of Swedish and British researchers paired up to examine the “heritability of dog ownership.”

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