Category : Health Care

by Super Admin - 1 month ago

Does Being a Preemie Doom Your Love Life?

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Preemie babies face a host of potential lifelong health problems, but a new analysis suggests the cards of love might also be stacked against them. Previous studies have found that premature babies -- especially the tiniest.....

by Super Admin - 1 month ago

Teens' Opioid Abuse May Be Gateway to Heroin

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Teens who take prescription opioid painkillers to get high could be taking a step toward heroin use, researchers say. "Prescription opioids and heroin activate the brain's pleasure circuit in similar ways," said senior...

by Super Admin - 1 month ago

Elbows Key to Your Walking Efficiency , Study Shows

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Do you pump your arms while walking? Keeping your arms straight while walking is much more energy-efficient than walking with bent arms, but arm position doesn't make much difference when running, a new, small study...

by Super Admin - 1 month ago

When You Time Your Workout May Be Key to Staying Slim

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Losing weight is one thing, but keeping it off is another. Now, a new study suggests that exercising at the same time each day is key. The research, on 375 adults who maintained a weight loss of 30 or more pounds for at...

by Super Admin - 1 month ago

Adopt a Diet That's Good for Your Gut

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Having "friendly" bacteria in your digestive system is important for good health. They help the body extract nutrients from food, and boost the immune system in the fight against inflammation and many diseases associated...

by Super Admin - 1 month ago

8 in 10 Americans Want Less Nicotine in Cigarettes: CDC

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- No matter the age, race, gender, education or income level, most Americans favor forcing tobacco companies to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes to make them less addictive. That's what researchers from the U.S. Centers...

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Health Highlights: July 12, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: 1 in 5 Nonsmoking U.S. Workers Exposed to Secondhand Smoke Nearly 20% of nonsmoking American workers are exposed to secondhand smoke on the...

by Super Admin - 1 month ago

Health Tip: Causes of Dry Eye

-- Dry eye affects millions of adults in the United States, says the National Eye Institute. In a healthy eye, tears keep the surface moist. Without this lubrication, people may feel a stinging, burning or scratchy sensation. The institute...

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Health Tip: Treating a Bunion

-- A bunion is a bone-like bump that forms at the base of the big toe, says Mayo Clinic. It may form when the big toe pushes against the next toe, forcing the joint of the big toe to stick out. Mayo Clinic mentions treatment options for...

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Make the Most of Summer's Sweet Treat: Delicious Corn

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Sweet corn is an irresistible summer veggie and a good source of fiber. Ideally, you want to eat it as soon as possible after it's picked, but you can store corn for up to one week -- keep the husks on and refrigerate in...

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Flu Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy

THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 -- Pregnant women can take comfort in new findings that suggest flu vaccines won't harm their fetuses. Canadian researchers examined data on more than 104,000 children born in the province of Ontario between November 2009...