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1172 Articles Matching "healthy"

Travel snacks, as picked by nutritionists

May 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Traveling can wreak havoc on our diets, but packing a nutritious snack or meal before heading out the door can get us started on the right healthy eating track and perhaps give us a bit of wiggle room for indulgences before arriving at our destination....
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A name for grief that goes on and on

May 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Grieving is natural and healthy, but are there cases when it can occur too long or in an unhealthy way? Experts weigh in on what is called complicated grief, which impacts up to 10% of bereaved people....
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Obesity tied to risk of irregular heart rhythm in both genders

May 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Both men and women who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop an irregular heart rhythm condition known as atrial fibrillation than their counterparts who maintain a healthy weight, a recent study suggests....
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Healthy Diet May Lower Risk Of Hearing Loss In Women

May 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million Americans. Some evidence suggests that diet may influence risk of hearing loss. Previous studies have looked at how specific nutrients affect risk, but the relation of overall diet and risk of developing hearing loss was unclear. In a new study, researc......
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Vermont’s Successful Experiment To Lower Health Costs Closely Watched By Other States, Experts

May 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Vermont's program -- that both incentivizes doctors to keep patients as healthy as possible and focuses on social factors that play a role in people's wellbeing -- is expected to be within 1 percent of meeting its financial target. Meanwhile, insurers look beyond just the doctor's office, in an effort to cut costs....
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Most experts agree: Walking is good exercise

May 15, 2018 , CNN Health
We humans need to exercise in order to stay healthy. Exercise protects against disease and early death, and keeps us mobile and able to perform daily tasks....
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Farzad Mostashari: Downside-risk fairness needed in ACOs

May 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Health plans and Medicare are signing new outcome-based contracts with physicians where they share in the savings if they work together to keep patients healthy. Should doctors be on the hook to share in losses if costs increase in spite of...
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Precision Medicine Could Help Narrow Down Treatment For Depression, But It Will Be Tricky

May 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers want to use precision medicine to try to tackle depression in the way they use it to fight other diseases, but a lot of hurdles remain. “It remains to be shown that depression coalesces into neat subcategories, as opposed to being a fuzzy set,” said Dr. Steven Hyman, of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. In other public health news: crowdfunding scams, artificial intelligence, healthy sperm, back pain, and brain fluid leaks....
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Nigerian Health Entrepreneur Remi Owadokun On Fusing Health, Tech, and Thought Leadership in Nigeria

May 05, 2018 , Forbes
Remi Owadokun, founder of Total Makeover Program, a creative health start-up focused on empowering individuals with the resources they need to live a healthy life using educational resources including online courses, mobile games and other custom built products that ensure the best...
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Want to get pregnant? Cut down on fast food and eat more fruit

May 05, 2018 , CNN Health
A healthy diet is just as important before pregnancy as during it. Women who eat more fast food and those who eat very little fruit take longer to get pregnant than women who include several portions of fruit in their daily diets, according to a study published Friday in the journal Human Reproduction....
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5 healthy habits to live longer

May 05, 2018 , CNN Health
Want to prolong your life expectancy by more than a decade? A new study suggests that you can do just that by following these five healthy habits: never smoke, maintain a healthy body-mass index, keep up moderate to vigorous exercise, don't drink too much alcohol, and eat a healthy diet....
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What makes ice cream so addictive?

May 03, 2018 , CNN Health
Ahhh ... just thinking about why ice cream is so "addictive" brings with it cravings for the sweet frozen treat. Even as a nutritionist concerned with healthy eating, ice cream is one food I can't give up....
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Commentary: Clinical Trials Exclude Too Many Patients

May 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Not long ago, I examined an otherwise healthy and active retiree in his 50s with newly diagnosed metastatic lung cancer. He had no heart disease, no kidney disease, no liver disease. He came to my practice at UT Southwestern Medical Center specifically for clinical trial options. Disappointingly, o......
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Outbreak Of Rare Eye Cancer Mystifies Medical Experts

May 02, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Ocular melanoma occurs in about 6 out of every 1 million people, but more than a dozen have come down with it, including three friends. “It’s just hard to believe that there’s not a common thread here,” said Pat Cotham, a local health official. In other public health news: healthy habits, kids' exposure to animals, alcohol risks, gun safety, and...
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Take These 5 Steps to Live 10 Extra Years

May 01, 2018 , WebMD
The key factors include the usual suspects: not smoking; eating healthy; exercising regularly; maintaining a normal weight; and drinking only in...
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These 5 healthy habits could help you live a decade longer

May 01, 2018 , CNN Health
Want to prolong your life expectancy by more than a decade? A new study suggests that you can do just that by following these five healthy habits: never smoke, maintain a healthy body-mass index, keep up moderate to vigorous exercise, don't drink too much alcohol, and eat a healthy diet....
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Five Healthy Lifestyle Habits Can Extend Life By More Than A Decade, Study Suggests

May 01, 2018 , Forbes
A new study from Harvard researchers suggests that sticking to five healthy lifestyle habits greatly reduces chances of early death from major causes for both women and...
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Healthy, smoke-free lifestyle tied to at least an extra decade of life

May 01, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults who follow a healthy lifestyle in middle age may extend their lifespan by more than a decade and have a lower risk of dying from cancer or heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
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Eating better tied to lower risk of liver disease

Apr 28, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who make an effort to improve their diet may be more likely to have less fat in their livers and a lower risk of liver disease than individuals who stick to unhealthy eating habits, a U.S. study suggests....
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German minister calls for clearer labeling of unhealthy food

Apr 27, 2018 , Reuters
HAMBURG (Reuters) - Germany's food industry must label unhealthy products more clearly, the country’s new agriculture and consumer protection minister said on Thursday....
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