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Even 'Weekend Warriors' Get a Boost To Life Span

Apr 19, 2019 , WebMD
The researchers classified them as "weekend warriors" if they exercised only one or two days a week, or as regularly active folks who spread their exercise out over the...
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Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Recall

Apr 18, 2019 , WebMD
Certain batches of Ben & Jerry's Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey pints may contain undeclared tree nuts that could put people with an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts at risk for a life-threatening allergic...
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The Battle Over Kratom: Is It A Life-Saver For Recovering Opioid Users Or Just Another Drug To Become Addicted To?

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The substance has offered hope to those recovering from opioid addiction, but the FDA contends that there is no evidence to indicate that kratom is safe or effective for any medical use. The CDC weighed in last week with a new report citing a significant death toll linked to kratom. In other news about the crisis: the Sackler deposition has gone mainstream, CVS is fined for its Percocet prescription practices, President Donald Trump will appear at a summit in Atlanta to discuss the epidemic,...
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Fact Not Fiction: Measles Vaccine Is Safe, Effective And Lifesaving

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Regional and local measles outbreaks have hit communities across the country in 2019, with 555 cases reported so far this year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the second highest number of cases since 2000 when measles was declared eliminated from the United States. Measles i......
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Parkinson's Foundation Issues First Patient-Centered Research Agenda For Women Living With Parkinson's

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Recognizing long-standing gender disparities in Parkinson's research and care, the Parkinson's Foundation Women and Parkinson's Initiative has created the first patient-centered action agenda to maximize quality of life for women with Parkinson's disease. "The Parkinson's Foundation is fully invest......
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Embracing 'Oneness' Boosts Satisfaction With Life: Study

Apr 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Embracing 'Oneness' Boosts Satisfaction With Life: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Your Life Span May Be Foretold in Your Heart Beats

Apr 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Your Life Span May Be Foretold in Your Heart BeatsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Inactive Lifestyle Begins as Early as Age 7: Study

Apr 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Inactive Lifestyle Begins as Early as Age 7: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Your Life Span May Be Foretold in Your Heart Beats

Apr 17, 2019 , WebMD
A gradual rise in heart rate could mean trouble ahead for your heart...
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How did New York-Presbyterian help a girl with half a heart?

Apr 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter this year’s Health Care PR & Marketing Awards. The world of health care is brimming with incredible stories, and we’d love to know how you told yours. Consider these compelling tales: · Jenna Skeete was born with only half a heart, and New York-Presbyterian worked diligently to save the child’s life. · Spectrum Health […] The post How did New York-Presbyterian help a girl with half a heart? appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Tracking Devices, Special Apps Help Monitor Family Members With Dementia, But Technology Isn’t A Cure-All

Apr 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Families are finding they are able to keep loved ones with Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases at home longer with special apps, but if those devices fail then life becomes tricky once again. News on Alzheimer's looks at early warning signs and the burden on the African-American community, as...
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CPAP Brings Longer Life for Obese People With Sleep Apnea: Study

Apr 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: CPAP Brings Longer Life for Obese People With Sleep Apnea: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Muscle Power Might Be Key to Long Life

Apr 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Muscle Power Might Be Key to Long LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2019 12:00:00...
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New Poll Says Americans Are 'Satisfied' With Their Health, But Does Our Health Reality Measure Up?

Apr 16, 2019 , Forbes
The latest Gallup poll on life satisfaction shows that Americans are generally "very satisfied" with their personal health, but a look at several major health statistics tells a much different...
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Ability To Lift Weights Quickly Can Mean A Longer Life

Apr 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Prolong your life by increasing your muscle power. That's the main message of a study presented today at EuroPrevent 2019, a congress of the European Society of Cardiology.1 "Rising from a chair in old age and kicking a ball depend more on muscle power than muscle strength, yet most weight bearing ......
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CPAP Brings Longer Life for Those With Sleep Apnea

Apr 16, 2019 , WebMD
Sleep apnea isn't just an annoyance: It's also been tied to higher risks for heart disease, heart failure and...
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Terminally Ill in New Jersey May Soon End Lives

Apr 16, 2019 , WebMD
Before a prescription is given, a psychiatrist or psychologist must confirm that the patient has the mental capacity to make the decision to end his or her...
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Inactive Lifestyle Begins as Early as Age 7: Study

Apr 16, 2019 , WebMD
Among children and teens, parental support for an active lifestyle helped increase activity. For teens, less time in front of the television was associated with regular...
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Is Your Inner Critic Ruining Your Love Life?

Apr 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Is Your Inner Critic Ruining Your Love Life?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Gallup Poll Finds Most Americans Satisfied With Their Health, But Health Stats Tell A Darker Story

Apr 15, 2019 , Forbes
The latest Gallup poll on life satisfaction shows that Americans are generally "very satisfied" with their personal health, but a look at several major health statistics tells a much different...
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