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Veggies, Fruits and Grains Keep Your Heart Pumping
4/24/2019
Conversely, the so-called Southern diet, which focuses on meats, fried and processed foods and lots of sweet tea, was tied to a 72% increased risk of heart failure.
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Could Common Food Preservative Make People Fat?
4/24/2019
When it comes to processed foods, the concern is usually directed toward ingredients like added sugar, sodium and trans fats. But there's also a host of additives that, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, are "generally recognized as safe."
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Don't Assume Pot Will Make You Fat
4/24/2019
The weight difference among users and nonusers was modest -- about 2 pounds for someone 5 feet, 7 inches tall who weighed about 200 pounds at the start of the study.
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Study: Fatal Medical Emergencies Rise Worldwide
4/24/2019
Worldwide, injuries from accidents, falls and burns (22%), heart attacks (17%), lung infections (11%) and strokes (7%) were the leading emergencies in 2015.
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Malawi 1st to Immunize Kids Against Malaria
4/24/2019
"It's an imperfect vaccine but it still has the potential to save tens of thousands of lives," one expert said.
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Many E-Cigs Loaded With Germs, Study Finds
4/24/2019
Over time, one expert said, exposure to high amounts of such contaminants can prompt the onset of progressive lung illnesses such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis and asthma.
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Doctors’ Pay Up in 2019; Orthopedists Paid Best
4/24/2019
A comparison of full-time salaries in primary care shows that male doctors’ earnings grew to 25% more than their female counterparts' earnings this year ($258,000 vs. $207,000).
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Target Recalls Wooden Toys for Choking Danger
4/24/2019
About 495,000 Bullseye's Playground wooden toy vehicles have been recalled by Target because the wheels can come off and pose a choking hazard to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday.
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Gaming Doesn't Hamper Boys' Social Skills: Study
4/23/2019
In contrast, the more time a girl spent gaming at age 10, the more social interaction difficulties she experienced by age 12.
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Can Obesity Shrink Your Brain?
4/23/2019
Earlier this year, another study -- pulling from the same data source -- found that middle-aged adults with abdominal obesity tended to have less gray matter volume than their normal-weight counterparts.
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Employers May Stymie Advancement of Pregnant Women
4/23/2019
The different treatment of expectant women and men -- known as the "motherhood penalty" and the "fatherhood premium" -- has been documented in previous studies, but the researchers said this is the first one to show that women who feel unwelcome the workplace may decide to opt out.
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Americans Sit Way Too Much, But Exercise May Help
4/23/2019
In the U.S., total sitting time from 2007 to 2016 rose by about an hour a day, to 8.2 hours for teens and 6.4 hours for adults
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Could Diabetes Drug Metformin Help Keep People Slim?
4/23/2019
Metformin doesn't seem to be particularly helpful for shedding pounds in the first place, though.
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Skipping Breakfast a Bad Move for Your Heart?
4/23/2019
More Americans than ever are opting out of a morning meal.
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Many 'Gen Xers' Despair as They Navigate Adulthood
4/23/2019
These new findings indicate that despair is pervasive throughout Generation X, affecting people regardless of their race, background or family income.
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U.S. Set to Break Measles Cases Record
4/23/2019
Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases.
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Why Science Can't Seem to Tell Us How to Eat Right
4/22/2019
Who is to blame for the average person’s jaded palate when it comes to foods that supposedly are or are not “healthy”? Like many things food-related, it depends on whom you ask.
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Lack of Water Consumption Tied to Kids' Obesity
4/22/2019
Among the 1 in 5 who didn't drink any water daily, sugared-drink calories totaled 200, on average, compared with 100 calories a day among water drinkers.
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FDA OKs Generic Nasal Spray for Opioid Overdose
4/22/2019
The FDA is also considering whether naloxone should be routinely prescribed along with all or some opioid prescriptions in order to reduce the risk of overdose.
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FDA Approves First Device for Children With ADHD
4/22/2019
The pocket-sized device is for use at home while a child is sleeping. It's connected by wire to a small patch placed on the child's forehead above the eyebrows, CNN reported.
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Babies Still Dying Due to Unsafe Sleep Practices
4/22/2019
While the rates of accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed are low, they're on the rise.
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'Superbugs' Hang Out on Hospital Patients
4/19/2019
In the study, researchers tested 399 hospital patients and found that 14% had superbugs on their hands or nostrils right after admission. Superbugs were also found on items commonly touched by patients, such as the nurse call button, in nearly one-third of tests.
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Heart Patients Pay the Price When Nearby Pharmacy Closes
4/19/2019
Nearly 24% of patients whose pharmacies closed failed to refill their statin prescription during 12 months of follow-up, compared with nearly 13%  of those whose pharmacies remained open, the findings showed.
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Girls' Online Sex Experience May Spur Risk Offline
4/18/2019
In addition, girls who had been mistreated prior to the study were more likely to experience physical violence and HIV risk.
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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Deli Meats in 4 States
4/18/2019
The illnesses in the outbreak, which first began more than two years ago, have been reported in Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
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