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  • Sleeping woman
    Don’t want to catch a cold? Get more ZZZs
    People who get less than six hours of sleep quadruple their risk of catching a cold, according to a new study. The research, published online Aug. 31 in the journal Sleep, confirms other studies linking short sleep to a higher risk of illness....
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month- Simple changes yield big results
    National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month- Simple changes yield big results
    September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , one in every three children in the United States is considered either overweight or obese. Obesity in childhood puts a child...
  •  Gastric bypass surgery
    Gastric dumping syndrome
    If you have had gastric bypass surgery recently, you are going to experience body changes after your new smaller stomach (pouch) is healing. These changes may continue for the rest of your life. One of the consequences of gastric bypass surgery is...
  • Alex Rios has chickenpox
    Chickenpox strikes Kansas City Royals clubhouse
    As the Kansas City Royals finished up a weekend series against Tampa Bay, just one question was circulating in the clubhouse. It had nothing to do with the team's standing. Instead, as the Kansas City Star reported today, it was "Mom,...
  • Daily exercise for better health
    Controlling your appetite naturally with exercise
    Inactivity increases appetite.Moderate exercise suppresses appetite.Inactivity increases appetite. Just stop and think about that for a minute. Inactivity increases appetite.Moderate exercise suppresses appetite. Now think on that...Moderate...
  •  Medical exam
    Men with low-risk prostate cancer may do well without treatment
    A great concern for men as they age is the increased risk of prostate cancer. On the brighter side of the picture it appears that men with low-risk prostate cancer are not at all likely to succumb to this illness reports Johns Hopkins Medicine on...
  • UCLA researchers develop promising new combo treatment for deadly brain cancer
    UCLA researchers develop promising new combo treatment for deadly brain cancer
    Glioblastoma, also known as grade IV glioma, is an aggressive brain cancer. Approximately 23,000 individuals in the United States are diagnosed with the cancer every year. The patients usually undergo surgery, chemotherapy and radiation; however,...
  • Why we need Electronic Health Records
    Do I need a personal health record?
    Have you ever wondered what is in the "confidential" health file your doctor always walks in the room with...and leaves with? Have you ever tried to get information from your health file but were told that it was "confidential"...
  • Product review: is brain peak brain enhancing product work?
    Product review: is brain peak brain enhancing product work?
    About brain peakBrain Peak is referred to as a nootropic health supplement which uses natural ingredients in order to improve your focus, memory as well as cognitive ability. By taking this supplement every day, you can expect to improve in...
  • The Force Be In Meditation
    Broken bones and a cast do not mean unhappiness for eight weeks
    You’ve visited the podiatrist because your foot is in pain. Before you know it, the doctor says you have broken a bone and starts grabbing medical supplies to create a cast. What comes to your mind in a situation like this? “Oh…...
  • An array of facial rejuvenation techniques
    How mini and full facelifts differ
    With so many baby boomers now in their late 40s or older, the number of facial rejuvenation procedures being performed has been growing steadily over the years.With their skin showing laxness, many of them seek choices in ways to regain their...
  • Teens with chronic illnesses prone to use alcohol and marijuana
    Teens with chronic illnesses prone to use alcohol and marijuana
    Marijuana and alcohol use among teens is a significant public health concern in the United States. A new study has found that these practices are common among a group of medically vulnerable teens—those with chronic illnesses. The findings...
  • Depression
    Study identifies behaviors that may signal suicide
    A multi-national team of researchers has identified specific behaviors that precede many suicide attempts. The study, presented Aug. 30 at the 28th European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress (ECNP) in Amsterdam, found that risky...
  • UCLA focuses on ER overcrowding, hospital readmissions, and soaring costs
    UCLA focuses on ER overcrowding, hospital readmissions, and soaring costs
    Anyone who has visited an emergency room recently has been confronted with a mass of humanity patiently—or impatiently waiting for medical care. Most are aware that hospital costs are soaring and anyone involved in healthcare is aware of the...
  • Salt Lamp Candleholder
    Health Advantages of Salt Lamps
    One of the best ways to enhance the air in your home or office can be by increasing the amount of negative ions in the air. While there are a number of ionizers available to do this, very often using a Himalayan salt crystal lamp or candleholder...
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