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9 Horrible Things You Need to Stop Doing Right Now

The article below was originally published at Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs and productivity experts recommend the idea highly as a huge productivity booster that will help you free up time and headspace for all the … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Deficiency Across the Board in Neuromuscular Disease

Newswise — A study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) adds more credence to a growing awareness of the high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in neuromuscular disease. “Previous work has … Continue reading

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Elderly may fall because they cannot see where they are going

(Reuters Health) – Older people with strabismus, where one eye points slightly inward or outward affecting vision, are about 27 percent more likely than people without the condition to be injured by a fall, according to a new study. The … Continue reading

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Sandwiches may be a source of too much dietary salt

(Reuters Health) – Americans consume too much sodium, according to current guidelines, and much of the excess may be hidden in our sandwiches, researchers say. Based on national survey data depicting American eating habits over the course of a single … Continue reading

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CDC issues ‘Essentials’ to ‘interact positively with children’

Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers helps parents interact positively with children. It provides proven answers to common challenges so moms, dads, and caregivers can help two- to four-year-olds grow up happy and healthy. Communicating with Children: Learn skills like … Continue reading

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Controlling parents may affect later relationships

(Reuters Health) – – Teens whose parents use guilt or withholding have trouble working out disagreements well into adulthood, according to a new study. “To maintain healthy relationships, it is important to be able to assert one’s own beliefs during … Continue reading

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High milk intake linked with HIGHER fracture and mortality risk: British Medical Journal

A high milk intake in women and men is not accompanied by a lower risk of fracture and instead may be associated with a higher rate of death, suggests observational research published in The BMJ this week. This may be … Continue reading

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Tumor growth finding may be huge breakthrough

Newswise — New research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has unearthed a previously unknown phenomenon: Key regulatory molecules are decreased when deprived of oxygen which leads to increased cancer progression in vitro and in vivo. As … Continue reading

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Not sleeping: the price we all pay

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Most Americans who spend part of the year on daylight saving time look forward to the extra hour of sleep when it’s time to “fall back” to standard time. We are a nation of sleep-deprived people, and … Continue reading

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Teen drinking lower when there are social host laws

(Reuters Health) – When laws hold adults responsible when kids drink on their property, kids are less likely to spend their weekends drinking at parties, according to a new study. States or local governments can enact ‘social host’ laws, which … Continue reading

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Diabetes is fueling TB globally

(Reuters) – Cases of tuberculosis are set accelerate worldwide unless action is taken to curb diabetes, a chronic condition that weakens the immune system and triples the risk a person will develop the lung disease, health experts warned on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Mammography page on FDA site updated

Did you know that mammograms are still the best tool for breast cancer screening? It’s true, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) certifies facilities that perform mammography —and clears and approves new mammography devices—to help keep you safe. … Continue reading

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Radiation exposure linked to aggressive thyroid cancers

For the first time, researchers have found that exposure to radioactive iodine is associated with more aggressive forms of thyroid cancer, according to a careful study of nearly 12,000 people in Belarus who were exposed when they were children or … Continue reading

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