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Climate Change Could Bring More Infant Heart Defects: Study

Climate Change Could Bring More Infant Heart Defects: Study

Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Climate change could lead to more U.S. babies born with congenital heart defects, researchers say. Specifically, they concluded that hotter temperatures may lead to as many as 7,000 additional cases between 2025 and 2035 in eight representative states: Arkansas, Texas, California, Iowa, North Carolina, Georgia, […]

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Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Being a Night or Morning Person

Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Being a Night or Morning Person

Researchers have identified 351 genetic variations that may be associated with whether someone is a night or morning person. The findings from analyses of about 700,000 people’s genomes help advance understanding of the genetic basis of chronotype, or whether people are larks, night owls or somewhere in between, The New York Times reported. Latest Mental […]

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As Millions of Teens Get Hooked on Vaping, What Works to Help Them Quit?

As Millions of Teens Get Hooked on Vaping, What Works to Help Them Quit?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, Jan. 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — E-cigarette use is surging among American teenagers, with millions of kids flirting with nicotine addiction by regularly vaping. Unfortunately, these kids are going to face a rocky road if they try to kick their nicotine habit, experts say. There are […]

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‘Extreme’ Exercise No Danger to Middle-Aged Hearts: Study

‘Extreme’ Exercise No Danger to Middle-Aged Hearts: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged men who partake in extreme exercise are not putting their heart health at risk, a new study contends. Aging athletes who do eight or more hours a week of vigorous exercise have no greater risk of early death than people […]

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Dirty Air Tied to Raised Risk of Strokes, Shorter Lives

Dirty Air Tied to Raised Risk of Strokes, Shorter Lives

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Americans who live and work in counties with dirty air have a shorter life expectancy and are more likely to die from a stroke, a new study suggests. For the study, researchers analyzed health and air pollution data gathered from nearly 1,600 counties across the […]

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Exercise Injury Prevention: Protecting Your Ankles

Exercise Injury Prevention: Protecting Your Ankles

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, Jan. 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Guarding against injury means increasing both flexibility and strength. Target the muscles that support your ankles to protect your joints by strength-training two or three times a week on alternating days and always after you’ve warmed up. Start by […]

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Great Workouts Boost Brains, Even in the Young

Great Workouts Boost Brains, Even in the Young

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Heart-pumping exercise benefits the brain, improving thinking skills even in younger adults, a small study suggests. For the study, scientists tracked more than 130 adults, aged 20 to 67. The investigators found that aerobic exercise increased participants’ overall fitness […]

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The 3 Day Military Diet

The 3 Day Military Diet

Does the 3 Day Military Diet work? What do the reviews say? Is It Dangerous? The 3 Day Military Diet plan may be dangerous or at least, harmful to your metabolism. According to Cindy Moore, former director of nutrition therapy at “The Cleveland Clinic, “It is an urban legend that are not healthy diets nutritionally, […]