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How Color Can Help You De-Stress

How Color Can Help You De-Stress

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many studies have shown that color affects both mood and behavior. Color can help you go from sad to happy or angry to calm. When it comes to mood, there are four primary colors. Though different shades within each of […]

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One Key Step Can Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

One Key Step Can Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cancer patients are already fighting a tough battle, so quitting smoking while doing so is a real challenge. Now, research from Northwestern University in Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania shows that a combo of counseling and extended use of an anti-smoking medication can boost […]

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Upbeat Attitude May Be a Pain Fighter

Upbeat Attitude May Be a Pain Fighter

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Optimism may be key to coping with chronic pain, claims a new study of soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. And you don’t need to be a vet to benefit from a positive attitude, the research suggests. Among nearly […]

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Getting the Most Benefit From Ab Exercises

Getting the Most Benefit From Ab Exercises

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Men and women alike want defined abs. But you don’t have to achieve a “six-pack” — the nickname for the three most visible pairs of abdominal muscles — to get the benefits of a stronger middle, needed to support […]

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How to Decide When You’re Too Sick to Work

How to Decide When You’re Too Sick to Work

Latest Cold and Flu News SUNDAY, Feb. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Even if you think you can go to work when you have a cold or flu, you need to think about others, an infectious disease expert says. “I see a lot of patients whose jobs and stress make them feel torn between staying […]

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Continuous Glucose Monitors Make Managing Diabetes Easier

Continuous Glucose Monitors Make Managing Diabetes Easier

Latest Diabetes News SATURDAY, Feb. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Monitoring blood sugar is essential for many people with diabetes, but self-testing is a hassle. For some patients, using a continuous glucose monitor might be the solution. The monitors were originally designed for people with type 1 diabetes to keep track of their blood sugar […]