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Low fruit and vegetable intake may account for millions of deaths

Low fruit and vegetable intake may account for millions of deaths

Findings from a new study suggest that inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables may be a major factor in heart disease death. Not eating enough fruits or vegetables may have dire consequences for cardiovascular health. Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants. A diet that includes fruits and vegetables can […]

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A Simple Way to Help Prevent Child Obesity

A Simple Way to Help Prevent Child Obesity

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Kids who don’t drink water take in nearly 100 more calories from sugary drinks every day than those who do, according to a recent Penn State study. About one-fifth of children fall into the no-water group. But a multi-year experiment […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Rosacea

Health Tip: Understanding Rosacea

(HealthDay News) — Rosacea is a common skin disease that triggers symptoms from a red face to acne-like breakouts. Latest Skin News Of the four types, each requires a different treatment, says the American Academy of Dermatology. Flare-ups can be reduced by finding and avoiding triggers, protecting the skin from the sun, and using rosacea-friendly […]

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Hematoma

Hematoma

Source: iStock Hematoma definition and facts A hematoma is a collection of blood outside of a blood vessel. There are several types of hematomas and they are often described based on their location. Examples of hematomas include subdural, spinal, under the finger or toenail bed (subungual), ear, and liver (hepatic). Some causes of hematomas are […]

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Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: Report

Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: Report

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — So-called “deaths of despair” are skyrocketing among millennials, with thousands of 18- to 34-year-olds losing their lives to drugs, alcohol and suicide each year, a new report says. During the past decade, drug-related deaths among that age group increased by […]