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Ondansetron (Zofran) vs. metoclopramide (Reglan)

Ondansetron (Zofran) vs. metoclopramide (Reglan)

Ondansetron (Zofran) vs. metoclopramide (Reglan): What’s the difference? Ondansetron and metoclopramide are used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron is most often used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy and to prevent vomiting and nausea after surgery. Metoclopramide is used to relieve heartburn symptoms with gastroesophageal reflux when certain other […]

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Juul Electronic Cigarettes Never Meant for Teens, Company Co-Founder Says

Juul Electronic Cigarettes Never Meant for Teens, Company Co-Founder Says

FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Juul developed its electronic cigarette for adult smokers who want to stop and never intended it to be adopted by underage teenagers, company co-founder James Monsees told a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday. Latest Healthy Kids News He said “combating underage use” is the company’s highest priority, the […]

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Stand Up Straight to Strengthen Abs

Stand Up Straight to Strengthen Abs

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — While there will always be a place for sit-ups for ab definition, many trainers now suggest standing exercises that not only train abs but back muscles, too. They’re more practical than getting down on the floor, and they may […]

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Can Your Smartphone Make You Fat?

Can Your Smartphone Make You Fat?

Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — While you’re watching your calories to avoid packing on extra pounds, you might also want to cut down on your smartphone usage, new research suggests. Spending too much time on your smartphone is linked to a higher risk of obesity, investigators report. […]

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For Asthmatic Kids in Tough Neighborhoods, Family Is Key

For Asthmatic Kids in Tough Neighborhoods, Family Is Key

Latest Asthma News THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Good family relationships may help buffer asthma‘s effects in children facing difficult neighborhood conditions, a new study says. It’s known that neighborhood environmental factors such as pollution and allergens can affect the wheezing and breathing children with asthma. But less has been known about the […]

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Could eating local food reduce blood pressure and diabetes risk?

Could eating local food reduce blood pressure and diabetes risk?

A recent pilot study finds that consuming local foods with fewer additives might reduce abdominal fat, blood pressure, and diabetes risk. The study is small-scale, but the findings are intriguing. Buying local produce may benefit health, according to a recent study. The food that we eat has a huge effect on our overall health — […]