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Do American Adults Drink Too Much? Study Says Yes

Do American Adults Drink Too Much? Study Says Yes

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged Americans are hitting the sauce too hard and too often, a new poll shows. It found that 33% of adults aged 35 to 44 who have at least one drink in a typical week agreed with one or more statements that would prompt […]

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Embracing ‘Oneness’ Boosts Satisfaction With Life: Study

Embracing ‘Oneness’ Boosts Satisfaction With Life: Study

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The feeling of “oneness” may make you more satisfied with your life, new research finds. Oneness is the belief that everything in the world is connected and interdependent. Two surveys of nearly 75,000 people in Germany found a strong link between life satisfaction and […]

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Can Games and Apps Help Your Kids Learn?

Can Games and Apps Help Your Kids Learn?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Leading health organizations are warning about the possibility of video game addiction. The World Health Organization has included it in the latest edition of its reference book of health disorders, while the American Psychiatric Association’s book offers warning signs but […]

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Hot-Car Deaths Hit Record High in 2018

Hot-Car Deaths Hit Record High in 2018

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Experts say 51 children died in hot cars in the United States last year — the highest toll on record. The previous single-year high was 49 deaths in 2010, the National Safety Council (NSC) said. With another hot summer approaching, the safety council has […]

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AHA News: Teen’s Trip to the Mall Could Have Been Her Last

AHA News: Teen’s Trip to the Mall Could Have Been Her Last

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Sydney Ridlehoover had finished her chores and convinced her parents to take her and a friend to the mall near their home outside Columbus, Ohio. Once they arrived, the girls got out of the car and walked ahead, laughing and talking. Peter Hubby, […]

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Your Life Span May Be Foretold in Your Heart Beats

Your Life Span May Be Foretold in Your Heart Beats

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Where your resting heart rate goes, so goes your health. That’s the suggestion of a new study that found older Swedish men with a resting heart rate of 75 beats per minute had a doubled risk of an early death, even […]

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Health Tip: Antidepressant Precautions

Health Tip: Antidepressant Precautions

(HealthDay News) — Before taking an antidepressant, it’s important to take a few factors into consideration, says the American Academy of Family Physicians. Latest Depression News The academy suggests: Talk to your doctor about different antidepressant options. Inform your doctor of other medicines, vitamins and supplements you take. Understand that you should not stop taking […]

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Can purple corn reduce inflammation, diabetes?

Can purple corn reduce inflammation, diabetes?

New research suggests that chemicals in purple corn can reduce inflammation and insulin resistance in a mouse cell model. Can researchers harness the chemicals in purple corn to improve diabetes? Eating a healthful diet is a cornerstone of the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes. Fruit, nonstarchy vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes […]