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Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Resort Area

Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Resort Area

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A rabies warning was issued for Walt Disney World Resort and the surrounding area after a rabid cat scratched two employees. Latest Infectious Disease News The 60-day warning was issued by the Florida Department of Health in Orange County for a two-mile radius of the intersection of Interstate […]

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AHA News: 5 Threats to Heart Health You May Not Be Aware Of

AHA News: 5 Threats to Heart Health You May Not Be Aware Of

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Many people can recite the major risk factors for heart disease, the stuff of posters, public service ads and dire warnings: smoking, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, lack of exercise. But what about these? Air pollution, loneliness, lack of green space, […]

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Elbows Key to Your Walking Efficiency , Study Shows

Elbows Key to Your Walking Efficiency , Study Shows

Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Do you pump your arms while walking? Keeping your arms straight while walking is much more energy-efficient than walking with bent arms, but arm position doesn’t make much difference when running, a new, small study finds. The study included eight university students — […]

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Colitis

Colitis

Source: Getty Images Colitis definition and facts Colitis refers to inflammation of the inner lining of the colon. There are numerous causes of colitis including infection, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are two types of IBD), ischemic colitis, allergic reactions, and microscopic colitis. Symptoms of colitis depend upon the cause and may […]

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Adopt a Diet That’s Good for Your Gut

Adopt a Diet That’s Good for Your Gut

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Digestion News FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Having “friendly” bacteria in your digestive system is important for good health. They help the body extract nutrients from food, and boost the immune system in the fight against inflammation and many diseases associated with it. Gut microbes do much better […]

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Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment)

Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment)

Source: iStock Abdominal pain definition and facts Abdominal (belly) pain is pain or discomfort that is felt in the part of the trunk below the ribs and above the pelvis. It comes from organs within the abdomen or organs adjacent to the belly. It is caused by inflammation, distention of an organ, or by loss […]

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Kidney Stones (nephrolithiasis)

Kidney Stones (nephrolithiasis)

Kidney Stone Treatment Most kidney stones eventually pass from the kidney through the ureter and bladder and finally through the urethra on their own. However, treatment is often required for pain control from kidney stones as they pass. The consumption of ample fluids helps facilitate the passage of kidney stones, but even with plentiful fluid […]