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Health Tip: Staying Safe After a Hurricane

Health Tip: Staying Safe After a Hurricane

(HealthDay News) — Just because a hurricane passes your area doesn’t mean the worst isn’t yet to come, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Latest Prevention & Wellness News To stay safe in the aftermath of a hurricane, the CDC suggests: If the power is out, use flashlights instead of candles. Do […]

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For Poor Kids, Less Time Spent on Reading, Exercise: Study

For Poor Kids, Less Time Spent on Reading, Exercise: Study

Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, Sept. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As they get older, poor kids tend to read and exercise less than their better-off counterparts, a new study finds. “How children spend their time has important implications for their emotional, social and cognitive development, and consequently for their future,” said lead study author […]

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More U.S. Kids Being Diagnosed With Autism, ADHD

More U.S. Kids Being Diagnosed With Autism, ADHD

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, Sept. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More U.S. children today have developmental disabilities like autism and ADHD than a decade ago, though improved recognition may be a major reason, according to a government study. Researchers found that between 2009 and 2017, the percentage of U.S. children […]

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Dirty, Poopy Pools Cause Crypto Rate Spike in 2019

Dirty, Poopy Pools Cause Crypto Rate Spike in 2019

By Peter Schelden on 09/27/2019 2:56 PM Latest Infectious Disease News Source: MedicineNet Health News Your diarrhea risk after swimming in a public pool has grown every year over the past decade, according to a report released by the CDC in late June. Studying public health reports between 2009 and 2017, the agency found that […]

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Heavy Exposure to Pesticides May Boost Stroke Risk

Heavy Exposure to Pesticides May Boost Stroke Risk

Latest Heart News FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Working around high levels of pesticides may translate into a high risk for heart trouble later, a new study suggests. That was the case for a group of Japanese-American men in Hawaii who were followed for more than three decades. Compared to men who had […]

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AHA News: Why Aren’t More Stroke Survivors Getting Statins?

AHA News: Why Aren’t More Stroke Survivors Getting Statins?

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, Sept. 26, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — People with a history of stroke are less likely than those with heart disease to get cholesterol-lowering statin drugs despite the benefits, a new study has found. Statins help protect the heart and brain by preventing artery plaques — buildups of cholesterol, calcium […]

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Extreme Exercise Might Dull the Brain, Study Says

Extreme Exercise Might Dull the Brain, Study Says

Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, Sept. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Excessive exercise can tire out your brain to the point that you have trouble making decisions, a new study claims. The findings show that despite the benefits of endurance sports, an excessive training load can have ill effects on your brain, French researchers […]

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Radiation Right After Surgery Might Not Help Prostate Cancer Patients

Radiation Right After Surgery Might Not Help Prostate Cancer Patients

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In the largest investigation of its kind, researchers conclude that subjecting prostate cancer patients to radiation therapy immediately after surgery doesn’t give them an advantage in staying cancer-free. The finding stems from a review of four studies that together tracked outcomes for more than 3,500 […]