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Foods That Can Lead to Obesity in Kids

Foods That Can Lead to Obesity in Kids

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to so-called good foods and bad foods, it’s pretty easy to separate a green salad from a piece of pie. But some healthy foods can become less beneficial for you simply because of the way you cook […]

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Dial Down the Stress

Dial Down the Stress

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Stress and uncertainty plague many Americans, but there are a number of steps you can take to cope, a psychiatrist suggests. “In this day and age of ‘digital’ perfection, the stress of daily living can take a toll on our health, causing anxiety and […]

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People With Movement Disorders May Become Immune to Botox Therapy

People With Movement Disorders May Become Immune to Botox Therapy

Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some people who receive botulinum toxin injections for disorders that cause muscle tightness and contractions develop resistance to the treatment, researchers say. The new study included nearly 600 patients with dystonia or spasticity who had been receiving botulinum toxin type A (commonly known as “Botox“) […]

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Guidelines for a Healthy Pregnancy

Guidelines for a Healthy Pregnancy

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re pregnant you already know the importance of eating a healthful diet and taking prenatal vitamins, including folic acid and possibly B12 and iron supplements. What not to do isn’t always clear, however. There’s no doubt about the hazards of […]

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Keep Your Skin Glowing With Good Health in 2019

Keep Your Skin Glowing With Good Health in 2019

Latest Skin News MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — One of your New Year’s resolutions should be to be good to your skin, and dermatologists have 10 ways to help. “All the stresses and excesses of the holidays can leave your skin in bad shape, which makes you feel low, too,” said Dr. Megan […]

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Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?

Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?

New research finds that magnesium may hold the key to understanding how vitamin D levels relate to health and disease. A recent study investigates the importance of magnesium in vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, has enjoyed something of a celebrity status, receiving praise for a multitude of health benefits. […]

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How coffee might protect against Parkinson’s

How coffee might protect against Parkinson’s

Coffee is thought to protect the brain against Parkinson’s disease. A recent study investigates which compounds might give coffee its neuroprotective powers. The findings may eventually lead to innovative new treatments. Understanding how coffee protects the brain could give Parkinson’s drug discovery a boost. More than 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the […]

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Moderate drinking tied to lower risk of hospitalization

Moderate drinking tied to lower risk of hospitalization

New research suggests that moderate drinking may lower the risk of being hospitalized for any cause, including cardiovascular conditions. Drinking in moderation may reduce the risk of hospitalization. The effects of alcohol consumption on health are the subject of much controversy. Some studies have suggested that moderate drinking may reduce the risk of stroke, depression, […]