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A 5-Minute Recipe for Stress Relief

A 5-Minute Recipe for Stress Relief

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, June 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Whether it comes from demands at home, a slow commute or monthly bills, it’s hard to escape stress. Beyond affecting your mood, it can play havoc with your health, from lost sleep and stress-eating to weight gain and heart disease. […]

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Instagram ‘Self-Harm’ Posts Give Rise to Copycat Behavior

Instagram ‘Self-Harm’ Posts Give Rise to Copycat Behavior

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, June 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being an Instagram influencer isn’t always a good thing. New research found that vulnerable young people who see online posts of self-harm — like cutting — may copy those destructive behaviors. Almost one-third of teens and young adults who reported […]

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AHA News: With Summer Vacation Here, How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

AHA News: With Summer Vacation Here, How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Dazzling graphics, engaging applications and a dizzying array of beeps, pings and rings make smartphones and other portable gadgets hard to resist. With summer vacation starting for millions of American children, many parents are asking: How much screen time is too much? […]

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Your Gut Bacteria Could Affect Your Response to Meds

Your Gut Bacteria Could Affect Your Response to Meds

Latest Digestion News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ever wonder why a drug that works for someone else doesn’t seem to work for you? You might want to check your gut for the answer. Gut bacteria that process more than 150 medicines have been pinpointed by researchers, who also identified genes that give […]

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Obamacare May Have Helped Close ‘Race Gap’ in Cancer Care

Obamacare May Have Helped Close ‘Race Gap’ in Cancer Care

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Expanding Medicaid coverage after the Affordable Care Act seems to have narrowed U.S. racial differences in cancer treatment, a new study suggests. Before the Affordable Care Act, blacks diagnosed with advanced cancer were 4.8 percentage points less likely than whites to get treatment within the […]

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FDA Making Experimental Cancer Treatments Easier to Get

FDA Making Experimental Cancer Treatments Easier to Get

MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Each year, thousands of cancer patients seek access to drugs that have shown promise, but haven’t be approved. Now they may have a better shot at getting them under a new initiative from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Associated Press reported. Latest Cancer News A case […]

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Younger Gout Patients Have Higher Odds for Blood Clots

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Arthritis News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Older age raises the odds of many ills, but for adults with gout, it’s the younger ones who have the highest risk for developing a serious blood clot, new research indicates. Gout patients of any age have a 25% greater risk […]

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Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip (Symptoms, Treatment)

What medications can be used to treat rhinitis and post-nasal drip? In addition to measures noted above, medications may also be used for the treatment and relief of rhinitis and post-nasal drip. For allergic rhinitis and post-nasal drip, many medications are used. It also is essential to attempt to avoid the offending allergic particles. Steroid […]

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Common heartburn drug linked with fatal conditions

Common heartburn drug linked with fatal conditions

New research suggests that drugs commonly used for heartburn, acid reflux, and ulcers may raise the risk of numerous fatal conditions, including heart disease and stomach cancer. A new study warns about the dangers of a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. Physicians often prescribe proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to treat gastrointestinal conditions that […]