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What to know about lip cancer

What to know about lip cancer

Lip cancer is a form of head and neck cancer that starts in the squamous cells of the lips and mouth. Early signs can include a sore or lump that does not heal on the lips or in the mouth. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation (SCF), lip cancer accounts for about 0.6 percent of […]

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Could Very Low ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Bring Stroke Danger?

Could Very Low ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Bring Stroke Danger?

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Cholesterol News WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Despite years of being told that the lower your LDL cholesterol the better, is it possible that levels that are too low might harm you? Yes, say researchers who now report that women who have excessively low LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels […]

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This is how sleep loss alters emotional perception

This is how sleep loss alters emotional perception

What does sleep deprivation do to the way in which we perceive various emotional stimuli? A researcher from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has written a thesis aiming to answer this question. Sleep deprivation makes us more likely to have negative emotional perceptions. Ever felt grumpy after a sleepless night? When we do not manage […]

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Sunscreen’s Secret Bonus: It Could Help Keep You Cool

Sunscreen’s Secret Bonus: It Could Help Keep You Cool

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Skin News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sunscreen may do double duty when you’re outside on a summer day, keeping you cool as it protects your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. New research suggests how: When unprotected skin is exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, skin […]

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Health Tip: Babysitting Emergencies

Health Tip: Babysitting Emergencies

(HealthDay News) — When babysitting, it’s important to know what to do in an emergency, says Safe Sitter. Sometimes, unfortunate incidents can happen, even if you’re careful. Being prepared is the safest precaution for anyone watching children. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Safe Sitter offers this guidance to sitters: For fires and break-ins, stay calm, […]

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Herbals in Pregnancy May Endanger Mom, Baby

Herbals in Pregnancy May Endanger Mom, Baby

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — During pregnancy, even harmless-sounding “natural” supplements should be avoided, a new research review suggests. The review of 74 published studies found that a handful linked certain herbal products to increased risks of pregnancy complications — including preterm birth and cesarean delivery. […]

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Many Misdiagnosed With MS

Many Misdiagnosed With MS

Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Almost one in five multiple sclerosis patients may be misdiagnosed with the autoimmune disease, according to a new study. Of 241 previously diagnosed multiple sclerosis (MS) patients referred to two major Los Angeles medical centers for treatment, nearly 18% did not actually have the autoimmune […]

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More Time Spent in Sports, Faster Healing From Concussion

More Time Spent in Sports, Faster Healing From Concussion

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s a classic Catch-22: While kids who play sports are more likely to suffer a concussion, they seem to recover faster if they had already spent a lot of time on the field. So finds new research that discovered kids who […]