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Just How Harmful Is TV for Your Health?

Just How Harmful Is TV for Your Health?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cautions about TV viewing are as old as television itself, but how bad is it really? A number of studies cite health risks due to the link between a sedentary lifestyle and the number of hours spent watching the […]

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Ocean Swimming Causes Skin Changes: Study

Ocean Swimming Causes Skin Changes: Study

Latest Skin News SATURDAY, June 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The population of bacteria on your skin changes when you swim in the ocean, potentially increasing your risk of infection, researchers report. They collected samples of skin bacteria from the legs of nine people before they took a 10-minute swim in the ocean, after they […]

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High Arsenic Levels in Two Brands of Bottled Water

High Arsenic Levels in Two Brands of Bottled Water

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — High levels of arsenic were found in two brands of bottled water sold at Whole Foods, Target and Walmart, the Center for Environmental Health in California says. Latest Prevention & Wellness News The nonprofit group found that the brands Penafiel, owned by Keurig Dr. Pepper, and Starkey, owned […]

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Few Pregnant Women Get Right Amount of Nutrients

Few Pregnant Women Get Right Amount of Nutrients

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For pregnant women, good nutrition is essential for their health and the baby’s health. But many aren’t getting adequate amounts of the vitamins and minerals they need, a new study finds. On the other hand, some of actually taking higher levels […]

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5 Ways Men Can Take Charge of Their Health

5 Ways Men Can Take Charge of Their Health

Latest Men’s Health News SUNDAY, June 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many men need to do a better job of looking after their health, and it only takes a few simple steps, experts say. “It’s common for men to avoid going to the doctor until there’s a serious health concern,” said Dr. James Heckman, a […]

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New Drug Combats Leading Cause of Dwarfism

New Drug Combats Leading Cause of Dwarfism

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug increased growth rates in children with dwarfism, according to a new study. The four-year phase 2 trial was conducted at centers in the United States, France, United Kingdom and Australia, and included 35 children, ages 5-14, with the genetic bone disorder […]

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Flying Insects in Hospitals Carry ‘Superbug’ Germs

Flying Insects in Hospitals Carry ‘Superbug’ Germs

Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many flies and flying insects in hospitals carry bacteria that could pose an infection risk to patients, and more than half of them carry the types that resist antibiotics, a new study says. British researchers used ultraviolet-light flytraps, electronic fly killers and sticky traps […]