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Diet Sodas May Not Help Kids Cut Calories

Diet Sodas May Not Help Kids Cut Calories

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Kids who favor diet sodas over sugary ones don’t consume fewer calories over the course of a day, a new study finds. And they average 200 more calories daily than their peers who choose water, according to the results of […]

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis

Source: Getty Images Scoliosis facts Scoliosis is an abnormal curve in the spine. There are several types of scoliosis based on the cause and age when the curve develops; the majority of patients have no known cause. The most common symptom of scoliosis is curvature of the spine. Scoliosis risk factors include age (9- to […]

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A Heart-Healthy Prescription for America’s Food System

A Heart-Healthy Prescription for America’s Food System

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An overhaul of the U.S. food system is needed so Americans can easily choose healthy foods, claims an advisory from the American Heart Association (AHA). “Innovation in the food system is needed at multiple levels — the food industry, agricultural industry, public health and medicine, […]

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The Surprising Benefits of Weekend Workouts

The Surprising Benefits of Weekend Workouts

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You know the value of exercise for maintaining good health and managing chronic conditions like arthritis, but you also know how hard it is to fit daily workouts into a busy schedule to meet weekly minimums. As an alternative, […]

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Mental Prep for Better Performance

Mental Prep for Better Performance

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “Get your head in the game!” Coaches say it to players all the time to get them to focus. The same advice can help you be more enthusiastic about your workouts. Here are five ideas: 1. Set both short-term […]

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Health Tip: Signs of Hemorrhoids

Health Tip: Signs of Hemorrhoids

(HealthDay News) — Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the rectum. Also known as piles, hemorrhoids affect an estimated three of four adults, says Mayo Clinic. Latest Digestion News Signs of hemorrhoids include: Bleeding during bowel movements. Itching or irritation in the anal region. Pain or discomfort. Anal swelling. A lump near the anus. Many people […]