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Motion Sickness

Motion Sickness

What should you know about motion sickness? What is motion sicknes (altitude sickness)? Motion sickness is the feeling you get when the motion you sense with your inner ear is different from the motion you visualize. It is a common condition that occurs in some people who travel by car, train, airplane, or boat. Many […]

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Peter Frampton Has Rare Muscular Disease

Peter Frampton Has Rare Muscular Disease

Rock musician Peter Frampton says he’ll stop touring because he has a rare degenerative muscular disease. He was diagnosed with inclusion body myositis — incurable inflammatory condition that causes muscles to weaken slowly — about three and a half years ago after a fall on stage, CBS News reported. Latest Neurology News Frampton said his […]

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Too Often, Opioid Abuse Runs in the Family, Study Shows

Too Often, Opioid Abuse Runs in the Family, Study Shows

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When parents abuse prescription painkillers, their teenagers may follow their example, a new study finds. The study of thousands of U.S. teenagers found that kids were 30 percent more likely to abuse prescription opioids if one of their parents had. […]

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Opioid Overdose Deaths Quadruple, Centered in 8 States

Opioid Overdose Deaths Quadruple, Centered in 8 States

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — U.S. opioid overdose deaths have quadrupled in the last two decades, and the highest rates are now seen in eight Eastern states, a new study shows. Those states are: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire and Ohio. The researchers also found that […]

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Taking a Bite Out of Food Ads Targeted to Kids

Taking a Bite Out of Food Ads Targeted to Kids

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Kids can be as strongly influenced by TV commercials as by the shows themselves, and many studies have found that tempting food ads have a particularly harmful effect, contributing to childhood obesity. While the government has stepped in with nutrition […]

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Breastfeeding May Cut Kids’ Eczema Risk

Breastfeeding May Cut Kids’ Eczema Risk

Latest Healthy Kids News SATURDAY, Feb. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Children who were breastfed exclusively in their first few months of life were less likely to develop the chronic skin condition known as eczema, a new study finds. For the study, researchers analyzed data on the health, development and dietary patterns of 1,520 children […]

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Health Tip: Steer Clear of Heartburn by Avoiding These Foods

Health Tip: Steer Clear of Heartburn by Avoiding These Foods

(HealthDay News) — More than 60 million Americans have heartburn each month, the American College of Gastroenterology says. The fiery burning sensation is caused by stomach acid backing up in the esophagus. Steering clear of certain foods can help you avoid the problem. Latest Digestion News Limit your intake of these foods to lessen your […]