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Health Tip: Pool Safety

Health Tip: Pool Safety

(HealthDay News) — A tragedy can happen in any swimming pool without proper supervision, says Intermountain Healthcare. Following water safety guidelines can prevent children from drowning. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Intermountain Healthcare urges parents to: Always watch children who are in the water. Be alert. Learn infant and child CPR. Have a phone nearby […]

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AHA News: Medical School Project Pushes Healthy Habits ‘Beyond Hospital Walls’

AHA News: Medical School Project Pushes Healthy Habits ‘Beyond Hospital Walls’

Latest Prevention & Wellness News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — During her third year of medical school, Terry Gao learned how classroom training doesn’t always answer real-world questions — like how to get people to eat better. As part of an internal medicine rotation at a hospital, she treated patients who […]

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Science Says: Smiling Does Bring a Mood Boost

Science Says: Smiling Does Bring a Mood Boost

<img class="healthday_image" src="http://www.medicationjunction.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/science-says-smiling-does-bring-a-mood-boost.jpg" alt="News Picture: Science Says: Smiling Does Bring a Mood Boost”> Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Here’s something to make you smile: Turning that frown upside down does makes folks feel a little happier, researchers conclude. While most of us might know this instinctively, academics have not […]

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Grief, Divorce Can Really Tax the Heart

Grief, Divorce Can Really Tax the Heart

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For some people, the stress of dealing with a particularly rough patch in life or trauma may also strain the heart, a large new study suggests. The research, based on over 1.6 million Swedish adults, found that those diagnosed with […]

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Hospital Privacy Curtains Could Be Breeding Ground for Germs

Hospital Privacy Curtains Could Be Breeding Ground for Germs

Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Privacy curtains in hospital rooms might offer patients some personal dignity, but they can also harbor dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria. That’s the claim of a new study where researchers took more than 1,500 samples from privacy curtains in 625 rooms at six skilled nursing facilities […]

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Faith-Based Fitness Programs: What&#8217;s in It for You?

Faith-Based Fitness Programs: What’s in It for You?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Faith-based fitness is on the rise, according to trend-watchers at the American Council on Exercise, with many churches, mosques, synagogues and temples developing programs that promote health and wellness. From exercise classes to nutrition advice and health coaching, congregants […]