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Moderate Drinking Increases Stroke Risk

Moderate Drinking Increases Stroke Risk

Moderate drinking could increase your risk of stroke, a new study says. Latest Heart News Researchers followed more than 500,000 people in China for a decade. Overall, it found that alcohol boosts stroke risk by about one-third for every four additional drinks a day. It also found that moderate drinking — up to two drinks […]

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Mick Jagger Recovering After Heart Valve Procedure

Mick Jagger Recovering After Heart Valve Procedure

Mick Jagger is recovering and in good health after his heart valve procedure. The Rolling Stones frontman is being monitored for any complications that could occur, such as excess bleeding, sources told Billboard. Latest Heart News Jagger underwent a minimally invasive procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Doctors accessed his heart valve using a catheter […]

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Simple CPR Doubles Survival Odds

Simple CPR Doubles Survival Odds

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If a few minutes of your time could save a person’s life, would you do it? In a new study, researchers found that any type of bystander CPR — including just performing chest compressions — significantly improves the chances of survival for people who suffer […]

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The 7-Minute Workout

The 7-Minute Workout

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are you in a time crunch for even a short workout? Experts at the American College of Sports Medicine created a 7-minute plan that can fit into almost anyone’s schedule. The program uses high-intensity training in an exercise circuit, […]

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Health Tip: Change Diet to Combat Constipation

Health Tip: Change Diet to Combat Constipation

(HealthDay News) — Constipation typically is diagnosed when there are fewer than three bowel movements per week. Latest Digestion News Making changes to what you eat and drink can relieve constipation. And including fiber-rich food in your diet is a great starting point, says the National Institutes of Health. The NIH mentions these good sources […]

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Depression Plus HIV Can Turn Deadly

Depression Plus HIV Can Turn Deadly

Latest Depression News THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When it coincides with HIV, depression appears associated with an increased the risk of death, a new study says. Researchers analyzed data from the U.S. Veteran’s Aging Cohort Study to compare the risk of death among those with and without depression, and the association between […]

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Does Cancer Battle Bring Personal Growth? Yes and No, Survivors Say

Does Cancer Battle Bring Personal Growth? Yes and No, Survivors Say

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer survivor Jessica Sidener is adamant that her illness brought real benefits to her life. “I am incredibly grateful for all of the hardships I’ve gone through in my young life, including my cancer journey,” said Sidener, 39, of Parker, […]

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Ibrance Approval Expanded to Include Men With Breast Cancer

Ibrance Approval Expanded to Include Men With Breast Cancer

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Ibrance (palbociclib) capsules has been widened to include men with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or spreading (metastatic) breast cancer, the agency said Thursday in a news release. Latest Cancer News “Today we are expanding […]