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Artificial light during sleep puts women at risk of obesity

Artificial light during sleep puts women at risk of obesity

There is a close link between lifestyle choices, such as diet and exercise, and a person’s weight. Researchers now identify another factor as they report that sleeping with a light or television on puts women at higher risk of becoming overweight or obese. Can sleeping with the lights on influence our weight? How much a […]

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Red meat and death risk: Study offers new insights

Red meat and death risk: Study offers new insights

People who increased their red meat intake over 8 years had a higher death risk in the following 8 years than people whose meat intake stayed the same. Conversely, decreasing meat intake and replacing it with more healthful alternatives reduced death risk. Eating red meat can raise the risk of premature death. These are the […]

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Bats Are Biggest Rabies Danger, CDC Says

Bats Are Biggest Rabies Danger, CDC Says

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The first thing folks think about with rabies is four-legged critters — dogs, raccoons, skunks or foxes. But the most dangerous rabies threat you’ll face right now is dangling overhead somewhere, waiting to flutter down and get entwined in your […]

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Eating More Red Meat May Shorten Your Life

Eating More Red Meat May Shorten Your Life

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Is that second serving of steak or extra strip of bacon worth shaving time off your life? That’s a question researchers want you to ponder, because their new study finds the more red and processed meat you eat, the greater the […]

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AHA News: When Dancer Kept Fainting, an EKG Finally Revealed Why

AHA News: When Dancer Kept Fainting, an EKG Finally Revealed Why

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Looking back, Daniela Leonhardt’s first indication something was amiss with her heart happened in December 2010, when she fainted before an Irish dance competition. At the time, she was 30 years old, the mother of two little boys and in jaw-droppingly good shape. […]

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Workouts: A Prescription to Ease Severe Chronic Anxiety?

Workouts: A Prescription to Ease Severe Chronic Anxiety?

By Kayla McKiskiHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Everyone experiences anxious moments now and then. But for those with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), the worry is frequent and overwhelming, often interfering with everyday activities. Now, a small study suggests that these burdensome feelings can be quelled with […]

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Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance

What are normal insulin levels? The exact values for normal or high insulin levels vary according to the laboratory and the type of test performed. With insulin resistance, there is a high fasting insulin level and a normal to high fasting blood glucose level. High or elevated insulin levels can be seen with other medical […]

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Scared Safe: Pics of Sun’s Damage to Face Boost Sunscreen Use

Scared Safe: Pics of Sun’s Damage to Face Boost Sunscreen Use

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When all else fails, fear may motivate people to protect themselves from the sun. Researchers found that a photo of a mole being removed and visuals of skin damage did the trick. Study volunteers were shown photos taken using a VISIA UV camera system. These […]