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Building Passion When You’re Not in Love With Your Job

Building Passion When You’re Not in Love With Your Job

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Here’s some career advice for the new year. Experts often suggest that people follow their passion when looking for work that they’ll feel enriched by. But sometimes you don’t have a choice and have to take a job that you’re […]

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Mindfulness Can Help Tame Everyday Stress

Mindfulness Can Help Tame Everyday Stress

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being in tune with the present moment — called mindfulness — can relieve stress and make you an actor rather than a reactor, a wellness expert says. Focusing on what’s happening right now allows people to notice things they might otherwise miss, said Dr. […]

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Making Your Child Apologize May Backfire

Making Your Child Apologize May Backfire

Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Forcing children to apologize before they’re ready may do more harm than good, researchers say. Children know when someone is truly sorry and an insincere apology may increase the offended child’s dislike of the child offering the apology, University of Michigan scientists reported. It’s […]

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Health Tip: Risk Factors for Stroke in Kids

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Stroke in Kids

(HealthDay News) — Adult strokes are commonly caused by high blood pressure, an irregular heartbeat and a hardening of the arteries. But these conditions are rare in children, the National Stroke Association says. Latest Healthy Kids News Stroke can occur at any age. The risk among children is highest after the first year of birth […]

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Asthma Often Goes Undetected in Urban Teens, Study Finds

Asthma Often Goes Undetected in Urban Teens, Study Finds

Latest Asthma News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For many city-dwelling teens with asthma, their chronic lung disease may go undiagnosed and untreated, a new study finds. According to a survey of more than 33,000 New York City high school students, 20 percent reported having asthma-like symptoms, but were not diagnosed with the […]

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Diabetes and erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked

Diabetes and erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked

New research, published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, suggests that a genetic susceptibility to type 2 diabetes may be a cause of erectile dysfunction. New research finds evidence that erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes are genetically linked. Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects approximately 30 million adults in the United States. There are several […]

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Can exercise lower blood pressure as effectively as drugs?

Can exercise lower blood pressure as effectively as drugs?

Millions of people live with high blood pressure, which can place them at risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. For this condition, doctors typically prescribe blood-lowering drugs, but could exercise help just as well? A new study suggests that exercise can be just as effective as drugs when it comes to keeping blood pressure under control. […]