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Why playing board games could improve your love life

Why playing board games could improve your love life

Couples might be surprised to learn what effect attending an art class or playing board games might have on their relationship. Playing a board game with your partner triggers the release of oxytocin, or the ‘love hormone.’ A recent study from Baylor University in Waco, TX, has revealed that romantic partners release oxytocin, the so-called […]

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What are the signs that you might have asthma?

What are the signs that you might have asthma?

Asthma is a lung disease that causes inflammation and narrowing of the airways. Common symptoms include breathing difficulty, shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, and tightness in the chest. Symptoms can vary from person to person and range from mild to severe. People may only experience symptoms in certain situations, such as when exercising. In some […]

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How does smoking affect people with asthma?

How does smoking affect people with asthma?

People with asthma may wonder how smoking conventional cigarettes or using electronic cigarettes can affect the condition. Cigarette smoke can trigger asthma symptoms. Despite this, in the United States, 21 percent of people who have asthma currently smoke, compared with 16.8 percent of people who do not have asthma. This article discusses how smoke, secondhand […]

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What is orbital cellulitis?

What is orbital cellulitis?

Orbital cellulitis is an infection of the soft tissues within the eye socket. It is a serious condition that, without treatment, can lead to permanent vision loss and life-threatening complications. Orbital cellulitis, which is sometimes called postseptal cellulitis, can occur at any age, but it most commonly affects young children. The infection develops behind the […]

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Reducing diabetes risk with a personalized diet

Reducing diabetes risk with a personalized diet

Keeping blood glucose at a healthy level reduces the risk of developing diabetes. But until now, reducing high glucose levels has focused on limiting carb and calorie intake, rather than on how individuals respond to different foods. How blood sugar levels respond to different foods varies from person to person. The number of people in […]

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Tasmanian Devils Likely to Survive Cancer Scourge

Tasmanian Devils Likely to Survive Cancer Scourge

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A contagious cancer that has almost decimated the Tasmanian devil population probably won’t drive the species into extinction, a new study suggests. Latest Cancer News Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD) kills most of the animals it infects and has led to an 80 percent decrease in the […]

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Your Valentine May Bring You Better Sleep

Your Valentine May Bring You Better Sleep

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sure, he may snore. She may steal the covers. But if a relationship is solid, your partner will help you sleep better this Valentine’s Day and far into the future, a new study suggests. Good relationships in early adulthood seemed to […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Alopecia Areata

Health Tip: Understanding Alopecia Areata

(HealthDay News) — Alopecia areata is a form of hair loss that’s triggered by your immune system mistakenly viewing hair follicles as threats to your health. Latest Skin News This can trigger patchy hair loss on the head, complete hair loss on the head or the loss of body hair, the American Academy of Family […]