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How to tell if your baby has asthma

How to tell if your baby has asthma

Wheezing, coughing, and breathing fast are some of the signs that a baby with asthma may display. Asthma is a chronic condition that causes airway inflammation and sensitivity to irritants that most people can inhale without any issues. Doctors can treat asthma in babies with medications that help open up the airways, which are already […]

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Why sleep is good for your arteries

Why sleep is good for your arteries

Fresh evidence suggests that sleep regulates a mechanism that can help to protect arteries from hardening. The finding reinforces the notion that good-quality sleep is important for cardiovascular health. Sleep is integral to good health, and a new study delves into how it keeps our cardiovascular system healthy. Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in […]

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Acupuncture may reduce menopause symptoms

Acupuncture may reduce menopause symptoms

A recent study concludes that just a relatively short course of acupuncture could significantly reduce some of the most unpleasant symptoms of menopause. Researchers put acupuncture to the test once again. Menopause typically begins in the sixth decade of life and continues for an average of 4–5 years. The symptoms of menopause can reduce overall […]

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This Japanese plant could hold the key to extended youth

This Japanese plant could hold the key to extended youth

In Japan, many have long believed that a plant called ashitaba is important in supporting a person’s health and well-being. Now, researchers are suggesting that a compound in this plant boosts cellular health and may prolong youth. Practitioners of traditional medicine in Japan have long touted ashitaba’s health benefits. New research suggests that they may […]

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Health Tip: Common Triggers for Acne

Health Tip: Common Triggers for Acne

(HealthDay News) — Acne forms when hair follicles are blocked by dead skin and oil. Bacteria then begin to grow and irritate the skin. Latest Skin News Pimples typically occur on the face but can also surface on the back, chest, neck and arms. The American Academy of Family Physicians mentions these common triggers for […]

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Kaiser Permanente Med School to Offer Free Tuition

Kaiser Permanente Med School to Offer Free Tuition

WebMD Health News Feb. 20, 2019 — Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, in Pasadena, CA, will waive tuition for all 4 years for the school’s first five classes of students, the school announced Tuesday. Latest Prevention & Wellness News The private, nonprofit medical school, which is not affiliated with any university, has received initial accreditation […]

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U.S. Agencies Investigating Asbestos in Baby Powder

U.S. Agencies Investigating Asbestos in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson is being investigated by the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over possible asbestos contamination of the company’s baby powder and other talc-based products. Latest Prevention & Wellness News In a securities filing, the company said it was “cooperating with these government inquiries and will be producing documents […]