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Human breath may significantly affect office air quality

Human breath may significantly affect office air quality

New research suggests that the greatest pollutants of office air are humans, who unwittingly carry and disperse unhealthful volatile compounds by wearing deodorant — and even by breathing. How do humans negatively affect office air quality? There is a lot of concern about the negative effects of air pollution on health. Exposure to polluted air […]

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Health Tip: Recognizing Bedbug Bites

Health Tip: Recognizing Bedbug Bites

(HealthDay News) — Bedbugs are small, parasitic insects that feed on the blood of people and animals. Because the bites of many bugs are similar, bedbug bites can be difficult to distinguish. Latest Skin News Generally, bedbug bites are: Red with a darker red spot in the middle. Arranged in a line or cluster. Generally […]

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When Meds Are Free, Patients Take Them More Often

When Meds Are Free, Patients Take Them More Often

Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Patients are much more likely to take essential medications if they’re free, a new Canadian study finds. It included nearly 800 patients at nine primary care sites in the province of Ontario, who were prescribed 128 essential medications such as antibiotics, pain relievers, […]

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Ovulation Date Calculator

Ovulation Date Calculator

How to use this ovulation calendar (calculator) tool Pick a date on the calendar that matches the day you started your last period The calendar will display your estimated ovulation date, marking it in red. The days leading up to your ovulation date will appear marked in purple; those are the days you are likely […]

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Eating Disorders Linked to Suicide Risk

Eating Disorders Linked to Suicide Risk

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Eating disorders, serious medical conditions that few report, may trigger suicide attempts, three new studies show. Research lead by Tomoko Udo, an assistant professor of health policy, management and behavior at the University at Albany, State University of New York, found that only half […]