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A Healthy Baby Starts With a Healthy Mom

A Healthy Baby Starts With a Healthy Mom

Latest Healthy Kids News SATURDAY, June 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Having a healthy baby starts before you get pregnant, Penn State doctors say. Nearly half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned, said Dr. Andrew Lutzkanin, a physician in the department of family and community medicine. “Fortunately, most women of childbearing age […]

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Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently

Foods with similar nutrition labels can have very different effects on gut microbiomes, research finds. Foods that have similar nutritional information on their labels can affect the gut microbiome of different people in different ways. A recent study, the results of which feature in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, looked at participants’ diets and […]

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Head Injuries Tied to Motorized Scooters Are Rising: Study

Head Injuries Tied to Motorized Scooters Are Rising: Study

Latest Prevention & Wellness News SUNDAY, June 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Head injuries from riding electric scooters without a helmet are on the rise, a new study reports. Between 2008 and 2017, nearly 32,000 injuries were estimated nationwide, according to a review of records in the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance […]

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Peripheral Neuropathy (Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Medications)

Peripheral Neuropathy (Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Medications)

Peripheral neuropathy definition and facts Peripheral neuropathy is a condition in which the nerves in the peripheral nervous system become damaged. Peripheral neuropathy symptoms and signs depend upon the cause. Usually, the disorder affects the nerves that provide sensation, which causes pain, tingling, and burning symptoms of the nerves affected. Usually, peripheral neuropathy occurs in […]

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Education, Intelligence Might Protect Your Brain

Education, Intelligence Might Protect Your Brain

Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being smart and highly educated may not prevent Alzheimer’s disease, but it appears to delay the disease’s impact on everyday life, a new study suggests. Researchers can’t prove that that’s the case, but their data suggests it might be. “Our study was designed to look […]

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Flour Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

Flour Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

MONDAY, June 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Three brands of five-pound bags of flour produced by the same milling company have now been recalled due to possible E. coli contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. Latest Infectious Disease News The recalled bags of flour were produced by ADM Milling Co. but distributed […]

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Hot Water Soak May Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation

Hot Water Soak May Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could soaking in hot water followed by light exercise work as well on peripheral artery disease (PAD) as a longer bout of exercise does? The authors of a new study suggest it could, but some PAD experts aren’t convinced. Peripheral artery […]

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FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After 1 Death

FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After 1 Death

Latest Digestion News FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Fecal transplants — transferring fecal matter from a healthy person into an ill person with a compromised “microbiome” — is an increasingly used new treatment for a variety of ills. But on Thursday federal health officials announced that a patient died after such a procedure, […]