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Organic Chicken Less Likely to Harbor a Dangerous ‘Superbug’

Organic Chicken Less Likely to Harbor a Dangerous ‘Superbug’

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In a finding that suggests organic is best, a new study indicates that chickens raised without antibiotics may have fewer types of antibiotic-resistant salmonella than animals raised at factory farms. Salmonella is a common infection among poultry, so some large […]

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Health Tip: Lowering Your Resting Heart Rate

Health Tip: Lowering Your Resting Heart Rate

(HealthDay News) — The normal range for a resting heart rate is between 60 and 90 beats per minute, says Harvard Medical School. An increase in the resting heart rate over time can be a sign of future heart trouble. Latest Heart News To lower your resting heart rate, the school suggests: Exercise every day. […]

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AHA News: Understanding Bernie Sanders’ Heart Treatment

AHA News: Understanding Bernie Sanders’ Heart Treatment

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Sen. Bernie Sanders had no reported history of heart disease and had been keeping up an active presidential campaign schedule. But during an event Tuesday evening in Las Vegas, he experienced chest discomfort, his campaign said. Tests showed a blocked artery, and he […]

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Turf Toe

Turf Toe

What is turf toe? Turf toe refers to a sprain of the big toe joint. Turf toe is an injury to the underside of the big toe and joint at the base of the big toe. This joint, the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, is commonly known as the “ball of the foot.” Turf toe is […]

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Prescription Opioids Linked to Poor Outcomes in Kidney Patients

Prescription Opioids Linked to Poor Outcomes in Kidney Patients

Latest Digestion News THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have chronic kidney disease, taking opioids for pain may increase your odds of hospitalization or early death, a new study suggests. The risks were particularly elevated at the highest opioid doses, the researchers said. “We found that receipt of prescription opioids was associated […]

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Just a Little Weight Loss Can Put Diabetes Into Remission

Just a Little Weight Loss Can Put Diabetes Into Remission

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diabetes News FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — British researchers have good news for people with type 2 diabetes — you don’t need to lose a ton of weight to make a difference in your health. In fact, they found that losing just 10% of your body weight during […]

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Drug Trio Improves Odds Against Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Drug Trio Improves Odds Against Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A three-drug chemo cocktail appears to shrink tumors and improve survivorship among pancreatic cancer patients, a new, small study shows. Tumors substantially shrank for just over 71% of patients treated with a three-drug regimen of nab-paclitaxel, gemcitabine and platinum-based cisplatin, the […]

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Can Your Eating Habits Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay?

Can Your Eating Habits Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When you hear the word diet, you might think only of weight loss. But a lifestyle diet can bring even greater benefits. One option that belongs on your radar is the MIND diet created by researchers at Rush University in Chicago. […]