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How Do You Stop Snoring?

How Do You Stop Snoring?

What is snoring? Snoring happens when tissues in the back of the throat vibrate as air passes over them during sleep.  Nasal infections or deformities can cause snoring, as can obesity, drug or alcohol use, medications, smoking, aging or sleep position. What are home remedies to stop snoring? Once you have ruled out sleep apnea […]

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Smart Steps for Healthy Feet

Smart Steps for Healthy Feet

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Skin News TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are your feet something you think about only when they hurt? Simple steps can protect them from common problems, some of which are hard to get rid of. The first step is to wear shoes, such as water slip-ons, in moist […]

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Health Tip: Anti-Aging Skin Suggestions

Health Tip: Anti-Aging Skin Suggestions

(HealthDay News) — As we age, so does our skin. With that comes wrinkles and age spots. Latest Skin News While wrinkle creams, eye serums and other products can diminish signs of aging, the most effective anti-aging plan begins with healthy skin habits, the American Academy of Dermatology says. The academy offers this advice: Protect […]

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Gun Injuries Bring Especially Tough Recoveries

Gun Injuries Bring Especially Tough Recoveries

Latest Prevention & Wellness News MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — One in 10 Americans who survive a gunshot wound will wind up back in the hospital for further treatment within 90 days, a new study suggests. “Life does not go back to normal after surviving gunshot injury,” said study corresponding author Bindu Kalesan, […]

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FDA to Tighten Oversight of Supplements

FDA to Tighten Oversight of Supplements

Latest Prevention & Wellness News MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to strengthen regulation of dietary supplements, such as vitamins, minerals and herbs, the agency announced Monday. The changes would be “one of the most significant modernizations of dietary supplement regulation and oversight in more than 25 […]

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How Heavy Drinking Might Boost Your Appetite for Alcohol

How Heavy Drinking Might Boost Your Appetite for Alcohol

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Binge and heavy drinking may trigger DNA changes that make your booze cravings worse, a new study says. “We found that people who drink heavily may be changing their DNA in a way that makes them crave alcohol even more,” said senior study author […]

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Opioids Overprescribed for Common Children’s Fracture, Study Says

Opioids Overprescribed for Common Children’s Fracture, Study Says

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Children who have surgery for a broken elbow may be overprescribed potentially addictive opioid painkillers, a new study finds. Overprescription includes giving kids too many opioids when they are sent home — raising the risk that any leftover meds will be “diverted” for illicit […]

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Opioids May Signal Poorer Outcomes for Heart Patients: Study

Opioids May Signal Poorer Outcomes for Heart Patients: Study

Latest Heart News MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Heart patients prescribed opioid painkillers when they leave the hospital may be less likely to get follow-up care and slightly more likely to die, a new study finds. It included nearly 2,500 patients discharged from Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., after treatment for […]

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Food or Heart Meds? Many Americans Must Make a Choice

Food or Heart Meds? Many Americans Must Make a Choice

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans with heart disease say they face financial strain because of their medical care, with some skipping meds or cutting back on basics like groceries. That’s the finding of a new national study of heart disease and stroke patients […]