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Which jobs affect women’s heart health the most?

Which jobs affect women’s heart health the most?

Some occupations are likely to affect female heart health more negatively than others, but which ones? This question is what one new study set out to answer. Share on PinterestFemales in some professions face a higher risk of developing heart health problems than others, according to a new study. Heart problems are a widespread health […]

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Central Precocious Puberty?

Central Precocious Puberty?

Medical Conditions Tied to Early Puberty Precocious puberty is much more common in girls than in boys. Many girls experience precocious puberty in the absence of any disease or condition. In boys, however, precocious puberty is more likely to be associated with an underlying medical problem. While in many cases the exact cause of precocious […]

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You Won’t Get Sued If You Do CPR, Review Suggests

You Won’t Get Sued If You Do CPR, Review Suggests

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are you worried about getting sued if you provide bystander CPR in a public place? Don’t be, surprising new research suggests: You’re more likely to get sued if you don’t intervene. Dr. Travis Murphy undertook the most comprehensive review to date […]

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Are Skin Rashes Contagious?

Are Skin Rashes Contagious?

Are skin rashes contagious? Picture of Molluscum Contagiosum a Contagious Skin Disease There are contagious and noncontagious skin rashes. To make this broad topic more manageable, the following is a list of general categories of rashes that are considered noncontagious: Since the real question to be answered is what rashes are contagious, the remainder of […]

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Want Extra Years of Life? Keep Blood Pressure Tightly Controlled

Want Extra Years of Life? Keep Blood Pressure Tightly Controlled

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest High Blood Pressure News TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Tighter control of high blood pressure may add years to people’s lives, a new study estimates. Researchers calculated that for a typical 50-year-old with high blood pressure, more aggressive treatment could translate into three extra years of life. Eighty-year-olds […]

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Needle Exchange Programs Guard Against HIV

Needle Exchange Programs Guard Against HIV

Latest HIV News TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Needle exchange programs in two large U.S. cities prevented thousands of new HIV infections and saved hundreds of millions of dollars, researchers say. Needle, or syringe, exchange programs prevented nearly 10,600 new cases of HIV in Philadelphia and almost 1,900 new cases of HIV in […]