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Muscle-building protein shakes may threaten health

Muscle-building protein shakes may threaten health

The protein shakes that health supplement stores sell, which people sometimes buy as a dietary aid to build muscle mass, may not actually be safe for health in the long run according to a new study in mice. Could protein shakes negatively affect health in the long run? Many fitness protein powders that are commercially […]

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Health Tip: What to Expect From a Gynecologist Visit

Health Tip: What to Expect From a Gynecologist Visit

(HealthDay News) — Visiting a gynecologist is important for women to maintain reproductive and sexual health. Latest Women’s Health News Most females should begin seeing a gynecologist at the age of 21, or earlier if they are sexually active, says the University of California at Santa Barbara. Women should expect the following at a gynecologist […]

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For People With Autism, Encounters With Police Can Turn Dangerous

For People With Autism, Encounters With Police Can Turn Dangerous

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being stopped and questioned by a police officer can be a stressful encounter for anyone, but it is especially hazardous for those with autism. Things can go so wrong that the person with autism winds up in jail because of miscommunications […]

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Hydroxyzine (Vistaril) vs. buspirone (Buspar)

Hydroxyzine (Vistaril) vs. buspirone (Buspar)

What drugs interact with hyroxyzine and buspirone? Hydroxyzine Hydroxyzine adds to (exaggerates) the sedating effects of alcohol and other drugs that can cause sedation such as the benzodiazepine class of anti-anxiety drugs. These drugs include: diazepam (Valium) lorazepam (Ativan) clonazepam (Klonopin) alprazolam (Xanax) Hydroxyzine also adds to the sedating effects the narcotic class of pain […]

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As Finals Draw Near, College Kids’ Diets Worsen

As Finals Draw Near, College Kids’ Diets Worsen

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Up all night, stressing out, feeling pressured. Cramming for college finals can bring all that, plus have students reaching for fatty, sugary foods, a new study suggests. “Stress has long been implicated in poor diet. People tend to report overeating and comfort eating foods […]

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Diet Sodas May Not Help Kids Cut Calories

Diet Sodas May Not Help Kids Cut Calories

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Kids who favor diet sodas over sugary ones don’t consume fewer calories over the course of a day, a new study finds. And they average 200 more calories daily than their peers who choose water, according to the results of […]