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Health Tip: Choosing a Car Seat

Health Tip: Choosing a Car Seat

(HealthDay News) — Thousands of young children face injury or death in car accidents each year. Proper use of car seats can keep children safe in the event of a crash, says American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Latest Healthy Kids News The AAP provides these guidelines for choosing car seats: All infants and toddlers should […]

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Timing of Meals Can Influence Heart Attack Recovery

Timing of Meals Can Influence Heart Attack Recovery

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When you eat during the day could influence your chances of surviving a heart attack, a new study finds. Specifically, skipping breakfast and eating dinner late in the evening were associated with poorer recovery and increased risk of death, scientists report. “Our research shows that […]

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New Evidence That Veggies Beat Steak for Heart Health

New Evidence That Veggies Beat Steak for Heart Health

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Your heart will thank you if you replace red meat with healthy plant proteins. Doing so will lower your odds for heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from 36 trials involving more than 1,800 people to learn how different diets affected […]

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AHA News: Here’s How Middle-Aged People — Especially Women — Can Avoid a Heart Attack

AHA News: Here’s How Middle-Aged People — Especially Women — Can Avoid a Heart Attack

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Physical fitness is good for the heart, brain and overall health. But a specific type called cardiorespiratory fitness may help predict the odds of having a heart attack, especially for women, new research shows. Higher cardiorespiratory fitness translated to lower heart attack risk, […]

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Health Tip: Cochlear Implants

Health Tip: Cochlear Implants

(HealthDay News) — Cochlear implants are electronic devices that can restore hearing for people with hearing loss. Both adults and children can benefit from cochlear implants, says Mayo Clinic. Latest Hearing News People with cochlear implants have reported: Ability to hear speech without needing visual cues. Ability to listen in a noisy space. Ability to […]

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Weekly Infusion May Be Effective, Easier HIV Therapy

Weekly Infusion May Be Effective, Easier HIV Therapy

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest HIV News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the 1990s revolutionized HIV/AIDS treatment. But while it dramatically improves survival, some patients can develop troublesome side effects or even resistance to the potent pills. So, the search for an alternative has […]

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Two Lives Saved in Rare ‘Paired’ Liver Donation

Two Lives Saved in Rare ‘Paired’ Liver Donation

Latest Digestion News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In a North American first, an anonymous living liver donation led to a rare paired living liver donor exchange in Canada last summer that saved the lives of two people with failing livers. Kelly Bryan, 38, donated 70% of her liver to an adult stranger, […]