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How to Avoid Skin Problems When You Garden

How to Avoid Skin Problems When You Garden

Latest Skin News MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As you dig into gardening this spring, be sure you don’t plant the seeds of skin problems, an expert advises. “Adverse skin reactions from gardening are very common and may include bug bites and stings, plant-induced rashes, and cuts and infections,” said Dr. Sonya Kenkare, […]

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AHA News: Evidence Grows for an HPV-Heart Disease Connection

AHA News: Evidence Grows for an HPV-Heart Disease Connection

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the country. In several studies, it’s also linked to the nation’s leading cause of death — cardiovascular disease. There are more than 150 strains of HPV, including the ones responsible […]

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Many ‘Gen Xers’ Desolate as They Navigate Adulthood: Study

Many ‘Gen Xers’ Desolate as They Navigate Adulthood: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Despair runs rampant through Generation X as these Americans struggle through middle age, a new study reports. So-called indicators of despair — depression, suicide, drug and alcohol abuse — are rising among those in their late 30s and early 40s, […]

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U.S. Set to Break Measles Cases Record

U.S. Set to Break Measles Cases Record

Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases. Latest Infectious Disease News The number of measles cases rose by 71 in the last week and now stands at 626 since Jan. 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said […]

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Veggies, Fruits and Grains Keep Your Heart Pumping

Veggies, Fruits and Grains Keep Your Heart Pumping

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As if you needed any more proof that fruits, vegetables and whole grains are good for you, a new study finds they may cut your chances of heart failure by 41%. Conversely, the so-called Southern diet, which focuses on meats, fried […]

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Skipping Breakfast Could Be a Bad Move for Your Heart

Skipping Breakfast Could Be a Bad Move for Your Heart

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Think breakfast isn’t the most important meal of the day? Think again, say researchers behind a new study that found the risk of heart-related death rises dramatically for folks who skip the morning repast. Compared to people who always ate breakfast, […]

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You Can Cut Your Odds for an Aortic Aneurysm

You Can Cut Your Odds for an Aortic Aneurysm

Latest Heart News MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People at risk for an aortic aneurysm should get screened for the life-threatening condition, an expert says. Aortic aneurysms are balloon-like bulges that can develop anywhere along the aorta, which runs from your heart through your chest and abdomen. An untreated aneurysm can grow until […]

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Sit All Day at Work? Exercise Can Counter That

Sit All Day at Work? Exercise Can Counter That

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If your job keeps you chained to a desk all day, you might be able to erase the ill effects with regular exercise, a large new study suggests. Research has shown that people who spend a lot of time […]