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Gender Pay Gap Significant Among Infertility Doctors

Gender Pay Gap Significant Among Infertility Doctors

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In the medical world of baby-making, males rule. A new study finds that female obstetrician-gynecologists who specialize in reproductive endocrinology and infertility get paid far less than their male colleagues. Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus note that far more women than […]

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Scientists Spot Brain Cells That Control Traumatic Memories

Scientists Spot Brain Cells That Control Traumatic Memories

Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve ever been suddenly and unexpectedly reminded of a past trauma, you may wonder if those old fears will ever stop haunting you. Now, neuroscientists say they’ve discovered a group of brain cells that control frightening memories, and they suggest that the finding […]

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Baby-Led Eating: A Healthier Approach

Baby-Led Eating: A Healthier Approach

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — With childhood obesity rates soaring, prevention should start at a very early age. One approach gaining in popularity is baby-led weaning. This means that, when solid foods are introduced, ideally at 6 months, parents let the baby feed himself or […]

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Moderate Drinking Increases Stroke Risk

Moderate Drinking Increases Stroke Risk

Moderate drinking could increase your risk of stroke, a new study says. Latest Heart News Researchers followed more than 500,000 people in China for a decade. Overall, it found that alcohol boosts stroke risk by about one-third for every four additional drinks a day. It also found that moderate drinking — up to two drinks […]

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Mick Jagger Recovering After Heart Valve Procedure

Mick Jagger Recovering After Heart Valve Procedure

Mick Jagger is recovering and in good health after his heart valve procedure. The Rolling Stones frontman is being monitored for any complications that could occur, such as excess bleeding, sources told Billboard. Latest Heart News Jagger underwent a minimally invasive procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Doctors accessed his heart valve using a catheter […]

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Simple CPR Doubles Survival Odds

Simple CPR Doubles Survival Odds

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If a few minutes of your time could save a person’s life, would you do it? In a new study, researchers found that any type of bystander CPR — including just performing chest compressions — significantly improves the chances of survival for people who suffer […]

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The 7-Minute Workout

The 7-Minute Workout

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are you in a time crunch for even a short workout? Experts at the American College of Sports Medicine created a 7-minute plan that can fit into almost anyone’s schedule. The program uses high-intensity training in an exercise circuit, […]

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Health Tip: Change Diet to Combat Constipation

Health Tip: Change Diet to Combat Constipation

(HealthDay News) — Constipation typically is diagnosed when there are fewer than three bowel movements per week. Latest Digestion News Making changes to what you eat and drink can relieve constipation. And including fiber-rich food in your diet is a great starting point, says the National Institutes of Health. The NIH mentions these good sources […]