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How use of digital devices may influence obesity risk

How use of digital devices may influence obesity risk

Recent evidence suggests that people who multitask by switching frequently between digital devices may be more at risk of developing unhealthful eating habits and obesity. Media multitasking may impact obesity risk and eating habits. The more gadgets that become available to us, the more we may feel tempted to explore these new technologies, but their […]

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Health Tip: Sunburn First Aid

Health Tip: Sunburn First Aid

(HealthDay News) — Spending too much time outdoors without protective sunscreen can take a toll on your skin. Latest Skin News Unlike a thermal burn, sunburn may not be immediately noticeable. Symptoms usually start four hours after sun exposure and resolve within a week, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For minor […]

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Is That Medication Safe When Breastfeeding?

Is That Medication Safe When Breastfeeding?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Far too little is known about the safety of medication use during breastfeeding — and it’s time to get some answers, experts say. It’s a critical gap, given that breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for babies — and moms […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

Health Tip: Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

(HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that affects some 1 million Americans. Latest Neurology News Symptoms typically include trembling, stiffness and poor coordination. often beginning gradually on one side of the body. As the disease progresses, both sides become affected. Though there is no cure for Parkinson’s, there are a variety of […]

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FDA Reports Cases of Seizures Among Young Vapers

FDA Reports Cases of Seizures Among Young Vapers

By Robin FosterHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Tuesday that there have been reports of teens experiencing seizures after they vape. “Seizures or convulsions are known potential side effects of nicotine poisoning and have been reported in scientific literature in relation […]

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What to know about diabetes and amputation

What to know about diabetes and amputation

People with diabetes are prone to nerve damage and circulation issues. In some cases, this can make a foot or lower leg amputation necessary. However, effective treatment can usually prevent this complication. Reduced blood flow to the feet means that people with diabetes have a higher risk of developing a wound or sore on this […]

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How to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness

How to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness

Coconut oil is a popular natural option for relieving vaginal dryness. Some studies suggest that coconut oil is safe to use on the skin, and it is an effective moisturizer.Many people use vaginal moisturizers or lubricants to help ease vaginal discomfort and to make intercourse more comfortable. A 2014 study involving 1,021 women found that […]