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Health Tip: Hearing Loss Prevention

Health Tip: Hearing Loss Prevention

(HealthDay News) — About 1 in 3 Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss. And about half of those over 75 have trouble hearing. Latest Hearing News Though age-related hearing loss is difficult to prevent, noise-induced hearing loss can be minimized. People should actively reduce exposure to loud noise, the U.S. […]

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How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?

How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?

How long is a cold or flu contagious? Both colds and the flu are contagious and are caused by viruses. However, the viruses that cause colds (for example, rhinoviruses) are not the same as those that cause the flu (influenza viruses). Although the typical incubation period for influenza is about one to four days, some […]

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Baby Cough Syrup Recalled

Baby Cough Syrup Recalled

One lot of DG/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus is being recalled due to possible contamination with potentially harmful bacteria, says maker Kingston Pharma, LLC. Latest Cold and Flu News The recall is for Lot KL180157 of 2-fluid ounce (59 mL) bottles with an expiration date of 11/20 and UPC Code 8 54954 00250 […]

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CBD Products Now Available at Hundreds of CVS Stores

CBD Products Now Available at Hundreds of CVS Stores

Creams, sprays and lotions infused with the nonintoxicating hemp component cannabidiol (CBD) are now being sold at more than 800 CVS stores in eight states. Latest Chronic Pain News The products will be sold in store aisles, according to a company spokesman, who added that the drugstore chain is not selling any supplements or food […]

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Hot tea may raise esophageal cancer risk

Hot tea may raise esophageal cancer risk

New research, appearing in the International Journal of Cancer, finds an association between drinking tea at very high temperatures and the risk of developing esophageal cancer. New research recommends letting tea cool down before drinking it. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019, there will be approximately 17,650 new cases of esophageal cancer and […]

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Symptoms of caffeine withdrawal

Symptoms of caffeine withdrawal

Caffeine is a stimulant that works to improve alertness, wakefulness, and mood. People who regularly consume caffeine may experience withdrawal symptoms after they suddenly stop drinking it. Natural sources of caffeine include coffee, tea, and cocoa beans. Manufacturers also add synthetic caffeine to many foods, drinks, medicines, and supplements. People who regularly consume caffeine may […]

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What are speech disorders?

What are speech disorders?

Speech is the process of producing specific sounds that convey meaning to the listener. A speech disorder refers to any condition that affects a person’s ability to produce sounds that create words. Speech is one of the main ways in which people communicate their thoughts, feelings, and ideas with others. The act of speaking requires […]

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Is popcorn a healthy snack?

Is popcorn a healthy snack?

Popcorn can either be good or bad for a person’s health, depending on what goes into making it. On its own, without any added sugar or salt, popcorn makes a nutritious, healthful snack.Popcorn is a type of corn kernel that, when people heat it, it pops to become light and fluffy. Popcorn contains plenty of […]

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How does tumor acidity help cancer spread?

How does tumor acidity help cancer spread?

By probing what happens to cells in acid regions of tumors, scientists have uncovered new information about cancer’s invasiveness and spread. The discovery could lead to better treatments for aggressive tumors. A new study explores how an acidic environment drives tumor spread. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge found that acidic, […]