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What to know about spotting in early pregnancy

What to know about spotting in early pregnancy

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Tips for reducing or stopping sweating

Tips for reducing or stopping sweating

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US diet still contains too many low quality carbs

US diet still contains too many low quality carbs

Although the typical adult diet in the United States has improved, it still contains too much low quality carbohydrate and saturated fat, recent research concludes. New research looks at changes in the nutritional content of a typical U.S. diet. During 1999–2016, the average proportion of daily calorie intake that refined grains, added sugar, and starchy […]

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Health Tip: Catching Up on Sleep

Health Tip: Catching Up on Sleep

(HealthDay News) — An hour or two of lost sleep every night will add up, says the National Sleep Foundation. In the short-term, negative effects from lack of sleep can range from a foggy brain to impaired driving abilities. Latest Sleep News However, getting extra sleep to compensate won’t completely make up for sleep lost. […]

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Mental Ills May Put Veterans at Higher Odds for Heart Trouble

Mental Ills May Put Veterans at Higher Odds for Heart Trouble

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Sept. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Veterans who suffer from depression, anxiety, psychosis or bipolar disorder are more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or die from heart disease, a new study finds. Those who have most severe mental health problems, such as schizophrenia, are at greatest risk. Although […]

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Tramadol vs. Codeine

Tramadol vs. Codeine

What are tramadol and codeine? Tramadol and codeine are both opiates. Codeine is made from the poppy plant, just like morphine, heroin, and opium. Tramadol is chemically similar to codeine, but it’s synthesized from precursor molecules in a lab. Many doctors like it because it has a lower potential for addiction than other opioids, though […]

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fenoprofen (Nalfon)

fenoprofen (Nalfon)

What is fenoprofen, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Fenoprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is effective for treating the fever, pain, and swelling caused by inflammation. Fenoprofen belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Other members of the NSAID class of drugs include ibuprofen (Motrin), indomethacin […]

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Childhood Obesity Rate Still Climbing in the US

Childhood Obesity Rate Still Climbing in the US

By Peter Schelden on 09/25/2019 2:59 PM Latest Healthy Kids News Source: MedicineNet Health News A decades-long upward trend in the childhood obesity rate shows little sign of changing as health advocates spread awareness for National Childhood Obesity Month in September. Nearly 20% of children in the US ages 6 to 19 are obese, according […]