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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 […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Kidney Stones

Health Tip: Understanding Kidney Stones

(HealthDay News) — One in ten people will have a kidney stone at some point in their lives, says the National Kidney Foundation. Kidney stones are hard objects that are produced from chemicals in urine. Latest Digestion News Symptoms can range from lower back pain, bloody urine, vomiting or fever and chills. Possible causes of […]

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Could Diabetes Drug Metformin Help Keep People Slim?

Could Diabetes Drug Metformin Help Keep People Slim?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diabetes News MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests a first-line drug for treating type 2 diabetes — metformin — may help people with pre-diabetes maintain long-term weight loss. People who lost weight while taking metformin maintained a loss of about 6% of their body weight for […]

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FDA Approves 1st Generic Nasal Spray Against Opioid Overdose

FDA Approves 1st Generic Nasal Spray Against Opioid Overdose

Latest Prevention & Wellness News FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The first generic naloxone nasal spray to treat opioid overdose has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Teva Pharmaceuticals’ lifesaving product is also the first generic naloxone nasal spray approved for use by people without medical training. There was already […]

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FDA Approves First Device to Treat Children With ADHD

FDA Approves First Device to Treat Children With ADHD

The first medical device to treat children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Latest Neurology News The device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to areas of the brain linked with ADHD symptoms and is approved for treatment of children aged 7 to 12 who are not on […]

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Health Tip: Causes of Lightheadedness

Health Tip: Causes of Lightheadedness

(HealthDay News) — Feeling woozy or lightheaded is often rooted in a simple cause, says Harvard Medical School. Common reasons for faintness include: Latest Neurology News At its most serious, faintness could be a sign of heart attack or stroke. If you suspect you’re having a heart attack or stroke, seek immediate medical attention. Copyright […]

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How to Make Your Workplace a Healthier One

How to Make Your Workplace a Healthier One

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Even if you love your job, your workspace might not love you back. Because people may spend 40 or more hours on the job, often at a desk, all that exposure to less-than-inspiring surroundings can negatively influence health. While some […]