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Three Ways to Improve Focus and Concentration

Three Ways to Improve Focus and Concentration

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Do you get distracted easily or find that it’s getting harder to stay focused on a task at hand or retain new information? These issues can happen to anyone, though they may seem to be more troublesome with advancing age. […]

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E-Cigarettes Used in 5% of U.S. Homes With Kids

E-Cigarettes Used in 5% of U.S. Homes With Kids

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, May 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As e-cigarettes gain fans, children may be losing out. New research suggests that vaping parents expose children to secondhand fumes that may be as harmful as tobacco smoke. Nearly 5% of U.S. adults living with children use e-cigarettes, according to […]

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Doxycycline vs. Azithromycin

Doxycycline vs. Azithromycin

Doxycycline vs. azithromycin: What’s the difference? Doxycycline and azithromycin are antibiotics used to treat many different types of bacterial infections. Brand names for doxycycline include Vibramycin, Oracea, Adoxa, Atridox, Acticlate, Acticlate Cap, Doryx, Doxteric, Doxy, and Monodox. Brand names for azithromycin include Zithromax, Zithromax Tri-Pak, Zithromax Z-Pak, and Zmax. Doxycycline and azithromycin are different types […]

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Possible Listeria Contamination in L’Explorateur Soft Ripened Cheese: FDA

Possible Listeria Contamination in L’Explorateur Soft Ripened Cheese: FDA

Consumers should not eat and retailers should not sell or serve l’Explorateur soft ripened cheese due to possible listeria contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Latest Infectious Disease News The product is made in France and sold throughout the United States in small circular wheels in 250-gram quantities. The sell by dates include […]

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Well Water’s Spillover Effect: Heart Damage?

Well Water’s Spillover Effect: Heart Damage?

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Does your home draw its water source from a well? A new study finds that well water may be injurious to heart health in young adults — if it contains arsenic. “People drinking water from private wells, which are not regulated, need to be aware […]

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Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic Exercise

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Can Social Media Lead to Eating Disorders?

Can Social Media Lead to Eating Disorders?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Traditional media, including TV and magazine ads, tend to portray ideals of physical perfection that can fuel worries about body image and eating disorders. A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found that spending hours […]