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Opioid Epidemic Tied to Doubling of Dangerous Heart Infections

Opioid Epidemic Tied to Doubling of Dangerous Heart Infections

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Addiction and overdose deaths aren’t the only consequence of America’s opioid epidemic. Cases of a potentially deadly heart infection have risen alarmingly, too, a new study finds. This bacterial infection, called infective endocarditis, often affects young, poor white men who share […]

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis facts Plantar fasciitis, or foot ligament inflammation, can be painful. Plantar fasciitis (inflammation to the plantar fascia ligament) is most commonly caused by strain injury causing micro tears to the ligament as it attaches to the heel bone or other areas of tightness on the sole of the foot. The plantar fascia is […]

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Can You Still Be Healthy If You’re Overweight?

Can You Still Be Healthy If You’re Overweight?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re overweight but have dodged chronic health issues like high cholesterol and high blood pressure, you might not think that losing weight is a priority. But an analysis of five years of records on 3.5 million people […]

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Health Tip: Gaining Weight

Health Tip: Gaining Weight

Fat-Burning Foods in Pictures: Blueberries, Green Tea, and More Grapefruit, hot peppers, vinegar, and more appear on WebMD’s list of fat-fighting foods — along with surprising facts about how they may work. Read more: Fat-Burning Foods in Pictures: Blueberries, Green Tea, and More

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Health Tip: Managing Reactive Hypoglycemia

Health Tip: Managing Reactive Hypoglycemia

(HealthDay News) — Reactive hypoglycemia refers to low blood sugar after a meal, says Mayo Clinic. The condition has a variety of causes, from drinking alcohol to metabolic disorders. Latest Diabetes News People with reactive hypoglycemia may have symptoms including weakness, shakiness and lightheadedness. To manage reactive hypoglycemia, Mayo Clinic suggests: Eating a balanced diet […]

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Can exercise slow down Alzheimer’s?

Can exercise slow down Alzheimer’s?

A proof-of-concept brain imaging study suggests that exercising four or five times a week may delay the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in people who already have toxic buildups of beta-amyloid protein. Aerobic exercise could slow the cognitive decline of Alzheimer’s, a small new study suggests. The new research is a 1-year randomized controlled trial led […]

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Does sugar cause inflammation in the body?

Does sugar cause inflammation in the body?

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Everything you need to know about hyaluronic acid

Everything you need to know about hyaluronic acid

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What are nootropics (smart drugs)?

What are nootropics (smart drugs)?

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