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Happiness High in States With Lots of Parks, Libraries

Happiness High in States With Lots of Parks, Libraries

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The number of parks, libraries and natural resources in the state where you reside might have a great deal to do with how happy you are. New research suggests that Americans who live where more money is spent on these “public goods” are happier […]

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Health Tip: Improve Your Emotional Wellness

Health Tip: Improve Your Emotional Wellness

(HealthDay News) — Having a positive outlook can boost your physical well-being, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says. Latest Mental Health News Research has shown a link between an upbeat mental state and lower blood pressure, reduced risk for heart disease, healthier weight, better blood sugar levels and longer life, the agency says. Here […]

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Broad-Range Ebola Drug Shows Promise in Animal Tests

Broad-Range Ebola Drug Shows Promise in Animal Tests

Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An experimental Ebola drug was effective against all strains of the deadly virus in laboratory animals, scientists say. Previous research typically took the “one bug, one drug” approach, said researcher Thomas Geisbert, a professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. But […]

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Play It Safe With Winter Sports

Play It Safe With Winter Sports

Latest Exercise & Fitness News SUNDAY, Jan. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Skiing, snowboarding, skating and sledding are great ways to have winter fun, but be sure to take steps to reduce your risk of injuries, experts say. In 2017, U.S. emergency departments, doctors’ offices and clinics treated: 68,809 people for skiing-related injuries, 54,349 people […]

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U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The flu season is picking up steam, with about 7 million Americans having been infected with a strain of the flu virus, health officials said Friday. Almost half of those folks went to a doctor, while between 69,000 and […]

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Make Cancer Prevention a Priority in 2019

Make Cancer Prevention a Priority in 2019

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If one of your resolutions for 2019 is to improve your health, reducing your risk of cancer should be part of that goal, a cancer expert says. While cancer risk factors such as family history and aging can’t be controlled, lifestyle changes such as eating […]

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Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

What are the stages of prostate cancer? The term to stage a cancer means to describe the evident extent of the cancer in the body at the time that the cancer is first diagnosed. Clinical staging of prostate cancer is based on the pathology results, physical examination, PSA, and if appropriate, radiologic studies. The stage […]

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Personal income may increase risk of heart disease

Personal income may increase risk of heart disease

Income levels, if they are unstable, can easily turn into a stressor. However, the volatility of personal income could be having a more serious effect on people’s heart health. Does how much money we earn affect cardiovascular health? It is often expected that a person’s income will constantly rise until they reach retirement age. However, […]