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‘Meaningful’ Activities May Mean Healthier Old Age

‘Meaningful’ Activities May Mean Healthier Old Age

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Older adults who find meaning in their daily activities may remain in better health as they age, a new study suggests. Researchers found that when middle-aged and older adults felt their days held meaningful activities, they tended to report better […]

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Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test The tuberculosis skin test is a test used to determine if someone has developed an immune response to the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB). This response can occur if someone currently has TB, if they were exposed to it in the past, or if they received the BCG vaccine against TB […]

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Creating a Home Gym on the Cheap

Creating a Home Gym on the Cheap

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A state-of-the-art home gym might not just be beyond the scope of your budget, it also might be beyond the scope of available space. But don’t rule out this convenient fitness option so fast. According to the American Council […]

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Health Tip: Don’t Let Travel Inhibit Exercise

Health Tip: Don’t Let Travel Inhibit Exercise

(HealthDay News) — Traveling on vacation or for business shouldn’t interfere with getting enough exercise, the U.S. National Institute on Aging advises. Latest Exercise & Fitness News Here are the agency’s suggestions for staying in shape while away from home: Pack your workout clothing and shoes. If you’re traveling by car, stop frequently along the […]

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A Better Way to Look at Food

A Better Way to Look at Food

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A “low-energy-dense food diet” sounds like just another weight loss fad, but it’s an approach with decades of research behind it. The concept is simple: Eat more foods with a higher water content to get more volume for […]

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Radiation Doses From CT Scans Vary Widely

Radiation Doses From CT Scans Vary Widely

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — CT scans diagnose many serious conditions and illnesses, but they expose patients to levels of radiation that aren’t always consistent and may be harmful, a new study finds. The large differences in the doses of radiation patients are exposed to appear to be caused by […]

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Orgasmic dysfunction: Everything you need to know

Orgasmic dysfunction: Everything you need to know

Orgasmic dysfunction is when a person has trouble reaching an orgasm despite sexual arousal and stimulation. In this article, learn about the causes and symptoms of orgasmic dysfunction and how to treat it. What is orgasmic dysfunction? Orgasmic dysfunction can affect men and women of any age. Orgasmic dysfunction is the medical term for difficulty […]