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5 hours ago
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Your 2024 Guide to Covid Symptoms and Treatment

Common Covid symptoms remain consistent, including fatigue, sore throat, congestion, and body aches.
Milder symptoms are being experienced by most due to pre-existing immunity from vaccines or prior infections.
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5 hours ago
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Sexism in Medicine? It's Not All in Her Head.'

Women apologize often in healthcare settings, reflecting historical diminishment by the medical establishment.
Dr. Comen's book explores the roots of women's tendency to apologize and the impact on their healthcare experiences.
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1 day ago
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You're Probably Working Out Harder Than You Need To Be

Low-intensity exercise can be as effective as high-intensity workouts.
Hitting maximum heart rate in every workout is unnecessary.
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1 day ago
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If You Have Dry Skin That Just Won't Go Away, These Foods And Drinks May Be To Blame

Dry skin in winter can be worsened by genetics, health conditions, and weather.
Hydrating skin starts from the inside with the right foods and drinks.
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2 days ago
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TMI, Apple Watch! Why You Don't Really Need All That Data.

Wearable fitness trackers provide extensive data accessible to everyday consumers.
Not all data collected by wearable fitness trackers may contribute to a more effective workout.
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2 days ago
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Are Supplements FDA Approved? Inside the Wild West of Diet Pills and Protein Powder

Dietary supplements are a big business.The industry made almost $39 billion in revenue in 2022, and with very little regulation and oversight, it stands to keep growing.
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2 days ago
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The 1 Habit Doctors Say Is Secretly Making You Tired The Next Day

Eating a big meal at night can affect energy levels due to how cells metabolize food at different times.
Not getting enough deep sleep will drain your energy levels.
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2 days ago
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12 Foods That Could Play A Major Role In How Long You Live, According To Experts

Anyone who wants to live a long and healthy life wants a magic formula for reaching a ripe old age.Unfortunately, it isn't that easy ― but there are some things you can do to bolster your odds.
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2 days ago
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Severe Frostbite Gets a Treatment That May Prevent Amputation

Frostbite treatment historically included rewarming, aspirin, amputation, and waiting for auto-amputation.
FDA approved iloprost as the first therapy for severe frostbite, improving blood circulation and limiting tissue damage.
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2 days ago
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Amid Florida's Measles Outbreak, Surgeon General Goes Against Medical Guidance

State surgeon general's letter contradicts standard medical guidance on measles isolation for unvaccinated children
Public health officials are facing challenges in vaccination amidst growing measles cases worldwide
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2 days ago
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The Importance of Exercising Daily - Social Media Explorer

Regular exercise boosts brain activity and can help improve mental health.
Exercise can strengthen the immune system, aiding in disease prevention and promoting a better quality of life.
time.com
3 days ago
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The Unique Hell of Getting Cancer as a Young Adult

New cancer cases in young adults have surged 79% over three decades in the U.S.
There is a need to study factors contributing to earlier onset cancers for better treatments.
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3 days ago
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You're Never Too Old for Story Time

Reading aloud can provide comfort and connection for both children and adults.
Kate DiCamillo and Maryanne Wolf emphasize the importance of reading aloud for adults as well as children.
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3 days ago
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Do dogs dream? What about?

Dogs go through REM phase similar to humans.
Dreams often include experiences from when they are awake.
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3 days ago
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What to Know About the HPV Vaccine and Cancer Prevention

HPV vaccine is highly effective in preventing cervical and other types of cancers caused by the virus.
Uptake of HPV vaccine remains low due to safety concerns, lack of knowledge, and perceived unnecessary need.
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4 days ago
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How a Nutrition Expert Really Eats

Always keep healthy snacks handy for quick and nutritious choices.
Focus on fresh, whole foods and utilize frozen options for convenience and variety.
Read nutrition labels to prioritize whole grains, fiber, and low sugar content.
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4 days ago
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We Asked Doctors About Habits That Are Bad For Your Brain. Here's What They Had To Say

Fast food high in saturated fats and sugars can lead to dementia risk. Omega-3 fatty acids in diet improve brain health. Quality sleep is crucial for memory and brain health.
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4 days ago
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We Asked Cardiologists Which Foods To Cut Out For Better Heart Health. Here's What They Said

Eliminate or limit certain foods for heart health
Processed meats and bacon can harm heart health
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4 days ago
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6 Alcohol Rules You Really Should Follow, According To Nutritionists

Practicing mindful drinking involves being aware of alcohol consumption and choosing to drink consciously.
CDC guidelines recommend one drink per day for women and two drinks per day for men.
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5 days ago
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How Play Can Increase Resilience

Play is crucial for childhood development and resilience in adverse conditions.
Traditional schooling may inhibit play and creativity in children.
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5 days ago
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Over 60, Single and Never Happier

Older adults are increasingly choosing to stay single and enjoy their independence.
Self-awareness and self-assurance peak between the ages of 60 and 70, leading to contentment in singlehood.
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1 week ago
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Fitness as your body fluctuates

Modify exercise routines with changing health conditions
Adapt fitness plan to age and health changes
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1 week ago
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Millions of women are 'under-muscled'. These foods help build strength

Muscle strength is crucial, especially with aging.
Protein intake and resistance training are key for maintaining muscle mass.
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5 days ago
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Is going to bed at 9pm the secret to happiness? My week of sleeping like a gen Zer

Twentysomethings prioritize early bedtime for more sleep
Trying out a 9 pm bedtime challenges routine and perception.
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5 days ago
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Study reveals why bad sleep can make you vulnerable to future stress

Fragmented sleep patterns can predict susceptibility to future stress.
Abnormal sleep patterns may decrease resilience to stress.
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5 days ago
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Does Beer Before Liquor Actually Make You Sicker?

The truth behind drinking mantras is murky due to limited research.
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6 days ago
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Could You Pass the Presidential Physical Fitness Test Today?

The Presidential Physical Fitness Test aimed to improve youth fitness and was replaced in 2012 by the FitnessGram for individual health goals.
The test was a source of pride for athletic students but could be a source of anxiety for others due to its one-size-fits-all approach.
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6 days ago
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To Live Longer, Women Need Half as Much Exercise as Men

Women need half as much exercise as men for longevity benefits.
Women can achieve similar benefits with less strength training compared to men.
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6 days ago
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These 3 Perks Of Cold Weather Exercise Will Convince You To Go Outside

Exercising in cold weather benefits endurance and calorie burn
Exercising in cold weather can pose risks for individuals with certain health conditions
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1 week ago
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Your First Step Toward a Better Mood

Chronic insomnia can lead to heightened anxiety and panic attacks.
Sleep deprivation has a significant negative impact on mental health, affecting mood and potentially leading to depression and anxiety.
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6 days ago
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Women benefit more than men from same amount of regular exercise study

Women benefit more from the same level of exercise than men.
Even small amounts of exercise can provide significant benefits for women.
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6 days ago
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Sleep expert on why people should prioritize sleep quality over quantity

The quality of sleep is crucial for heart health.
Strategies for improving sleep quality are essential for overall well-being.
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1 week ago
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Taye Diggs on Sleep

Insomnia can have a significant impact on daily life and well-being.
Many people with insomnia do not seek medical help, but discussing the issue with a doctor can lead to effective treatment options.
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1 week ago
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How to Get a Better Night's Sleep in London

Londoners are among the worst sleepers in the UK
Factors such as light pollution, noise, and stress contribute to poor sleep in Londoners
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1 week ago
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How improving sleep can mean better cardiac health

In recognition of American Heart Month, sleep expert Shelby Harris sheds light on the link between poor sleep and its effects on heart health.
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1 week ago
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We Asked Cardiologists How To Keep Our Hearts Healthy As We Age. Here's What They Advised

Exercise is crucial for heart health, including aerobics and weight-bearing activities like walking or swimming.
Managing stress levels through exercise, meditation, and therapy can benefit heart health.
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1 week ago
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How Long Is Too Long to Stay in Bed?

Hurkle-durkling trend celebrates leisure time in bed
Setting limits on morning relaxation in bed is essential to avoid stress
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1 week ago
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75 Hard Has a Cultish Following. Is It Worth All the Effort?

75 Hard program involves strict daily routines to build mental toughness
There are concerns about the program's sustainability and potential risks to certain individuals
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1 week ago
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How Red Wine Lost Its Health Halo

Red wine's health benefits were popularized due to a 1991 60 Minutes segment.
The Mediterranean diet, including red wine in moderation, was linked to heart health.
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1 week ago
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Gen Z is the Old Soul generation

Gen Z is embracing the early bird lifestyle with earlier bedtimes and more sleep.
Youth are focusing on self-care habits like skincare and relaxation to improve sleep health.
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1 week ago
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More Young People Are on Multiple Psychiatric Drugs, Study Finds

Growing numbers of children and adolescents are being prescribed multiple psychiatric drugs simultaneously, despite limited safety data.
In Maryland, there was a 9.5% increase in the prevalence of polypharmacy (taking three or more classes of psychiatric medications) among young people from 2015 to 2020.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
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No, you shouldn't wear knickers in bed and 14 other lazy sleep myths, busted

Teenagers need 8-10 hours of sleep, and their biological inclination to go to bed and wake up later is not due to laziness or needing more sleep.
Children may dream more than adults, but it is not confirmed. Adults may recall dreams better, but it does not mean they dream more.
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1 week ago
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How to Apologize Like You Mean It

Apologies involve vulnerability and admitting wrongdoing
Apologies influence forgiveness and can benefit the giver by reducing guilt and strengthening relationships
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1 week ago
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Here's Why You've Probably Had A "Happiness Attack" Before Bed

The feeling of joy and excitement when getting into bed is called a 'happiness attack,' and it is a common experience
The happiness attack is caused by the relief and relaxation that comes with getting into bed at the end of the day
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1 week ago
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Lactation Consultant Group Investigates Tongue-Tie Advocate

The national body that certifies lactation consultants is investigating a consultant in Boise, Idaho for pushing an unproven procedure on new mothers.
Tongue-tie procedures, which have become increasingly popular, have little evidence of helping babies breastfeed and come with risks of complications.
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1 week ago
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Abortions by Telemedicine and Mailed Pills Are Safe and Effective, Study Finds

Abortion pills obtained through telemedicine and mail are as safe and effective as those obtained through in-person visits to a doctor.
The method was 98% effective and safe for over 99% of patients, according to a study of over 6,000 patients.
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1 week ago
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I Was Told You Were Good at Giving Bad News'

The author had a biopsy on her right breast and was awaiting the results while dining at a restaurant
She experienced extreme nausea and vomiting in the middle of the night
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1 week ago
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Is There Anything I Can Do to Reverse Dark Circles?

Dark circles are a common skin complaint that can be frustrating to treat.
Most eye creams and serums claiming to improve dark circles are often ineffective.
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1 week ago
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How Protected Am I Against the Covid Variant JN.1?

JN.1 variant is currently dominating Covid cases in the US, raising questions about the duration of protection from previous infection or vaccination.
Individual factors such as previous infections, vaccination history, and underlying medical conditions can impact susceptibility to reinfection.
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1 week ago
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Why scientists say you really should maintain a routine with kids

Regular family routines are linked to children getting more sleep each night.
Shorter sleep duration is associated with changes in the child's brain structure.
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1 week ago
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What to Know About the Risk of Food Poisoning From Listeria

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced an expanded recall of dairy products and other foods that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Listeria infections can be serious and even fatal, especially for high-risk individuals.
Listeria bacteria are naturally found in soil and can be found in many different types of food.
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1 week ago
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Can Your Cat Give You the Plague?

A resident in Deschutes County, Oregon was diagnosed with the plague, most likely contracted from their pet cat.
The plague is still circulating in certain areas of the United States, particularly in wild rodent populations in the western states.
Human cases of the plague are rare and treatable when caught early, but cat owners and veterinarians in plague-prone areas should remain vigilant.
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1 week ago
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How Protected am I Against the Covid Variant JN.1?

The JN.1 variant of Covid-19 is currently dominant and may increase the risk of reinfection for those previously infected or vaccinated.
The duration of immunity against the JN.1 variant is uncertain, but estimates range from two to six months.
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1 week ago
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Ultra-processed food should be clearly labelled - study

Ultra-processed foods can be misleadingly labeled as healthy and should be clearly labeled to inform consumers.
Ultra-processed foods have been linked to obesity and heart disease.
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1 week ago
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What New Love Does to Your Brain

New love can alter how we think and what we do.
Romantic love can be compared to a natural addiction.
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1 week ago
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100 Small Acts of Love

Small gestures of thoughtfulness can strengthen a relationship.
Acts of love and kindness can be expressed in various ways.
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1 week ago
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C.D.C. Considers Ending 5-Day Isolation Period for Covid

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering loosening its recommendations on how long people should isolate after testing positive for COVID-19.
The proposed guidelines would allow individuals to return to work or school if they have been fever-free for at least 24 hours without medication, aligning with the standards for other respiratory infections like the flu.
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1 week ago
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Best Metabolism Booster Pills: Formula, Benefits & Side Effects

Author: Robert James Robert is a full-time freelance writer and editor specializing in the health niche and its ever-expanding sub-niches.
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1 week ago
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Researchers look to faulty blood vessel repair to explain higher heart disease risk | CBC News

South Asian individuals have a higher risk of heart disease and experience it earlier than white European patients.
South Asian patients with heart disease or diabetes have fewer vascular reparative cells compared to white patients.
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1 week ago
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How Much Advil Is Too Much?

Ibuprofen can pose health risks, especially for those with kidney or stomach issues.
The recommended dosage for adults and children 12 years and older is one or two 200-milligram tablets every four to six hours, not exceeding 1,200 milligrams in 24 hours.
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1 week ago
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6 Seemingly 'Harmless' Habits That Are Prematurely Aging Your Brain

Just like our bodies, our brains change as we age.The older we get, the harder we recall information, like the name of a restaurant we went to or where we put our keys.
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1 week ago
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More Pregnant People Are Relying on Early Prenatal Testing As States Toughen Abortion Laws

Women are seeking early ultrasounds and genetic screenings to gather information about their pregnancies before state abortion restrictions take effect.
Many states have abortion cutoffs before mid-pregnancy ultrasounds can be performed, leaving women with limited options for obtaining diagnostic tests.
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1 week ago
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5 steps you can take now to support your heart health

February is American Heart Month.
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1 week ago
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Can Exercise Help Prevent Prostate Cancer?

Regular physical activity may reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer.
Research on the connection between exercise and prostate cancer is limited and has shown conflicting results.
New York Post
2 weeks ago
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What is the Atlantic diet? It can help cholesterol, eliminate belly fat, new study says

The Atlantic diet, a traditional eating plan in northwestern Spain and northern Portugal, is believed to reduce belly fat and improve HDL cholesterol levels.
The Atlantic diet consists of fish and seafood, vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, olive oil, dried fruits, milk, cheese, and moderate amounts of meat and wine.
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2 weeks ago
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Weight-loss drugs aren't a magic bullet. Lifestyle changes are key to lasting health

The use of weight-loss medicines like semaglutide and tirzepatide is increasing in popularity due to their success in helping people lose weight.
These medications have been shown to have additional benefits for people with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
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