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There’s a Downside to Vigorous Interval Training

April 21, 2019   ·   0 Comments

SUNDAY, April 21, 2019 — High-intensity interval training may boost your fitness at a cost — perhaps increasing your risk for injuries. This popular type ...

Do Hospitals Have Flu’s Spread Under Control?

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 — Many hospital workers and patients spread the flu before they show any symptoms, a new study says. The bottom line: ...

Almost Half of Young Asthma Patients Misuse Inhalers

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 — Many children with asthma don’t use their inhalers properly and don’t get a full dose of medicine, researchers report. They ...

Aortic Valve Disease Does Its Damage Slowly

SATURDAY, April 20, 2019 — Aortic valve stenosis is a form of heart valve disease that can take many years to develop into a life-threatening ...

Weight-Loss Surgery Just as Successful for Teens With Down Syndrome

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 — Young people with Down syndrome or other cognitive impairments are just as successful in shedding excess pounds after weight-loss surgery ...

Medicaid Could Save $2.6 Billion a Year With Dip in Smoking

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 — Just a 1% decrease in the number of Medicaid recipients who smoke could save the insurance program billions of dollars ...

Food Allergies Can Strike at Any Age

THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 — You might be surprised to learn that food allergies can start in adulthood and involve a food you’ve eaten without ...

Experimental Blood Thinner May Help Prevent Stroke, Without the Bleeding Risk

THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 — Researchers say an experimental stroke drug prevented blood clots without the typical side effect of blood thinners: increased bleeding risk. ...

More TV, Tablets, More Attention Issues at Age 5

WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 — Five-year-olds who spend more than two hours a day in front of a smartphone or tablet may be at risk ...

Can Games and Apps Help Your Kids Learn?

WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 — Leading health organizations are warning about the possibility of video game addiction. The World Health Organization has included it in ...

FDA Halts All Sales of Pelvic Mesh Products Tied to Injuries in Women

TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced a ban on the sale of all pelvic mesh products. The ...

Another Cost of the Opioid Epidemic: Billions of Dollars in Lost Taxes

TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 — Opioid abuse-related job losses have cost U.S. federal and state governments tens of billions of dollars in lost tax revenue, ...

Israeli Team Announces First 3D-Printed Heart Using Human Cells

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 — The world’s first complete 3D printer-generated heart, made using the patient’s own cells and materials, has been created in a ...

Helping the Young Mind Grow

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 — Whether you call it snowplow, bulldozer or helicopter parenting, these child-rearing styles have gotten a lot of attention recently, and ...

Pre-Cut Melons at Kroger, Walmart, Other Stores May Carry Salmonella

SATURDAY, April 13, 2019 — Pre-cut, packaged melon distributed by major grocery chains across 16 states have been tied to an outbreak of salmonella illness, ...

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