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This Thanksgiving, Promise Yourself: Don’t Choke

November 23, 2017   ·   0 Comments

Nov. 22, 2017 — Before the holiday season starts this year, pledge to eat slowly and carefully. You might just save yourself a trip to ...

It’s the Latest Diet Craze, But Is It Safe?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — What if you could have your cake, eat it, too, andlose weight? A ...

Smoggy Air May Spawn Weaker Sperm

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Men who have trouble conceiving may have the air they breathe to blame, ...

Self-Harm Cases Surging Among U.S. Girls

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There’s a new sign of mental distress among American girls: Nearly 20 percent ...

Snared by New Blood Pressure Guidelines. Now What?

Nov. 21, 2017 — Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure under guidelines published last week, which lowered the threshold for the chronic condition. ...

Treat Mini-Stroke Quickly To Cut Later Stroke Risk

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Prompt treatment of a mini-stroke could reduce the likelihood of having a ...

Adopting a Dog Could Lengthen Your Life

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Here’s to keeping your health on a tight leash: New research suggests that ...

Can Girls Help Boost Boys’ Reading Scores?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Boys tend to pay more attention in school when there are girls around, ...

Advocates Call For Maternal Mortality Solutions

Nov. 17, 2017 — Larry Bloomstein, a New Jersey-based orthopedic surgeon, traveled to Washington, D.C., this week to join patient advocates and doctors to make ...

Recall: Store Brands of Frozen Sweet Corn

Nov. 17, 2017 — Giant Food Stores, Martin’s Food Markets, and the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company are recalling store brands of frozen whole kernel ...

Rev. Jesse Jackson: ‘I Have Parkinson’s’

Nov. 17, 2017 — The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. announced Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Jackson, a civil rights icon and ...

Groups Help Children Grieve After A Parent Dies

Nov. 16, 2017 — Alicia Kelly’s husband, Christopher, died suddenly in March 2016 at the age of 43 from a blood clot, leaving behind Alicia ...

Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers seeking to lower their risk of a cesarean delivery might want ...

Recall: 7 Hoverboard Brands for Fire Risk

Nov. 15, 2017 — The Consumer Product Safety Commission this week announced the recall of seven hoverboard brands because the batteries could explode or catch ...

5 Factors Can Predict Your Heart Health

Nov. 15, 2017 — Five simple health indicators can evaluate a healthy person’s risk of heart damage from clogged arteries without drawing blood for medical ...

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