All posts by ariannawmd

  • Tips to Keep From Overeating at Party Time

    Dieting can be hard on your social life. You might think it’s easier to avoid social events like cocktail parties and even family gatherings because of the temptation to overeat. But there’s no reason to deny yourself...

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • Parents Must Ask: ‘Is There an Unlocked Gun in Your House?’

    Before your child goes to a friend’s home to play, find out if there are guns in that home, a leading U.S. medical group advises. Gun injuries are among the top three causes of death among children...

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • More Evidence That Vaping May Help Some Smokers Quit

    (HealthDay News) — There’s new research suggesting that a switch over to e-cigarettes can help cigarette smokers kick their habit — even if initially they didn’t intend to. The small British study of 40 people “found that...

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • Health Highlights: June 21, 2018

    Industrial Chemicals in Drinking Water More Toxic Than Thought Newer Flu Vaccine Only Slight More Effective in Seniors: FDA Laser Pointer Burns Hole in Boy's Retina

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • Health Tip: Understanding Mono

    (HealthDay News) — Once you contract mononucleosis, the virus behind it stays in your body, the Nemours Foundation says. In fact, about 95 percent of adults have the virus inside them, Nemours says. You won’t always be...

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • Health Tip: Regain Your Appetite

    (HealthDay News) — Eating can be a chore if you don’t have the appetite. Food may be a lot less appealing if you’re sick or taking certain medications. But it’s still important to eat a balanced diet....

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • Florida Teen First Human Case of Another Mosquito-Borne Virus

    The first confirmed human case of Keystone virus has been diagnosed in a Florida teen, but it’s likely that infection with the mosquito-borne disease is common among state residents, researchers report. The virus can cause a rash...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Exercise May Ease Inflammation Tied to Obesity

    Bicycling or other regular exercise may help reduce harmful inflammation in obese people, a new study suggests. Physical activity tames inflammation by changing blood characteristics, according to a team led by Dr. Michael De Lisio, of the...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Why Obese People Find It So Tough to Slim Down

    Obesity is no picnic for those who struggle with it, but new research sheds some light on why so few ever find their way to a healthy weight. It turns out that overweight and obese folks hold...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • When the Heart Stops, Drugs Often to Blame

    “Hidden” drug overdoses account for nearly 1 in 7 sudden cardiac deaths, a new study contends. Researchers looked at more than 900 people in San Francisco who died of an apparent out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Through autopsies and...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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