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Prescription Fish Oil Pill Lowers Heart Attack Risk in Those Already on Statins

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Prescription Fish Oil Pill Lowers Heart Attack Risk in Those Already on StatinsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Early data shows Livongo lowers blood pressure at six weeks

Mar 19, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Comorbid patients with hypertension and diabetes saw an average blood pressure drop of 11.2/5.2 mm...
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Light physical activity tied to lower heart disease risk in senior women

Mar 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Senior women may be able to reduce their risk of developing heart disease by increasing the number of hours they spend in low intensity activities, such as walking and gardening, a new study suggests....
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Study Shows Prevalence Of Back Pain In Children And Adolescents, And Increased Rates Associated With Increasing Age

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) highlights the frequency of back pain in children and adolescents and suggests there is a significant linear increase in back pain, specifically in the lower back as kids age from 10 to 18-years-o......
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The Lasting Influence of the Progressive Visiting Nurses of the Late 19th Century

Mar 16, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Nursing has a long history of advocacy and activism on behalf of vulnerable populations. For Women’s History Month, we have been drawing attention to the theme of the intimate connection between nursing history and women’s history. In this post, we share an image of nurses at the Henry Street Settlement in New York’s Lower East [...] The post The Lasting Influence of the Progressive Visiting Nurses of the Late 19th Century appeared first on Off the...
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New Drug Could Help Tough-to-Treat Cholesterol

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
After a year of testing, the new drug, bempedoic acid, lowered "bad" LDL cholesterol levels by 18 percentage points, researchers...
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Pregnancies tied to breast cancer odds for high-risk women

Mar 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Having more than one pregnancy has long been linked to lower odds of breast cancer, and a new study suggests that may hold true even for some women with genetic mutations that put them at high risk for these malignancies....
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Healthy Diet Might Not Lower Dementia Risk

Mar 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Healthy Diet Might Not Lower Dementia RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Can a 'fertility diet' really help you conceive? In some cases, yes

Mar 14, 2019 , CNN Health
When it comes to diets, there are many varieties from which to choose: weight loss, plans to lower cholesterol and manage diabetes, and foods to fuel endurance athletes. Now, there's a diet that claims it can boost a woman's chances of having a baby....
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Healthy Diet Might Not Lower Dementia Risk

Mar 13, 2019 , WebMD
In the end, people who ate their fruits and vegetables were at no lower risk than those who favored sweets and...
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Which Type of Exercise Might Lower Your Diabetes Risk?

Mar 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Which Type of Exercise Might Lower Your Diabetes Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00...
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NACDS’ Anderson urges DIR fee reform in op-ed

Mar 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson emphasized DIR fee reform’s role in lowering patients’ out of pocket costs and reducing overall healthcare costs in a Morning Consult op-ed. Read More...
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Moderate Muscle Strength May Lower Risk For Type 2 Diabetes

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95% have type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New research shows building muscle strength may be one way to lower risk for the disease. The study of more than 4,500 adults found moderate muscle mass reduced the risk fo......
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Number And Timing Of Pregnancies Influence Breast Cancer Rsk For Women With BRCA1 Or BRCA2 Mutation

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale in Paris confirm the lower risk of breast cancer from multiple pregnancies and from breast feeding seen in average risk women extends to those at the highest risk of b......
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An Afternoon Nap May Lower Your Blood Pressure

Mar 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: An Afternoon Nap May Lower Your Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Facebook To Act On Wrong Vaccine Info

Mar 09, 2019 , WebMD
Facebook will lower the ranking of groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations in its News Feed and Search...
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An Afternoon Nap May Lower Your Blood Pressure

Mar 08, 2019 , WebMD
Midday sleep appears to lower blood pressure levels at the same magnitude as other lifestyle changes, researches...
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Facebook to target vaccine misinformation with focus on pages, groups, ads

Mar 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Facebook, the world's largest social media site, will soon take aim against anti-vaxers. The company will start by lowering the ranking of groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations in its News Feed and Search options, a representative said Wednesday....
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Could Olive Oil Help Keep Stroke at Bay for Obese Americans?

Mar 08, 2019 , WebMD
New research found that healthy but severely obese patients who ate olive oil at least once a week had less platelet activation, which means their blood is less likely to clot -- which might help lower their risk of heart attack or...
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Eli Lilly Offers Lower-Priced Version of its Lispro Insulin

Mar 07, 2019 , RxList
Eli Lilly and Company has announced the launch of a lower-priced version of its lispro (Humalog) insulin in the United...
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