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Diabetics can reduce heat illness from exercise

Oct 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Diabetes can make people more prone to heat stroke when they exercise on hot days, but two studies suggest there are things diabetics and others can do to lower their risk of heat-related illnesses....
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California To Allow Patients To Get HIV Prevention Pills Without Having To Get Doctor’s Prescription

Oct 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Supporters of the legislation say PrEP significantly reduces the risk of infection, but only if started within 72 hours of exposure to the virus. Not everyone can get to a doctor within that time frame, they say. The California Medical Association was initially opposed to the legislation but became neutral on it after it was amended to limit the number of PrEP pills patients can get without a physician’s note to 60...
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Your Pregnancy Depression Risk

Oct 09, 2019 , WebMD
Depression during pregnancy is still often overlooked, even though it happens just as frequently as the postpartum...
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Your Dog Might Just Extend Your Life

Oct 09, 2019 , WebMD
Dog ownership decreases a person's overall risk of premature death by 24%, according to researchers who conducted a review of the available medical...
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Why A Heart Attack Should Not Disqualify Someone From Being President

Oct 09, 2019 , Forbes
For many people, a heart attack today need not be disqualifying for ultimately engaging in even the most vigorous activities – and that includes fulfilling the duties of the Presidency. The key is to employ all that can be done to reduce future...
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How Long Is It Safe To Play Football? CTE Risk, Severity Increases With Years Played, Study Shows

Oct 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The study in the Annals of Neurology reported athletes who played more than 14.5 years were 10 times more likely to develop the brain-wasting disease, though several players with careers 15 years or longer were found not to have CTE. Public health news looks at a possible virus behind a rare disease paralyzing children, eye exams aided by smartphones, the toll chronic stress plays on blood sugar levels, unsafe sleeping positions while pregnant, a popular video game's impact on children's...
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Only a Third of Pregnant Women Get Needed Vaccines

Oct 09, 2019 , WebMD
About two-thirds of pregnant women in the United States don't get vaccinated against both flu and whooping cough, putting them and their newborns at risk, a new report from the CDC...
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Mouse Study Suggests Vaping Might Raise Cancer Risk

Oct 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Mouse Study Suggests Vaping Might Raise Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Viewpoints: Bans On Vaping Won’t Stop Sickness, Plus They Deny Adults The Right To Take Risks; Lessons On Trade, Opioid Deaths In Appalachia

Oct 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers focus on on these public health stories and...
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Fewer Teeth, Higher Risk of Heart Disease?

Oct 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Fewer Teeth, Higher Risk of Heart Disease?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2019 12:00:00...
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High-Fiber Diet Tied to Lower Heart Risk in Diabetes Patients

Oct 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: High-Fiber Diet Tied to Lower Heart Risk in Diabetes PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Teen depression risk lower in close-knit families

Oct 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Teens with positive family relationships may be less likely to develop depression during adolescence or early adulthood, a new study suggests....
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Can You Detox Your Lungs?

Oct 08, 2019 , WebMD
If you have or are at risk for a lung condition such as COPD, you may have heard about ways people try to “detox” their lungs. Here’s what you should know...
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Drinking More Sweet Beverages, Even Juice, Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

Oct 08, 2019 , RxList
People who increase their consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages — whether they contain added or naturally occurring sugar in the form of fruit juice — face a moderately higher risk of type 2 diabetes, while replacing one of those drinks per day with water, coffee, or tea reduces the...
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What Are the Risks of Pain Relief Alternatives to Opioids?

Oct 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: What Are the Risks of Pain Relief Alternatives to Opioids?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Antidepressants are linked to a higher gestational diabetes risk in a new study

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Taking antidepressants while pregnant may be associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, a new study suggests....
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Can Grindr Screen Time Be Used To Reduce HIV Risk?

Oct 06, 2019 , Forbes
An interesting new study from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) reported at #IDWeek2019 today used “on-screen” time with Grindr to correlate with risky sexual behavior and substance...
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Severe Morning Sickness Tied to Autism Risk in Kids

Oct 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Severe Morning Sickness Tied to Autism Risk in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/4/2019 12:00:00...
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Trying to Conceive? Both Dad and Mom Should Give Up Drinking in Months Before

Oct 05, 2019 , WebMD
If would-be moms and dads drink in the three months before pregnancy, and if mom drinks during the first trimester, they run the risk of having a baby with congenital heart...
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Healthy eating tied to lower risk of kidney disease

Oct 04, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy may be less likely to develop chronic kidney disease than those who shun these foods in favor of sweets and meats, a research review suggests....
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