All posts by LadyLively

  • The Paleo Diet: Fad or Not So Fad?

    The so-called “Paleo” diet, which cuts out a number of food groups to bring about weight loss, has been around for several years now and at first blush may sound like just another fad. But some recent...

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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  • U.S. Women Loosening Up Sexually, Study Shows

    American women are becoming more frisky in the bedroom, new research reveals. In a study of sexual trends in the United States, researchers at the University of Utah found that promiscuity is rising for women and declining...

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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  • Unused Meds? Saturday Is National Drug Take Back Day

    Want to keep your unused medicines out of the hands of others? You can safely dispose of dangerous expired and unwanted prescription drugs on Take Back Day, this Saturday, April 28. Americans are in the midst of...

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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  • A Better Clot-Buster Drug for Strokes?

    After a stroke, many patients are given the clot-busting intravenous drug alteplase, but another drug may be more effective, Australian researchers report. Among more than 200 stroke victims, TNKase (tenecteplase) was about twice as effective as alteplase...

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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  • Health Highlights: April 26, 2018

    Safety of Parkinson's Drug Nuplazid Being Reviewed by FDA Doctors Worry as Company Stops Making Cancer Drug Pump

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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  • Health Tip: Factors That Raise Risk of Blood Clot

    (HealthDay News) — Blood clots can dissolve on their own, but don’t always. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)is a type of clot that tends to form in a major vein of the leg, although it can form in...

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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  • Health Tip: Milestones to Look for by Age 5

    (HealthDay News) — How do you know if your child is maturing properly? It helps to know the developmental milestones and about when they typically occur. The American Academy of Pediatrics says: By 2 months: Tries to...

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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  • A Doctor’s Age May Matter With Emergency Surgery

    If you need an emergency operation, you’re in safer hands with an older surgeon, new research suggests. “These findings provide evidence of a learning curve in surgical practice that has a meaningful impact on patients’ outcomes,” said...

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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  • Stop Burnout in Its Tracks

    Finding the right work-life balance isn’t easy. For many people, 9 to 5 has stretched to 9 to 7 — or longer. And responsibilities can start much earlier in the day, especially for those with kids to...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Exercise Your Blues Away

    Regular exercise can reduce your risk of depression, no matter what your age or where you live, research suggests. In a new study, an international team of researchers analyzed data from 49 studies that included nearly 267,000...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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