All posts by LadyLively

  • 5 Diet Foods That Are High in Fiber

    Dietary fiber is a unique component of many foods. It has no actual nutrients yet helps ward off a host of diseases and has even been associated with lower body weight. While women should aim for a...

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • AHA: Could Your Race Determine Your Wait for a Donor Heart?

    TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The wait for a heart transplant varies widely based on factors such as availability of donor hearts and blood type, but little is known about differences in wait times...

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Bypass Beats Stents for Diabetics With Heart Trouble: Study

    People with both diabetes and multiple clogged heart arteries live longer if they undergo bypass surgery rather than have their blood vessels reopened with stents, according to follow-up results from a landmark clinical trial. Patients treated with...

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Health Highlights: Nov. 13, 2018

    In-Home Services Coming for Seniors With Private Medicare Advantage Plans Ebola Outbreak Worst in Congo's History

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Health Tip: What Triggers Peptic Ulcers?

    (HealthDay News) — The most common symptom of a peptic ulcer is a dull or burning pain in your stomach, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says. Pain typically is felt between your...

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Physical Activity Guidelines

    Take the stairs up to your office. Park a little further away from the grocery store. Walk your dog around the block. Carry out the trash. Any amount of physical activity — even two minutes’ worth —...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Major Injuries Take a Toll on Mental Health

    People who’ve suffered major traumatic injuries are at much greater risk for mental health problems and suicide, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from more than 19,000 people in the Canadian province of Ontario who suffered...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Some Activity Fine for Kids Recovering From Concussions, Docs Say

    Children and teens who suffer a sports-related concussion should reduce, but not eliminate, physical and mental activity in the days after their injury, an American Academy of Pediatrics report says. “Athletes absolutely need to take an immediate...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Breaking the Smoking-Drinking Connection

    Smoking and drinking often go hand-in-hand, stimulating pleasure centers in the brain. But there’s even more to this unhealthy relationship than meets the eye. Researchers have found that nicotine in cigarettes cancels out the sleepiness caused by...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Health Tip: Limit Fat, Sugar and Salt in Your Child’s Diet

    (HealthDay News) — Childhood is the perfect time to start healthy eating habits, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. While children need fat in their diets to get the daily energy they need, too much fat can...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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