All posts by LadyLively

  • The Physician Assistant Will See You Now

    One of the key members of your health-care team might not be a doctor or a nurse, but a physician assistant. A physician assistant — or PA — is a specialist with training to fill gaps in...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Exercise May Delay Rare Form of Alzheimer’s

    Regular exercise might delay a rare form of early onset Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. Researchers found that 2.5 hours of walking or other physical activity a week thwarted mental decline tied to autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Health Highlights: Sept. 25, 2018

    Fish Oil Pill Cuts Heart Dangers for High-Risk Patients Critics Demand Stop to 'Guinea Pig' Sepsis Clinical Trial

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Health Tip: Protect Your Pet in Cold Weather

    (HealthDay News) — Prepare for cold winter weather by making sure your pet has had a vet visit in the past year and that you are aware of all potential medical problems. The American Veterinary Medical Foundation...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Health Tip: Let Kids Play

    (HealthDay News) — Regular exercise has plenty of benefits for kids, too, the American Heart Association says. Here’s the AHA’s list of how physical activity specifically helps children: It helps improve a child’s sleep patterns. It helps...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Short Bout of Exercise Might Boost Your Memory

    Just a little bit of light exercise can immediately improve a person’s memory, new Japanese research suggests. How little? The small study involved 36 healthy college-aged men and women and found that just 10 minutes of relaxed...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Thinking of Others Makes Healthy Choices Easier

    MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2018Reminding people to eat less or exercise usually gets their back up. That’s one reason why public health messages fall on deaf ears, researchers say. But investigators think they’ve found a better way. They...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • More Needs to be Done to Keep Teen Drivers Safe, Pediatricians Say

    Following years of decline, fatal car accidents involving teen drivers have accelerated in the United States, a leading group of U.S. pediatricians warns. New research also reveals that teenage drivers are more likely to be involved in...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • If Mom Smokes Pot, Kids May Try It Sooner

    If Mom partakes of pot, her kids may be more likely to try it themselves at an earlier age. That’s the contention of a new study, though it doesn’t prove that one causes the other. Still, “early...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • Milk Straight From Breast Best for Baby’s Weight

    Breast milk from the bottle may not have as many benefits for a baby’s weight as feeding straight from the breast, a new study suggests. The researchers found what many others have: Overall, breastfed babies tended to...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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