All posts by LadyLively

  • 4 Exercises for a Better Back

    To strengthen your back — the most commonly injured part of the body — it’s important to condition both the muscles in it and the ones that support it, notably the abs. Here are four moves to...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • How to Fight Norovirus, the ‘Cruise Ship’ Germ

    Whether it’s infiltrating a cruise ship, a restaurant or a college dorm, the norovirus is often in the news. It’s the leading cause of illness from contaminated food in the United States. While food can be tainted...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Blood Test Might Yield Early Warning of Alzheimer’s

    Leaky blood vessels in the brain may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say. They followed 161 older adults for five years and found that those with the most severe memory declines had the greatest...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • HPV Vaccine Even Helps Women Who Didn’t Get It: Study

    The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) is highly effective in young women — and may even offer some protection to those who don’t get it, a new study suggests. Researchers said the findings add to evidence that...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Health Highlights: Jan. 22, 2019

    Chinese Researcher Who Edited Babies' Genes Acted on His Own: Officials FDA Chief Threatens to Halt E-Cigarette Sales Two Doctors Leave Care Facility Where Incapacitated Patient Gave Birth

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Health Tip: Control Your Blood Pressure

    (HealthDay News) — Uncontrolled high blood pressure is dangerous and could even lead to death, the American Heart Association says. The AHA offers these suggestions for controlling high blood pressure: Know your numbers and identity your target...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Health Tip: Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Early

    (HealthDay News) — If a loved one has symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, he or she should visit a doctor for a formal evaluation. It may be easier to control the disease if it’s diagnosed early, the Alzheimer’s...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Diet or Exercise — or Both?

    MONDAY, Jan. 21, 2019 There’s no doubt that an unhealthy diet and couch potato lifestyle put your health at risk, but when considering improvements, should you change one at a time or both at once? Northwestern University...

    • Posted January 21, 2019
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  • A Prescription for Feeling Young Forever

    You know about the value of exercise for heart health and for staying strong and independent as you age. There’s also proof that exercise keeps your body young physically as well as mentally. A British study involving...

    • Posted January 21, 2019
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  • Many Parents Wrong About What Prevents Colds in Kids

    No parent wants to see their child catch a cold, but some take prevention measures that have little basis in science, a new survey shows. For example, 51 percent of parents said they give their child an...

    • Posted January 21, 2019
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