All posts by LadyLively

  • Primary Care Doctors Help Boost Life Spans, But More Are Needed

    More primary care doctors mean longer life for patients, but a shortage of these physicians is looming, a new study finds. Why? Fewer medical students are choosing primary care as a career, mostly because of money, the...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • Don’t Open Medical Pot Dispensaries Near Schools: Poll

    While the vast majority of American parents support legal medical marijuana, they want pot dispensaries banned near schools or day care centers, according to a new national survey. The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital poll was conducted by...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • Possible Parkinson’s ‘Pandemic’ Looms: Report

    The number of people living with Parkinson’s disease worldwide could double in the next two decades, experts project. In a report warning of a possible Parkinson’s “pandemic,” researchers say the stage is set for cases to surge...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • Health Highlights: Feb. 18, 2019

    Immunotherapies Prove Their Mettle Against Kidney Cancer Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Deer in 24 States

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • Health Tip: Raise Your Chances of Having a Baby

    (HealthDay News) — Infertility affects about 1 in 10 couples that are trying to have a baby, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says. Advancing age is a prime cause of infertility, but there are other factors...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • Health Tip: Why You Need Electrolytes

    (HealthDay News) — Electrolytes are minerals in the body that have an electric charge. They are in your blood, urine, tissues and body fluids. Sodium, calcium, potassium, chlorine, phosphate and magnesium are types of electrolytes that are...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • Kid-Friendly Food Swaps Everyone Will Love

    Is the dinner table a battleground at your house? Getting your kids to eat better doesn’t have to cause a fight if you follow these fast and easy strategies to enhance dishes that they already know and...

    • Posted February 18, 2019
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  • Will Sugar Substitutes Help You Lose Weight?

    The term “sugar substitutes” is a catch-all that covers a wide range of alternatives, starting with those little pink, blue and yellow packets. But their value as a health or diet aid is still uncertain. A research...

    • Posted February 18, 2019
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  • Transgender Hormone Therapy Could Pose Heart Dangers

    Men and women who get hormone therapy during gender transition treatment may face a much higher risk for developing heart disease, new Dutch research cautions. “In light of our results, we urge both physicians and transgender individuals...

    • Posted February 18, 2019
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  • Health Tip: Using Eye Makeup

    (HealthDay News) — Most women use eye makeup, but it does carry some risk, the American Academy of Ophthalmology says. The academy suggests how to use eye makeup safely: Infection-causing bacteria may grow in creamy or liquid...

    • Posted February 18, 2019
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