All posts by LadyLively

  • Low Birth Weight Babies a Worldwide Problem

    More than 20 million babies are born across the globe weighing far less than they should, and the problem isn’t limited to low-income countries, new research shows. In 2015, nearly three-quarters of infants with low birth weight...

    • Posted May 16, 2019
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  • Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a mysterious and misunderstood illness, but researchers may have uncovered at least one key to the disease’s origin: insulin resistance. The new research compared a small group of people with fibromyalgia to two groups of...

    • Posted May 16, 2019
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  • Sudoku, Crosswords Could Make Your Brain Years Younger

    Mornings spent figuring out Sudoku or finessing a crossword could spell better health for aging brains, researchers say. In a study of over 19,000 British adults aged 50 and over who were tracked for 25 years, the...

    • Posted May 16, 2019
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  • Health Highlights: May 16, 2019

    North Carolina Sues E-Cigarette Maker Juul Americans' Dirty Pool Habits Revealed in Survey Tattoo Inks Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination

    • Posted May 16, 2019
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  • Health Tip: Signs of Binge Drinking

    (HealthDay News) — Intoxicated people are prone to poor decision-making, loss of emotional control and accidents. When people habitually binge drink, serious problems often arise. The American Addiction Centers mentions signs of binge drinking: Drinking excessively on...

    • Posted May 16, 2019
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  • Health Tip: Preventing Ringworm

    (HealthDay News) — Ringworm is a fungal infection that gets its name from the red circular rash that develops. The inside of the ring typically is clear or scaly. People who use public lockers and showers, athletes...

    • Posted May 16, 2019
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  • The Handy Tool for Healthy Chips

    Want chips that deliver great taste without the typical additives in most packaged varieties? Then a food dehydrator is the kitchen appliance for you. At its core, a food dehydrator is a great way to preserve foods....

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Thriving in a Multi-Generational Home

    If you’re part of a multi-generational home, you’re in good company. The number of Americans living with two or more adult generations of one family rose during the last recession and has grown to an all-time high...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Quieter NICUs a Good Rx for Premature Babies

    Shhhhh. Preterm infants can benefit from quiet times in hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), a new study says. High noise levels are known to harm health, and infants in NICUs are especially vulnerable, so some NICUs...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Trans Women Have Raised Odds of Breast Cancer, But Risk Still Small: Study

    Transgender women on gender-confirming hormone therapy have increased odds of breast cancer, but the overall risk is low and not as high as it is for the general female population, a new study finds. Trans women are...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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