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Childhood obesity linked to emerging health problems

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Childhood obesity linked to emerging health problems
 Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in a new study concluded nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a common clinical problem that places children at substantial risk for high blood pressure.

A serving of yogurt daily cuts diabetes risk

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A serving of yogurt daily cuts diabetes risk
According to research published in BMC Medicine had found that consuming one 28g serving of yogurt per day was linked to 18 percent lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

Running keeps seniors walking

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Running keeps seniors walking
A new study by researchers at Humboldt State University and the University of Colorado found older runners who run at least 30 minutes, three times a week were less likely to experience age-related physical decline in walking efficiency compared to those who walk.

Increase your memory with white bread and turmeric

Prenatal exposure to antibiotics linked to childhood obesity

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Prenatal exposure to antibiotics linked to childhood obesity
Researchers from the Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in a new study found cesarean section and exposure to antibiotics in the second or third trimester is linked with higher offspring risk of childhood obesity.

Do cash incentive lottery s increase cancer screening?

Do cash incentive lottery s increase cancer screening?



 According to research published in  a special issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. Finds patients who are told they have a 1 in 10 chance of receiving $50 was effective at increasing rates of fecal occult blood test completion.

Adults can obtain a healthier diet by cooking at home

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Adults can obtain a healthier diet by cooking at home
Adults who frequently cook dinner at home consume a healthier diet regardless of weight loss intention according to new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research..

Potty Training Guide from a pediatrician - National Children's Health | Examiner.com

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Prescription opioids responsible for over 60 percent of overdoses

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Prescription opioids responsible for over 60 percent of overdoses
Researchers have found that prescription opioids, including methadone, were involved in 67.8 percent of emergency department visits in 2010 in the U.S., with the highest proportion of opioid overdoses occurring in urban areas, the South and among women.

Folic acid and B12 no help for cognition in the elderly - National Mental Health | Examiner.com

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Moderated amounts of sugary beverages does not influence metabolic health

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Chlorogenic acid in coffee may prevent and obesity-related metabolic syndrome

What popular diet maintains weight loss? - National Holistic Health | Examiner.com

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Cigar smokers exposed to high levels of toxic and carcinogenic substances

Cigar smokers exposed to high levels of toxic and carcinogenic substances



 New research published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention,found  cigar smokers have higher concentrations of several toxic and carcinogenic substances than nontobacco users.

Health promotion programs improves American lives

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Exercise and Mediterranean diet offer cardiovascular benefits

How to create a great bedtime ritual - National Children's Health | Examiner.com

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Bicycle friendly US cities improve resident’s health

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Bicycle friendly US cities improve resident’s health
New research shows  that bike-friendly infrastructure changes were tied to increases
in “active commuting” by bike-riding residents, which can promote
healthy weight and reduce cardiac risk.

Irregular heart beat raises the risk of stroke by over two fold - National Disease & Illness | Examiner.com

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Irregular heart beat raises the risk of stroke by over two fold - National Disease & Illness | Examiner.com



A new review published in the Nov. 4 in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggested atrial fibrillation is associated with more than a 2-fold increase in the odds for silent stoke.

American Diabetes Month; Diabetic Skin Conditions and How to Treat - National Disease & Illness | Examiner.com

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American Diabetes Month; Diabetic Skin Conditions and How to Treat - National Disease & Illness | Examiner.com
Diabetes can cause skin problems, such as infections, sores, and itching. Skin problems are sometimes a first sign that someone has diabetes.

Vigorous physical activity protects against breast cancer

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Vigorous physical activity protects against breast cancer

 New findings being presented at the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference today revealed women with a high percentage of body fat have a high risk for breast cancer, and suggest that vigorous physical activity protects against breast cancer, beyond its role in decreasing body fat percentage.

Vigorous physical activity protects against breast cancer

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Vigorous physical activity protects against breast cancer
 New findings being presented at the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference today revealed women with a high percentage of body fat have a high risk for breast cancer, and suggest that vigorous physical activity protects against breast cancer, beyond its role in decreasing body fat percentage.