Instagram'Post-Baby' Body Shots Don't Reflect Average Women, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 -- Millions of women routinely check Instagram after giving birth, only to see posts by other new moms showing off how fast they got back into svelte shape. Of course, photos like those can be a real downer for women who don ' t... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Petting a Dog Does Your Brain Some Good
THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 -- If you have dogs, you probably already know that petting them can give you a lift. Researchers set out to prove that using technology to show what happens in the brain when stroking or sitting next to a dog. They also... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Under 21? Many N.J. Stores Will Still Sell You Cigarettes
THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 -- Though it is illegal nationwide to sell tobacco products to anyone under age 21, many New Jersey stores still do, an undercover study revealed. More than 40% of store visits by 18- to 20-year-olds in New Jersey resulted in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Another Sports Bonus for Kids: Healthier Eyes
THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 -- Sometimes allergies can lead to pink, irritated eyes. But allergic conjunctivitis, or " pink eye " may have a simple fix: physical fitness. That ' s the conclusion of researchers in Taiwan who tracked health data of more than... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Firefighters Show Fasting Diets Can Work for Shift Workers
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- " Time-restricted " eating is a popular way to lose weight, and a new study suggests it can offer shift-workers a way to eat more healthfully. Time-restricted eating is a form of intermittent fasting, where people limit... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Medical Groups Urge Protections for Health Workers Providing Gender-Affirming Care
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- Three leading medical groups have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate growing threats to doctors, hospitals and families providing and seeking gender-affirming care. In a letter to U.S. Attorney General... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Coldplay Suspends Tour Over Chris Martin's'Serious Lung Infection '
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- The band Coldplay said Wednesday that it has to postpone several shows in Brazil because its lead singer, Chris Martin, has a “serious lung infection " and must rest for the next three weeks. The band made the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Yoga, Mindfulness Could Be Powerful Tools to Manage Blood Sugar
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- Yoga, meditation and other mindfulness practices may help people with type 2 diabetes lower their blood sugar — nearly to the degree that standard medications like metformin do, a new analysis suggests. That does not... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Severe Food Allergies Can Traumatize Kids, But New Program Helps Ease Fears
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- For a young child with life-threatening food allergies " the world looks like a minefield, " a New Jersey mother says. It ' s a stress-filled landscape that financial adviser Amy Leis knows all too well. Her daughter Zoe was... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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AHA News: Abuse, Neglect in Childhood May Increase Heart Failure Risk as an Adult
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Childhood trauma, especially physical abuse, might increase the risk of heart failure later in life, according to new research. Past studies have found a connection between traumatic... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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CDC Warns of Possible Severe Flu Season Ahead
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- Australia is experiencing its worst flu season in five years, and that doesn ’t bode well for the United States, federal health officials warned Tuesday. America ' s flu season often mirrors what unfolds in Australia, where... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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CDC Drops COVID Travel Advisories as Countries Stop Tracking Cases
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is dropping its foreign travel advisories for COVID. The agency explained that because so many countries have stopped tracking their COVID cases, it can no longer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Half of Cases of Childhood Blindness in U.S. Didn't Have to Happen
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- More than half of sightless children in the United States did not have to lose their vision, according to a new study. The findings suggest the need to prioritize addressing preventable vision loss in all children in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Gastro Docs Say'Trust Your Gut,' Seek Help for Digestive Issues
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- A leading group of U.S. tummy doctors wants Americans to get used to talking about their bowel symptoms, at least with their physicians. People are hesitant to discuss digestive trouble with a medical professional, with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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No Rise in Guillain-Barre Syndrome Cases After COVID Shots: Study
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- A new study has found no evidence that COVID-19 shots increase the incidence of Guillain-Barr é syndrome, according to researchers. " This is important because we can say that there is no significant increased risk of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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