February 21, 2018 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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Skipping the Gym, Ladies? Try the Stairs

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older women don’t have to hit the gym to stay healthy, because a stair-climbing workout appears to do the trick, researchers report. Finding the right type of exercise can be difficult for postmenopausal women, according to the North

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February 21, 2018 by Contributor in Eyesight
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If the Eyes Don’t Coordinate, Reading — and Grades — May Suffer

Latest Eyesight News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For students, an undetected vision problem could be contributing to low grades, a new study suggests. That could be the case even if standard eye tests reveal no problems, the researchers said. “It’s not just about visual acuity, but about

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February 21, 2018 by Contributor in Mental Health
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‘Burnout’ Threatens More Than a Third of Doctors

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s a good chance your doctor is in the middle of a quiet battle with professional burnout, a new study suggests. More than 1 out of 3 physicians assessed in the Cleveland Clinic Health System

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February 20, 2018 by Contributor in Allergies
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Treatment for Severe Peanut Allergy Shows Promise in Company Study

An experimental treatment to reduce the risk of serious allergic reactions to peanuts yielded promising results in a study conducted by the company that developed the therapy. Latest Allergies News The study included nearly 500 youngsters, ages 4-17, with severe peanut allergies. They took either capsules of peanut flour or

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February 20, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Newer Breast MRI May Be More Accurate and Easier

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new type of MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) that doesn’t use a contrast agent appears better at detecting what’s really cancer and what’s likely just a harmless lesion, researchers report. In a study in Germany, the

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February 20, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Facial Cancer Decimating Tasmanian Devil Population

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A contagious cancer has put Tasmanian devils at risk for extinction in the wild, researchers say. The contagious cancer, known as facial tumor disease, is found only in Tasmanian devils — notoriously cantankerous animals now found in the wild only

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