November 30, 2016 by Contributor in Neurology

New Parkinson’s Gene Identified

Title: New Parkinson’s Gene IdentifiedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

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November 30, 2016 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life

Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — If you want to try to extend your life, a new study suggests that taking up racquet sports might help. Researchers found that people who played racquet sports — badminton, squash, tennis — had an almost 50 percent

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November 30, 2016 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Are You Too Sick to Work?

How do I know if I’m too sick to work? Are you having troublesome symptoms like runny nose, fever, headache, coughing, or sore throat? Maybe you have back pain or a sinus infection and are wondering if you’re too sick to go to work or school. How can you decide

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November 28, 2016 by Contributor in Eyesight

Lengthy Space Missions May Harm Astronauts’ Vision

Latest Eyesight News MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have pinpointed the cause of a vision problem affecting astronauts who have completed long-duration space missions. The condition — called visual impairment intracranial pressure (VIIP) — has been reported by nearly two-thirds of astronauts after extended time on the

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November 28, 2016 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Preparing for Your First 5k Run

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Running a 5k race is a healthy goal, but it’s not something you jump into without training and preparation. The American Council on Exercise recommends: Getting a physical from your doctor before the race. Finding a training program that works for you.

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November 23, 2016 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Exercise Can Be a Brain-Booster

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Exercise does more than keep your body healthier. It also affects chemicals in your brain that help you think and focus. The American Council on Exercise says: Exercise improves alertness and focus, and helps you feel calmer. Exercise promotes neuron growth, improving

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