May 25, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Supercharging Exercise With Interval Training

By Regina Boyle WheelerHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If your exercise routine isn’t producing lower numbers on the scale, consider kicking it up a notch with high-intensity interval training. The concept is simple: alternate bursts of high-intensity activity with intervals of

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May 25, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Warming up is an important part of any workout, and it’s well worth the extra few minutes. The American Heart Association recommends: Warming up for five minutes to 10 minutes. If you’re planning for a long, intense workout, increase warm up time.

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May 25, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A landmark clinical trial has shown that a compound in marijuana can ease life-threatening seizures in children with a rare and devastating form of epilepsy. Cannabidiol — a non-intoxicating chemical — reduced seizure frequency by 39

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May 24, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Don’t Let Your Workout Get Stale

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — As with any routine, your workout may become boring and tiresome. Here are suggestions to curb exercise boredom, courtesy of the American Council on Exercise: Vary your routine regularly. Make your workouts more intense, rather than longer. Include cross-training in your routine.

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May 24, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis

By Gia MillerHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People with lung cancer have a strikingly higher-than-normal risk of suicide, a new study finds. While a cancer diagnosis on its own significantly raises the risk of suicide, the study found that a lung cancer

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May 24, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

New FDA Head Outlines ‘Forceful Steps’ Against Opioid Crisis

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The new U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner has called on senior agency officers to develop “more forceful steps” to control the U.S. opioid epidemic. On Tuesday, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, President Trump’s pick for the agency, announced the formation

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