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Hidden Gems in Your Health Insurance Plan

Take advantage of wellness programs Hidden Gems in Your Health Insurance Plan FRIDAY, Sept ... . 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You might only think about your health insurance coverage when it's time

Lumosity Brain-Training Didn't Boost Thinking Skills: Study

vice dean for strategic initiatives with the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine ... delay age-related decline in mental capacity. Lumos Labs said in a statement that they supported

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Need? THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Health initiatives typically center on diet and ... Don't shortchange yourself because it could cost you your health How Much Sleep Do You Really

Vaginal Hysterectomy

the Procedure Your health care provider may recommend a vaginal hysterectomy for several reasons ... , bleeding, and other problems. They may lead to future health problems. If left untreated, cancer can ... hysterectomy; gynecology; women's health; reproductive health;

Making Sense of Medical Advice

are those run by medical colleges, health foundations and organizations, and government ... If seemingly contradictory health news has you confused, it's time to learn how to read between ... medical advice, new health tip, health information web resources, multi-billion-dollar health-fraud industry

A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia

your brain health in old age, a group of new studies show, according to four new studies. In ... improve heart health. Seniors who carefully followed the MIND diet had a 35 percent lower risk of

Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Teens

Blurry vision If your child has any of these symptoms, talk with your child's health care provider ... serious health issues such as: Kidney failure Nerve damage Blindness Amputation Coma, which can lead ... diabetes; type 1 diabetes; children's health; adolescent health;

There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's

, University of Minnesota School of Public Health; Dean Hartley, Ph.D., director of science initiatives ... University of Minnesota School of Public Health. The best evidence the investigators found indicates that

Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans?

initiatives at the Alzheimer's Association. Dementia, an impairment of brain functions marked mainly ... cases around the world could be prevented, he said. "It's about brain health during your entire

ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen

Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say ER ... Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen TUESDAY, Sept. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Each

'Markers' of Alzheimer's Don't Doom You to Dementia

, Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles; James Hendrix, Ph.D., director, global science initiatives ... UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health. "It could be many years, and it could be longer than your

Fit Middle-Aged Women May Fend Off Dementia Later

director of the Center for Ageing and Health at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. How does ... . James Hendrix, director of global science initiatives for the Alzheimer's Association, agreed that

Health Highlights: April 16, 2018

Barbara Bush in 'Failing Health' Animal Feces Found in Counterfeit Makeup: LA Police ... Health Highlights: April 16, 2018 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments

Better Diet, Bigger Brain?

study from the Netherlands found. "Adhering to an overall healthy diet quality supports brain health ... suggested. James Hendrix, director of global science initiatives at the Alzheimer's Association, said a

TV Ads Still Push Unhealthy Foods at Kids

Initiative (CFBAI) have ignored public health experts' suggestions to improve the initiative. Those ... American Public Health Association's annual meeting, in Atlanta. "The food and beverage companies

Therapy Reverses Alzheimer's Brain Plaque Buildup -- in Mice

inhibited at the right time, said James Hendrix, director of global science initiatives at the ... Journal of Experimental Medicine . More information The U.S. National Institutes of Health has more

Binge Drinking Dangers for Young People

. Binge drinking is drinking to get drunk—the point at which the drinker is risking health or ... . Encourage initiatives such as substance-free dorms and social events. Ask the administration to

AHA: Stress Contributes to High Rates of Heart Disease Among Black Adults

, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Daily stressors are associated with poor health behaviors that put ... results suggest that primary care doctors, cardiologists and other health care providers should ask their

Oximetry Podcast

measure the amount of blood that's saturated with oxygen. Your health care provider uses this test to


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