Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth

Children conceived during the winter are more likely to have learning disabilities, and a mother's exposure to sunlight may play a role, a new study suggests. Sunlight triggers the body to produce vitamin D, which is important to brain development, the Read more

Average Lifespan Longer for Twins

Twins live longer than other people, and their close social connection may be a major reason why, a new study says. Researchers reviewed data from more than 2,900 same-sex twins. They were born in Denmark between 1870 and 1900. The study Read more

Health Tip: Explaining Circuit Training

Circuit training offers a fast-paced exercise regimen that moves quickly between different stations designed to work different areas of your body. The American Council on Exercise explains why it's a good choice: Circuit training combines both cardiovascular and strengthening exercises in Read more

Health Tip: Losing Hair After Pregnancy

Hormonal changes cause some new moms to lose hair after pregnancy. But there are things women can do to help their hair look fuller. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests: Shampooing with a volumizing product. Skipping conditioning shampoos, which add weight Read more

Coronavirus

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose get into your cells to give them energy.

Women's Health

Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy

Healthy eating is vitally important during pregnancy to provide your baby with what it needs to grow and be healthy. Pregnant women need 300 extra calories per day.. read more


 
 
 
 
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