High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients

People with chronic kidney disease face higher odds of heart attack or stroke if they have high-salt diets, a new study suggests. "Moderate sodium reduction among patients with chronic kidney disease and high sodium intake may lower [heart] risk," concluded a Read more

Health Tip: When a Child Complains of Back Pain

Back pain is not typical in children, and can signal something more serious. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says your child should see a doctor if your child complains of back pain along with any of these additional symptoms: Losing Read more

Air Pollution Tied to Stillbirth in Small Study

"Suggestive evidence" of a link between air pollution and increased risk of stillbirth is growing, according to a new review. Wide regional variations in the world's stillbirth rates suggest most of last year's 2.6 million stillbirths were preventable, the research team Read more

Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move

Moving to a new home may harm young children's school performance, a study suggests. Youngsters who get uprooted are also more likely to have developmental problems, the researchers found. However, the study could not prove a cause-and-effect relationship. The research included Read more

Coronavirus

Coronaviruses are common viruses that most people get at some time in their lives. They are common throughout the world, and they can infect people and animals.

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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