Health Tip: Stress Can Impact Sleep

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HealthDay News : 15-Nov-2017

Too much stress may make it difficult to fall asleep or stay that way.

The National Sleep Foundation says your body may be offering clues that there's too much stress in your life. Among them:

  • Your mind continues to race after your head hits the pillow.
  • You have muscle tension
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Weighing Too Much or Too Little When Pregnant Can Be Risky

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HealthDay News : 14-Nov-2017

For women contemplating having a baby, new research adds to the evidence suggesting that starting a pregnancy at a normal weight is best.

The study found that too much or even too little weight increases an expectant mom's risk for severe illnesses and death.

"Not only for baby's sake, but also

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 11:17 Read more...

With Stress and Trauma Come Excess Weight

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HealthDay News : 14-Nov-2017

As if weathering a stressful event isn't tough enough, new research shows these episodes might even widen a woman's waistline.

Researchers analyzed data on nearly 22,000 middle-aged and older women. The goal: to assess the relationship between obesity and traumatic events -- such as the death of a child or being

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Health Tip: Stay Safe as a Pedestrian

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HealthDay News : 14-Nov-2017

You've probably heard of "distracted driving," but what about "distracted walking?"

Largely due to the immense popularity of cell phones, pedestrian deaths reached nearly 6,000 in the United States last year, a 9 percent jump over 2015, the National Safety Council says.

Walking remains a great way to get healthy exercise,

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FDA OKs First 'Digital Pill' That Lets Doctors Know It's Been Taken

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HealthDay News : 14-Nov-2017

Offering both the promise of better patient compliance with health care, but also fears of a medical "Big Brother," a newly approved "digital pill" allows physicians to track whether or not it's been ingested by patients.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the nod to Abilify MyCite, for use

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