Surfers Swallow Lots of Seawater. So Is It Harmful?

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HealthDay News : 30-Jan-2018

Surfers aren't just catching waves. They're also three times more likely to have antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their digestive tracts than land lubbers, a new British study shows.

"Antimicrobial resistance has been globally recognized as one of the greatest health challenges of our time, and there is now an increasing focus on

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Health Tip: Encourage Your Child to be Active

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HealthDay News : 30-Jan-2018

If children adopt active lifestyles at a young age, they are less likely to become obese as adults, research shows.

One in three children is overweight or obese, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. The group adds that children and teens spend an average of seven hours per day using TVs,

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Health Tip: Prevent Hypothermia Among Seniors

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HealthDay News : 30-Jan-2018

Seniors are at heightened risk of hypothermia, the medical term for low body temperature.

Older adults lose body heat faster than when they were younger, the U.S. National Institute on Aging says.

Hypothermia occurs when a person's body temperature drops to 95 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. Typical warning signs include slowed

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Extra Body Fat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, No Matter Your Weight

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HealthDay News : 26-Jan-2018

Older women who carry some extra body fat may face a heightened risk of breast cancer -- even if their weight is normal, a new study finds.

"This suggests women should not just concentrate on weight," said Mia Gaudet, strategic director of breast and gynecologic cancer research for the American Cancer

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Health Tip: Fight Indoor Pollution at Home

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HealthDay News : 26-Jan-2018

Where better to fight indoor air pollution than at home?

The American Lung Association suggests how:

  • Don't let anyone smoke in your home.
  • Test your home for radon.
  • Keep humidity levels under 50 percent and use a dehumidifier or air conditioner as needed. Clean this equipment regularly.
  • Fix any leaks
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