Health Tip: Sleep Train Your Baby

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HealthDay News : 30-Oct-2017

Young infants need 12 to 15 hours of sleep a day, the National Sleep Foundation says. Ideally, those hours are consecutive.

After your infant reaches 4 months or so, you can train baby to sleep at night and not during the day, the Foundation says. It offers this advice:

  • Let
Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 10:25 Read more...

Health Tip: Tendinitis 101

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HealthDay News : 30-Oct-2017

Tendinitis occurs when the thick cords of tissue that connect muscles to bone become inflamed and painful.

Tendinitis can be triggered by an injury, muscle overuse, improper stretching or incorrect form during exercise, the American Podiatric Medical Association says.

The condition usually resolves on its own with rest, ice and elevation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 10:25 Read more...

Health Tip: Avoid Tooth Sensitivity

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HealthDay News : 27-Oct-2017

If a tooth delivers a sharp pain any time you brush or chew on that side, you may have a problem called tooth hypersensitivity.

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association suggested that these practices be avoided:

  • Aggressive tooth brushing.
  • Whitening or abrasive toothpaste.
  • Clenching
Last Updated on Sunday, 29 October 2017 11:30 Read more...

Health Tip: Being a Cancer Caregiver

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HealthDay News : 27-Oct-2017

Helping to care for a person with cancer may involve issues ranging from understanding medication side effects and communicating with family to providing information to a patient's doctor to help determine if a treatment is working.

The American Cancer Society offers this advice for cancer caregivers, recognizing they may feel overworked

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 October 2017 11:31 Read more...

Gut Bacteria May Change Rapidly After Severe Injury

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HealthDay News : 26-Oct-2017

After a severe traumatic injury, the composition of a patient's intestinal bacteria quickly changes -- a phenomenon that could affect the patient's prognosis, new research suggests.

The finding that the gut's so-called "microbiome" experiences a depletion in the presence of some bacteria and an increase in the presence of others came

Last Updated on Monday, 30 October 2017 11:23 Read more...

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