Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin

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HealthDay News : 18-Oct-2017

Firefighters face many known hazards on the job, but one area that hasn't been well researched is how their skin's exposure to hazardous chemicals might increase their risk of cancer.

It has long been known that firefighters have higher rates of several types of cancer than people in the general population.

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 October 2017 11:58 Read more...

Newer Blood Thinners May Not Bring Higher Bleeding Risk

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HealthDay News : 18-Oct-2017

New anti-clotting drugs -- like Xarelto, Pradaxa and Eliquis -- aren't linked with a higher risk of bleeding than the older drug warfarin, a new study finds.

Many patients who suffer from blood clots in their legs -- called venous thromboembolism (VTE) -- or have the abnormal heart rhythm called atrial

Last Updated on Monday, 23 October 2017 11:42 Read more...

The Value of Unplugging

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HealthDay News : 18-Oct-2017

It's no secret that we love our smartphones and other electronic devices for staying connected.

Perhaps too much.

According to one study on cellphone use by a mobile security company, 63 percent of women and 73 percent of men between the ages of 18 to 34 can't go even one hour

Last Updated on Monday, 23 October 2017 11:42 Read more...

Health Tip: Best Grains And Starchy Veggies for Diabetics

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HealthDay News : 18-Oct-2017

Diabetics should choose whole grains over other starchy foods because whole grains are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber, the American Diabetes Association says. Processed foods with white flour and added sugar should be avoided.

The ADA stresses the need to read product nutrition labels, saying you should look for these

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 October 2017 11:25 Read more...

Health Tip: Meditation May Help Lower Heart Disease Risk

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HealthDay News : 18-Oct-2017

Meditation "may" help lower a person's risk of heart diseaase, the American Heart Association says.

"The key word to remember is may," the association said in a statement released in September.

"The research is suggestive, but not definitive," said Dr. Glenn Levine, who chaired a group of heart disease experts who

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 October 2017 11:25 Read more...

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