Health Tip: Positive Parenting

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HealthDay News : 08-Jan-2018

The younger teen years are some of the most emotional, physical and difficult years for adolescents.

As hormones change and teens go through puberty, they may be self-conscious about their changing bodies and may worry frequently about what others think.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests things parents

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 12:10 Read more...

Weight-Loss Surgery Is Good for Obese Teens' Hearts

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HealthDay News : 08-Jan-2018

Severely obese teens who undergo bariatric surgery to lose weight end up lowering their heart disease risk down the road, new research indicates.

For the study, researchers tracked 242 adolescents for three years after they had weight-loss surgery.

"This is the first large-scale analysis of predictors of change in cardiovascular disease

Last Updated on Monday, 08 January 2018 13:00 Read more...

Annual Flu Shots Help Keep Seniors Out of the Hospital

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HealthDay News : 08-Jan-2018

The current flu season is shaping up to be a nasty one, but there's good news for American seniors who've gotten their flu shot.

New research shows that for older adults, faithfully getting the vaccine each year greatly reduces the odds of catching a flu so severe that it lands you

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 January 2018 12:17 Read more...

'Mountain Madness' Found to Be a Real Psychosis

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HealthDay News : 05-Jan-2018

The "madness" mountain climbers often experience isn't a type of altitude sickness, as once thought, but rather an actual psychotic disorder, a new study suggests.

The study authors explained that mountaineers can suddenly lose touch with reality. Some believe they're being chased. Others start talking to an imaginary person, or talk

Last Updated on Monday, 08 January 2018 08:26 Read more...

Health Tip: Decode Nutritional Labels

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HealthDay News : 05-Jan-2018

Determining whether your food is nutritious can be challenge.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions for deciphering product nutrition labels:

  • Review all ingredients. Those listed first have higher percentages for that product.
  • Compare the label's serving size with your standard portion size, and make sure they are
Last Updated on Monday, 08 January 2018 08:27 Read more...

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