Health Tip: Starting a Tooth Brushing Routine Early

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HealthDay News : 08-Dec-2017

Tooth brushing should begin in infancy to instill lifelong habits and protect teeth throughout adulthood.

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests:

  • Start practicing oral hygiene as soon as your baby is born by wiping baby's gums with a soft, clean washcloth.
  • Never give your baby a bottle in the crib.
Last Updated on Sunday, 10 December 2017 12:04 Read more...

Just a Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

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HealthDay News : 08-Dec-2017

It's never too late for women to lose weight to lower their breast cancer risk, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that a 5 percent or greater weight loss after menopause could lower the odds of breast cancer by about 12 percent. For a 170-pound woman, a 5 percent weight loss

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Are Women Naturally Fitter Than Men?

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HealthDay News : 06-Dec-2017

When it comes to getting and staying fit, women may have an aerobic edge over men, new research suggests.

In a small new study, investigators compared oxygen uptake and muscle oxygen extraction in 18 young men and women while they worked out on a treadmill. Oxygen uptake is an important measure

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 December 2017 12:07 Read more...

Health Tip: 11 Harmful Effects of Smoking

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HealthDay News : 06-Dec-2017

Everyone knows that smoking is dangerous, increasing the risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease and stroke.

According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, it may cause many other health problems among women:

  1. Decreased bone density in post-menopausal women.
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis.
  3. Cataracts.
  4. Gum disease.
  5. Ulcers.
  6. Complications after surgery.
  7. Depression.
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4 Steps for Healthier Nails

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HealthDay News : 06-Dec-2017

Good nail care is important, but it's possible to overdo it.

For instance, it turns out that too much clipping can actually be harmful. Trimming nails every day can create stress across the entire nail. Over time, it can change nail shape and even lead to conditions like ingrown toe nails.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 December 2017 12:06 Read more...

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