Health Tip: 5 Ways to Increase Self-Confidence

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HealthDay News : 15-Jan-2018

Do you have lingering feelings of self-doubt, insecurity and incompetence, despite evidence that you are skilled and successful?

The American Psychological Association calls this "imposter syndrome."

Here are the organization's suggestions for beating imposter syndrome:

  1. If all fingers point to your doing a great job at work, ignore any self-doubt.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 07:02 Read more...

Health Tip: Perform Regular Skin Checks

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HealthDay News : 15-Jan-2018

Many skin cancers can be found early if you perform regular skin checks at home, the American Cancer Society says.

The best time to do a monthly exam is right after a bath or shower. You should check for any new or changed moles, blemishes or birthmarks.

Here are the Cancer

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Wildfires Can Affect Air Quality Far From the Flames

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HealthDay News : 12-Jan-2018

Wildfires like those that recently burned wide swaths of California to the ground can cause air quality problems that pose a threat to human health far from the fire site, researchers say.

An analysis of U.S. government data collected from 2006 to 2013 found that smoke plumes from wildfires can be

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Health Tip: Taking Fewer Naps

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HealthDay News : 12-Jan-2018

Has your doctor suggested taking fewer naps? Or are you ready to wean a child from napping?

The National Sleep Foundation suggests how:

  • Don't expect to accomplish the deed overnight. Napping isn't an all-or-nothing proposition. An occasional nap is to be expected.
  • Turn nap time into quiet time. Allow for
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Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Food Poisoning

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HealthDay News : 12-Jan-2018

One in six Americans gets food poisoning each year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. That adds up to 48 million cases annually.

The germs behind food poisoning and the symptoms they cause vary. But symptoms frequently include:

  • Abdominal cramps.
  • Diarrhea, which may be watery or bloody.
  • Nausea and
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Old Age Alone Not to Blame for Surgical Complications

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HealthDay News : 12-Jan-2018

Various factors can increase a senior's chances of experiencing complications after surgery, but age apparently isn't one of them.

A review of 44 studies that included more than 12,000 people aged 60 and older found that frailty, mental impairment, depressive symptoms and smoking increased the risk for complications after surgery. Age

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