Noisy Workplace May Wreak Havoc on Your Heart

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HealthDay News : 22-Mar-2018

Loud noise at work doesn't just threaten your hearing, it might also boost your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, a new U.S. government report suggests.

"Reducing workplace noise levels is critical not just for hearing loss prevention -- it may also impact blood pressure and cholesterol," said Dr. John Howard, director

Last Updated on Friday, 23 March 2018 10:41

Millions Get Wrong Treatment for Back Pain: Study

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HealthDay News : 21-Mar-2018

Low back pain affects 540 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of disability, but it's often treated improperly, researchers report.

Their review of evidence from around the world suggests low back pain should be managed in primary care and that the first step should be education and urging patients

Last Updated on Friday, 23 March 2018 10:40

Red and Processed Meats Linked to Liver Woes

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HealthDay News : 20-Mar-2018

Bacon lovers, a new study has some bad news for you: Eating a lot of processed and red meats may up your odds for a serious liver condition and insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes.

The study found that people who consumed the highest amounts of red and processed

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 12:07

Health Tip: What Could Be Behind Achilles Tendinitis

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HealthDay News : 20-Mar-2018

Achilles tendinitis, an inflammation of the tendon that connects the calf muscle to the heel bone, often develops from repetitive stress to the tendon when you work your body too hard.

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons says specific causes of Achilles tendinitis include:

  • Sudden increase in the amount or
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 11:53

Male Birth Control Pill Shows Early Promise

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HealthDay News : 19-Mar-2018

An attempt to develop a safe and effective "male pill" is making headway, according to preliminary results of a small study.

In a four-week trial of men under 50, an experimental hormone-based birth control pill was found to be "well-tolerated."

And participants' testosterone levels dropped significantly along with two hormones essential

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 11:46

Health Tip: Quit Smoking

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HealthDay News : 19-Mar-2018

Smoking is associated with 1 in 5 deaths in the United States, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

The agency suggests these methods that may help you quit:

  • Commit to quitting and get motivated to make a change.
  • Get support from friends and family.
  • Consider using medicine
Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 11:45

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