Preventing Sports Injuries

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HealthDay News : 16-Nov-2017

Simple steps can help keep you from being sidelined by a sports injury.

First, make it a rule to bookend every workout with a warm-up and a cool-down. The warm-up is meant to increase your heart rate and blood flow to muscles. Start with some light cardio, like brisk walking, for

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If Dad Has Depression, Kids Might Develop It, Too

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HealthDay News : 16-Nov-2017

Having a father with depression may put teens at a heightened risk for the mental health problem, a new study suggests.

Previous research had linked depression in mothers and in their children. But according to the investigators, this is the first study to find such an association between fathers and their

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Health Tip: If There's a Wildfire Nearby

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HealthDay News : 16-Nov-2017

Smoke from a nearby wildfire threatens anyone, but poses even more of a threat to people with asthma, COPD, heart disease or diabetes, the American Lung Association says.

The group suggests what to do if a wildfire burns near you:

  • Stay inside, if possible.
  • Do not rely on a dust
Last Updated on Monday, 20 November 2017 11:20 Read more...

One Type of Diet Can Add Years to Your Life

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HealthDay News : 16-Nov-2017

Obese people who follow a low-fat weight-loss plan could tack extra years onto their life, a new review of medical evidence suggests.

Such diets appear to help decrease overall risk of early death by 18 percent in people with obesity, amounting to six fewer deaths for every 1,000 people, researchers concluded.

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Don't Fret Delays in Treating Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

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HealthDay News : 15-Nov-2017

Delays in colon cancer treatment may not increase the risk of death, according to a new study.

Canadian researchers examined data from more than 900 people diagnosed with stage 1 to stage 3 colon cancer. Some began treatment within a month of diagnosis, and others started treatment either 30 to 59

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 November 2017 08:01 Read more...

'Fountain of Youth' Gene Discovered in Secluded Amish Community

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HealthDay News : 15-Nov-2017

Talk about good genes.

Researchers report they have discovered a genetic mutation in Amish families living in Indiana that not only protects against type 2 diabetes, but also appears to boost longevity.

Even better, the Northwestern University scientists said that an experimental longevity drug that mimics this genetic effect is now

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