Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime Ones

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HealthDay News : 08-Nov-2017

Your internal body clock is the reason why wounds heal faster if an injury occurs during the day rather than at night, new research suggests.

Experiments with skin cells and other cells in mice showed that daytime wounds healed about twice as fast as nighttime wounds.

Then, when analyzing the wound

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Health Tip: Prevent Germs at the Doctor's Office

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HealthDay News : 08-Nov-2017

The last place you should fear getting sick is in a doctor's waiting room.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its guidelines for pediatricians to prevent the spread of germs.

The group says all pediatric medical offices should:

  • Equip waiting rooms with alcohol-based hand sanitizers and masks.
  • Put up
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5 Smart Alternatives to Processed Foods

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HealthDay News : 08-Nov-2017

Is your shopping cart filled with heavily processed foods? Some might seem to be time-savers, yet cost more than fresh foods and offer few nutrients. Others might actually harm your health.

The first foods to avoid are processed meats from hot dogs to deli cold cuts, including salami and bologna. Even

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Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk

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HealthDay News : 07-Nov-2017

Maybe you should skip that glass of wine tonight, because even light drinking increases your risk of cancer, warns a new statement from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

"People typically don't associate drinking beer, wine and hard liquor with increasing their risk of developing cancer in their lifetimes," said

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Here's Why You 'Space Out' After Too Little Sleep

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HealthDay News : 07-Nov-2017

Ever notice that too little sleep at night can cause you to "space out" the next day?

New research suggests that a lack of sleep hampers communication between brain cells, causing temporary mental errors that affect memory and visual perception. That can lead to problems ranging from minor ones such as

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Health Tip: Travel With a Blanket

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HealthDay News : 07-Nov-2017

Whether you are in a car, plane or train, maintaining the right body temperature can help you get needed rest.

So don't forget to include a blanket on your list of essentials to pack, the National Sleep Foundation says.

Maintaining the right body temperature will help you fall asleep and stay

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