Health Tip: Handle Chicken With Care

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HealthDay News : 02-Nov-2017

Chicken is a mainstay in many American households, but it may lead to food poisoning if not cooked properly and handled with care.

Foodsafety.gov suggests how to help keep your family safe:

  • Wash handswith warm soapy water for 20 seconds before and after handling chicken.
  • Do not wash raw chicken.Its
Last Updated on Monday, 06 November 2017 11:11 Read more...

Improve Your Odds During Infertility Treatments

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HealthDay News : 01-Nov-2017

There's a better chance that in vitro fertilization (IVF) will lead to pregnancy if fresh donor eggs are used instead of frozen eggs, a new study suggests.

Frozen donor eggs are cheaper and more convenient, while fresh eggs tend to be more expensive and require the recipient to coordinate with the

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 November 2017 10:02 Read more...

Long Spaceflights Could Put Pressure on the Brain

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HealthDay News : 01-Nov-2017

The brains of astronauts who spend months in space appear to shift upward inside their skulls by the time they return to Earth, a new study finds.

The repercussions, if any, are uncertain for now, researchers said.

It's not clear how quickly the brain might settle back into its rightful place

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 November 2017 10:03 Read more...

Bad Hot Flashes, Sleep Apnea Often Go Together

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HealthDay News : 01-Nov-2017

As if severe hot flashes alone weren't enough of a problem for menopausal women, a new study finds these symptoms may also be tied to a greater risk for sleep apnea and related heart issues.

The study included nearly 1,700 middle-aged women, about 25 percent of whom were at intermediate or

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 November 2017 10:02 Read more...

Health Tip: Eating Healthier as You Age

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HealthDay News : 01-Nov-2017

As you get older, you should change your diet to ensure that you're getting age-appropriate amounts of calories, vitamins and minerals. An older person doesn't have the same nutritional needs as a teenage boy, for example.

The National Institute on Aging offers these healthy-meal tips for seniors:

  • Drink water throughout
Last Updated on Thursday, 02 November 2017 10:02 Read more...

Want to Avoid Salt? Turn Up the Spice

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HealthDay News : 31-Oct-2017

If your taste buds lean toward spicy, you might be doing your heart a favor, new research suggests.

Spicy foods may increase salt sensitivity, thereby dampening the desire to consume heart-harming salty food, researchers in China say.

"High salt intake increases blood pressure and contributes to cardiovascular disease," said study author

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 10:34 Read more...

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