Flying Insects in Hospitals Carry ‘Superbug’ Germs

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — Many flies and flying insects in hospitals carry bacteria that could pose an infection risk to patients, and more than half of them carry the types that resist antibiotics, a new study says. British researchers used ultraviolet-light flytraps, electronic fly killers and sticky traps to collect nearly 20,000 flies, aphids, […]

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Few Pregnant Women Get Right Amount of Nutrients

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — For pregnant women, good nutrition is essential for their health and the baby’s health. But many aren’t getting adequate amounts of the vitamins and minerals they need, a new study finds. On the other hand, some of actually taking higher levels of nutrients than is healthy, the same research reports. […]

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Cancer Survivors May Have Lower Odds for Dementia

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — Researchers have found more evidence of a puzzling phenomenon: Older adults who survive cancer seem to be somewhat protected against dementia. A number of studies in recent years have found that cancer survivors have a relatively lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s. The new research adds another layer. It shows that […]

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How Does Your Diet Stack Up?

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — Ever wonder how your diet habits — good or bad — compare to others? Annual surveys done by the International Food Information Council Foundation detail positive changes that people are making and where improvement is…

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How Working Out in Anger Can Put You at Risk

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — Research points to a very long list of benefits from exercise, from improving your overall health to easing stress and enhancing mental well-being. But a landmark study in the journal Circulation highlights a negative, yet specific, concern. While health factors like obesity and diabetes are known heart attack triggers, data […]

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