A Simple Way to Help Prevent Child Obesity

FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 — Kids who don’t drink water take in nearly 100 more calories from sugary drinks every day than those who do, according to a recent Penn State study. About one-fifth of children fall into the no-water group. But a multi-year experiment in the New York City public schools involving more than […]

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When Healthy Eating Turns Into a Dangerous Obsession

FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 — When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble. An extreme preoccupation with clean eating is an eating order called orthorexia nervosa. Though less well-known than anorexia nervosa or bulimia — and not as well-documented — a new study review says orthorexia can also have […]

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Health Tip: Causes of Swollen Lymph Nodes

News Consumer News Health Tip: Causes of Swollen Lymph Nodes — Swollen lymph nodes often occur after exposure to bacteria or viruses, says Mayo Clinic. Common triggers include: Strep throat. Measles. Ear infection. An abscessed tooth. Mononucleosis. Skin infection. To diagnose what might be causing your swollen lymph nodes, visit your doctor. © 2019 HealthDay. […]

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Health Highlights: June 14, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: More Sickened by Salmonella From Backyard Poultry Having chickens or ducks in your yard might carry salmonella dangers, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns. The agency says an outbreak of the gastrointestinal illness, tied to […]

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