Heart-Breaking News for Egg Lovers

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — Eggs may not be all they’ve been cracked up to be. A new study says eggs are a major source of dietary cholesterol and that cholesterol in the diet ups the risk of heart disease and premature death. The researchers followed nearly 30,000 adults over three decades and found that […]

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Heart Care Guidelines Rarely Backed by Top-Notch Science

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — Precious few treatment guidelines for heart patients are supported by the best scientific evidence, a new study shows. Less than one in 10 recommendations are based on results from multiple randomized controlled trials (considered the “gold standard”), and that percentage has actually dropped in the past decade, the researchers reported. […]

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How to Protect Your Kids From Drowning

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — Drowning can be swift and silent, making it a leading cause of accidental death among children. To help parents protect their kids in and around the water, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its water safety recommendations. Drowning is the third-leading cause of accidental injury-related death among 5- […]

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How to Keep Your Kids Safe From Cyberbullying

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — No type of bullying is acceptable, but cyberbullying can be harder for parents to spot because it takes place via cellphone, computer or tablet, often through social media. Cyberbullying can be a hateful text message or post of embarrassing pictures, videos and even fake profiles of the victim. Victims are […]

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Health Highlights: March 15, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Jury Awards $29.4 Million in Talcum Powder/Cancer Case A woman who said her mesothelioma was caused by her regular use of Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder was awarded $24.4 million by a California jury, which also awarded $5 […]

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Health Tip: Eat Healthier at Work

Home News Consumer News Health Tip: Eat Healthier at Work — Overeating on a regular basis can lead to weight gain. About 25 percent of adults eat 1,300 calories weekly from food they buy or get free at work, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says. The academy recommends limiting these workplace snacks: French fries. […]

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Health Tip: Reducing Risk of Salmonella

Home News Consumer News Health Tip: Reducing Risk of Salmonella — From fruits and vegetables to chicken and pork, salmonella bacteria can make their way to a variety of foods. However, because contaminated foods often look and smell normal, detection can be difficult. To help prevent Salmonella infection, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]

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