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07 Jul

Pet Dogs Help Kids Develop Better Social and Emotional Behaviors, New Study Finds

Researchers say pet dogs help make children less antisocial and more considerate

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What's the Best DIY Face Mask Against COVID-19?

Researchers say one style of face mask has little to no effect on stopping cough droplets.

03 Jul

Exercise During Pregnancy May Reduce A Baby's Lifelong Risk Of Serious Illness, New Study Finds.

Researchers say physical activity boosts an important compound found in breast milk.

U.S. Coronavirus Cases Near 3 Million as Hospitals in Sun Belt Fill Up With Patients

U.S. Coronavirus Cases Near 3 Million as Hospitals in Sun Belt Fill Up With Patients

With the number of coronavirus cases in the United States approaching 3 million on Monday, hospitals across the Sun Belt continued to be flooded with COVID-19 patients.

Arizona reached 89 percent capacity for ICU beds, as Alabama, California, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas also reported unprecedented numbers of hospi...

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As REM Sleep Declines, Life Span Suffers

As REM Sleep Declines, Life Span Suffers

TUESDAY, July 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Deep sleep is essential for good health, and too little of it may shorten your life, a new study suggests.

REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is when dreams occur and the body repairs itself from the ravages of the day. For every 5% reduction in REM sleep, mortality rates increase 13% to ...

Working Off Your Quarantine Weight Gain

Working Off Your Quarantine Weight Gain

Life in lockdown has led many to overeat and gain weight, a phenomenon referred to as the "COVID-15."

But some small changes can get you back into shape, a weight management specialist suggests.

"COVID-19 changed how we eat, what we eat and how we spend our day," said Dr. Peter Jian, an assistant professor of family and com...

Ladder Injuries Can Go Far Beyond Broken Bones

Ladder Injuries Can Go Far Beyond Broken Bones

Falling off a ladder can cause long-lasting mental and physical health problems, researchers say.

The new study included 134 people who fell off ladders and were seen at the emergency departments of two hospitals in Queensland, Australia, between October 2015 and October 2016.

More than half of the patients were men over 55 a...

Breast Cancer Caught Earlier in U.S. States With Expanded Medicaid: Study

Breast Cancer Caught Earlier in U.S. States With Expanded Medicaid: Study

Early-stage breast cancer is more likely to be diagnosed in U.S. states that have expanded Medicaid coverage under Obamacare than in those that haven't, researchers say.

Their new study looked at a database of more than 71,000 women diagnosed with breast cancer in 31 states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act ...

Common Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Common Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Millions of Americans take medication to keep their blood pressure down. A new study suggests that two types of blood pressure drugs might do double-duty, keeping colon cancer away, too.

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (often called ACE inhibitors) and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) help lower blood pressure by relax...

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