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FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The scorching heat of summer poses dangers to people, but dogs also need protection from soaring temperatures, one veterinarian warns.
Benjamin Brainard, director of clinical research at the University of Georgia's College of Veterinary Medicine, offered the following tips to help pet owners k...
- Mary Elizabeth Dallas
- June 15, 2018
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FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who carry genes that make them prone to obesity may take comfort in new findings that suggest exercise can counter that risk.
For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 8,200 women, aged 70 to 79, of European ancestry. The investigators found that genetic influences on ...
FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The sun you get when you mow the lawn or run errands could protect you against colon cancer, new research shows.
How? Sunlight prompts the production of vitamin D, and people with sufficient levels of the vitamin had a 22 percent lower risk of colon cancer, said lead researcher Marjorie McCullo...
FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More than a half million people are treated for swimming-related accidents in the United States in a given year.
With pools, lakes and beaches open, it's tempting to fling yourself into the water. But don't dive in unless you know it's safe to do so, or you could end up with a severe injury, su...
FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A number of infection control measures need to be taken when giving "kangaroo care" to premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit, researchers say.
This approach -- which involves meaningful touch and skin-to-skin contact between parents and babies -- is increasingly encouraged in hos...
FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Just back from a run with her husband, Laura Metro faced a parent's worst nightmare: Her 6-year-old daughter, Maison, ran to her screaming, "I think Clay died! I think Clay died!"
Metro's 3-year-old son, who was swimming with family friends, was found at the bottom of the pool with...
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