Health

June 29, 2022
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Only 1 in 5 people in the US has optimal heart health

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain About 80% of people in the U.S. have low to moderate cardiovascular health based on the American Heart Association’s new Life’s Essential […]
May 24, 2022
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Worldwide shortage of health workers threatens effective health coverage

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain More than 43 million additional health workers are needed to meet targets for universal health coverage around the world, according to a […]
May 12, 2022
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Baby formula shortage sends US parents into panic

Grocery store shelves where baby formula is typically stocked are locked and nearly empty in Washington, DC, on May 11, 2022. It’s a nightmare for parents. […]
April 27, 2022
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New study finds childhood abuse linked to higher risk for high cholesterol as an adult

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new study found risk factors for heart disease and stroke were higher among adults who said they experienced childhood abuse and […]
April 3, 2022
Hold the salt: Study reveals how reducing sodium intake can help patients with heart failure thumbnail

Hold the salt: Study reveals how reducing sodium intake can help patients with heart failure

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain For the past century people with weak hearts have been told to lower their salt intake, but until now there has been […]
March 16, 2022
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Low blood folate may be linked to heightened dementia and death risks in older people

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Low levels of folate (vitamin B9) in the blood may be linked to a heightened risk of dementia and death from any […]
March 7, 2022
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Excess health care spending up for PCP turnover in the U.S.

Turnover of primary care physicians (PCPs) is costly, resulting in about $979 million in excess health care expenditures per year, and a considerable proportion of this […]
March 1, 2022
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Average of nine promotional claims on packaging of UK baby food products: study

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain An average of 9 promotional claims can be found on the packaging of individual UK baby foods, finds research based on a […]
February 14, 2022
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The bald facts on how best to fight hair loss in men

Nearly all men see their hairline recede or a bald spot emerge at some point in their life. For those looking to slow the march of […]
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