Hidden Dangers of Ultraprocessed Foods

Steve Konzelman, Atlanta. Qi Sun, MD, ScD, associate professor, Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Katherine Zeratsky, registered dietitian nutritionist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. David Foerstner, consultant, Food Forward Consulting, Los Angeles. Michael Sigmundsson, consultant, Epicurean...

Can Men Dine Their Way to Higher Sperm Counts?

Overactive Bladder Assessment: Could You Live Better? By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Listen up, guys: A healthy diet is good for your brain and heart, and also your sperm, new research suggests. In...

Drug Company Perks Spur Doctors’ Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- American doctors prescribe more brand-name medications after they get a free lunch or other incentives from drug company marketers, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed drug prescribing between...

6 Ways To Channel Your Anger When You’re IN IT

We all experience momentary bursts of anger every now and then. We get hangry after back-to-back-to-back meetings at work. We grow frustrated when a certain Cheeto-hued White House resident goes on yet another Twitter tirade.For the most part, though, these...

Could Climate Change Make Flu Seasons Worse?

What is Adult Whooping Cough? By Robert Preidt               HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change, and the sudden weather changes it brings, could fuel future flu epidemics, researchers warn in...

Here’s How You Can Really Help Someone Who Is In The Hospital

With over 35 million hospital stays in the United States each year, chances are someone important to you may wind up in one. And whether it’s due to a temporary injury or ongoing illness, the person in that bed will...

Hands or feet asleep? What to do

We’ve all been there. You awaken in the morning and one of your hands is completely numb. It feels dead, heavy, and simply won’t work. Perhaps there’s some tingling as well. Or, you arise from a long dinner or movie...

Another HIV Hazard: Higher Risk for COPD

Food and Water Safety With HIV By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with HIV have higher rates of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and are diagnosed with the lung disease years earlier than...

Wearable ‘Brain Stimulator’ May Boost Stroke Recovery

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A noninvasive magnetic brain stimulation device worn less than an hour a day can increase activity near stroke-injured areas of the brain, a small, preliminary study suggests. Those...

Silent COVID-19 Cases May Stymie Screening Efforts

Feb. 20, 2020 -- As countries work to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, the screening of international travelers has become a cornerstone of those efforts. Because there are a limited number of lab tests, travelers generally...
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