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Women at higher risk of heart diseases at a younger age

According to new research, women’s blood vessels age at a faster rate than men’s, meaning it is at higher risk of heart disease while being young

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New study unravels the complexity of childhood obesity

The World Health Organization has estimated more than 340 million children and adolescents ages 5-19 are overweight or obese.

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There's more evidence linking 'vaping' to respiratory diseases

New report shows that inhaling heated tobacco vapor through e-cigarettes was linked to increased odds of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

White sugar on a spoon.

Say goodbye to sugar with these 5 tips

Here are some tips to cut back sugar from your life little by little

Vegetables on a chopped board.

Foods for osteoporosis: take care of your bones

Here are some of the best foods to consume and avoid if you have osteoporosis or if you want to prevent it. 

When college students post about depression on Facebook

The study suggests friends don't encourage them to seek help.

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Young women still may be getting unnecessary pelvic exams

Having these exams, which are no longer recommended for most women under 21, can lead to false-positive testing, over-treatment, anxiety, and needless cost.

People running to marathon.

Want to turn back time? Try running a marathon

New marathon runners reduced blood pressure, arterial stiffness equivalent to a 4-year reduction in vascular age.

Contraceptive pills.

Is hormonal contraception a women achievement?

These methods are designed to keep the responsibility of family planning exclusively on the female side, not only in physical but also financial matters.

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Do women know about breast density and cancer risk?

Breast density is a risk factor for cancer, but no study has asked women what they know about breast density in relation to screening.

Two men fighting in boxing ring.

Can brain injury from boxing and MMA be measured?

A new study shows different effects in the brain for younger, current fighters compared to older, retired fighters.

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How to prevent vaginal yeast infections?

Even though it is almost impossible to prevent them, you can lower your odds by doing these

Man feeding a baby.

How to know if your baby is ready for solids

Here are some signs to look for if you want to know if your baby is ready for solids and how to introduce them

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Heat or eat? How one energy conservation strategy may hurt vulnerable populations

The study showed that two vulnerable populations saw the largest increases in their bills on the time-of-use rates.

Pregnant woman.

Pregnancy hypertension risk increased by traffic-related air pollution

Findings give new insights into the connection between poor air quality, children's health, and mother's health.

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Be careful with long work hours at the office

According to a study, people who spend long hours on the job are more likely to have high blood pressure, including a type that can go undetected.

Woman jumping on the beach.

How to take care of your mental health in 2020

There are several things you can do to improve your mental health in 2020, but here are listed some of the easiest ones so you can create better habits next year.

Pregnant woman.

The effect of taking antidepressants during pregnancy

Early exposure to antidepressants changes sensory processing in the brain

Person standing on digital bathroom scale.

Do you know how to reduce breast cancer risk?

Study results show that higher breast cancer risk from excess body weight can be reversed with weight loss.

Women with a pink ribbon on their chest.

Breast cancer patients with government insurance at higher risk of death

Medicare and Medicaid patients with breast cancer also had an increased likelihood of stopping their clinical trial treatment early.

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