Drug Limits Damage of Brain Injury

FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 — Many brain injury deaths could be prevented by using an inexpensive drug in the critical hours following a head trauma, a new international study finds.
“Traumatic brain injury can happen to anyone at any time, whether it’s…
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Fat Collects in Lungs, Raising Asthma Risk

FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 — Excess weight is hard on the heart, but new research shows it may also harm your lungs.
The study found that higher amounts of fat collect in the airways of overweight and obese people, which may help explain why they’re…
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Cooking With Greens

FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 — It’s time to go beyond spinach and kale. To really power up your meals with greens, you want to explore the taste and texture of watercress and dandelions. And the following recipes will get from the fridge to your table in…
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The Wellness Boost of a Purposeful Life

FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 — Research has long shown how psychological disorders lead to poor physical health. Now scientists are learning more about the flip side of emotions, how living a purposeful life may have as many physical benefits as…
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Health Highlights: Oct. 18, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due to Presence of Asbestos
A shipment of baby powder has been recalled by Johnson & Johnson after…
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Health Tip: Planning a Stress-Reducing Vacation

– Not all vacations are created equally. Studies show that the happiness gleaned from a vacation is dependent on how stressful it is, says Harvard Business Review.
It found that 94 percent of people have as much or more energy after a positive…
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Health Tip: Brain Games for Seniors

– Many doctors encourage seniors to use brain fitness games as a means to help deal with dementia, Alzheimer’s and other cognitive diseases, says SeniorLiving.org.
While research remains inconclusive, there appears to be a correlation between brain…
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