Mindfulness Training to Help With Weight Loss

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 — If mindless eating can put on the pounds, it stands to reason that mindful eating can help with diet success.
In fact, studies show that “eating-focused” mindfulness can bring significant changes in weight, in how you…
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Pot Replacing Tobacco, Booze as Teens' Drug of Choice

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 — Pot is increasingly replacing cigarettes and alcohol as the first drug of choice among young Americans, researchers have found.
Boys, black Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics and multi-racial Americans were the most…
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Health Tip: Caregivers Can Help Prevent Falls

– Someone who is unsteady, weak and maybe a bit confused is a prime candidate for a dangerous fall.
The American Cancer Society says caregivers can help prevent falls by:

Sitting the person on the side of the bed for a minute, just after the…
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Health Tip: Eat More Cruciferous Vegetables

– Eating lots of cruciferous vegetables — such as kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower — could lower your risk of developing heart disease, Australian researchers say.
Study results published in the Journal of the American…
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Health Highlights: May 31, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Birth Control Pills Recalled Over Potential Pregnancy Risk
Almost 170,000 birth control pill packs are being recalled over a manufacturing error…
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There's No 'Healthy Obesity' for Women, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 — Obese women who have been healthy for decades may still be on the path to heart problems, a new study suggests.
“If you are obese, but free of disease like diabetes or hypertension, it does not mean you are free of the…
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First Artificial Iris is Approved

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 — The first artificial iris to replace the colored section of the eye that surrounds the pupil has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Many people who are candidates for the device were born with a…
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FDA Approves 1st Artificial Iris

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave its OK to the first artificial iris — the colored part of the eye that surrounds the pupil.
The surgically implanted device can be used on adults and children whose…
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How Much Exercise Helps the Aging Brain?

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 — It’s well-known that exercise benefits the brain as well as the heart and muscles, but new research pinpoints just how much — and what types — of exercise may promote thinking skills as you age.
Reviewing data from…
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