Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 — The most common genetic disorder among northern Europeans — called hemochromatosis — occurs more often than previously thought, according to a new study.
The researchers also found that people with the condition often…
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Climate Change Already Hurting Human Health, Review Shows

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 — Climate change is already having clear effects on human health, according to a new review that describes the situation as a “health emergency.”
“Climate change is causing injuries, illnesses and deaths now from heat…
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How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 — It’s not too late to get your flu shot, which can protect you in ways that may surprise you.
The flu vaccine can be a lifesaver for people with heart disease, according to infectious disease specialist Dr. Michael Chang,…
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Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 — Staying active in old age may help preserve your memory and thinking skills, a new study suggests.
In fact, older people who were physically active kept their minds sharp, even if their brains showed signs of lesions or…
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Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 — The risk of suicide is more than four times higher among Americans with cancer than those without the disease, a new study finds.
“Even though cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, most cancer…
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Heart-Healthy Living Also Wards Off Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 — There could be an added bonus to keeping your cardiovascular health on track — a heart-healthy lifestyle can also prevent type 2 diabetes, researchers say.
And it’s better to prevent type 2 diabetes than to have to treat…
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