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Kids need play to develop the right way, a recent report says, and it supports the nurturing relationships with caregivers that kids need to thrive.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 8:01 pm
The FDA has proposed placing vaping products in "adult-only" areas of tobacco and vaping stores, but these findings leave experts skeptical that such restrictions would work.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 7:46 pm
Michael Kopcha, PhD, a registered pharmacist and the director of the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality at the FDA, answers questions about drug quality.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 7:28 pm
The number of people with dementia is growing. The mind-robbing disease has no cure, but research shows how you may be able to lower your chances of having it.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 7:03 pm
People can miss screening tests they need as they get older. Talk to your doctor about these four tests to help lessen your risk of certain health conditions.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 5:59 pm
Exposure to dust at the New York City site after the terrorist attacks triggered chronic inflammation in the responders' prostates, which may have contributed to their cancer, researchers said.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 5:44 pm
Metal pieces were found in one lot of this product, which includes at least 23,388 containers.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 5:02 pm
The FDA approved Vyleesi, the second medication so far approved to help women with low sexual desire.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 2:18 pm
Researchers collected nearly 20,000 flies, aphids, ants, wasps, bees and moths at seven hospitals in England over 18 months, and found that almost 9 in 10 insects had potentially harmful bacteria on or in their bodies.
Posted: June 21, 2019, 11:30 pm
The top five types of processed meats consumed in 2015-2016 were: luncheon meat (39%), sausage (24%), hot dogs (9%), ham (9%) and bacon (5%).
Posted: June 21, 2019, 10:56 pm

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American Heart Association

NEW YORK, June 18, 2019 — Top U.S. business leaders discuss strategies to improve employee health and well-being, and the health of their communities at the annual American Heart Association CEO Roundtable meeting held at JLABS @ NYC. Health equity, ...
Posted: June 18, 2019, 4:32 pm
Study Highlights: The blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain’s memory and learning center, without affecting other brain regions among people with Alzheimer’s disease.These findings indicate that the known decrease in ...
Posted: June 17, 2019, 9:00 am
Puntos destacados del estudio: El fármaco para la presión arterial nilvadipina incrementó el flujo sanguíneo a la memoria y centro de aprendizaje del cerebro sin que afectara a otras regiones cerebrales entre personas con la enfermedad de ...
Posted: June 17, 2019, 9:00 am
Study Highlights: Middle-aged patients with higher levels of coronary artery calcium buildup were more likely to have higher left ventricular mass and worse left ventricular function of the heart, particularly among blacks.Higher coronary artery ...
Posted: June 14, 2019, 9:00 am
Following is a joint release from the American Heart Association and Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC): A vast majority of Americans, both Democrats and Republicans, consider access to health care in rural communities.
Posted: June 12, 2019, 11:53 am
The American Heart Association announced it has joined 54 other health organizations and medical societies in the Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health (the Consortium).
Posted: June 11, 2019, 4:58 pm
Study Highlights: Polygenic risk scores – genetic risk scores that take into account variations in a person’s entire DNA – are able to predict coronary artery disease in those who have not yet had heart attacks.Polygenic risk scores are not as ...
Posted: June 11, 2019, 9:00 am
Study Highlights: Patients treated preemptively with drugs to reduce the risk of right-sided heart failure after heart device implantation may experience the opposite effect and develop heart failure and post-operative bleeding more often than patients not receiving the drugs. The findings highlight the need for a prospective study of the role of the routine use of this approach before left-ventricular assist device implantation.
Posted: June 11, 2019, 9:00 am
People with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for heart failure and many people have both diseases, which requires careful medical management.
Posted: June 6, 2019, 9:00 am
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5, 2019 — The American Heart Association issued the following statement on the FY 2020 agriculture appropriations bill that passed yesterday in the House Appropriations Committee:“We are pleased the bill includes important ...
Posted: June 5, 2019, 4:02 pm

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