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Study: Income, race most influence childhood asthma rates -- not where you live

Study: Income, race most influence childhood asthma rates — not where you live

For decades, experts have believed that children living in cities were more likely to have asthma than children in suburban or rural areas. But...
High salt diet affects the brain as well as heart

High salt diet affects the brain as well as heart

Most people are aware of the recommendation to lower sodium (salt) intake to reduce the risk of having high blood pressure. But did you...
Eating at home is sometimes unhealthy

Eating at home is sometimes unhealthy

There is an old wise tale that eating at home is always best for your health. This may not always be true. Doctors Health...
Many adults with epilepsy have the symptoms of ADHD

Many adults with epilepsy have the symptoms of ADHD

Nearly one in five epileptic patients exhibit the symptoms of attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), say researchers at Neurological Surgery, P.C. This rate is...
Environmental health not money motivates cutting electricity use

Environmental health not money motivates cutting electricity use

Receiving one’s electric bill can be—pardon the pun—shocking, especially during the summer months when the air conditioner is converting cool cash into cool air....
CVS Omicron COVID Vaccine Booster: Schedule an Appointment online

CVS Omicron COVID Vaccine Booster: Schedule an Appointment online

To better help fight the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for bivalent COVID-19...
Playing catch with weighted medicine ball improves balance, could prevent falls

Playing catch with weighted medicine ball improves balance, could prevent falls

Catching a weighted medicine ball as a form of exercise can increase balance and could aid in preventing falls in the elderly, according to...
Children in poor families at risk for asthma, secondhand smoke

Children in poor families at risk for asthma, secondhand smoke

Families living in poverty suffer from many hardships, including the increased likelihood of health problems. A new study evaluated the relationship between poverty and...
Chronic inflammation plays a significant role in many diseases

Chronic inflammation plays a significant role in many diseases

Chronic inflammation plays a significant role (as either a cause or effect) in many diseases, including type 2 diabetes, autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn’s...
Berries may improve your otherwise poor diet

Berries may improve your otherwise poor diet

Bilberries and ligonberries have both been shown to have beneficial effects on health, even in the face of an otherwise poor diet. Both berries...

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