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Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March eight, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Despite suggestions, too few American infant boomers are tested for hepatitis C, a new study reveals. In 2013, the U.S. Preventive Services Process Force (USPSTF) advised all Americans born between 1945 and 1965 to get a 1-time test for hepatitis C virus. “Prevalence of [hepatitis C virus] testing ...

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Depression May Hasten Death After Heart Diagnosis

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Heart patients who subsequently develop depression may possibly be about twice as likely to die over the subsequent ten years as these without having mental well being troubles, a new study suggests. Depression — which is widespread soon after a heart diagnosis — appears to be a greater ...

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Americans With High BP Still Eating Too Much Salt

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — For Americans with higher blood pressure, cutting back on salt is an important way to help keep the condition beneath handle. Yet, new investigation shows that these sufferers are obtaining more salt in their diet than they did in 1999. Among 1999 and 2012, salt (sodium) consumption rose ...

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How Does Daylight Saving Time Affect Your Health?

On March 12, most of us (unless you live in Arizona or Hawaii) will set our clocks ahead a single hour. Losing an hour of sleep to acquire an further hour of sunlight could look like a modest modify, but springing forward interrupts your circadian rhythm — or your sleep-wake cycle.  Your body has to adjust to the new time ...

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What Does Obamacare Uncertainty Mean For You?

March 8, 2017 — Property Republicans have unveiled their replacement strategy for the Reasonably priced Care Act. The bill, called the American Health Care Act, keeps a number of the existing law’s provisions in place but significantly adjustments others. Markup of the bill by two Residence committees will begin Wednesday. Republicans have set a deadline for the repeal of the ...

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Soy May Be Protective for Breast Cancer Survivors

By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The pros and cons of soy for breast cancer individuals have been debated for years. Now, study involving more than six,200 breast cancer survivors finds that those who ate the most soy had a reduce risk of death from all causes during the practically 10-year adhere to-up period. ...

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Chrissy Teigen Shares Her Struggle With Postpartum Depression

As a supermodel, cookbook author, and mother, and the wife of singer/songwriter John Legend, Chrissy Teigen seems to have it all — as properly as a terrific sense of humor.       But the 31-year-old host of Lip Sync Battle recently revealed she has been struggling with a serious well being problem. “I’ll just say it: I have postpartum ...

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Can Social Media Leave You Socially Isolated?

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Young men and women who commit a lot of time on social media — websites made to bring folks together — look to be more isolated, new research suggests. Ironically, the researchers discovered that the heaviest users of social media had about twice the odds of feeling socially ...

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Obesity May Raise Girls' Risk of Asthma, Allergies

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Obese girls could face a drastically greater risk for building allergies, a new study suggests. But the researchers discovered the opposite was accurate for obese boys: They may possibly truly face a slightly diminished risk for asthma, food allergies and eczema when compared to normal-weight boys. “We discovered ...

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Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, March 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Kids born to moms with low levels of vitamin E might be far more most likely to create asthma, new investigation suggests. When moms had low levels of a certain sort of vitamin E measured right right after birth, their youngsters have been more likely to create wheezing ...

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