Health professionals warn against false flu-related articles

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Health professionals warn against false flu-related articles

WTRF13 hours ago
(WTRF) – An article circling social media claims that this year’s flu shot is more harmful than helpful. But health professionals and the CDC want you to know any article claiming the flu shot is causing flu-related deaths are just plain false. A story by YourNewsWire has been making the rounds on social …
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Raising awareness of mental health issues is not enough

The Conversation UKJan. 31, 2018
The profile of mental health has been raised significantly in the past few years, partly due to campaigning from mental health charities and partly due to high-profile people – from Prince Harry to Professor Green – speaking publicly and candidly about their own mental health problems. All of this should be …
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Drinking alcohol can clear brain waste, study finds

Medical News TodayFeb. 5, 2018
Researchers shed light on how low levels of drinking might improve brain health. In a mouse study, scientists from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) in New York found that drinking the equivalent to around 2.5 alcoholic drinks per day could reduce brain inflammation. It was also found to …
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Just 30 minutes of light exercise each day can benefit health

Medical News TodayJan. 29, 2018
The United States Department of Health and Human Services explain that “for substantial health benefits,” adults should engage in at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise, preferably spread through the week in bouts of at least 10 minutes at a time. They suggest “brisk walking …
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Indonesia Declares Papua Health Crisis Under Control

U.S. News & World Report5 hours ago
A father holds his sick child on a boat after getting medical treatment in Jetsy village, Asmat district, after the government dispatched military and medical personnel to the remote region of Papua to combat malnutrition and measles, Indonesia, January 23, 2018. Picture taken January 23, 2018. Antara …
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A revolution in health care is coming

The EconomistFeb. 1, 2018
Akili Interactive, a startup, plans to seek regulatory approval for a video game designed to stimulate an area of the brain implicated in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (see article). Patients can also improve the efficiency of their care. Although health records are increasingly electronic, they are often …
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Could Coffee Be Bad For Your Adrenal Health?

mindbodygreen.com2 hours ago
So it becomes an individual issue that we have to decipher for ourselves and with the help of our trusted health care providers. For me, eliminating coffee was a godsend because the amount of caffeine was pumping into my body daily, coupled with chronic high stress levels and a variety of other destructive …
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Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Link Up to Form New Health-Care …

BloombergJan. 30, 2018
The effort would be focused internally first, and the companies would bring their data and bargaining power to bear on lowering health-care costs, the person said. Potential ways to bring down costs include providing more transparency over the prices for doctor visits and lab tests, as well as by enabling …
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Starting periods early linked to health risks later in life

Medical News TodayJan. 18, 2018
A range of reproductive factors are linked with health risks in a new study. As cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, it is vital to understand what increases risk. Although many of the factors involved — such as obesity, hypertension, and smoking — are now …
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The top 10 mental health apps

Medical News TodayJan. 8, 2018
Approximately 48.3 million adults in the United States are faced with a mental healthcondition each year, and 9.8 million of those are serious conditions that limit the activities of everyday life. Among U.S. adults aged 18–44, mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder are now the third most …

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