Gotta Minute? Get a Good Workout

Tweet WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Couch potatoes, there are no more excuses. New research from Canada contends that just one minute of high-intensity exercise can boost your health as much as 45 minutes of a moderate workout. That means you can’t claim that you don’t have enough time to get in shape. “Most people cite ‘lack of time’ as the main...
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Sleep Doesn’t Come Easy After a Brain Injury

Tweet Sleep Doesn’t Come Easy After a Brain Injury By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Many people who suffer a traumatic brain injury struggle with sleep problems they may not be aware of, Swiss researchers report. These patients also can suffer daytime sleepiness for as long as 18 months after their injury, the small study...
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Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Tweet Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The chronic skin disease psoriasis may be linked to excess weight and type 2 diabetes, results of a new study suggest. Danish researchers found that people with type 2 diabetes had more than 50 percent greater odds of having psoriasis compared to...
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4.5M Pounds of Pilgrim’s Pride Chicken Recalled

Tweet Good to Know is a new feature that allows members of the community to answer questions from WebMD experts, doctors, staff, and other community members. We’re testing this new feature and we’d like your feedback. Article source: http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/20160427/pilgrims-pride-chicken-recall?src=RSS_PUBLIC
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The 7 Deadliest Emergency General Surgeries

Tweet The 7 Deadliest Emergency General Surgeries By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Seven types of operations, including appendectomy and gall bladder removal, account for four out of five emergency general-surgery deaths in the United States, a new study reports. The procedures are: partial removal of the large or small intestine;...
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Spanking: More Harm Than Good?

Tweet Spanking: More Harm Than Good? By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Spare the rod and spoil the child. Not so fast, suggests a new review that found spanking doesn’t produce better behavior and may set up a child for psychological and learning problems later. “Spanking is not achieving parents’ goals,”...
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Gold Emblem Tea Recalled by CVS

Tweet Good to Know is a new feature that allows members of the community to answer questions from WebMD experts, doctors, staff, and other community members. We’re testing this new feature and we’d like your feedback. Article source: http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/20160426/gold-emblem-tea-cvs-recall?src=RSS_PUBLIC
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Day Care Kids: Stomach Bugs Earlier, Fewer Later

Tweet Day Care Kids: Stomach Bugs Earlier, Fewer Later By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Babies in day care catch their first stomach bug earlier than home-based infants, but end up getting fewer of these gastrointestinal illnesses during their preschool years, new research suggests. Analyzing a group of more than 2,200 children...
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Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds

Tweet TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Americans’ worries about not being properly hydrated may be unfounded: A new government report finds most are getting enough water each day. The data, from the U.S. National Health Nutrition Examination Survey for 2009 to 2012, found that adult men take in 117 ounces of water daily, on average — more than 14 cups. For women, the number...
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Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic

Tweet Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Parents commonly give rice to their babies as a first food. Now, researchers say infants fed rice-based foods may have significantly higher “inorganic” arsenic concentrations in their urine than babies who never eat rice. The highest...
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