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Obese Boys

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  Mom’s should monitor their son’s weight, according to a new study. In Your Health Minute Boys who become overweight during puberty could face health problems later in life. That’s according to a new study conducted in Sweden. Researchers tracked over 37-thousand boys from age eight until they were adults. Boys who gained weight during puberty were three times more…

Study: Exercising Just 2 Days/Week will Help Heart

STUDY: WORKING OUT JUST 2-3 DAYS PER WEEK CAN HELP HEART AND ARTERY HEALTH AS YOU AGE

1/1Study: working out just 2-3 days per week can help heart and artery health as you age Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A new study suggests that exercising two or three times a week can help keep your heart and arteries more youthful as you age. The study, conducted by researchers in Dallas, was published Sunday in the Journal…

Study: Egg A Day May Reduce Heart Disease Risk

STUDY: AN EGG A DAY COULD LOWER THE RISK FOR HEART DISEASE, STROKE

1/1Study: an egg a day could lower the risk for heart disease, stroke. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A new study out of China suggests eating an egg a day may reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke. The study, published in the journal “Heart,” was led by researchers from Peking University. It looked at data on egg…

Eat More Eggs

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Doctors now say “eat your eggs.” In Your Health News…     An egg a day could keep heart disease away. That’s according to a new study from China. It found people who ate just one egg a day were 26 percent less likely to have a stroke than those who ate no eggs. Egg eaters also had a 12…

Prostate Cancer Screenings

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    Not as many men getting prostate screenings. In Your Health News, New research reveals fewer men are getting screened for prostate cancer. A University of Washington study looked at PSA testing rates for men under 65 between 2008 and 2014. It showed testing biopsy and prostate cancer detection dropped significantly during this time. Many leading medical groups recommend…

Sexual Harassment on the Job

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  How do Americans feel about sexual harassment the job? In Your Health Minute, Sexual harassment in the workplace continues to make headlines. But most Americans feel their employers have failed to address the problem. That’s according to a new American Psychological Association poll of 15-hundred adults. Only one third of respondents said their company has added more training or…

Study: U.S. Stillbirths, Newborn Deaths Down Nearly 12%

THE STUDY LOOKED AT OVER 34 MILLION BIRTHS IN THE US AND FOUND AN 11.5% DECREASE IN INFANT MORTALITY AND STILLBIRTHS

1/1The study looked at over 34 million births in the US and found an 11.5% decrease in infant mortality and stillbirths Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A recent study found an 11.5% decrease in stillbirths and neo-natal deaths in the U.S. from 2007 to 2015. The study looked at over 34 million births and 200,000 stillbirths. A lead author…

Pregnant Moms Warned about the Effects of Air Pollution

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  The air pregnant women breathe in affects the unborn child. In Your Health News, Scientists have more evidence about the dangers of air pollution. A new Johns Hopkins University study found kids exposed to high levels of pollution while in the womb were 60 percent more likely to have high blood pressure in childhood. The biggest culprit was find…

WHO Vows To Cut Trans Fats Globally By 2023

WHO CALLS FOR ELIMINATION OF TRANS FAT IN ALL FOODS BY 2023

1/1WHO calls for elimination of trans fat in all foods by 2023 Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The World Health Organization wants to eliminate artificial trans fats around the world by 2023. Artificial trans fats, or trans fatty acids, are made when vegetable oil hardens in a process called hydrogenation. Those hydrogenated fats are often used in processed foods…

Introducing Your Daughter to the OB-GYN

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Some doctors say moms should introduce their daughters to the OB-.GYN In Your Health News, A first visit to an ob-gyn can be nerve wracking, especially for teens. But scheduling a pre-exam appointment could ease some worries. A new survey from Orlando Health found nearly 40 percent of young women felt concerned about their first exam. That’s why experts are…