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Exercise is Good Medicine

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Elderly people who exercise tend to live longer and healthier. Another study links physical inactivity with an early death. Researchers in Nova Scotia looked at data on more than 3 thousand people over age 50. Those who were inactive or sedentary and already frail, increased the risk of a premature death. Doctors say it’s important to encourage movement even if…

Young Meth Users More Likely to have a Stroke

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Young people who use methamphetamines could increase their risk of having a stroke. That’s according to new research coming out of Australia. Methamphetamines, often called speed, ice or meth, were strongly linked to strokes caused by a brain bleed rather than a clot. And young males who used meth were twice as likely as their female peers to suffer a…

Protestors Surround N.F.L. Headquarters on Colin Kaepernick’s Behalf

SUPPORTERS SUGGEST THE NFL HAS BLACKBALLED KAEPERNICK FOR KNEELING DURING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption A rally was held today in New York City in support of unsigned free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The rally was held outside the National Football League’s headquarters. Kaepernick supporters…

Charities Pull Events from Mar-a-Lago Resort

DON'T WANT TO BE CONNECTED TO PRESIDENT TRUMP

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption A leading U.S. Hospital says it will pull its annual fundraiser from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. The Cleveland Clinic had initially resisted pressure from health professionals and others…

Warning to Men Who Take Excessive Vitamin B

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  Excessive vitamin B can cause health problems in men. A new study reveals a clear link between heavy vitamin b intake and lung cancer in men. Scientists are Ohio State University found men who took high doses of vitamin b-6 or b-12 for a decade has a significantly higher risk of developing lung cancer than non-users. Most men have…

Mark Wahlberg tops Forbes list of highest-paid actors

1/1Actor Mark Wahlberg Show Caption Hide Caption NEW YORK (AP) — “Transformers: The Last Knight” star Mark Wahlberg has outmuscled Dwayne Johnson to become Hollywood’s highest-paid actor in the past year with a transforming income of $68 million, according to Forbes magazine. The former rapper known as Marky Mark beat out “Baywatch” star Johnson, with $65 million, and Johnson’s “The…

New York State Celebrates 100 Years of Fair Ground Fun

NY STATE OFFICERS HONORED IN THIS YEAR'S BUTTER SCULPTURE

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption The great New York State Fair unveiled this year’s butter sculpture. The 2017 buttery work of art is a tribute to the New York State Police, who have been keeping fairgoers safe since 1917. “One…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

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Worried Moms Delay Vaccinations

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Why some moms delay kids vaccinations…..   The advice women get during pregnancy could impact how their vaccinate their children. Researchers in New Zealand studied over 6 thousand mothers and their babies. Women who got discouraging information about vaccines, mostly from friends and family, were more likely to delay recommended immunizations. in fact, only 57-percent of infants of women who…

Teens who Vape more Likely to Smoke

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Study says teens who smoke e-cigarettes more likely to smoke regular cigarettes. In your Medical Minute, there is new evidence suggesting teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to try smoking. British researchers surveyed about 28-hundred adolescents who had never smokes but some had tried e-cigarettes. A year later, 34-percent of the e-cigarette users had smoked tobacco compared to only…