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Overweight people develop fat in their LUNGS and it can make it harder for them to breathe

Overweight people develop fat in their LUNGS and it can make it harder for them to breathe

16 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

A study from Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and the University of Western Australia has found that fatty adipose tissue clogs up the airway walls and restricts the supply of oxygen.
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VHA psychiatric units have lower rates of patient safety events than general hospitals

34 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Inpatient psychiatric units at Veterans Health Administration medical centers have lower rates of adverse events and medical errors, compared to psychiatric units at general...
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'Fear of Falling': How Hospitals Do More Harm by Keeping Patients in Bed

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

In an 'epidemic of immobility,' older hospital patients remain stuck in bed, their movements tracked by loud, ineffective bed alarms, losing muscle mass that's key to health...
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Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   5 articles

Patients with a high risk of dying after surgery, including those with multiple chronic diseases, benefit from undergoing general or vascular procedures at a major teaching...
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Suit: Hospital mishandled infection that killed 3 babies

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

The parents of a newborn who died in a Pennsylvania hospital's neonatal intensive care unit allege in a lawsuit that hospital officials failed to protect their son from a...
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Researchers to study efficacy of RESHAPE program to reduce stigma of primary care providers

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Researchers from the George Washington University, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Epidemiology and Disease Control...
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I Almost Died In Childbirth

I Almost Died In Childbirth

4 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

In the United States, over 700 women a year die of complications related to pregnancy, and two-thirds of those deaths are preventable. I did not know that more women die in the...
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Substance use disorder increases mortality risk after endocarditis surgery

4 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

High rates of morbidity and mortality after valve replacement surgery were seen in patients with substance use disorder-related infective endocarditis, according to a study...
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Eating more nuts each day tied to less weight gain

5 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Eating an additional half serving of nuts each day was associated with less weight gain and a reduced risk for obesity, according to findings published in BMJ Nutrition...
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Why Dr. Mootabar Loves Delivering Babies at NWH and Why You Will Too

7 hours ago   |   Northern Westchester

By: Dr. Navid Mootabar, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northern Westchester Hospital Whether you're a first-time mom or a mom of three, bringing a new baby into your...
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Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Nearly all foods made for babies contain at least one toxic heavy metal that can harm brain development, according to a large new study that tested 13 different types of baby... Read more ...

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Being calm and mature as teen were each associated with roughly a 10% reduction in adult dementia risk. Read more ...

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests. Read more ...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex Azar Argues at TIME 100 Health Summit

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called Medicare for All a “utopian” and “simplistic” approach to health care that would actually become... Read more ...

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's report on violent deaths shows that while homicides have fallen since 2000, suicides among 10- to 24-year-olds have risen sharply. Read more ...

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

The majority of baby food sold in the United States contains lead, arsenic, cadmium, and/or mercury According to a new report released on Thursday, October 17, 2019, the food... Read more ...

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Cigarette smoking has been proved fatal time and again, and now this notorious habit is linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Read more ...

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD affected people have a staggering 1.8 times the risk of having any infection compared with those without PTSD. Read more ...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking years off people's lives'

A new study from Oregon State University found, in research conducted on flies, that blue light emitted from smartphones damages brain neurons as well as the retina at the back... Read more ...

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Congratulations to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds on the arrival of their third little girl Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are notoriously private about their personal lives... Read more ...