Heart Happenings: Free Cardiovascular Health Seminars and Screenings Sponsored by Brigham and Women's Hospital Cardiovascular Wellness Service

11 minutes ago   |   BWH   |   2 articles

Heart Happenings, a year-long initiative formed to increase awareness of heart disease and improve the heart health of the members of our community.
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Brigham and Women's Hospital Selected to Participate in Medicare Imaging Demonstration Project

11 minutes ago   |   BWH

BWH chosen as one of five conveners of a demonstration project that promotes appropriate utilization of advanced imaging services.
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What It Means to Be a Bad Mom

13 minutes ago   |   The Atlantic

The Vermont lake was the perfect setting for a mother-daughter day. The mother packed water and towels. The daughter, an excitable young girl, shoved cheese sticks into a...
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I Found the Key to the Kingdom of Sleep

13 minutes ago   |   The Atlantic

In order to fall asleep at night, I must run a gauntlet of bedtime rituals. I must be marinating in overnight skin-care products from head to toe. One of my legs must be hooked...
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Researchers quantify smoking's strong connection with peripheral artery disease

17 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that cigarette smoking boosts the risk of peripheral artery disease, and this...
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Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren expecting another baby girl - see the announcement

17 minutes ago   |   NBC News

"I feel so blessed to say that our third child is on the way," the country star wrote in a sweet announcement.
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13-year-old publishes research paper showing hand dryers are too loud

17 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The preteen hopes that her research will encourage hand dryer manufacturers to make their products quieter.
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Pregnancy Congestion: How To Survive A Stuffy Nose While Pregnant

Pregnancy Congestion: How To Survive A Stuffy Nose While Pregnant

19 minutes ago   |   Scary Mommy

Pregnancy congestion may not sound like a big deal, that is, until you have it. Turns out, breathing is kind of essential to being a human and all. And with a tiny new baby...
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Developing a novel HIV vaccine: DNA and recombinant proteins

31 minutes ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have developed a novel vaccine consisting of DNA and recombinant proteins - proteins composed of a portion of an HIV protein and another unrelated protein.
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Researchers get a handle on how to control blood sugar after stroke

31 minutes ago   |   ScienceDaily

Hyperglycemia, or high levels of glucose, is common in patients with acute ischemic stroke and is associated with worse outcomes compared to normal blood sugar levels. Animal...
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Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials. Read more ...

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA said today it will have an update on a new regulatory structure for CBD by early fall. The announcement came via a press release on another warning issued to a CBD marketer... Read more ...

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Mental health will finally be treated like physical health in Oregon schools this upcoming year Schools in Oregon will now treat mental health like any other physical ailment... Read more ...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement awareness, researchers say

Dietary supplementation appears to be widely used in sport with athletes relying on inadequate sources of information and may be largely unaware of sources to detect supplement... Read more ...

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Those who took testosterone replacement therapy had a 21% higher risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke or mini-stroke than those who did not take the... Read more ...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something... Read more ...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from contaminated blood'

Geraint Jones, who died at the age of 50, was diagnosed with hepatitis C and liver cancer after being given blood from infected donors following a terrible accident at work Read more ...

Teenagers who skip breakfast are more likely to get fat 'because they opt...

Teenagers who skip breakfast are more likely to get fat 'because they opt for unhealthy food'

Missing a wholesome meal leads to a higher BMI and waist circumference, researchers in Brazil revealed. They said teens are likely to pick up junk food on the way to school. Read more ...

Rejection of Prescribed New, Expensive Cholesterol Drugs Linked to Higher...

Rejection of Prescribed New, Expensive Cholesterol Drugs Linked to Higher Heart, Stroke Risk

Insurance companies rejected around two-thirds of prescriptions for those at highest risk of heart diseases. Read more ...

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia

Drug resistant parasites were first detected in Cambodia in 2008 and had spread to neighbouring countries by 2017. Experts fear the strain could reach Africa, where the disease... Read more ...