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4 Worst Breakfast Habits To Avoid if You Have High Cholesterol — Eat This Not That

4 Worst Breakfast Habits To Avoid if You Have High Cholesterol — Eat This Not That

High cholesterol may seem harmless, as there are no signs or symptoms, but left unchecked this condition can be dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control, up to 38% of Americans have high cholesterol, putting them at risk for heart disease and stroke. While some people inherit high cholesterol, it’s often a result of …

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COVID rebounds: Immune responses may be reignited by cleanup of viral scraps

COVID rebounds: Immune responses may be reignited by cleanup of viral scraps

Enlarge / A box of Paxlovid, the Pfizer antiviral drug. Pfizer’s antiviral pill Paxlovid is among the most treasured tools for hammering COVID-19; it can knock back the relative risk of hospitalization and death by 89 percent in unvaccinated patients at high risk of severe disease. But, as use of the convenient drug has grown …

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Sydney dietician, Rebecca Gawthorne (pictured) has busted the myth that certain 'bad' foods including bread, potatoes, dried fruit and tofu are bad for you

Dietician Rebecca Gawthorne lists her top ‘unhealthy’ foods that are actually good for you

From white potatoes to tofu, frozen vegetables and even bread: Dietitian dispels myths about certain foods being ‘bad for you’ A Sydney dietician has revealed which groceries are healthier than you think Rebecca Gawthorne, 33, listed the foods people think are ‘bad for you’ but aren’t She said white potatoes are filling, nutritious and a …

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Your Brain Needs Proper Diet and Exercise Too

Summary: Researchers explore how diet, exercise, and social engagement can help stave off cognitive impairment and improve overall brain health. Source: University of Kentucky Healthy brain aging is a concern for all of us. June is recognized as Brain and Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. It’s normal to struggle with small things such as recalling names—and we …

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If you can't pass this balance test, study says you're twice as likely to die within 10 years

If you can’t pass this balance test, study says you’re twice as likely to die within 10 years

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Is better balance the key to a longer life? Middle-aged people who can’t stand on one leg for 10 seconds are nearly twice as likely to die within a decade, according to new research. Scientists in Brazil say the simple and safe balance test should become part of a routine …

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No good evidence that vitamins prevent heart disease or cancer, panel says

No good evidence that vitamins prevent heart disease or cancer, panel says

Vitamins and supplements offer little to no benefit in preventing cancer or heart disease, a new review of 84 studies found. Based on that conclusion, an independent panel of experts at the US Preventive Services Task Force said on Tuesday that it had “insufficient evidence” to either recommend or discourage the use of multivitamins or …

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Scientists Detect Intriguing Differences in The Eyes of Children With Autism And ADHD

Scientists Detect Intriguing Differences in The Eyes of Children With Autism And ADHD

When it comes to neurodevelopmental conditions like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the earlier and more accurate the diagnosis the better – it means more time for treatment and symptom management, and often a diagnosis provides people with a far better understanding of themselves. However, ADHD and ASD – like …

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US to begin vaccinating young children against covid

US to begin vaccinating young children against covid

Placeholder while article actions load Eighteen months after a New York nurse received the first US coronavirus vaccination, immunizations became available Tuesday for millions of children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years, the last group of Americans to be afforded that protection. Pediatricians, drugstores, hospitals and community vaccination centers began to administer …

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