Cold weather and loneliness ‘lethal in winter’

Cold weather and loneliness ‘lethal in winter’

Image copyright shapecharge The combination of cold weather and loneliness could be lethal in the coming months, England’s most senior nurse is warning. Prof Jane Cummings, NHS England’s chief nursing officer, said cases of strokes and heart attacks tended to...
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Here’s the Surprising Reason Lindsey Vonn Spreads Cheese on Her Injuries

Here’s the Surprising Reason Lindsey Vonn Spreads Cheese on Her Injuries

There is something special about Lindsey Vonn. No matter how many times she gets knocked done, she gets right back up, including after her latest fall at Lake Louise in Canada during the Audi FIS Ski World Cup. “I’ve definitely...
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The Best Chair Yoga Moves to Combat Back Pain

The Best Chair Yoga Moves to Combat Back Pain

Don’t let sitting all day leave you stiff and sore. Steal five minutes to stretch away tightness with these simple yoga poses. “Oh, my aching back!” I can’t tell you how many of my students have back issues. And it’s...
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Heat-not-burn tobacco ‘is a health risk’

Heat-not-burn tobacco ‘is a health risk’

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The health risks are lower than smoking cigarettes “Heat-not-burn” tobacco products are harmful to health even though they are safer than regular cigarettes, say UK experts. The advisory panel to the govern...
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HIV positive man unable to become a commercial pilot

HIV positive man unable to become a commercial pilot

Image copyright Getty Images Campaigners are calling for a change in regulations after a Glasgow man was unable to become a commercial airline pilot because he is HIV positive. The man, who wants to remain anonymous, had been offered a...
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Skin cancer survivor compared to Angelina Jolie

Skin cancer survivor compared to Angelina Jolie

A young mother’s skin cancer selfie on Facebook lead to a spike in Google searches about the disease in ways usually seen with celebrity health disclosures, a new study revealed. The photo, posted on April 25, 2015, showed then 27-year-old...
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How your office job is destroying your health

How your office job is destroying your health

We’ve heard it all before: desk work is wreaking havoc on our health.  But experts warn that, while 86 percent of Americans work at a desk, few know how to offset the damage. If you spend at least six hours...
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Dangers of a vegan diet

Dangers of a vegan diet

Switching to a plant-based diet could leave you feeling sluggish, bloated and have stubborn breakouts if you don’t replace your nutrients correctly. While documentaries like What the Health have inspired a 600 percent spike in veganism in the last three....
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High-intensity workout may slow Parkinson’s symptoms

High-intensity workout may slow Parkinson’s symptoms

By: IANS | Published: December 12, 2017 6:59 pm As the disease progresses, it becomes difficult for patients to walk, talk and complete simple tasks. (Source: File Photo) High-intensity workout three times a week may be safe and help decrease...
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Trial set for woman accused of mistreating patients

Trial set for woman accused of mistreating patients

Image caption A prosecuting lawyer told Antrim Magistrates Court on Tuesday the contest ‘could take some considerable time’ A 29-year-old woman is to go on trial in the New Year charged with the ill-treatment of three mental health patients in...
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Weaponised microwave may be behind alleged sonic attacks in Cuba

Weaponised microwave may be behind alleged sonic attacks in Cuba

The US embassy in CubaSven Creutzmann/Mambo Photo/Getty By David Hambling When US diplomats based in Cuba reported that they had hearing loss as the result of hearing a strange noise, an investigation kicked off. It found that they had been...
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