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More evidence that sitting around isn't good

According to a study of 2,223 participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey by researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, sitting in your chair for two hours can be just as harmful as 20 minutes of exercise is beneficial.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Circulation

Thyroid Hormones and Coronary Artery Calcification in Euthyroid Men...

From the Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Related Topix: Thyroid (generic), Armour Thyroid, Medicine, Baltimore, MD, South Korea, World News, Malaysia

Reuters

Child siblings may influence each other's obesity risk

Brothers or sisters might have a greater influence than parents on a child's likelihood of being obese, suggests new U.S. research.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Massachusetts General Hospital

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Beast

RFK Jr.'s Twisted Anti-Vaxx HistoryBy Russell Saunders

Despite multiple studies showing no link between vaccines and autism, RFK Jr. continues to use his position to spread that lie.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bangkok Post

Newly registered alien workers healthy

Dr Narong Sahamethapat, permanent secretary for public health, said employers took about 110,000 alien workers to register at the 34 one-stop centres nationwide.

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Related Topix: Medicine

CNN

Intimate partner violence; the risk of STD's

Nearly 5.3 million intimate partner victimization occur each year among U.S. women ages 18 and older.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Brown University, Medicine, Canada, World News,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Milwaukee Courier Online

Brain Brawn and Body: 9 Surprising Ways to Lower Your Diabetes Risk

The most common form of diabetes , Type 2 , affects 90 to 95 percent of the 26 million Americans with diabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Life, Food, Nutrition

Thu Jul 17, 2014

MedlinePlus

Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds

Niacin, a commonly used cholesterol treatment, doesn't reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with hardened arteries.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, Cholesterol, Health, Northwestern University, Diabetes

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Ten Smart Tips For Healthy Travel

Whether for business or pleasure, many Americans will be traveling internationally this year-and your fun and efficiency will go further if you make sure the basics of health and safety are not neglected.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Newswise

Cervical Cancer Prevention Program Saves Lives

A 23-year old federal program for the early detection and treatment of cervical cancer markedly reduces illness and death among underserved, low-income women, yet its impact has been reduced by the fact that it has reached only 10 percent of the eligible population, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .

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Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Health, Medicine

Dairy Reporter

Obesity quotes chart wide ranging webinar

Nearly 1,300 people registered for the Food Manufacture Group's free, one-hour, independent webinar on the roots of Britain's obesity crisis and its remedies.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Recipes

Medical News Today

First-of-its-kind study to examine smoking prevalence

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with mobility impairments under age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Breitbart.com

SOURCE: Breitbart Texas Reporting Leads to Apprehension of Illegal with Tuberculosis

Reporting by Breitbart Texas has led to the apprehension of a previously-deported illegal alien with active tuberculosis , according to a highly placed source.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Medicine, Immigration Reform

The Globe and Mail

Media images reinforce stereotypes of body size

The number of overweight and obese people doubled over the past 30 years, reaching 2.1 billion worldwide in 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fitsugar

These 4 Bad Habits May Be Cutting 10 Years Off Your Life

Add 10 years to your life with these four tips from Shape and maintain a healthy life well into your senior years .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Safe Travels: How to stay healthy during your upcoming vacation

You've booked your flight or mapped out your driving route, packed your suitcase and planned your itinerary for some time away from home.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Medicine

Scientific Blogging

Handicapped People Don't Have The Same Incentive As Mobile People To Quit Smoking

Researchers have found that people with mobility impairments, such as using special ambulatory equipment and having difficulty walking one-quarter mile without equipment, under age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments and smokers with mobility impairments were less likely to attempt quitting .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

EurekAlert!

Miriam Hospital study examines smoking prevalence

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with mobility impairments under age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine

NewsTarget.com

Poor diet and lifestyle choices increases early mortality risk by 250%

Medical professionals from the University of Zurich have compiled important public health results that can be used in counseling and primary care to slash the risk of early death.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Smoking, Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Reuters

Extreme fat photos may undermine message on overweight risk

Photos of morbidly obese people alongside a news story about the health threat from being overweight may cause moderately heavy people to think they're not at risk, a new study suggests.

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