Insomnia increases the risk for hypertension

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Insomnia is a very annoying condition which may adversely affect your health. The American Heart Association reported, that chronic insomniacs may be confronted with an increased risk of...

Problems after brain injury are widely misunderstood, say researchers

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Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine are challenging widespread misperceptions about the true nature of the chronic degenerative problems caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI)....

New study reports adenotonsillectomy benefits childhood sleep apnea

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Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition that is far more common than generally understood. It occurs in all age groups and both genders and it...

Socioeconomic factors tied to kindergartners’ success

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A new study suggests that factors related to family income and expectations have an impact on how children perform in kindergarten. Study findings, published in the edition of...

Walgreens COVID Bivalent Vaccine Booster Shots: Scheduling Your Vaccine Appointment

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The FDA amended its emergency use authorizations of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to allow bivalent formulations to be used as a single booster dose at least...

Genetics boost risk for post-traumatic stress disorder

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According to a new UCLA study, two gene variants to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affect an individual’s risk of developing the condition. The findings could lead to more...

More bed rest may not benefit kids with concussions

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Bed rest beyond 24 to 48 hours following mild concussions in teens may be a classic example of “more isn’t always better,” according to a new study. The...

New rabies treatment may cure disease after symptoms appear

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Treating rabies in humans who have been bitten by a rabid animal is only successful if the person gets medical help early on, before the virus gets into...

Some obese people protected from harmful metabolic effects

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Being obese doesn’t necessarily mean you will develop physical changes that cause diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, according to a new study. Researchers at the Washington University School of...

Kids who eat fast food may not do as well in...

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It's sometimes hard to get kids and even adults to believe that it is not possible to reach for their optimal health potential in body and mind without...

Sunscreen in the wintertime keeps skin healthy and youthful

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Never take a day off from applying sunscreen, especially here is Southern California. It’s the protocol during the summer when at the beach, golf or tennis court or...

Risky health behavior more likely in children whose moms are depressed

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According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, depressive disorders affect 8% of residents in the county. The rate is higher in females (11%) than males...