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CATES: The Great American Smokeout

When I had the privilege of working at the bedside and caring for patients every day, more often than not, at least one of my patients was in the hospital related to the effects of smoking. Unfortunately, while I am no longer at the bedside every day and haven’t been for several years, smoking remains […]

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The secret to better sex, sleep, stress and fitness in your 30s

Turning 30 is a milestone – and one that we don’t always welcome with open arms. Yet it can be one of the most defining decades of our lives, bringing career progression, serious relationships, moving up the property ladder and even becoming parents.  Following the often-chaotic decade of our twenties, therefore, your thirties are when you take […]

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Mutations in gene linked to heart failure discovered

(Representational photo)&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspGetty Images New York: Researchers have identified new mutations in a gene commonly associated with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NIDC), a disease that weakens the heart muscle, making it more difficult to adequately circulate blood to meet the body’s needs. Patients with NIDC struggle because the heart’s ability to pump blood is […]

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Ketogenic diet may help you fight flu virus: Study

(Representational photo)&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspGetty Images New York: A ketogenic diet — which includes meat, fish, poultry, and non-starchy vegetables — is linked to a better ability to fight off the influenza virus in mice, according to researchers, including one of Indian origin. Vishwa Deep Dixit from Yale University in the US, noted that keto […]

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Pancreatic cancer treatment: Why do you need a second opinion?

Pancreatic cancer treatment: Why do you need a second opinion?&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspGetty Images Key Highlights Generally, pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis even when detected early Pancreatic cancers may present as abdominal pain, pain radiating to back, fatigue, weight loss, loss of appetite, jaundice, etc Management of pancreatic cancer requires a […]

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Herpes Simplex Virus: Symptoms, causes, types – Natural remedies for relief

(Representational photo)&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspGetty Images Herpes is a viral infection caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). It is highly contagious and can spread through sexual contact, sharing objects such as toothbrushes, lipstick, lip gloss, etc. The most common symptoms are painful blisters or ulcers at the site of infection. Types of herpes […]

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5 Practical Tips For Eating Healthy (ish!) While Traveling

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify Episode 4 | I’m SO excited for today’s episode (I know I say that a lot, but today I really am!) because I get this question a lot on social media: What […]

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6 Tips to Overcome Minority-Status Stress

College is one of the few times in life when many of us live, eat and study in our workspaces; the competitive environment that is fostered on many college campuses can make for a difficult adjustment for first-year students. A relatively recent addition to common discourses surrounding this transition has been Imposter Syndrome- which affects […]

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7 Tips for Dating After Divorce, According to a Dating Coach

1. Take Your Time Being newly single affords you the freedom to start meeting new, exciting people. True. But what’s the rush? Make sure you’ve given yourself the time and space to truly appreciate this major life change before moving on to someone new.  “Every relationship, whether you’re married or not, takes time to heal […]

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Doctor associated with anti-vaccine opinion for 20 years 'gave parents tips on how to dodge …

Doctor associated with anti-vaccine opinion for 20 years ‘gave parents tips on how to dodge vaccines and hide it from schoolteachers’ Dr Jayne Donegan, locum GP,  gives discredited advice about child vaccinations Reportedly told parents’ in a group how to falsify a personal child health record At one talk in Brighton 35 parents were charged […]