More severe injuries sustained at jump parks versus home trampolines

(HealthDay)—The proportion of fractures/dislocations, lower-extremity fractures, fractures in adults, and surgical interventions is higher for injuries associated with jump parks versus home trampolines, according to a study published in the Jan. 1 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Jesse Doty, M.D., from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, and colleagues conducted a retrospective […]

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Elsa Pataky On 'Exercise-Snacking' And How She Stays Strong

FYI, you’re about to witness a world-first. You see, at the same time as Elsa Pataky stars on the cover of the March issue of Women’s Health, her husband Chris Hemsworth is on the cover of Australian Men’s Health, in an exclusive reveal of his brand-new lifestyle app. It’s this game-changing announcement that has brought the Women’s Health team to Byron Bay’s rolling hinterland, where […]

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Early risers are less likely to develop some mental health problems than "night owls", according to a new study

Early risers are less likely to develop some mental health problems than “night owls”, according to a new study. Researchers have found that being genetically programmed to get up early in the morning may lead to greater well-being and a lower risk of schizophrenia and depression. The study, which was led by academics at the University of Exeter and Massachusetts […]

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This Is Your Brain Off Facebook

The world’s most common digital habit is not easy to break, even in a fit of moral outrage over the privacy risks and political divisions Facebook has created, or amid concerns about how the habit might affect emotional health. Although four in 10 Facebook users say they have taken long breaks from it, the digital platform keeps growing. A recent […]

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The first drug to complete the cure of Cancer successfully in the first Tests?

Cancer-free after only a few weeks of treatment? Cancer costs unfortunately, more and more people. Around the world, physicians are actively seeking ways to prevent cancer, to improve the existing therapies, or in the best case, a complete cure of the disease. Israeli scientists now claim that they have developed a cure for cancer, which could already be in a […]

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Kingston Health Coalition warns long-term care is inadequate in Ontario

Access, levels of care, and planning are just some of the issues highlighted in the recent Ontario Health Coalition report called ‘Situation Critical.’ Tied to levels of care is an escalation of violence in long-term care facilities. The provincial report used information from the Ontario Coroner information to establish there were 27 resident-on-resident homicides from 2012 to 2016. On Tuesday […]

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Babies who hear two languages at home develop advantages in attention

The advantages of growing up in a bilingual home can start as early as six months of age, according to new research led by York University’s Faculty of Health. In the study, infants who are exposed to more than one language show better attentional control than infants who are exposed to only one language. This means that exposure to bilingual […]

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'We work so hard to be so poor' – three nurses tell us why they're striking with thousands nationwide today

Thousands of nurses across the country are on the picket line today, despite freezing temperatures and a risk of snow. More than 35,000 nurses have walked out in front of hospitals nationwide today after a last-ditch attempt to back out of industrial action in the row over their demand for pay parity. We spoke to three nurses in Ireland about […]

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'There’s not one nurse here that wants to be on the picket line' – more than 35,000 nurses begin industrial action

More than 35,000 nurses have hit the picket lines across the country as they begin their industrial action. In Crumlin, hundreds of nurses began marching up and down Cooley Road outside Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital at 8am. Anne Marie McGuinness from Lusk, Co Dublin said they didn’t want it to come to this. “There’s not one nurse walking up and […]

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