5 ways to maintain healthy lungs

On the effective work of the lungs depends on the overall quality of life. German experts have called five ways to keep the lungs healthy and young. 1. Do not smoke. Let’s start with the obvious for all the fact – Smoking increases the risk of lung cancer. But that’s not the only trouble that threatens you as a result […]

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Diabetes patients with high deductible health plans experience delays in seeking care

Research from the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute finds that a population of people with diabetes who were switched to high-deductible health plans had associated delays in care for dangerous blood vessel diseases. The study, “High-deductible Insurance and Delay in Care for the Macrovascular Complications of Diabetes,” appears in the […]

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Common tactics for health promotion at work may be detrimental to employees with obesity

Workplace health promotion programs that encourage employees to take responsibility for their own weight may have detrimental effects for employees with obesity, reveals a new study. These range from feeling increasingly responsible for their weight but perceiving they have less control over it, to increased workplace weight stigma and discrimination. Ironically, these effects could even lead to increased obesity and […]

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With hospitalization losing favor, judges order outpatient mental health treatment

When mental illness hijacks Margaret Rodgers’ mind, she acts out. Rodgers, 35, lives with depression and bipolar disorder. When left unchecked, the conditions drive the Alabama woman to excessive spending, crying and mania. Last autumn, Rodgers felt her mind unraveling. Living in Birmingham, she was uninsured, unable to afford treatment and in the throes of a divorce. Although Rodgers traveled […]

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The truth about salmon: How healthy is the favorite fish of the German

Salmon fishing is the number one dining. Not only was it delicious, but should prevent heart attack and stroke. However, the cold water fish may also contain pollutants and antibiotics. We can discuss with the experts all the important questions. Around three kilograms of salmon to eat every German per year, on average. Because salmon not only tastes tender and […]

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10 foods that should not eat before training

The contents Eggs Spicy food Fried food Hummus Bean products Cruciferous vegetables Avocado Apple Sodas Coffee What to eat before exercise? Exercise should benefit and effect. After all, strength exercises allow you to achieve the perfect figure and endurance. But in order for this result to reach, should pay attention to nutrition. Because it affects 70-80 percent success. What foods […]

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Being overweight likely to cause depression, even without health complications

A largescale genomic analysis has found the strongest evidence yet that being overweight causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems. The research, jointly led by the University of Exeter and the University of South Australia, suggests that it is the psychological impact of being overweight that causes depression, rather than associated illnesses. This furthers understanding of the […]

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Why Baby Boomers Should Get Tested for Hepatitis C

Getting tested is important because when left untreated hepatitis C can become chronic in adults who contract it.(Getty Images) If you’re one of the 74 million baby boomers in the United States – people born between 1946 and 1964 – you probably think about a host of health issues. The ABCs (D's and E's) of Hepatitis Chances are you pay […]

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