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Hiking is a great way to set out to the country side, away from the city’s hustle-bustle. People use it as one of the ways to test their body strength. It can be adventurous and lot of fun for people who enjoy such activities. However, it may at times...
(Reuters Health) - Patients hospitalized for heart problems may be at greater risk of dying within a year of discharge when they live alone or feel lonely, a Danish study suggests. Social isolation has long been linked to worse health outcomes and shortened life spans, particularly among older adults with...
For many, weight loss involves numerous sustainable changes to eating and exercise habits. It can take a long time and there are often detours along the way. It can also be easier for some people than others. Abundant memes and jokes riff on the ease in which men lose weight...
It appears the quality of your relationships with your extended family -- mom, dad, siblings, aunts, uncles, grandparents and more --- could make a real difference in your health as you age, maybe even more than your special love. A new study finds people who feel they aren't supported by...
Cleaning your house may allow some unwanted organisms to join you in the kitchen, shower and other areas. That is according to a new study that found cleaning products could wipe out friendly microbes and allow potentially harmful fungi to spread around your place. Researchers analyzed the microorganisms present in...
For most of us, this time of year is jam-packed. Between endless to-do lists, parties, and traveling, you can get thrown off your normal routine. One thing you should try to fit in? Workouts. Exercise is the ultimate sign of self-care, explains Tara Nicolas, a NASM certified personal trainer...
Diabetes is one of the most commonly-diagnosed ailments in the world. Scarier yet is that 7.2 million diabetics in the United States don't even realize they have it.While discovering you have diabetes can be a terrifying prospect, the sooner you're treated, the more manageable your condition will be. In...
Coffee is enjoyed in numerous ways. And this caffeinated drink is the supposed “life-blood” of many people pushing through this modern world, where everything demands to be fast and instantaneous. Thankfully, coffee can accommodate just that, giving you a boost of energy and alertness that can get you through the...
What might be causing that burn? According to health experts, this is mainly due to the hazardous pollutants including nitric oxide, sulphur and nitrogen dioxide in the air, an outcome of construction work and carbon emission. Living within the confines of a proverbial gas chamber, people have complained of watery...
If there is any field of science that understands the doctrine of unintended consequences, it’s medicine. We rely on antibiotics to wipe out infections, and in the process breed a class of superbugs resistant to the drugs. We develop powerful medications that can control chronic pain, and in the...

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