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Finding humor in overeating

Finding humor in overeating...

I thought this video was very funny and had to share it! It is a fake news report announcing the invention of a human feedbag.

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Beer belly a myth

Beer belly a myth...

Researchers set out to find if a ‘beer belly’ in some men is actually caused by drinking too much beer.

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Warnings for painkillers

Warnings for painkillers...

Posted by KellieMyHS in INR News, Kellie's blog on July 14, 2009 | no responses | permalink

Concerns over painkiller medications with acetaminophen (or paracetamol) have led to an FDA advisory board suggesting that 2 drugs be banned.

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Blood pressure medication options

Blood pressure medication options...

I found a great video which explains how the different blood pressure lowering medications work on the body.

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Statins cause muscle damage

Statins cause muscle damage...

Statins, which are used to lower cholesterol, can cause muscle damage in people who suffer muscle aches and weakness from taking statins.

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New major version released

New major version released...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Asthma News, Kellie's blog on July 10, 2009 | no responses | permalink

Version 2.0 of My Peak Flow software has been generally released.

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Sleep disorder affects heartbeat

Sleep disorder affects heartbeat...

Sleep related breathing disorders in older men are associated with an increased risk of abnormal heart rhythms, a study shows.

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White-coat hypertension is a risk

White-coat hypertension is a risk...

Don’t ignore white-coat and masked hypertension! Sporadic spikes in blood pressure can increase your risk of high blood pressure.

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Link between cancer and insulin

Link between cancer and insulin...

Diabetics have been asked to continue taking insulin, in spite of a study that links Lantus insulin and cancer.

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Link between BMI and cancer

Link between BMI and cancer...

A high BMI as a young adult can significant increase the chance of developing pancreatic cancer at an earlier age.

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Music can lower blood pressure

Music can lower blood pressure...

A study has shown the powerful affect of music on blood pressure. Learn which music increases and lowers your blood pressure.

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Asthmatics should get a flu shot

Asthmatics should get a flu shot...

The CDC is concerned that adults with asthma are not getting an influenza vaccination each year, which can help prevent complications of the flu.

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New fabric tells the temperature

New fabric tells the temperature...

What a clever invention! A fabric that changes to white when body temperature gets too high. Holds potential for clothing for babies and professional sports teams.

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Red yeast rice lowers cholesterol

Red yeast rice lowers cholesterol...

Red yeast rice has been shown to work in a similar way to a statin, by reducing the amount of cholesterol that the liver makes.

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Depression a risk factor for diabetes

Depression a risk factor for diabetes...

Treating depression has been shown to improve insulin resistance in type 2 diabetics, showing that depression is a risk factor for diabetes.

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