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  1. Moger: Exercising with a disabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Kelowna Capital News

    Not only can spending hours in a wheelchair or bed be uncomfortable, but it also leads to weak muscles, joint and muscle stiffness, weight gain and weakened heart and lungs. If you're an individual experiencing a physical disability, you might find yourself caught in vicious cycle of limited mobility and decreased physical activity accompanied by weight gain.

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  2. Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HON

    Poor physical fitness ranks right behind smoking as leading risk factors for an early death, new long-term research suggests. Analyzing nearly 800 men starting at midlife, Swedish scientists also found that each measurable increase in fitness levels translated into a 21 percent lower risk of death over 45 years of follow-up.

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  3. Critics urge FDA rethink on stomach-draining weight loss deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Critics of a newly approved weight loss device that uses a tube inserted into the stomach to drain food after a meal say it could lead to dangerous eating disorders. Advocates argue it's a less invasive option to bariatric surgery and a powerful new weapon in the global fight against obesity.

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  4. How to vanquish the dreaded 'Dad Bod'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    It's not just women who retain weight after childbirth; fathers can develop a "Dad Bod" that can set them up for heart disease and other conditions. One thing dads can do to prevent it can also help their children's health.

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  5. Blood test results from some residents show PFOA levels five times above national averageRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

    NORTH BENNINGTON >> The results from PFOA blood tests of nearly 500 area residents found an average level that's about five times the national average, according to the state Department of Health. The results of blood tests for the potentially harmful chemical that turned up in private wells showed a "geometric mean" - a type of average - of 10 micrograms per liter, or parts per billion .

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  6. Can drugs that treat hypertension may also treat depression?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics , the relationship of drugs that are generally used for treating hypertension are examined in their effects as to depression. Mood disorders are characterized by a low-grade inflammatory state.

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  7. Blood clot deaths tied to hours of daily TV timeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... about the strength of the effect of television watching compared with the effects of advancing age, history of hypertension and diabetes mellitus, or body mass index in this study," Iso told Reuters Health by email. "We speculated that leg ...

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  8. Exercise may cut gestational diabetes risk in obese womenRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    London, July 27 : Moderate exercises like walking and strength training when done thrice a week can help obese women to reduce the risks associated with gestational diabetes -- a form of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women, a study says. Obese women are at increased risk of complications during pregnancy, the most common of which are gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, a large increase in weight as well as pre-eclampsia.

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  9. Low physical capacity, a 'second-deadliest' risk factor for menRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Washington D.C, Jul 27 : A new study in middle-aged men has shown that the impact of low physical capacity on risk of death is second only to smoking. Lead author Per Ladenvall of the University of Gothenburg said, "The benefits of being physically active over a lifetime are clear.

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  10. Is Your Penis Down? Here's How You Can Get it Back UpRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    Are you losing your ability to have an erection? For most men, difficulty having an erection can result in significant psychological distress. However, erectile dysfunction has many treatment options, some of which we've already talked about in this blog.

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  11. Maternal placental syndromes increase short-term risk of developing cardiovascular diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... disease before their first documented delivery. Maternal placental syndromes were defined as gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, eclampsia, and placental abruption or infarction. Cardiovascular disease was defined as a diagnosis of coronary ...

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  12. Know When to See a Specialist for Kidney Health ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Statecollege.com

    Nephrology is the branch of medical science that deals with the kidneys. This includes normal function, as well as abnormalities, including disorders of fluid and electrolyte balance, high blood pressure, kidney and bladder stones, kidney infections, kidney failure, kidney cysts and cancers of the kidney, bladder and urethra.

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  13. Zestril Blood Pressure Medication: Benefits and Side Effects You Should KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    Zestril is one brand name for the blood pressure medication lisinopril. The oral drug is an angiotensin converting enzyme, or ACE, inhibitor that is also prescribed for congestive heart failure and survivors of a heart attack.

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  14. Magnesium Is Key Ingredient to Stroke PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    Magnesium is an essential mineral for organs and tissues throughout the body. Stroke prevention is among its potential benefits.

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  15. Beyond Trim: Exercise for the right reasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Gazette

    A study published this year in The Journal of American Medical Association showed that regular exercisers have lower risks of many cancers. Another study in the same journal showed that regular exercise was effective in lowering blood sugar and insulin levels in people with diabetes.

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  16. Don't Hit This Potentially Fatal Blood Pressure RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News Max

    Blood pressure readings vary due to stress levels, environment, and health status. A potentially fatal blood pressure range, whether too low or too high, can be reached through lifestyle, diet, disease, and medication, and should be monitored and treated by a healthcare professional.

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  17. 80% of Strokes Among African Americans Can Be Prevented By Doing ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Weekend

    A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts . African Americans are affected by strokes more than any other racial group, but there is one important thing they can do to prevent strokes.

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  18. Even that occasional cigarette 'TRIPLES your risk of brain hemorrhage'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Brain bleeding is when blood bursts into the brain tissue, more often than not causing a brain hemorrhage or a stroke. They found that men and women who smoked were three times as likely to develop bleeding in the brain than their non-smoking peers.

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  19. Low physical capacity second only to smoking as highest death riskRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... (BMI) and aerobic capacity in late adolescence were important factors associated with the long-term of risk of hypertension in adulthood for military conscripts in Sweden, according to an article published ... (HealthDay)-Variables measured during a ...

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  20. Quit Smoking Now or Suffer the ConsequencesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Pharmacy Times

    An estimated 40 million adults currently smoke cigarettes in the United States, according to the CDC. Cigarette smoking is the top cause of preventable disease and death, accounting for more than 480,000 US deaths per year, or 1 in every 5 deaths.

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