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  1. Telling the difference between seizures and fainting in petsRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Post and Courier

    ... Many small breed dogs will develop leaky heart valves as they age, and fainting can be a symptom. Pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs but not the rest of the body) is the common cause as it decreases the amount of blood the ...

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  2. Combating Three Major Chronic Diseases in Latin America With Medical EducationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Manage Diabetes Online , Manage Hypertension Online and Manage Thyroid Online - each developed and operated by EXCEMED - combine the world's top expertise with dynamic learning formats including expert editorials, slide presentations, video lectures and key conference summaries as well as CME-accredited e-learning courses. "EXCEMED is proud to present these tools to doctors with particular acknowledgement to the truly global natureof what we are offering - the Scientific Committee for these projects draw top experts from These three diseases are the most common in the daily work of general practitioners and specialists alike; managing their complications and co morbidities poses major challenges for the medical community.

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  3. Sexual health not porn - Adwoa YeboahRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    A television discussion on 'penis sizes' in Ghana has caused hue and cry across the country, prompting the host, Adwoa Yeboah Agyei, to explain that it was a relevant sexual health topic not intended to offend the sensibilities of viewers. The popular radio and television host recently came under public bashing for daring to discuss 'penis sizes' on her 'My Health, My Life' show aired on UTV.

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  4. Suffolk health chiefs insist they are winning the battle against drink abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    New figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre found that alcohol-related hospital admissions rose from 13,160 in 2012/13 to 13,250 in 2013/14 in the county. New figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre found that alcohol-related hospital admissions rose from 13,160 in 2012/13 to 13,250 in 2013/14 in the county.

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  5. Cardiovascular disease in females -- new perspectives on lifelong risksRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... Southern medical organizations. Dr. Marie "Tonette" Krousel-Wood of Tulane University, New Orleans, focuses on hypertension ( high blood pressure ) and health behaviors in women and girls. Despite progress in CVD prevention, rates of coronary heart ...

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  6. Genetic variation determines response to anti-diabetic drugRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    In the first study of its kind, Penn researchers have shown how an anti-diabetic drug can have variable effects depending on small natural differences in DNA sequence between individuals. Mitchell Lazar, MD, PhD, Raymond Soccio, MD, PhD, and colleagues at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, aim to apply this knowledge to develop personalized approaches to treating diabetes and other metabolic disorders.

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  7. Redruth Rotary Club holds Know Your Blood Pressure eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cornish Guardian

    A ROTARY club has staged a special event to raise public awareness in the link between high blood pressure and suffering a stroke.

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  8. Diet Doc Now Offers FDA Approved Injectable Saxenda for Weight LossRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SBWire

    Marketed under the name, Saxenda, Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug, was approved by the FDA in 2014 to treat those patients who have tried unsuccessfully to lose weight. After a one year study, which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reports reveal that the drug is, in fact, effective in treating uncontrolled weight gain, with study subjects losing an average of 18 pounds over a one-year period.

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  9. Many Americans trying to cut their salt intake: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... high blood pressure were more likely to shun the salt shaker. "Excess sodium intake is a major risk factor for hypertension, and subsequently, heart disease and stroke, the first and fifth leading causes of U.S. deaths, respectively," noted a team ...

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  10. Pregnant woman escapes Sunset BayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Observer

    When a train was blocking the only way into and out of Sunset Bay on Sunday, motorists and residents were desperate to either get in or out. Some residents were desperate enough they were climbing around and under trains.

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  11. Alzheimer's risk factors ignored, says reportRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    There are currently 48,000 people living with dementia in Ireland but this is expected to reach around 140,000 by 2041 More than 1,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease may have been spared the condition if more attention was given to key risk factors, such as low levels of education and unhealthy lifestyles, a new report has revealed. Although not all dementia can be prevented, there are seven risk factors including low education, diabetes, smoking, depression, physical inactivity, mid-life obesity, and high blood pressure.

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  12. 10 Reasons Why Yoga Lovers Are More Likely To Be SuccessfulRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lifehack.org

    Yoga's ever increasing popularity, as a form of exercise, is a testament to the millions enjoying the health and fitness benefits of this ancient yet relevant practice. Right from sports players to leading business owners to celebrities, some of the most successful people in the world are yoga fans.

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  13. Healthy hearts are happy heartsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

    It's been a privilege to lead an organization that's so committed to heart and vascular care and helping people live healthy lives. Our partnership with the American Heart Association is a natural extension of our work to fight heart disease on many fronts.

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  14. Drug shortages send rural patients back to home remediesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Alternatives: Residents of Mabeskraal in the North West are reverting to traditional medicine, such as using aloe leaves to heal themselves, in the absence of conventional medications from the local clinic. Once a month 73-year-old Masego Mmantlwa* makes the short walk to her local clinic in the rural North West village of Mabeskraal.

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  15. Wife believes husband died of heart attack while jetskiingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Vincent "Vinny" Kearns, 48, of Clinton died of apparent heart trouble while jetskiing on North Carolina's Bogue Inlet on June 30, according to his wife, Gema. She said that he was on medication for high blood pressure and when he fell off a jetski he was riding, he couldn't get back on even though he was very strong, his wife said.

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  16. Exercise a major key to a full life at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Canada.com

    With more and more Canadians living until 90, many of us will have longer lives than our parents. Statistics Canada expects there to be a ninefold increase in the number of centenarians during the next 50 years, with their numbers reaching 62,000 by 2063, compared to just 7,000 in 2013.

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  17. You Are What You Eat: Got any thyme?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ballard News-Tribune

    My husband always forgets the name of this little herb, maybe because the leaves look so insignificant. Its leaves may be small, but thyme packs a big flavor punch.

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  18. Obesity Treatment Liraglutide Is Effective But Comes With Severe Side ...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    One of the greatest epidemics to hit America is obesity. Millions of hopeful dieters and gym members across the country are trying to fight the onslaught within their bodies, yet most efforts end in failure.

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  19. The Health Take-Away: Rewrite your book of life with healthy choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

    Your mother has diabetes. Your father has high blood pressure. Depression runs in both sides of your family.

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  20. Fiorina Shortchanges Marijuana ResearchRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | FactCheck.org

    In questioning the value of medicinal marijuana, Carly Fiorina said "we don't understand how it interacts with other drugs." In fact, there is information about marijuana's interactions with other medications, although major clinical trials using marijuana have been limited by its legal status.

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