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Reading from a tablet before bed may affect sleep quality
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People who read from an iPad for 30 minutes before going to sleep felt less sleepy and had different electrical activity in the brain during sleep than those who read from a physical book, a recent study found. But the time it took to fall asleep and …

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Eating Yogurt Could Be the Key to Reducing High Blood Pressure
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Dairy products like low-fat milk and cheese are already known to reduce the risk of high blood pressure in at-risk adults, say the researchers, but this is the first to look at the independent effect of yogurt alone. In fact, the team of doctors found …

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Peripheral Neuropathy Severity Linked With Lower Vitamin D Levels
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The severity of peripheral neuropathy is associated with lower vitamin D levels among patients with multiple myeloma who have been treated with bortezomib and/or thalidomide, a study published in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer has shown.1.

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Study finds osteopathy effective in the treatment of chronic lower back pain
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New research recommends giving osteopathy a try before resorting to surgery for chronic lower back pain. The American study found that six sessions of osteopathy over eight weeks could be enough to reduce pain and see general improvements, particularly …

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When pro athletes go to anti-aging clinics, doping experts take notice
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The Guyer Institute of Molecular Medicine is an Indianapolis anti–aging clinic where wealthy women go for Botox, fat-freezing and hormone replacement therapy. It is also where Peyton Manning went for treatment in 2011, as he tried to recover from neck …

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Service dog saves sleeping boy with type 1 diabetes
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In a Facebook post that's gained over 330,000 likes, mom Dorrie Nuttal shared the story and a photo of the dog, black Labrador Jedi guarding over her son, Luke, who has type 1 diabetes. “This is a picture of Jedi saving his boy. Saving him from highs …

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These 9 Companies Offer 100% Healthcare Coverage
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What the company offers: Covers 100% of an employee's healthcare premium and 90% of his or her dependent's premiums. Coverage includes dental care, vision care, prescription drug subsidies, mental health care, fertility treatments and alternative …

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Donald Trump's Obamacare Alternative Isn't Bad, But It Isn't Great Either
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Last week, he released a seven-point plan outlining his alternative to Obamacare. Trump calls it “Healthcare Reform to Make America Great Again.” While it's not great, Trump's plan isn't bad. His alternative mostly adheres to free-market principles …

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Increase in people getting kidney stones is no passing fancy
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A recently published study in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has found that not only is the prevalence of kidney stones increasing, but more people than ever are getting them. This includes children, women and African …

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Chronic pain can lead to depression
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Chronic pain can cause emotional distress. According to the American Pain Foundation, about 32 million people in the U.S. report having pain of some sort that has lasted longer than a year. The study goes on to state that from one-quarter to more than …

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