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People around the world have to change their eating habits to prevent a global health "crisis"

Do you want to prevent global hunger crisis from getting worse? Cut meat out of your diet. Throughout the world, people need to change how they eat and do it quickly, according to a new report from the EAT Lancet Commission, a group of 30 researchers researching and promoting healthy and sustainable diets worldwide. Their results published their findings online …

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High blood pressure is the most commonly diagnosed condition.

CLOSE The Food and Drug Administration posted information on its website listing the blood pressure medications recalled for containing carcinogens. Here's what to watch out for.      USA TODAY An estimated 103 million Americans have high blood pressure, and should change their lifestyle or take medication to maintain cardiovascular and heart health. That number – almost a third of the …

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Advocates think bill to end most exemptions from childhood vaccinations has a shot

A bill that would be non-medical exemptions from childhood vaccinations will go before the Legislature this year, and public health advocates are optimistic about the measure's prospects. Maine has one of the worst vaccination rates for children entering kindergarten in the nation, and the country's highest rate of pertussis, a vaccine-preventable disease also known as whooping cough. If approved, Maine …

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'The Keto Diet Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds And Manage My Diabetes'

I started gaining weight around 11 or 12 years old — then came the bullying, which made me bury my feelings in food for a while. I started yo-yo dieting and hopping from one diet to another: Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem, you name it. One time, I just ate plain chicken breasts, plain peanut butter, and plain beets for …

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Stress Can Literally Shrink Your Brain, Study Finds

MINNEAPOLIS – Stressed and want a good reason to decompress? Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is a given, but now you have another reason to do what it takes to relax. A recent study finds chilling out not just in indulgence: according to researchers, stress not only memory, but actually brain size decreases. The study published in the journal Neurology …

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This $ 10B investment is my best ever

(newser) – Bill Gates has invested in health initiatives for 20 years now, and he writes in Wall Street Journal that a certain type of investment in this area rarely fails to pay. It is about what in the global health field is called "financing and delivery" organizations that calculate how to get the necessary medical equipment for poor countries. …

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Foods that increase your immune system

Get the latest from Today Sign up for our newsletter SUBSCRIBE Jan. 18, 2019, 2:01 PM GMT / Source: TODAY By Joy Bauer It's the sneezing season! Instead of grabbing a crate of tissues, chow down on those chills and the flu is fighting food to protect you from circulating bugs that can make you sick. Each food is loaded …

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Is Quinoa Gluten Free? The surprising truth Quinoa is a popular pseudocereal that thrives for its exquisite taste, impressive nutritional profile and versatility in cooking.

After a gluten-free diet, it can be challenging, often requiring efforts to find healthy alternatives to hell products. 19659002] But despite the many nutritional benefits, some people are unsure whether quinoa is gluten-free. This article tells about quinoa containing gluten and can certainly be enjoyed as part of a gluten-free diet. Share on Pinterest Gluten is a type of protein …

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A big, bold opportunity for Big Pharma

The next great opportunity for pharmaceutical companies is in a disease many people do not know about. Investors and industry observers should expect to hear a lot about non-alcoholic ostomy hepatitis or NASH in the coming year. Treatment of this serious form of fatty liver disease is a huge business opportunity, but investors need patience to settle for profits. Almost …

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Drug makers raise prices due to shortcomings, reminiscent of

Drug manufacturers have greatly increased the prices of some elderly people, low-priced prescription drugs due to lack of supply and are reminiscent of, in some cases, threefold and more. At least three vendors of a very common blood pressure medication, valsartan, have raised prices since a series of safety-related drug withdrawals from other manufacturers began in the summer of 2018. …

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