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23 Oct

Low Thyroid Levels In Pregnant Women May Increase The Risk of ADHD In Their Children, Study Finds.

Researchers call for careful monitoring of expectant moms with hypothyroidism.

22 Oct

As Many As 90% Of People Using CBD Oil Believe It's Real Medicine, According To A New Study.

But CBD is only approved for one use, and researchers warn that people using it for unproven reasons may end up sicker.

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Exercise Boosts Physical, Mental Well-Being of Older Cancer Survivors

Exercise Boosts Physical, Mental Well-Being of Older Cancer Survivors

Active older adults -- cancer survivors included -- are in better physical and mental health than their sedentary peers, a new study finds.

More regular moderate to vigorous physical activity and less sedentary time improve the mental and physical health of older cancer survivors and older people without a cancer diagnosis, say resear...

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Nearly 130,000 U.S. Lives Saved by March if Everyone Wore Masks: Study

Nearly 130,000 U.S. Lives Saved by March if Everyone Wore Masks: Study

A resurgence of the new coronavirus is bearing down upon the United States, with hundreds of thousands more deaths likely to occur over the next few months, according to one of the nation's top epidemic modeling teams.

But there's one thing everyone can do to forestall the surge and save lives -- wear a face mask whenever you're out in...

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  • October 23, 2020
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'Tough Guy' Mentality Keeps Athletes in Denial About Pain

'Tough Guy' Mentality Keeps Athletes in Denial About Pain

A culture of toughness and resilience is encouraged among elite college rowers, but it can keep them from reporting injuries, a new study finds.

There's an overall myth among athletes that admitting pain is a sign of weakness and failure, the researchers said.

Irish and Australian rowers in this study felt compromised by low...

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  • October 23, 2020
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An Unexpected Finding on What Might Drive Joint Disease

An Unexpected Finding on What Might Drive Joint Disease

High levels of a protein that lubricates the knee joint may actually be a harbinger of impending joint disease, a surprising animal study suggests.

The researchers looked at the role of the protein, known as lubricin, in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in dogs because it may also be involved in similar injuries in humans.

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  • October 23, 2020
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Poverty Might Raise Black Kids' Health Risks as Early as Age 5

Poverty Might Raise Black Kids' Health Risks as Early as Age 5

Kids growing up in poverty show the effects of being poor as early as age 5 -- especially those who are Black, a new study suggests.

The research adds to mounting evidence that children of Black parents who are also poor face greater health inequities than whites.

"Our findings underscore the pronounced racialized dispariti...

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  • October 23, 2020
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AHA News: Team Gemini Gives Disabled Children Something to Cheer About

AHA News: Team Gemini Gives Disabled Children Something to Cheer About

When Presley LeGrande was a member of the competitive cheer team NorCal Elite All Stars in San Jose, California, one of their biggest fans was a teammate's sister. She had her own NorCal uniform and would try to copy the athletes' moves, all from a wheelchair on the sidelines.

"When I was 3 years old, I was able to sign up for cheer and ...

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