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Fight the Flu With These 7 Yoga Poses

It’s the time of year where any and every bug you can catch makes itself known — cold and flu season. And I know what you’re thinking, any form of exercise is probably the last thing on your mind when you’re feeling under the weather, but research has shown that it might actually help make you […]

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Irregular sleep may increase risk of cardiovascular problems

It is not just a lack of sufficient sleep that affects a person’s health, a new study suggests. Having irregular sleeping patterns may contribute to the risk of cardiovascular problems, according to recent evidence. Scientists already know that sleep is of utmost importance to health. Research has shown that without sufficient sleep, pretty much every […]

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Scientists may have a way to let preemies breath easier

The continuing epidemic of pre-term births includes this stark reality: tiny, fragile babies are born with underdeveloped lungs and prone to lifelong respiratory infections and related chronic illnesses. Cincinnati Children’s researchers report in Immunology the discovery of a complex biological processes that in premature lungs stimulates production of Type 3 innate lymphoid cells in air […]

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Cold medicines for kids: What’s the risk?

Over-the-counter cough and cold medicines are the best way to help a child who has a cold feel better—right? Think again. Here’s practical advice from Dr. Jay L. Hoecker, an emeritus pediatrics specialist at Mayo Clinic. What’s the concern about cough and cold medicines for kids? Over-the-counter cough and cold medicines are intended to treat […]

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FDA crackdown on vaping flavors has blind spot: disposables

The U.S. government on Thursday began enforcing restrictions on flavored electronic cigarettes aimed at curbing underage vaping. But some teenagers may be one step ahead of the rules. Parents, researchers and students warn that some young people have already moved on to a newer kind of vape that isn’t covered by the flavor ban. These […]