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Opioid Overdose Deaths Quadruple, Centered in 8 States

FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 — U.S. opioid overdose deaths have quadrupled in the last two decades, and the highest rates are now seen in eight Eastern states, a new study shows. Those states are: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire and Ohio. The researchers also found that the death rate from opioids has […]

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Health Tip: Reduce Food Waste

— The United States has pledged to reduce food waste by 50 percent by the year 2030, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The FDA offers these suggestions to help accomplish the national goal: Prepare a shopping list before going to the market to avoid overbuying. If available, select fruits or vegetables that often […]

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How to cheese the fat us, the sick addictive?

Is the statement that cheese makes you fat and sick, right? The American Professor of medicine Neal Barnard says: “cheese makes you fat and addicted to” and writes in his book “Out of the cheese case,” it is only through the renunciation of cheese and other dairy products could lose weight – 500 grams per […]

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Most Nations May Be Rid of Cervical Cancer By 2100

THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — Rapid expansion of HPV vaccination and cervical cancer screening could eliminate the cancer as a major health problem in many countries by the end of the century, a new study claims. HPV (human papillomavirus) causes most cases of cervical cancer, and the researchers determined that more than 13 million cases […]

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Smart steps for stronger calves

(HealthDay)—Have you been neglecting your calves? Many people forget about these important muscles when doing strength training. These exercises will add definition and help protect against some lower leg injuries. Start with seated calf raises. Sit on a chair or bench with feet flat on the floor. Lift your right heel as high as you […]