Kids Health

The Best Toddler Beds for Your Baby to Grow Into

It’s a tough pill to swallow but every mom has to come to terms with the fact that, eventually, your bitty baby will grow up and want out of their crib. But before they hit big kid status, they’ll be hanging out in toddler territory for a few years. When he or she is able […]

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CDC: Asthma visit rates decreased from 2001 to 2016

(HealthDay)—Asthma is a common reason for physician visits, although the rate of asthma visits decreased from 2001 through 2016, according to a report published Sept. 20 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Lara J. Akinbami, M.D., from the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Maryland, and […]

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How Victor Cruz Trains Earlier and Smarter to Stay On Top of His Game

Victor Cruz‘s forehead is dotted with sweat, and his hands are on his knees. And here’s the scary part: He’s only 20 minutes into his early-morning workout at NJ Home Field Advantage, with an hour’s worth of lifting and sprints on the horizon. Cruz shakes off the fatigue to do another sprint—and suddenly doesn’t look […]

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Kindness is a top priority in a long-term partner according to a new international study

One of the top qualities that we look for in a long-term partner is kindness, according to new research by Swansea University. In a paper published by the Journal of Personality, researchers had over 2,700 college students from across the globe build themselves an ideal lifelong partner by using a fixed budget to “buy” characteristics. […]

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Staying healthy now to work into older age

(HealthDay)—While you can take Social Security benefits at age 62 and get 75% of your maximum, waiting until you reach full retirement age (between age 66 and 67 depending on the year you were born) gets you much closer to the full amount. But the age at which Americans can collect the most dollars has […]

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Alarming number of heart infections tied to opioid epidemic

An alarming number of people nationwide are developing infections of either the heart’s inner lining or valves, known as infective endocarditis, in large part, due to the current opioid epidemic. This new trend predominantly affects young, white, poor men who also have higher rates of HIV, hepatitis C and alcohol abuse, according to new research […]

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Defective cilia linked to heart valve birth defects

Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is the most common heart valve birth defect and one of the most common birth defects of any type, affecting around 70 million people worldwide. A healthy aortic valve has three leaflets; in BAV disease, two of the leaflets are fused together, impairing the function of the valve. In many individuals […]

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Gabriel Luna Shows You How to Get Terminator Tough

While the heroes of the upcoming sci-fi action blockbuster Terminator: Dark Fate all have tough tasks to accomplish to save the future, you could argue that none of the characters have as intimidating a challenge as Gabriel Luna, the actor. Luna plays the film’s big bad, the Terminator Rev-9, a new kind of shape-shifting killer […]

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Rates of type 2 diabetes seem to be dropping, but does that really mean we’re healthier?

Prevention strategies could be contributing to a recent fall in the number of people developing type 2 diabetes in some high income countries, suggests a review of the evidence published by the BMJ today. The findings show that after 2005 many populations started to see a decline in the number of people developing diabetes, prompting […]

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How You Can Join Health Magazine for the Birth Control Conversation We Need to Have

Birth control should be simple, right? If only. Navigating all the options and finding the right one for you can be daunting. And when your life changes—you lose your health insurance, for example, or you settle into a relationship—your birth control often needs to change as well. No wonder close to half of all pregnancies every year […]