Why Do Your Boobs Hurt? Here are 7 Possible Reasons

As women, our boobs go through a lot. From breast feeding to enduring bouncy workouts to feeling super sensitive around your period, it’s no wonder our boobs can sometimes hurt. And you’re definitely not alone. “Breast pain is extremely common, and it affects up to 70 percent of women,” says Barbara Dull, MD, breast surgeon with UNC REX Healthcare in […]

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Fewer boys are suffering head injuries, but rate rises for girls

(HealthDay)—There’s good news and bad news from a new study of children visiting U.S. emergency departments for head injuries: The rate of these potentially serious events has fallen among boys, but risen for girls. In recent years, the danger of concussion from contact sports—most notably football—has garnered much media attention. So the authors of the new report theorized that new […]

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Adolescents are more likely than adults to use fruit- and candy-flavored e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes were initially intended as a smoking cessation tool, yet vaping has skyrocketed among kids to the point that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Surgeon General both recently declared youth e-cigarette use an epidemic. Adolescent and young-adult e-cigarette users are attracted to vaping because of appealing marketing, and report tempting e-juice flavors as a leading […]

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The clearer we are about women’s mental health needs the better

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s a good time to talk about what’s different for women and men in terms of mental health. Across the course of their lives, one in three women experience an anxiety condition compared to one in five men. One in six women will experience depression compared to one in eight men. Beyond Blue chair […]

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Babies with healthier diets are more active and sleep better—new findings

Physical activity is important at all stages of life. It prevents obesity, improves well-being and reduces the risk of many chronic conditions, such as heart disease, arthritis and diabetes. Evidence shows that being active at a young age tracks into adulthood, and that physical activity behaviours adopted when young are likely to carry through life. And now our study of […]

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Fathers are happier parents than mothers, new study shows

A study of 18,000 people shows that fathers experience more well-being from parenthood than mothers. Past studies have considered whether people with children have greater well-being than people without children. They do. But few have considered the relative happiness of fathers and mothers. UC Riverside psychologists and their colleagues analyzed three separate studies totaling more than 18,000 people to determine […]

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High blood pressure: combination preparations are better than single agents

Many cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension are treated simultaneously with several agents. Patients, however, it is heavy, several times a day different tablets to take. It is better, therefore, to a fixed combination of several medicinal substances in use in a single tablet, said Prof. Dr Rolf Daniels at an international training Congress of the German Federal chamber of pharmacists […]

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