health

Why Taking a Nap Could Save Your Life

A midday snooze may just be what the doctored ordered. A new study has found that people that nap once or twice a week could lower their risk of having a heart attack or stroke, reported the New York Post. People who nap regularly may be less likely to suffer a heart attack https://t.co/lNGblafY6z...
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Sleeping in a Cold Room Is Better for Your Health: Study

( ALT 105.3 ) - You might already be trying to keep it cool at night during the summer as best you can, and if you are, it might not be great for your electric bill, but it looks like it's better for your health. Per the Harvard Medical School , sleeping in a cold room will help you fall asleep...
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That Warm Shower Before Bed Really Does Help You Sleep

PHILADELPHIA ( KYW Newsradio ) — Having trouble falling asleep? Showering at the right time and temperature can help. A nice warm shower or bath about an hour or two before bed will help your body temperature regulate to the ideal range for sleep, according to Dr. Rich Friedenheim, the medical...
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Apps Are Helping Doctors Keep Track of Patients' Mental Health Issues

( KYW Newsradio ) — Doctors and patients are using technology in the treatment of mental health issues. With an app on your phone or a computer program, patients can keep up with the work needed to handle depression and anxiety. Dr. Michael Vergare, chairman of psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson...
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Limiting Screen Time And Increasing Sleep Improves Cognitive Abilities Of Children

A groundbreaking study from the National Institutes of Health has found that limiting screen time and increasing physical activity and sleep in children actually improves brain function.
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Need Help Passing A Kidney Stone? Hop On A Roller Coaster

Passing a kidney stone can be one of the most painful experiences for any person. Which is why you if you feel one coming on, you need to head to Six Flags immediately.
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A Real Life Doogie Howser, College Student Arrested For Impersonating A Doctor

Looks like Doogie Howser is best left to being a fictional character.
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Lettuce

USDA Issues Alert About Salads, Wraps Due To Parasite Worry

Federal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination.
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McDonald's Issues Warning After Finding Poop In Their Salads!

Across 10 different states, over 163 people have fallen ill due to fecal matter in their McDonald's salads. It's not just mild cases, either.
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Bees

Texas Man Survives 1,000 Stings From An Attack Of Swarming Bees

Thomas Mizell was helping his cousin in a Cleveland, TX field last week when he noticed a "black cloud" quickly approaching their location.
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