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LifeStyle: Health

A golden guide to goal setting

Saturday  13:15,   23 october 2021

Goal setting is a more practical and effective approach to navigating the challenges and trials of life when compared to just saying that you want something to happen or that you want things to be better. Things don’t get better all by themselves,... >>>

20 simple ways to improve your heart health

Saturday  13:15,   23 october 2021

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. High cholesterol, high blood pressure, and smoking are key risk factors for heart disease. Other risk factors include diabetes,... >>>

Michael J Fox says paparazzi 'heckling' led him to reveal Parkinson's disease diagnosis

Saturday  08:05,   23 october 2021

Michael J. Fox has revealed felt pressured by the media to go public with his Parkinson's disease diagnosis, recalling paparazzi 'heckling' him about his health. The Back To The Future star, 60, told Entertainment Tonight the treatment... >>>

Brain control advance in Parkinson's care

Saturday  08:05,   23 october 2021

Technology allowing doctors to remotely control brain function in Parkinson's disease patients is a "huge leap forward" in care, says a world expert.Adjustments to deep brain stimulation therapy for patients can now be made from anywhere on the... >>>

20 foods that can cause headaches

Saturday  00:51,   23 october 2021

Stress and fatigue aren't the only things that cause headaches. Approximately 20% of migraines are caused by food. Here’s a list of foods most likely to trigger a... >>>

Here's why you should not rinse your mouth after the brushing of teeth

Friday  16:50,   22 october 2021

we would wash my teeth from all these years ... The usual rinse after having brushed the teeth is actually not at all recommended by the dentists. For what reasons ? What does it take instead? We take stock. © PeopleImages / iStock Here is why you... >>>

Which nuts should you eat for better health?

Friday  16:05,   22 october 2021

Nuts are packed full of essential nutrients, which makes them the ideal healthy snack. Enjoyed as part of a well-balanced diet, they can help reduce risk factors associated with many chronic diseases. And while it's true nuts are high in fat,... >>>

Want Fewer Fractures in Nursing Homes? Put More Dairy on the Menu

Friday  16:00,   22 october 2021

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Serving more dairy products to nursing home residents could be a simple way to reduce their risk of falls and fractures, a new study suggests. Many consume low levels of calcium and protein, which can result >>>

Just 5 Hours of Moderate Exercise a Week Cuts Your Cancer Risk

Friday  16:00,   22 october 2021

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Just a few hours a week of moderate exercise may reduce your risk of cancer, a new study suggests. If Americans got the recommended five hours a week of moderate-intensity physical activity, more than 46,000 >>>

Health Highlights: Oct. 22, 2021

Friday  16:00,   22 october 2021

CDC backs booster shots for Moderna, Johnson & Johnson vaccines. The agency on Thursday gave a thumbs up to decisions made earlier this week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, clearing the way for boosters to be administered to millions of... >>>

Scientists Develop Quick Test for Marijuana Use

Friday  16:00,   22 october 2021

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers may be one step closer to developing the equivalent of a Breathalyzer for detecting marijuana use. In an early study, scientists found that their rapid test was able to reliably detect THC in... >>>

Deadly Liver Disease Tied to Obesity Is on the Rise

Friday  16:00,   22 october 2021

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Liver disease is usually associated with alcoholism or hepatitis, but obesity and diabetes are becoming an even more dire threat for potentially fatal liver damage, a new study reveals. In fact, advanced... >>>

20 houseplants with health benefits

Friday  08:51,   22 october 2021

If you’re looking to improve your well-being while also greening your space, it might be worth investing in some of these houseplants. They’re herbs, weeds, and flowers that are renowned for their health-boosting... >>>

How To Use Block Training To Boost Your Fitness Results

Friday  06:00,   22 october 2021

When hitting the gym, everyone will have different goals, like toning up, gaining muscle, torching fat or improving certain fitness and athletic capabilities. While there are many ways to achieve these goals, going in without a plan that is designed >>>

Here's where Qantas and Jetstar are flying to as international travel in Australia opens up

Friday  06:00,   22 october 2021

Flights to the international destinations will only be available to passengers who are fully vaccinated and return a negative COVID test.Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce today announced the national airline was ramping up its return to the... >>>