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Breast milk is best for babies. But not all mothers may make enough milk or be able to breastfeed their child. These women may turn to the internet to buy breast milk. A recent study found that may not be the safest option.
A heart attack can sometimes be the first sign that you have heart disease. That frightening fact makes early detection important. Certain tests may help to diagnose the condition. But if you are at low risk for or have no symptoms of heart disease, experts continue to advise against such screenings.
A recent study suggests a link between bone health and asthma. Researchers found that people with asthma were more likely to have lower bone mineral density.
You can’t always see air pollution. But your body may still feel its effects. If you have asthma, you may find it harder to breathe when too many pollutants are in the air. A recent study suggests one more ill effect of air pollution: more anxiety.
Postpartum depression is a type of depression that can take hold after the birth of a child. It is much more common in women. Yet it may well strike upward of one-quarter of dads. A recent review looked at the latest research on the mood disorder to better explain how it affects men.
More American children are feeling the itch of eczema. One out of 10 currently suffers from this chronic skin condition. If your child is one of them, take note. That red, inflamed skin may last well into adulthood. Even so, a healthy skin strategy can help soothe your child’s symptoms.
Lung cancer. Heart disease. Stroke. You probably already know that smoking can lead to these health hazards. A recent study found that smoking may be especially bad for men's bones.
Staying up late and sleeping in. Biologically, your teen’s brain may be programmed to such a sleep cycle. Only it isn’t helping him or her secure needed shuteye. In fact, more teens today are skimping on sleep, says a recent study.
Coffee may help prevent cancers such as cancers of the breast and liver. One recent study points to the beverage's possible protective effect against melanoma.
Eating a healthy diet may help prevent many diseases. A recent study suggests certain foods may work against this disabling brain illness, too.
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