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Beijing's Air Pollution Keeps Senior Executives Away

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 14, 2014 11:55:38 AM

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) -- When her son's persistent cough worsened into asthma as heavy, toxic smog plagued Beijing for days on end, Huang Liwen decided that she had had enough.

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Diabetes and Tuberculosis: A Growing Threat

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 27, 2014 4:05:16 PM

Working in public health for 14 years in Brownsville, Texas, in a border region with poor health conditions, has taught me a lot about how disease threats can get a boost from an unsuspected source.

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High Blood Pressure in Young Could Signal Later Heart Problems

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 15, 2014 11:08:31 AM

Remains/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- Young people shouldn't just ignore it if they learn their blood pressure is even mildly elevated.

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Detect Signs of Lung Cancer with Breath Test

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 28, 2014 10:09:07 AM

TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple breath test might reveal if a person has early-stage lung cancer, according to a new study.

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Flu Deaths Cross Epidemic Threshold

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 22, 2014 3:17:44 PM

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The flu now qualifies as an epidemic in the United States, according to a weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though the CDC details a small decrease in reported cases, there have been numerous deaths from this year's outbreak, including 45 people in California.

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Obese Children Have Higher Levels of Stress Hormone?

Posted by Team healtheo360 on Dec 17, 2013 5:57:44 AM

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children have elevated levels of a key stress hormone, according to a new study.

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CDC: Too Few Americans With Asthma Are Getting Flu Shots

Posted by healtheo360 on Dec 6, 2013 1:34:28 PM

THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People with asthma face special risks from influenza, and a new report suggests far too few American asthma patients receive the seasonal flu shot, CDC says.

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Preventitive Vaccines Help Seniors Guard Against Shingles

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 24, 2013 4:57:47 PM

Pneumonia, flu and shingles all affect seniors disproportionately to the rest of the population. These vaccine-preventable diseases account for more than 50,000 deaths annually in the U.S., according to the Alliance for Aging Research in its newly released "The Silver Book." It attributes the cost of treating infectious diseases in seniors to 15 percent of all health care expense.

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Alzheimer's Disease Risk May Be Increased by High Blood Pressure

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 14, 2013 10:46:37 AM

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) -- There's a new reason for people in their 50s and 60s to keep a close watch on their blood pressure: hypertension may be linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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Truck Driving and Health: Why is Truck Driving is Bad for Health?

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 3, 2013 9:42:24 AM

Truck driving is one of the least healthy careers, according to medical experts and those in the profession.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics supports that claim, calling trucking one of the highest-risk occupations in the U.S. in a 2007 study. While the risk obviously includes the danger posed by highway accidents, unhealthy lifestyles also play a part, said Dr. Clayton Cowl, who practices occupational medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

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