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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Should you exercise when you’re sick?

The Medical Minute: Should you exercise when you’re sick?

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The winter cold and flu season may try to knock out your new year’s plans to get or stay healthy, but the good news is you can fight back.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Exercise and Fitness, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 2:20 PM EST
Newswise: The Medical Minute: Healthy eating over the holidays

The Medical Minute: Healthy eating over the holidays

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Between bountiful buffets and “food-pushing relatives,” the winter holidays hold landmines for those trying to eat healthy. Check out these tips for navigating the holiday eating scene.

Channels: All Journal News, Health Food, Mindfulness, Nutrition,

Released:
18-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Seven ways to get enough sleep this holiday season

The Medical Minute: Seven ways to get enough sleep this holiday season

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The holidays bring plenty of stressors for adults and children. Here are some tips on how you can get enough sleep with sleigh bells jingling and sugar plums dancing.

Channels: Sleep, Winter Holidays,

Released:
11-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Progress slow against pancreatic cancer

The Medical Minute: Progress slow against pancreatic cancer

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Researchers are still trying to find ways of catching pancreatic cancer early – or better yet, preventing it altogether. Meantime, here’s what patients need to know.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Cancer, Genetics, Obesity,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Cramps in the legs could indicate peripheral artery disease

The Medical Minute: Cramps in the legs could indicate peripheral artery disease

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If you develop severe leg cramps when you walk or exert yourself, the problem might be a serious condition called peripheral artery disease.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease,

Released:
21-Nov-2019 3:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Medical Minute: How to discuss family health history with children

Medical Minute: How to discuss family health history with children

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Parents spend hours planning to talk with their children about the “birds and bees.” But moms and dads often ignore an equally important conversation—discussing their family’s overall health history.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Genetics, In the Home,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 3:35 PM EST
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Eustachian tube dilation offers safer relief from dysfunction

The Medical Minute: Eustachian tube dilation offers safer relief from dysfunction

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Popping your ears by yawning or chewing gum can help alleviate pressure. But if that doesn’t help, a more permanent solution might be Eustachian tube dilation.

Channels: Hearing, All Journal News, Children's Health,

Released:
6-Nov-2019 2:10 PM EST
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: How to support people with dementia

The Medical Minute: How to support people with dementia

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Although there’s no cure for dementia, there are therapies that impact how people can continue to function well and lead good lives.

Channels: Aging, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Neuro, Seniors,

Released:
30-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Intermittent fasting -- Foolproof or fad?

The Medical Minute: Intermittent fasting -- Foolproof or fad?

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Whether you’re a weekend warrior or on a time-restricted schedule, intermittent fasting is the new trend in weight loss. But does it work?

Channels: Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition,

Released:
23-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Medical Minute: Providers help women cope with pain of infant loss

Medical Minute: Providers help women cope with pain of infant loss

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For women who suffer the devastation of an infant loss during pregnancy, emotions can run the gamut. They may feel guilty, angry or even relieved. No matter the feeling, expressing those emotions plays a big role in adapting to life after such a tragic event.

Channels: Behavioral Science, OBGYN, Psychology and Psychiatry, Women's Health,

Released:
16-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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