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Children’s Sleeping Habits Tied to High Blood Pressure

Children’s Sleeping Habits Tied to High Blood Pressure

June 23, 2024

A recent study reveals poor sleep habits significantly impact children’s blood pressure. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania analyzed 539 children, averaging 14.6 years old, and found that those who went to bed earlier and slept...

Heavy Lifting at Retirement Age Boosts Leg Strength

Heavy Lifting at Retirement Age Boosts Leg Strength

June 22, 2024

According to a study by the University of Copenhagen, lifting heavy weights three times a week around retirement age can significantly preserve leg strength in later years. Researchers found that heavy resistance training helped maintain muscle...

Lead Contamination Affects Millions of Homes

Lead Contamination Affects Millions of Homes

June 20, 2024

A recent study found that about one in four U.S. households have soil contaminated with lead levels exceeding the new EPA guideline of 200 parts per million (ppm), down from 400 ppm. For homes with multiple exposure sources, nearly 40% exceed the...

New Parkinson’s Test Could Detect Disease Years Earlier

New Parkinson’s Test Could Detect Disease Years Earlier

June 19, 2024

Researchers at University College London have identified a set of blood markers that could revolutionize early detection of Parkinson's disease. Biochemist Jenny Hällqvist and her team used machine learning to pinpoint eight proteins in the...

U.S. Surgeon General Proposes Warning Labels for Social Media

U.S. Surgeon General Proposes Warning Labels for Social Media

June 17, 2024

U.S. Surgeon, General Dr. Vivek Murthy, has proposed mandatory warning labels on social media platforms to address rising concerns about adolescent mental health. Murthy highlighted that teenagers spending over three hours daily on these platforms...

Surprising Benefits of Outdoor Exercise Revealed

Surprising Benefits of Outdoor Exercise Revealed

June 16, 2024

Regular physical activity prevents chronic conditions like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and some cancers. It also enhances immune function, controls pain, reduces fall risk, and extends life expectancy. Mental health benefits include improved...

E. Coli Outbreak Sparks Major Safety Concerns

 E. Coli Outbreak Sparks Major Safety Concerns

June 15, 2024

An E. coli outbreak at Lake Anna, in Virginia over Memorial Day weekend, left 20 visitors with stomach illnesses, five of whom developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a severe kidney condition, according to Virginia health officials. This incident...

Asbestos in Talcum Powder Leads to $700M Settlement

Asbestos in Talcum Powder Leads to $700M Settlement

June 14, 2024

Johnson & Johnson will pay $700 million to settle allegations from 42 states that it misled consumers about the safety of its talcum powder products, which were claimed to contain asbestos. The company denies wrongdoing and maintains its...

Vaping Addictions Rise Among Young Adults

Vaping Addictions Rise Among Young Adults

June 12, 2024

As flavored disposable vapes flooded the market, vaping addiction surged dramatically among college students. They relied heavily on their vape pens, consuming around 1,200 puffs a week, even during illness. Although some eventually quit, many...

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