ARCHIVE: July 2018

AHA: Former Diving Champ Nearly Missed Signs of Heart Valve...

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Len Rapkins can barely remember a time when he wasn't fit. As a teen growing up in Great Britain, he trained as a boxer, gymnast and diver, and...

Sitting Tied to Raised Risk of Death From 14 Diseases

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Get up off of the couch: Sitting too much may kill you even if you exercise regularly. If you sit for six hours a day or more, your risk of dying early jumps...

Vacation Bliss Doesn't Linger for Tired, Stressed-Out...

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Taking time off reduces many workers' stress and re-energizes them, but those benefits disappear once they're on the job again, researchers say. Moreover,...

Beat the Heat on Your Summer Vacation

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Before you head out for a sunny summer getaway, get familiar with the signs of heat-related illnesses. Once at your destination, build in time for your body...

Don't Skip Kids' Sun Protection on the Fourth

SUNDAY, July 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When planning your Fourth of July outing, remember sun protection for youngsters. "It is imperative for parents to protect their children from the harmful...

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