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One Stitch at a time - 2006-11-27
"People with several anxiety or other mental health problems find that quilting helps them focus on the positive." More

Health Tip: Is Your Food Still Good After Power Outage? - 2018-01-17
"If you lose power, it's a good idea to keep your refrigerator and freezer closed to keep food safe, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says." More

The Second Stage of Diet Resolutions - 2018-01-17
"The small changes you've made have added up to big weight loss results. Now, take a few minutes to write down and review all the positive steps you've made in the past and pick a few new ones to adopt during the year." More

Don't Rely on Just One Blood Pressure Test for Kids: Study - 2018-01-17
"It's important to take a second blood pressure reading if your child's first reading points to high blood pressure, researchers say." More

Sleep Better, Lose Weight? - 2018-01-17
"Sleeplessness could cost you when it's time to stand on your bathroom scale, a new British study suggests." More

Creativity May Rely on 'Teamwork' in the Brain - 2018-01-17
"Scientists may have discovered what makes a creative mind tick: stronger connections among brain regions that usually work in opposition to each other." More

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Nontraditional CVD Risk Factors - 2018-01-16
"The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that current evidence is insufficient to assess the use of nontraditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease risk assessment. They also conclude that evidence is lacking for the use of the ankle-brachial index to screen for peripheral arterial disease in asymptomatic individuals. These findings form the basis of two draft recommendation statements published online Jan. 16 by the USPSTF." More

Reduced All-Cause Mortality for Obese Patients After Bariatric Sx - 2018-01-16
"Obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery have reduced all-cause mortality; and obese adults with type 2 diabetes who undergo gastric bypass have improved outcomes compared with lifestyle and intensive medical management alone, according to two studies published in the Jan. 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a theme issue on obesity" More

Rising BMI Has Slowed Improvement in U.S. Mortality - 2018-01-16
"The rate of improvement in mortality in the United States has been slowed by rising body mass index, according to a study published online Jan. 15 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences." More

Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits Wane Over Time for Diabetics - 2018-01-16
"In the relative short-run, weight-loss surgery helped obese people struggling with type 2 diabetes experience marked improvement in diabetes-related health issues, new research reports." More

Home Visit Program Can Help Prevent Toddler Obesity - 2018-01-16
"The "Minding the Baby" parenting home visiting program can significantly lower rates of obesity in young children, according to a study published online Jan. 16 in Pediatrics." More

From Birth On, One Sex Is Hardier - 2018-01-16
"Women are known to outlive men. And that advantage may start early, according to researchers who've found baby girls more likely to survive famines, epidemics and other misfortunes." More

To-Do List Before Bedtime Prompts Better Sleep - 2018-01-16
"It sounds counterintuitive, but researchers report that writing a to-do list just before you hit the pillow might send you off to sleep more quickly." More

Is Obesity Slowing Gains in U.S. Life Spans? - 2018-01-16
"The death rate in the United States isn't decreasing as it has in years past, and some experts blame the opioid epidemic. But a new study suggests America's increasing girth is what's really behind the slowdown." More

Brain Zaps May Help Curb Tics of Tourette Syndrome - 2018-01-16
"Electric zaps can help rewire the brains of Tourette syndrome patients, effectively reducing their uncontrollable vocal and motor tics, a new study shows." More

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