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NIH Panel Recommends Early Peanut Introduction for High-Risk Infants

Source:medpagetoday.com Babies as young as 4 months can be exposed to peanuts Babies at high risk for developing peanut allergies should be introduced to peanut-containing foods in a controlled way as early as 4 to 6 months of age, according to new guidelines from an expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID). Early peanut ...

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Stemming The Hepatitis C Epidemic: University Of Chicago Medicine Helps Patients Find A Cure

Source:DNAinfo.com There is a cure for Hepatitis C but far too few people know about it and even fewer realize they should be tested. Baby boomers, home tattoo recipients and, increasingly, suburban teen drug users are all at risk for Hepatitis C exposure. But a University of Chicago Medicine program is helping neighborhood primary care physicians learn to identify and ...

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Rawlings sues Africawatch over Parkinson’s claims:Also Video: How Parkinson’s Disease Affects the Body

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has sued publishers of Africawatch magazine for defamation and is claiming “aggravated and exemplary damages” among others, for claims he has Parkinson’s disease. The suit at the High Court in Accra lists six respondents, including General Media Strategies Inc, (the Publisher); Liberty Media Concepts, (the Ghana office of the US-based magazine); and Steve Mallory, (executive ...

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Eat Peanuts: You May Live Longer

By Jennifer J. Brown, PhD for www.everydayhealth.com Even the lowly peanut can improve your heart health and add years to your life. Eating peanuts daily is linked to a 20 percent drop in risk of death over a 5 year period. Choose dry-roasted or raw nuts without added sugars tokeep calories in check. Find ways to add nuts and peanuts ...

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10 Quick, Nutritionist-Approved Packaged Breakfasts

Source: livestrong.com According to a survey that polled more than 14,000 people, the majority of Americans believe that breakfast is important (and nutritionists agree), yet only 34 percent of adults actually take the time to eat a morning meal. So where’s the disconnect? While we understand the importance of starting the day with a nutritious meal to fuel our brains ...

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Can Ulcerative Colitis ( Sore in your large bowel) Harm Your Heart?

source:everydayhealth.com Think ulcerative colitis and heart disease are unrelated? Think again. Learn about your heart risk and how to minimize it. By Beth W. Orenstein Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MS, MPH You know that ulcerative colitis can cause bouts of diarrhea, pain, fever, and fatigue, and that those with the condition can feel fine one day ...

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Sitting All Day Is Dangerous To Your Health 1

Longevity Advice From Best-Selling Author David Agus, M.D. By Diane Wedner, Lifescript Health Writer. Simple Ways to Stay Healthy and Live Longer Leading a healthy lifestyle, and possibly living longer, may be easier than you think. Best-selling author and CBS medical correspondent David Agus, M.D., has some simple tips for preventing disease, now and in the future. Here are his ...

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The 10 best meats and the 10 worst ones

Source: www.aol.com It’s pretty tough to be a meat lover these days. With study after study professing that people should be eating less red meat—and less meataltogether—is there anything a carnivore can enjoy guilt-free? While it’s true that a diet rich in fruits and veggies has countless benefits, there are also ways to enjoy meat without feeling unhealthy. By choosing lean cuts ...

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