Imperial Valley News
- Created on Saturday, 18 October 2014 21:39
- Written by AHA
Dallas, Texas - Short-term modest weight gains in healthy, normal weight young adults was associated with more bad cholesterol levels in those who ate muffins cooked using saturated oil. However, individuals in the same study who ate muffins made with polyunsaturated oils had improved blood cholesterol profiles, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
- Created on Saturday, 18 October 2014 21:14
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - A study by a National Institutes of Health research network calls into question plans to increase access to steroid treatment for pregnant women in low resource settings at high risk for preterm birth. The study concluded that the treatment - a standard, life-saving practice in high income countries such as the United States - could potentially cause harm in low resource settings where many births take place outside the advance care hospitals that are standard in high income countries.
- Created on Saturday, 18 October 2014 21:03
- Written by Susan Murrow
Baltimore, Maryland - Adolescents who saw printed signs explaining the number of miles they would need to walk to burn off the calories in a sugary drink were more likely to leave the store with a lower calorie beverage, a healthier beverage or a smaller size beverage, according to new Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health research.
- Created on Saturday, 18 October 2014 18:58
- Written by Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.
Imperial, California - This week, I thought we'd talk about finding balance if you plan to continue to work during your cancer treatment.
- Created on Saturday, 18 October 2014 18:48
- Written by Micah Dorfner
Sparta, Wisconsin - The harvest season is exciting and especially busy for rural communities, but Mayo Clinic Health System providers understand how dangerous it can be for farmers. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries.
- Created on Saturday, 18 October 2014 18:36
- Written by Mayo Clinic Staff
Scottsdale, Arizona - If you have heart disease, flu season can be a dangerous time. Death from influenza (flu) is more common among people with heart disease than among people with any other chronic condition. Fortunately, getting a flu shot can reduce your risk of catching the flu or developing complications from the flu.
- Created on Saturday, 18 October 2014 17:57
- Written by Greg Brown, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), enterovirus infections are common in the summer and fall. However, hospitals throughout the U.S. are seeing more children than usual with severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68. The CDC is watching the situation and helping with testing of specimens.
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