Category Archives: heart

More Fruits, Veggies Gives You Healthy Heart

fruit1Eat more veggies and fruits when you are young.

A new study found that eating more fruits and vegetables as a young adult may keep your arteries free of heart disease 20 years later.

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Early Exposure to Dogs Lowers Asthma Risk in Children

Frankie1Is it safe to have dogs around newborn babies?

Research found that a reduced risk for childhood asthma at the age of six was associated with exposure to dogs or farm animals during a child’s first year of life.

Childhood asthma is a global health concern. A number of environmental factors have been associated with either increased or decreased risk of asthma. Continue reading

 

Teens at Risk for High Blood Pressure from Heavy Internet Use

compuThis is certainly the digital age, and time of smartphones.  But like every technology boom, it is a double edged sword.

Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit warned that teens who spend hours on the Internet may be at risk for high blood pressure.

They found that teens who spent Continue reading

 

Over Half Asian-Americans with Diabetes Undiagnosed

Asian in boat

Diabetes has become an epidemic.

New study found rising prevalence of diabetes among all Americans,  from nearly 10 percent to over 12 percent between 1988 and 2012.  Diabetes figures also went up in every age, sex, level of education, income and racial/ethnic subgroup.

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