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Can I Jog Outside? Is That Drinking Fountain Safe? Exercise in the Time of Coronavirus

Can I Jog Outside? Is That Drinking Fountain Safe? Exercise in the Time of Coronavirus

Similarly, in another 2018 study, when healthy, young volunteers who normally took about 10,000 steps a day cut back to below 2,000 steps, they began to show heightened blood sugar, lower insulin sensitivity and worse cholesterol profiles within two weeks. Thankfully, those metabolic consequences receded within the next two weeks, …

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Alcohol-Branded Apparel Linked to Adolescent Drinking

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) — All those T-shirts, hats and other items promoting alcoholic beverages that young people wear may be more than just a fashion statement. Teens who own such merchandise are more likely to start drinking and become binge drinkers, a new study …

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Binge Drinking May Double Older People’s Risk of Dying

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Latest Senior Health News By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Binge drinking may shorten your life, even if your drinking is considered moderate overall, new research indicates. Many studies of moderate drinking have delved into how it affects health and mortality, but …

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Rising Number of Kids Ill From Drinking Hand Sanitizers: CDC

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THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Gel hand sanitizer dispensers are ubiquitous now in American homes and schools, but a new government report suggests a rise in kids getting sick after ingesting the products. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers tracked illnesses from 2011 to 2014 …

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Mother’s Drinking Increases Risk of Infant’s Death: Study

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By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) — Children of women who are diagnosed with an alcohol disorder during pregnancy or within a year after giving birth have a three-fold higher risk of dying from SIDS — sudden infant death syndrome — compared to babies whose mothers do …

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Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds

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TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Drinking moderate to large amounts of alcohol early in your pregnancy may damage your placenta, the organ that sustains your developing baby until it is born, researchers say. In laboratory tests, investigators found that amounts of alcohol equal to moderate or heavy drinking …

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15% of U.S. Surgeons Report Drinking Problems in Survey

Pot Use Could Double Risk of Car Crash, Research Shows

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) — Alcohol use disorders are a significant issue among U.S. surgeons, a new national survey reveals. The online, anonymous poll indicated that 15 percent of surgeons appear to suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence: nearly 14 percent of male surgeons and …

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College Rapes Tied to Binge Drinking

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By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDayNews) — Binge drinking and rape seem to go hand-in-hand on U.S. college campuses. A new study has found colleges and universities with higher rates of binge drinking also have more rapes. In addition, nearly three-quarters of rape victims reported being intoxicated at …

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Quit-Smoking Drug May Also Curb Drinking

Study Finds Chantix Makes Drinking Alcohol Less Enjoyable By Brenda Goodman, MAWebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Feb. 15, 2012 — A drug that helps people stop smoking may also cut alcohol cravings, a new study shows. The drug Chantix works by blocking nicotine receptors in the …

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Drinking Peroxide as ‘Natural’ Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots

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By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Ingesting high-concentration hydrogen peroxide as a “natural cure” or cleansing agent may land you in the emergency room, health experts caution. Of particular concern are alternative drinking “therapies” that proactively promote the health benefits of potent peroxide. These so-called …

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