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Muting Your Phone May Cause More Stress, Not Less |  Health News

Muting Your Phone May Cause More Stress, Not Less | Health News

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, June 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Are you plagued by FOMO — “fear of missing out”? Then silencing your smartphone may not be the stress-buster you think it is. That’s the takeaway from a new study that found many folks check their phones a lot more when they’re …

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Can a daily pill lighten heavy menstrual bleeding caused by fibroids?

Can a daily pill lighten heavy menstrual bleeding caused by fibroids?

Fibroids are generally benign (not cancerous) tumors that form within the tissues of the uterus. They are very common in reproductive-age women: studies report that up to 70% of white women and 80% of Black women may develop fibroids by age 50. And research suggests Black women are more likely to experience severe or very …

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10 Ayurvedic remedies to ‘heal sore throat without antibiotics’

10 Ayurvedic remedies to ‘heal sore throat without antibiotics’

Developing a sore throat is pretty common, especially during season change. With Covid-19 cases once again increasing, a lot of people are complaining of persisting symptoms like sore throat, cold, and cough. While it is common to reach out for antibiotics, how about treating your sore throat without popping those bitter pills? Ayurvedic expert Dr …

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Replacing Fossil Fuels to Fight Climate Change: A Prescription for Health and Equity |  Healthiest Communities Health News

Replacing Fossil Fuels to Fight Climate Change: A Prescription for Health and Equity | Healthiest Communities Health News

As an emergency medicine doctor, I have a calling – and obligation – to serve my patients by improving health, preventing harm, and working to create a just society where every patient has an equal opportunity to achieve optimal health and well-being. Yet I often feel as if I am placing a Band-Aid on a …

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Cutting Edge: New TB test kit can detect latent infection

Cutting Edge: New TB test kit can detect latent infection

With India chasing the target of eliminating tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of the global sustainable development goal, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya recently announced a “Made in India” TB skin test to be used in the disease control mission. The test, which will be manufactured and marketed as Cy-TB by the Serum Institute …

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