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  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Far too few Americans are surviving cardiac arrest, and a new report issued Tuesday by a federally appointed panel of experts sets out ways to boost survival rates.

    One recommendation: Make a working knowledge of CPR and the use of an automated e...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A rare toxin carried by barracuda, grouper and other locally caught sport fish sickens Floridians in greater numbers than previously believed, a new analysis suggests.

    Consuming the foodborne toxin, called ciguatera, can result in severe nausea an...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who enjoy a glass of orange juice or some fresh grapefruit in the morning may face a slightly increased risk of melanoma -- the least common but most deadly form of skin cancer.

    That's the finding from a study of more than 100,000 U.S. adul...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As rates of childhood obesity continue to climb in the United States, parents should embrace healthy eating habits and behaviors to help kids maintain a normal weight, a new report says.

    In updated recommendations releas...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nutrition experts are hailing a federal decision to drop recommended restrictions on total fat consumption in the forthcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

    Over the past decade, research has shown that a diet rich in healthy fats can be b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Losing weight may help reduce asthma severity in obese adults, a new Canadian study finds.

    "We were pleased to see significant improvement in asthma symptoms, as well as quality of life for these individuals. This study ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that high levels of vitamin B12 may affect germ activity in certain people, boosting the odds that they'll develop acne.

    However, it's too early to say if anyone should cut down on their vitamin B12 intake from food or vit...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most hospitalized Americans aren't asked if they take dietary supplements, such as multivitamins, a new study suggests.

    "If clinicians are unaware of possible drug-[dietary supplement] reactions, they may unknowingly pr...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The order in which obese people with type 2 diabetes eat their food can affect their blood sugar levels, a small study suggests.

    The new research found that having protein and vegetables before carbohydrates was linked to lower blood sugar and i...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than one-third of Americans are currently at a healthy weight, with the rest of the population either overweight or obese, a new report finds.

    About 35 percent of men and 37 percent of women are obese. Another 40 percent of men and 30 percen...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than one-third of Americans are currently at a healthy weight, with the rest of the population either overweight or obese, a new report finds.

    About 35 percent of men and 37 percent of women are obese. Another 40 percent of men and 30 percen...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The new blood thinner Pradaxa (dabigatran) is being widely used, but it comes with one serious drawback: rare but dangerous cases of sudden, uncontrolled bleeding in patients.

    Now, a new study finds than an experimental, injected drug called idaru...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Checking your weight every day could help you slim down, researchers report.

    A two-year Cornell University study found that tracking the results of daily weight checks on a chart helped people lose weight and keep it off...Full Article