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  • health education

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  • Author

Location:

  • New York, NY

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  • Lisa Oz - New York, NY - Health Education
    Lisa Oz answered:
    The single most important thing about sex is "Have it." People age, marriages change, relationships evolve, but whatever stage you find yourself and your partner in, sex matters. It does not have to be marathon-long or multiorgasmic; it does not even have to be traditional "sex" if you are old or...Read More
  • Lisa Oz - New York, NY - Health Education
    Lisa Oz answered:
    Siblings provide a wonderful opportunity for working on conscious relationships. You have different tastes, opinions, desires, and needs, yet you are closer biologically, and often emotionally, to them than to anyone else on the planet. In addition, you are stuck with them. You cannot divorce your blood....Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some people who are blind develop an alternate sense -- called echolocation -- to help them "see," a new study indicates.

    In addition to relying on their other senses, people who are blind may also use echoes to detect the position of surrounding...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It started as a deadly but little-known outbreak in West Africa, but the lethal and unchecked spread of the Ebola virus dominated U.S. headlines for much of 2014, making it one of the year's top health news stories.

    Acc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Former tobacco smokers find e-cigarettes less addictive than traditional cigarettes, new research finds.

    Even though they "smoke" e-cigarettes as often as they did regular cigarettes, thousands of ex-smokers said they have fewer cravings and are ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The health care costs of cigarette smoking in the United States are as much as $170 billion a year, and taxpayers pick up the tab for nearly two-thirds of that amount, a new study says.

    Researchers analyzed national data collected between 2004 a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Healthcare:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older blacks are still faring worse than whites in the United States when it comes to managing heart disease and diabetes, a new study finds.

    Researchers found that from 2006 to 2011, black Medicare patients were consistently less likely than w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer American adults are smoking cigarettes than ever, health officials said.

    In fact, the rate of cigarette smoking has dropped from about 21 percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2013. That means the number of cigarette smokers dropped from 45.1 ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-behavioral Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children who attend a full-day preschool program are better prepared for elementary school success than children who attend a part-day program, a new study has found.

    Chicago preschoolers who went the whole day rather than a half-day had higher s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered the stem cells that allow your nails to grow back after you lose them.

    Using mouse nail cells, University of Southern California scientists identified stem cells that can perform two roles. In...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A bad marriage increases an older adult's risk of heart trouble, and that's particularly true for women, a new study contends.

    Researchers examined five years of data from 1,200 married American men and women, aged 57 ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 8 million Americans have diabetes but don't know it, a new study shows.

    That's despite the fact that about two-thirds of those with undiagnosed diabetes have seen a doctor two or more times in the past year, according to the researchers.Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans gladly offer their house cats free food, affection and a life of ease. Now, a new investigation of feline DNA suggests why.

    "Cats, unlike dogs, are really only semi-domesticated," study senior author Wes Warren, associate pro...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cadavers are better than a computer simulation of the human body for teaching anatomy to college students, a new study says.

    The findings suggest that cadavers should continue to be used in undergraduate human anatomy courses for future doctors, n...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Love to dine out? You could be at higher risk for becoming overweight and having poorer cholesterol levels than people who prefer to eat at home, a new study suggests.

    Researchers led by Ashima Kant of Queens College, City University of New York, ...Full Article