Sarah Worden

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  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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

    FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Repatha (evolocumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the second non-statin drug in its class approved to treat high cholesterol.

    The injected drug, among a new class called PCSK9 inhibitors, is sanctioned for people who...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a second drug that's part of a potent new class of medications that sharply cut levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol.

    Repatha (evolocumab), an injectable drug, works by blocking a protein tha...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Clearing areas of natural habitat around farm fields doesn't improve food safety, a new study shows.

    The practice began after a 2006 E. coli outbreak was traced back to packaged spinach from a California farm. That outbreak killed three people and...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most U.S. schools are offering healthier meals that feature more fruits and vegetables, more whole grains and less salt, a new government study reports.

    "School meals are healthier now than ever before. We've made real progress, but there is muc...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest.

    Firstborns had 29 percent greater odds of being overweight and 40 percent greater odds of being obese than sister...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More fruits and vegetables ended up in the garbage after the U.S. government introduced a rule requiring fruits and vegetables to be included with school lunches, a new study finds.

    What's more, the amount of fruits and vegetable eaten by kids ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American kids have a harder time controlling their weight than their counterparts to the north, a new U.S. study indicates.

    About 17.5 percent of U.S. kids aged 3 to 19 are obese, compared with 13 percent of Canadian children the same age, accord...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found.

    The reports, published Aug. 25 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, cast doubts on two ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who eat healthy diets prior to pregnancy are less likely to have a baby born with a heart defect, researchers report.

    Women who followed a very healthy diet were 37 percent less likely than those who ate poorly to have a baby with tetralogy...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Discontinuing high blood pressure treatment in seniors with mild memory and thinking problems did not improve their mental functioning, a new study shows.

    It's known that high blood pressure during middle age is a risk factor for cerebrovascular d...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Farm fields are becoming soaked with increasing amounts of suspected cancer-causing herbicides, thanks to the spread of genetically modified crops that are immune to these chemicals, two researchers contend.

    They make their argument in a Perspe...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise is more likely to help prevent diabetes in college graduates than in those with less schooling, a new study finds.

    Researchers examined data from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating "on the go" may thwart people who are watching their weight, new research suggests.

    The study, involving three groups each with 20 women, tested the effects of various forms of "distracted" snacking -- eating while walking, watching TV or...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who skip breakfast will be nutritionally short-changed all day, an expert says.

    "Growing bodies and developing brains need regular, healthy meals," Carole Adler, a dietitian at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, said in an agency news rel...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A severe headache can sometimes be a warning sign that a pregnant woman and her fetus are in danger, researchers report.

    "Headaches during pregnancy are quite common, but it is not always easy to distinguish between a recurring, preexisting migr...Full Article