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1 in 4 in U.S. has a disability, CDC reports

(HealthDay)—One in four American adults (61 million people) has a significant physical or mental disability, the federal government reported Thursday. And these disabilities are more prevalent among women, people in the ...

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Why friendships matter

(HealthDay)—Your calendar might be filled with play-dates for your kids, but it's important to ink in some get-togethers of your own.

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Is beer good for you?

A recent Daily Mail article announced that: "Beer is officially good for you". The article claimed that beer "reduces heart risk" and "improves brain health". Even if "heart risk" sounds a bit vague, the news sounds good.

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DNR orders linked to increased mortality in older adults

(HealthDay)—For hospitalized older patients, the presence of a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order is associated with poor short-term clinical outcomes, including mortality, according to a study recently published in the Journal ...

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AMA adopts new policy on housing for homeless

(HealthDay)—The American Medical Association (AMA) calls for stable, affordable housing, without mandated therapy or service compliance, in order to improve housing stability and quality of life among individuals who are ...

Aug 15, 2018
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Why is anaemia still affecting women?

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world, affecting both low- and high-income countries. Although it is an easy problem to fix, it remains unfixed.

Aug 15, 2018
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