Health

Don't drink and drive on The Fourth

(HealthDay)—The Fourth of July holiday is one of the most deadly times on America's roads, so Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is urging everyone to avoid drinking and driving.

Overweight & Obesity

Researchers reveal new strategy for preventing holiday weight gain

To avoid putting on extra pounds at the holidays, researchers have found that U.S. adults who engage in daily self-weighing can prevent holiday weight gain, according to a new study to be published in the June 2019 issue ...

Diabetes

Holidays disrupt drug routines of children with diabetes

Children with type 1 diabetes find it difficult to adhere to their drug routines during school holidays and weekends. Holiday distractions cause a 20 percent reduction in adherence to taking medications that assist managing ...

Cardiology

Study shows high cholesterol levels after Christmas

Consuming large quantities of rich Christmas food appears to boost Danes' cholesterol levels. Right after the Christmas break, levels are 20 percent higher than in the summer, according to a new study carried out by researchers ...

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Holiday

A Holiday is a day designated as having special significance for which individuals, a government, or a religious group have deemed that observation is warranted. It is generally an official (more common) or unofficial observance of religious, national, or cultural significance, often accompanied by celebrations or festivities.

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