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Can simply being near the ocean wash away stress?
Wallace J. Nichols' "Blue Mind" book links exposure to water with an increase in happy hormones and a decrease in stress hormones...so hit the beach! (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoghurt can beat high blood pressure, claims new study
A POT of yoghurt a day could help beat high blood pressure, a study claims.The finding has major implications for millions of Britons suffering from the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The German Aortic Valve Registry (GARY)The German Aortic Valve Registry (GARY)
When is catheter-based valve implantation the best approach for patients vs conventional surgery or no operation? European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Discrimination Amongst People With Mental IllnessDiscrimination Amongst People With Mental Illness
How prevalent is the stigmatization of people with severe mental illness? And how does this experienced or anticipated discrimination impact their physical and mental state? BMC Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Examining Variations of Resting Metabolic Rate of AdultsExamining Variations of Resting Metabolic Rate of Adults
Gain a better understanding of how characteristics such as age, sex, and BMI can influence resting metabolic rate. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

How Tattoos Correlate With Early MortalityHow Tattoos Correlate With Early Mortality
This study investigated the association between tattoos and fatal outcomes, with surprising results. American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Estimated GFR: Implications for Drug DosingEstimated GFR: Implications for Drug Dosing
Recommendations for dosing of critical drugs which are eliminated by the kidneys are often based on estimated GFR. Which of the five commonly used algorithms provides the best result? Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Factors Associated With Sun Protection ComplianceFactors Associated With Sun Protection Compliance
Why do campaigns and health advice designed to promote sun protection often fail to induce long-term changes in behavior? The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

West Nile Virus and Other Arboviral Diseases -- U.S., 2013West Nile Virus and Other Arboviral Diseases -- U.S., 2013
While West Nile virus is the most prevalent arboviral disease in the U.S., several other arboviruses also cause sporadic cases and seasonal outbreaks of neuroinvasive disease. Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Clinical Deterioration and Repeat Emergency Team ActivationClinical Deterioration and Repeat Emergency Team Activation
Are these new markers for increased risk of subsequent ICU admission and hospital mortality? Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Prednisone for Emergency Department Low Back PainPrednisone for Emergency Department Low Back Pain
The corticosteroid prednisone is commonly used to treat low back pain in the ED -- but how effective is it? The Journal of Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Risk Factors Associated With Retinal Vein OcclusionRisk Factors Associated With Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinal vein occlusion is the most frequent retinal vascular disease after diabetic retinopathy, and a common cause of blindness. What key risk factors play a role in the development of this disease? International Journal of Clinical Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Foot Attack: Where Are the Defence Mechanisms?The Foot Attack: Where Are the Defence Mechanisms?
Learn how a multidisciplinary team can improve diabetic foot care. The British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Potential Celiac Children: Follow-Up on a Gluten DietPotential Celiac Children: Follow-Up on a Gluten Diet
What should clinicians know about the management of asymptomatic patients with potential celiac disease? The American Journal of Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Surge in US Outpatient Vitamin D Deficiency DiagnosesSurge in US Outpatient Vitamin D Deficiency Diagnoses
This study assessed and analyzed the rate of vitamin D deficiency diagnoses provided between 2007 and 2010. What accounts for the dramatic increase in diagnoses over this period? Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Surge in US Vitamin D Deficiency Diagnoses: CommentarySurge in US Vitamin D Deficiency Diagnoses: Commentary
In this commentary, the author questions how the findings of the Huang study should impact clinical practice. Should screening for vitamin D deficiency be routine? Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

States Gambling With Lives by Not Expanding MedicaidStates Gambling With Lives by Not Expanding Medicaid
A recent Health Affairs analysis determined that as many as 17,000 people will die because some states are not expanding Medicaid. The Nation's Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Association of Physical Activity With Prognosis in CHDAssociation of Physical Activity With Prognosis in CHD
What's the optimal dose of exercise for prevention of coronary heart disease? Heart (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Court strikes down key part of health law
In a dramatic blow to a key Affordable Care Act program, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that individuals cannot use tax credits or subsidies to buy health insurance on federally run exchanges. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Couples losing their virginity today have a 'better experience than those 25 years ago'
Researchers from Illinois State University followed more than 5,000 people over a 23-year period and found the first time had improved for both men and women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California limits full-contact youth football practices
Amid concerns about concussions, legislation limits middle and high schools to 90-minute sessions twice a week (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Student beats anorexia after eating disorder left her unable to walk and on the brink of death
Ally Stableford, 26, from Leyland in Lancashire was taken into hospital after dropping three stone in four months, leaving her so weak she couldn't walk to lectures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britain plans new measures to prevent female genital mutilation
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to make it compulsory for teachers and health workers to report cases of female genital mutilation (FGM), Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Probiotics in food may lower blood pressure
New research shows eating probiotics, found in yogurt and supplements, may improve your blood pressure. Studies found some patients lowered their blood pressure significantly after consuming probiotics for 8 weeks. CBS News' David Begnaud reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Appeals court throws out IRS rule on Obamacare subsidies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit accepted one of the main legal challenges to the policy by conservatives opposed to an expansion of the federal government. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Research points to gender gap after heart attacks
A new study finds women have a tougher time recovering from heart attacks than men do. Also, patients with advanced cancer may benefit from treatments that not only control their symptoms, but also provide exercise and nutritional counseling. Craig Boswell has a look at the day's medical headlines. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wawona Packing recalls fruit over listeria concerns
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wawona Packing Co is recalling fresh Sweet 2 Eat brand peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots because of potential contamination by listeria contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Small steps to lose 100 pounds
When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation: (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peaches, plums recalled
If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetics Trumps Environment for Autism RiskGenetics Trumps Environment for Autism Risk
Nearly 60% of the risk for autism is genetic, and most of that risk is caused by inherited gene variants common in the population. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Science limited on the drinking age
On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart
If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news