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Users of MP3 Players Heading for Hearing Loss

Users of MP3 Players Heading for Hearing Loss

A majority of owners of MP3 players are listening at levels equal to the noise of a chainsaw, risking dangerous, irreversible hearing loss, according to a recent study. Although the research, done by environmental health officials from the city of Edinburgh, is specific to one metropolis in S... Read More


Women With Depression At Risk For Osteoporosis

Women With Depression At Risk For Osteoporosis

A study from the National Institute of Mental Health has found that women who suffer from depression are more likely to enter menopause with an increased risk of bone fractures. Researchers report that 17% of women with depression had decreased bone mass in the femoral neck, compared to 2% of... Read More


Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

A Review in The Lancet reveals the importance of healthy lifestyle choices to reduce stressors related to cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers from John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore examined records between 1990 to 2006. They observed how stress affects the sympathetic nervous system, im... Read More


Healthwrap Drug Information

Healthwrap Drug Information

The fact is, nearly half of all American adults have difficulty understanding and using health information. the latest review shows drug leaflets given with prescription drugs don't convey the information clearly and simply. Read More



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