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(Reuters Health) – The odds of smoking for U.S. adolescents are 50 percent higher in rural areas than in urban areas, even as rates of teen smoking in both settings have fallen, a recent study found. FILE PHOTO: Cigarette butts in an ashtray in Los Angeles, California, May 31, 2012.REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn Using data from more […]

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People who get to do yoga at work may be less stressed out than their peers who don’t, a research review suggests. FILE PHOTO: People practice Yoga on International Yoga Day in a port of Tel Aviv, Israel, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Corinna Kern At any given time, as many as one in six working people […]

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A total of 70.9 million prescriptions for antidepressants were dispensed in England in 2018. NHS Digital figures show that the number of drugs issued – for conditions like depression and anxiety – went up from 67.5 million in 2017. The total is almost double the number dispensed in 2008. The figure includes all items issued […]

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Whatever diet you choose, regardless of the intricacy, is doomed to fail if you aren’t drinking enough water. <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/nutrition-and-fitness/diet-trends” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Diets</a> come in all shapes and sizes. Some are complicated. A diet dependent on your blood type might seem overly complex compared to a diet, for example, that just requires you to cut […]

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a drug developed by Sanofi SA and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc intended for use with insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes, the companies said on Friday. The logo of Sanofi is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May […]

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(Reuters health) – Senior women may be able to reduce their risk of developing heart disease by increasing the number of hours they spend in low intensity activities, such as walking and gardening, a new study suggests. In the study of nearly 6,000 older women, researchers found women in the highest category of daily low […]

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ATLANTA (Reuters) – Americans are consuming more gourmet coffee than ever, but the outlook for future growth may be threatened by increasing economic worries, survey results from the National Coffee Association (NCA) showed on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A cup of coffee is pictured on a table in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New […]

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Cuts to benefits and wider economic hardship are increasing demand for mental health care, NHS bosses say. Mental health leaders in England cited the rollout of universal credit, in particular, as a key factor. They also said money problems and job worries alongside social factors, such as loneliness, were adding pressure to an already stretched […]

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(Reuters health) – Older adults who walk their dogs on a leash have been breaking bones at an increasing rate, with women and hip bones most at risk, researchers say. The study, which used information from a U.S. database of emergency room patients, found that cases of fractures in dog walkers over age 65 more […]

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