Health News Brief: Sugary Soda Ups Risky Fat Deposits, Economic Toll of Diabetes Begins Early, Protect and Preserve Your Brain and Heart American Medical ID


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Health News Brief

January 31, 2012   

Even Mild Dehydration May Cause Emotional,
Physical Problems
Even mild dehydration may affect our moods and ability to concentrate.
Source: The Journal of Nutrition Read More

Sugary Soda Ups Risky Fat Deposits
Drinking a liter of regular soda every day increases the amount of fat in the liver and in the muscles and surrounding the organs in the belly, according to a new Danish study.
Source: Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark Read More

Children Born by C-Section at Slightly Higher Asthma Risk
Large Norwegian study found likelihood greater when mothers had no allergies.
Source: Norwegian Institute of Public Health Read More

Economic Toll of Diabetes Begins Early
Diabetes may be more than a hazard to health. A new study shows that young adults with the disease have lower lifetime earnings and fewer job prospects than their peers.
Source: Journal of Health Affairs Read More

Protect and Preserve Your
Brain and Heart
A recent study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests that our ability to reason and remember begins waning as early as age 45.
Source: British Medical Journal, USA Today Read More

What to Do in An Emergency
The initial minutes after an injury or medical crisis frequently are the most important. They key is knowing what to do, remaining calm and making a decision to act:
•Keep a list of all your medications in your wallet, including drug names, strength, dosage form and regimen. Also list all allergies, especially to medications.
•Wear your medical-alert bracelet or necklace.
Source: American College of Emergency Physicians Read More


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