Health News Brief: Type A Personality Traits Boost Stroke Risk in Study, Who Gets a Flu Shot and Why, Midlife Fitness Delays Chronic Disease American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

September 18, 2012   


Type A Personality Traits Boost Stroke Risk in Study
Need another reason to take life in stride and heed the advice, "Donít sweat the small stuff"?
Source: Journal of Neurology Read More

Fish Oil for Infants No Help for Allergies
Giving a baby fish oil supplements may do little to prevent allergies, according to a new study.
Source: Journal Pediatrics Read More

Midlife Fitness Delays Chronic Disease
We all know that exercise and fitness are key components to healthy living. Now new research is adding further proof that it will increase your quality of life.
Source: Archives of Internal Medicine Read More

Simple Eye Tracking Can Identify Neurological Disorders
Neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be detected with high accuracy by tracking eye movements while watching television, according to a study published in the Journal of Neurology.
Source: Journal of Neurology Read More

Who Gets a Flu Shot and Why
Whether you will get a flu shot this year may not be determined by your age, how close you live to the nearest vaccine clinic or if you have children. It turns out your ethnic background may play a decisive role.
Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal Read More

Alzheimerís Action Day

Alzheimer's Action Day is an opportunity to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and the need for more education, support and research!

Millions of families across the United States and the world are affected by this disease.

Source: Alzheimerís Association
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