Health News Brief: November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month!, Baldness: A New Sign of Heart Attack Risk, Top 10 Foods that Prevent Breast Cancer American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

November 15. 2012   

Baldness: A New Sign of Heart Attack Risk
Four highly specific physical characteristics of aging appear to predict heart disease.
Source: The American Heart Association Read More

Eating in Restaurants Tied to Higher Calorie Intake
Parents (should) realize that restaurant consumption is not a straight-off substitute for eating at home. Restaurant consumption and fast-food consumption should not be the norm.
Source: The University of Illinois Read More

Children of Wealthy Families Are More
Prone to Peanut Allergies
Overzealous hygiene habits and high socioeconomic status may increase a child's risk for developing peanut allergies, according to a new study.
Source: American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Read More

“Salty Six” Foods a Major Source of Sodium, Says American Heart Association
The “salty” six consist of common foods in American’ diets that are packed with excess sodium, the AHA says, and the list of top culprits doesn’t even include snack foods like chips.
Source: American Heart Association Read More

Top 10 Foods that Prevent Breast Cancer
The World Health Organization has predicted that by 2020 the number of breast cancer cases will jump to an alarming figure and one in every eight women would run the risk of developing the disease in her lifetime.
Source: Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Metropolis Healthcare
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November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month!

When it comes to epilepsy, what do you know now that you wish you knew sooner?

As part of the National Epilepsy Foundation’s mission to help overcome the challenges created by epilepsy, they are pleased to announce their "Now I Know" video campaign.

Source: Epilepsy Foundation
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