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Health News Brief

April 16. 2013   

Trying To Lose Weight? Breathe Into This Gadget
Breezing on Indiegogo is a portable metabolism tracker that guides you toward your weight loss goal by telling you how many calories you need.
Source: Arizona State University Read More

More Women With Heart Disease Getting Pregnant
It wasn’t long ago that women with heart disease were told they shouldn’t get pregnant, but that’s not the case anymore.
Source: Wexner Medical Center, Ohio State University Read More

Health Risks Greater For Type 2 Diabetics Treated With Insulin
A new study has revealed that people with type 2 diabetes who take insulin to help control their disease could be at greater risk of developing other serious health conditions.
Source: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Read More

Few Seniors Take Advantage of Shingles Vaccine
Shingles is a painful skin and nerve infection that occurs when the chickenpox virus is reactivated in older adults who had chickenpox as children. The vaccine helps prevent reactivation of the virus. Large study found shot effective but only 4 percent of older adults receive it.
Source: PLoS Medicine Read More

April Is National Donate Life Month!
Currently more than 115,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants to save their lives. Thousands more are in need of tissue and cornea transplants to restore their mobility and sight. Register to be an organ, eye and tissue donor today and provide hope to those who wait.
Source: Donate Life America Read More



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