Health News Brief: Cancer Beats Cardiovascular Disease Due To Alcohol And Tobacco Smoking, Food Allergies: Tips For Eating Out, Older Driver Safety American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

March 11, 2014   

Cancer Beats Cardiovascular Disease Due To Alcohol And Tobacco Smoking
Cardiovascular disease was considered the number one cause of death in the United States. However all this is set to change as in Australia and many other countries globally, cancer is expected to increase by over 70 percent in just the next 20 years.
Source: World Health Organization Read More

Food Allergies: Tips For Eating Out
Having a food allergy used to mean dining out was limited to carrying your plate from the kitchen to the porch or, at best, eating at the home of a close friend or relative who could guarantee your food offenders were nowhere in sight. Today, however, eating out is a lot easier and safer for those who suffer food allergies.
Source: WebMD Read More

The Therapeutic & Health Benefits Of Pets
While most pet owners are clear about the immediate joys that come with sharing their lives with companion animals, many remain unaware of the physical and mental health benefits that can also accompany the pleasure of playing with or snuggling up to a furry friend.
Source: Lawrence Robinson, Jeanne Segal, Ph.D Read More

Screen Pregnant Women For Gestational Diabetes, Panel Argues
Gestational diabetes is an important condition to consider. It affects two people - a mother and her offspring.
Source: Reuters Health Read More

Older Driver Safety
By reducing risk factors and incorporating safe driving practices, many of us can continue driving safely long into our senior years.
Source: Joanna Saisan, M.S.W., Monika White, Ph.D., and Lawrence Robinson Read More



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