Health News Brief: Can Berries Reduce Your Heart Attack Risk?, Taking 15 Minute Walks 4 Times A Week Cuts The Risk Of Early Death By 40%, AMA Issues 5 Patient Safety Guidelines American Medical ID


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Health News Brief

February 19. 2013   

Taking 15-Minute Walks Four Times a Week Cuts the Risk of Early Death by 40 Percent
Taking a short stroll just four times a week may reduce the risk of early death by an astonishing 40 percent in older people.
Source: Maturitas Read More

Can Berries Reduce Your Heart Attack Risk?
A new Harvard School of Public Health study published in the journal Circulation indicates that eating at least three servings of red, purple, or blue fruits (grapes, apples, and an assortment of berries) that are rich in the flavonoid anthocyanin is associated with a 32 percent decreased heart attack risk in younger women.
Source: Circulation Read More

Some Birth Control Poses Diabetes Risk for Obese Women: Study
Certain types of birth control increase obese women’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.
Source: University of Southern California Read More

AMA Issues 5 Patient Safety Guidelines
The American Medical Association has outlined five key responsibilities physicians should adopt when providing care for patients recently discharged from the hospital.
Source: American Medical Association Read More

Asthma, Allergy Nonprofits to Merge and Fight Common Diseases Together
The patient organization with the largest online community for families raising children with food allergies, and the largest organization for asthma & allergy patients intend to merge.
Source: AAFA, KFA Read More


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