Health News Brief: How Weight-Loss Surgery Improves Diabetes Control, How Much Do You Know About Keeping Your Skin Healthy?, May Is National Asthma And Allergy Awareness Month! American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

May 14. 2013   

Too-Early Solid Food Could Lead To Problems For Babies
At least 40% of moms are feeding their infants solid foods far too early, according to a new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics, and that may lead to problems for their children later in life.
Source: Pediatrics Read More

Getting More Potassium And Less Salt May Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Risk
Salt is a cheap, easy way to turn on taste buds. That’s one reason why it’s in so many of the foods we eat. It’s so commonly used that most consume more than double the recommended daily limit for it.
Source: British Medical Journal Read More

How Weight-Loss Surgery Improves Diabetes Control
Gastric bypass – a widely used weight-loss procedure -- appears to change the hormones and amino acids produced during digestion, which could explain how the surgery eliminates symptoms of type 2 diabetes, according to a new small study.
Source: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Read More

How Much Do You Know About Keeping Your Skin Healthy?
With summer around the corner, use this short quiz from AARP to test yourself on the newest research in summer skin care.
Source: AARP Read More

May Is National Asthma And Allergy Awareness Month!
Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America declares May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” Perfect time to educate your patients, family, friends and others about these diseases.
Source: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Read More

BONUS:

8.5x11 Food Allergy Awareness Week Poster
Source: Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)
Get more tools and resources for Allergy Week



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