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Even In Nursing, Men Earn More Than Women

Women outnumber men in the nursing profession by more than 10 to 1. But men still earn more, a new study finds.<p>Even after controlling for age, race, marital status and children in the home, males in nursing outearned females by nearly $7,700 per year in outpatient settings and nearly $3,900 in …

Arthritis pain, lost sleep may lead to depression, disability

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Having sleep problems in addition to osteoarthritis may lead to greater disability over time, according to a new study.<p>“If your pain is keeping you awake today, you’re at risk of functional decline in the future,” said lead author Patricia A. Parmelee of the Center for …

How can magic help stroke survivors?

People who have had a stroke - where the blood supply to part of the brain is blocked - are often left with after effects such as muscle weakness, which can be frustrating.<p>Rehabilitation and physiotherapy play a vital role in recovery, helping stroke survivors to maintain their independence.<p>But it …

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …

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10 Things You Never Knew About Your Face Cleanser

Get the straight facts about this popular skin-care product.<p><i>This article was written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover.</i><p>Your facial cleansing routine is a vital part of your skin-care regimen—and if done correctly, it can promote a healthy glow. But once you find the …

9 Guys Share the BEST Date They've Ever Been On

Well, this might surprise you.<p>We know we're stereotyping here, but we kind of assumed that most men didn't gush over a date (unless there was some particularly amazing sex involved). But apparently, guys remember the good nights just like you do. It could be something as simple as staying in and …

16 Signs You're Obsessed with Coffee

Beside the fact that you're already on your third cup of the day...

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This Is The Ultimate Bedtime Routine For Better Sleep

A bedtime routine might sound like something that's only necessary for the grade-school set, but following a nightly schedule can greatly improve the sleep of the biggest of kids adults, too.<p>Sleep experts recommend establishing a bedtime routine, both to calm and relax you as you get ready to sleep …

Sleep and Weight Gain

There are more ways to gain weight than you can imagine. Eating too much and lack of exercise are the most well known, while lack of sleep is largely underrated.<p>There are more ways to gain weight than you can imagine. Eating too much and lack of exercise are the most well known, while lack of sleep …

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5 Simple Changes to Eliminate Back Pain

You'll be amazed at how much the little decisions you make all day, every day can impact your spine health.<p>College courses and internships prepare you for most things you'll encounter in your first real office job, and office sitcoms cover the majority of the others. So when your coworker puts your …

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Injury Free: The Best Rotator Cuff Exercises

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The Strange Effect of Your Sports Drink

It has links to some surprising bad habits<p>If you’re not breaking a sweat, then let go of that Gatorade. Drinking sports drinks as a regular beverage at least once a week is associated with other not-so-healthy behaviors, like higher intake of added sugar from sodas and fruit juice, smoking, and …

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What Should You Eat Before a Run?

A new study provides pre-workout fuel for thought<p>Have you been fueling up all wrong before endurance workouts? Eating protein or fat before exercise might provide health benefits that carbohydrates don’t, suggests a new research review from Florida State University.<p>The common advice if you’re …

8 Steps To Fall Asleep Fast

<i>By Laura McMullen for U.S. News</i><p>Of course you wish you were sleeping. It's just not happening. And here you are, in the wee hours of the morning, staring at the insides of your eyelids. So how do you snag at least a few hours of Zzs before the birds start chirping? We asked the experts. Read on for …

For Some ICU Patients, Depression Could Manifest With Physical Symptoms

Intensive care unit (ICU) patients -- those in the hospital with the most severe or life-threatening injuries/illnesses -- have a higher risk of depression, according to a new study.<p>And among ICU patients who do develop depression, one-third of them experience <i>physical</i> symptoms of depression, such …

Another Scary Health Risk Of Insomnia

People with insomnia may be more likely to experience a stroke, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from Taiwan found that for adults between ages 18 and 34, the incidence of stroke is eight times higher among people with insomnia than people without the sleep disorder. However, this risk seemed …

This Is How Much Childhood Obesity Costs Over a Lifetime

It’s no surprise that obesity takes a toll on our health and bank accounts, but a new study has boiled down just how costly the epidemic is over a …

On Pain and How to Handle It

Except for a few rough patches, I've been blessed with a pretty healthy, pain-free life so far. So when debilitating pain like this comes along, it whacks me upside the head like a cosmic mallet, as if to say, "Pay attention! There's stuff to be learned here."<p>On Saturday morning, March 15, I woke …

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Living with Williams Syndrome, the 'opposite of autism'

<b>"I get so anxious if I want to go out to things. I live with my Mum because I don't want to live on my own. I can't do money. I wish I could."</b><p>Chris Steel is 40 years old. He is remarkably friendly and engaging, and is happiest when he is on stage acting in plays such as George Orwell's Animal …

38 Simple Food Swaps That Could Change Your Life

This list makes it almost too easy for you to get healthier.<p><i>By Laura Schwecherl for Greatist</i><p>Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart—just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. So we decided to go all out and provide 38 "this for that's." Now …

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Evening workouts don't disturb sleep

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Couch potatoes looking for a reason to forgo working out in the evening may no longer be able to use difficulty sleeping afterward as an excuse, according to a recent study.<p>Researchers found that people who exercised in the evening reported sleeping just as well as those …

8 Ways to Get Prettier In Your Sleep

Prep yourself to catch some z's tonight and some eyes tomorrow.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," says Dr. Debra Jaliman, a New …

Obesity rates remain high, but stable in the U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than a third of U.S. adults and 17 percent of kids and teens are obese, rates that haven’t changed much in a decade, researchers say.<p>Only preschool-age children show signs of a turnaround, with their obesity rates nearly halved in the same period, according to a new …

Private heart ops deal for NHS patients agreed by minister

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_wales/1056000/1056353_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534416187_6b4fbf16c07ea3237a8d3469ec683a0f<p><b>The Welsh NHS is paying for some cardiac patients to be treated at a private clinic in Bristol to reduce the waiting list, it has emerged.</b><p>It …

More Bad News for Older Dads: Higher Risk of Kids With Mental Illness

For so long, mothers – particularly older moms — bore the brunt of responsibility for genetic disorders in their children. And for good reason. Eggs …

Quitting smoking can 'relieve stress,' study finds

Quitting smoking can relieve stress, according to a new study.<p>Researchers at the Universities of Birmingham, Oxford and Kings College London found that quitting was just as effective as taking antidepressants.<p>The findings challenge the common belief that smoking cigarettes can tackle stress and …

As Temperatures Dip, Risk of Stroke Rises

Changes in temperature may impact stroke risk, hospitalization, and even death from stroke, new research says.<p>Major changes in temperature and …

Bradford Royal Infirmary 'cannot provide safe care'

<b>Bradford Royal Infirmary does not have enough staff to provide "safe and effective care", say inspectors.</b><p>The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said staff shortages, particularly in the accident and emergency department, had a direct impact on the hospital's ability to deal with patients.<p>It also raised …

Rates of gout in UK 'soaring'

<b>The prevalence of gout - traditionally associated with too much port and an unhealthy lifestyle - is soaring in the UK, according to a study.</b><p>One in 40 people in the UK is affected, according to analysis of 15 years of results, in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases journal.<p>The disease, which …

UK heart-attack survival rate 'should have been better'

<b>Thousands of heart attack victims could have been saved if the UK had adopted similar treatment methods to Sweden, research suggests.</b><p>The study, outlined in the Lancet, looked at the quality of care and outcomes for heart patients in the UK and Sweden between 2004 and 2010.<p>Researchers believe more …