Doctors have a simple piece of advice for heart patients who...

Heart patients should move around every 20 minutes during an eight-hour period of sitting, according to a paper presented on Saturday at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in Toronto, an event where visiting experts from the European Society of Cardiology participate in joint scientific sessions with the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. Heart patients spend most of their…

Rotary to help raise funds on World Polio Day Oct. 24

By Michelle PetersonSpecial to The PREVIEWJoin with the Rotary Club of Pagosa Springs on World Polio Day to donate to endpolionow.org.We will be ringing the red kettle bells and taking donations for this important humanitarian work at the City Market shopping center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will…

5 myths about flu shots

In the wake of the worst influenza season in years, Michigan public-health officials are recommending that Michigan residents get their 2018-19 flu shots sooner than later. "The influenza vaccine is the best mechanism we have to protect against this serious, life-threatening disease," said Bob Swanson, immunization program director for the Michigan Department of Health and…

4 Ohio children afflicted with mysterious illness

October 21, 2018 at 12:00a.m. Associated Press COLUMBUS State health officials say four cases of a rare, mysterious illness that can paralyze children have been confirmed in Ohio amid a jump in such cases nationally. The Ohio Department of Health said Friday it has notified health care providers to be alert for and to report…

Tougher emissions rules helped cut US air pollution deaths in half

The researchers primarily attributed the reduced deaths to tougher federal regulations over the period, particularly the Clean Air Act and the 2002 NOx State Implementations Call. They also singled out rules specifically targeting vehicle emissions. These policy changes had enough impact to overcome surges in population, electricity demand and commute lengths, the researchers said. The…

The Viral Obituary Of An Opioid Addict: ‘She’s Just One Face’...

Thirty-year-old Madelyn Linsenmeir, pictured on one of her routine walks with son Ayden. "Her addiction didn't define her, but it did define the way she lived," Linsenmeir's sister, Kate O'Neill, wrote in an obituary that moved readers nationwide this week. Courtesy of Maura O'Neill hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Maura O'Neill Thirty-year-old Madelyn Linsenmeir,…

How to Have the Sex Talk During and After Cancer

One expert shares advice for opening the line of communication between patients and health care providers, as well as their partners. Sex and intimacy after cancer can often become an afterthought. Many people are focused on fighting their disease, but don’t realize that sexual health matters, too. And it’s not a challenge that is hopeless.…

Expansive New Study Says Not Exercising Is Worse for Your Health...

It’s common knowledge that there are many benefits to being fit, but one large new study found that skipping out on the gym is practically the worst thing you can do for your health. In fact, the study claims not exercising might be more harmful to your health than smoking. New findings, published Friday in…

CWD found for the first time in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

A map of CWD management zone and core area in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The first CWD-positive deer in the UP was found this fall in Waucedah Township in Dickinson County, left center of the CWD Core Area. (Photo: Michigan Department of Natural Resources) A white-tailed deer shot this fall in Dickinson County, Michigan, tested positive for chronic…

Settlement reached in class action lawsuit involving 2016 Genki Sushi hepatitis...

HONOLULU (KHON2) - Thousands of people can get up to $350 each, thanks to a multimillion dollar class action lawsuit from the hepatitis A outbreak in 2016. Genki Sushi and its distributors have settled the lawsuit and agreed to pay those who got the vaccine. The settlement applies to those who got the vaccine around the time…

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