Mediterranean diet during pregnancy may lower risk of preeclampsia
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(Jessica Norris/ Medical News Today) — A new study suggests adhering to a Mediterranean diet during early pregnancy may lower the risk of adverse outcomes, especially for people over 35.

Dietary recommendations during pregnancy continue to evolve as researchers gain new insights into the best nutrition for a pregnant  …

Night time urination could mean your blood pressure’s up
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(Brian Goldman/ CBC) — One in four Canadians is dissatisfied with the sleep they get. That’s according to Statistics Canada. Some people sleep poorly because they have a need to answer nature’s call. A new study concludes that a nightly trip to the loo might mean your health is at risk.

That’s according  …

The importance of mental fitness & keeping your brain in shape
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(Erica Roth/ Healthline) — Physical fitness gets plenty of attention, and for good reason. A healthy body can prevent conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, and help you maintain independence as you age.

Mental fitness is just as important as physical fitness, and shouldn’t be neglected. Including  …

Lisa Marie Presley suffered a cardiac arrest: The signs of heart disease in women
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(Maura Hohman/ Today) — Lisa Marie Presley, the only daughter of rocker Elvis Presley and wife Priscilla, died on Jan. 12 after experiencing a cardiac arrest, authorities confirmed to NBC News.

Lisa Marie Presley was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a call in Calabasas,  …

10 ways to move more in everyday life
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(Marcy Crouch/ Healthline) — It can feel overwhelming when you’re trying to make time for exercise. Here are some tips I give my physical therapy patients… and how I manage to keep myself moving.

I get it. We’ve all said, “Who has time to exercise when you’re a…”

Just fill in the blank: working parent, working night shifts,   …

Menopause is coming out of the shadows. Many women say it’s about time
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(Ioanna Roumeliotis/ CBC News) — Menopause. It’s hot, it’s flashy and it’s having a moment. Just ask Erin Keaney — or better yet, catch one of her shows.

“O-M-G, I started sweating at four this morning,” Keaney tells the audience after bounding on stage sporting a cape and feather boa while  …

Want to age well? Here’s how much coffee you should drink
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(Lacey Muinos/ Livestrong) — Iced, hot, decaf, espresso — however you prefer yours, coffee is a daily ritual for many. But while you may love the caffeine, coffee doesn’t just provide your morning jolt of energy or afternoon pick-me-up. It also offers potential health benefits, many of which are related to longevity.

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What ‘fatphobia’ really means, and why it’s so harmful
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 (Hallie Levine/ Livestrong)– Fatphobia. Anti-fat bias. Anti-fatness. Sizeism. Weight bias. These are different terms, but they have one thing in common: They all focus on weight stigma, the discriminatory acts and beliefs targeted at people who have overweight or obesity.

You may hear fatphobia most often, but terms

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Here’s what happens to your body when you cut out alcohol for 30 days
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(Cathy Cassata/ Healthline) — Many people turn to Dry January as a motivator to start off the new year alcohol-free.

But while abstaining from alcohol for a month might seem like a trendy, short-term New Year’s resolution, there are several health benefits that come with it.

“The benefits can vary from person to person  …

What to say when someone has a miscarriage
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(Alex Hazlett/ Parents) — Nearly one in five women will experience a miscarriage in their lifetimes, making the issue relatively widespread. It’s “one of the most common forms of trauma that many women go through, but it’s often unrecognized and unreported,” says Cecille Maria Ahrens, a therapist  …

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