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‘I’ve wasted 15 years of my life’: Iraq veteran describes how prescription opioids led...

Veterans like 37-year-old Lee Westphal are twice as likely to die of an overdose as other Americans are, according to federal data. Westphal is one...

How the seasons affect our health: Winter babies are more at risk of a...

Winter babies could be more at risk of having a stroke in later life, a US study implies. This is due to their mothers' first...
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Could chicken fed omega 3 cut risk of a heart attack? Diet containing meat...

Meat and eggs from chickens fed a diet rich in omega 3 are likely to reduce the risks of heart attacks, strokes, dementia and depression. The...

Apple Watch can detect sleep apnea and high blood pressure with 90% accuracy

The Apple Watch can accurately detect sleep apnea and high blood pressure, a study found. An app called Cardiogram implemented technology earlier this year to detect abnormal...

Women who try to make up for a ‘sleep debt’ on weekends have a...

Women who try to make up for a ‘sleep debt’ may be at greater risk for heart disease later in life than those who...

American Heart Association president suffers a HEART ATTACK at the annual conference for cardiologists...

The 52-year-old president of the American Heart Association suffered a heart attack during the organization's annual conference. John Warner, CEO of UT Southwestern University Hospitals...

Aerobic exercise could halt dementia by preventing the brain from shrinking, study finds

Aerobic exercise such as walking and running may halt dementia by preventing the brain from shrinking, new research suggests. Being active several times a week...

A nation of pill poppers: Half of over-65s are taking at least FIVE drugs...

Half of pensioners are taking at least five drugs a day. In a worrying sign of the medicalisation of the elderly, a study found the...

‘Smokeless’ tobacco devices are just as bad for the heart as cigarettes, study finds

'Smokeless' tobacco devices are just as bad for the heart as cigarettes, new research reveals. After exposing mice to 10 five-second exposures of such devices'...
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