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  • Hospital room lighting may worsen patients' mood, pain

    Hospital room lighting may worsen patients' mood, pain
    New York (REUTERS) - Patients in an average hospital room are exposed to so little light during the day that their bodies cannot adopt a normal sleep-wake cycle, a small study suggests. Researchers found the lowest levels of daytime light exposure were...
  • Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats

    Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats
    Healthcare providers voiced heavy support Thursday for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration plan to declare trans fats an unsafe food additive. "This is long overdue," said Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian and wellness expert at the Cleveland Clinic in...
  • Three great wine deals

    Three great wine deals
    The end of summer always bring some great wine deals. Here are three. Romano’s Macaroni Grill (Multiple locations, MacaroniGrill.com) is featuring 13 new wines at half price during its Annual Crush promotion from through Sept. 29. The selections...
  • Better diet tied to fewer deaths after heart attack

    Better diet tied to fewer deaths after heart attack
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who changed their eating habits for the better following a heart attack tended to live longer than those who stuck to eating not-so-heart-healthy foods in a new U.S. study Among some 4,000 men and women, those whose...
  • Benefits of cutting back on meat

    Benefits of cutting back on meat
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. The latest post is from Shanti Lewis, a...
  • The Obamacare defunding madness

    The Obamacare defunding madness
    Surely, even for Democrats there's remarkably little joy to be had in watching mainstream Republicans turn on Senators Mike Lee and Ted Cruz for forcing the GOP into a suicide mission. The big show in Washington — the final (at least one can hope)...
  • Red meat and heart disease link: Not all about the fat?

    Red meat and heart disease link: Not all about the fat?
    The long-established link between red meat consumption and heart disease may have less to do with the fat in the meat than many have assumed, researchers said Sunday.  Writing in the journal Nature Medicine, a team led by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the...
  • Red meat risks: One more reason to go vegetarian

    Red meat risks: One more reason to go vegetarian
    The new link between meat consumption and heart disease, discovered by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the Cleveland Clinic, is just the latest evidence linking meat consumption to killer diseases that cripple, then kill, 1.3 million Americans annually. Dr. Hazen'...
  • About 70 million Americans could take statins under new guidelines

    About 70 million Americans could take statins under new guidelines
    The number of Americans taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs is set to double under new guidelines unveiled Tuesday by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Assn. The goal of prescribing statins to as many as 70 million people is...
  • Should you be taking a statin? You might be surprised

    Should you be taking a statin? You might be surprised
    Are you among the more than 70 million American adults who should be discussing the possibility of statin therapy with a physician to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke? For many, the answer may come as a surprise. Getting that answer is...
  • Cardiologists recommend wider use of statin drugs

    Dramatically escalating the fight against heart attacks and strokes, the nation's cardiologists have rewritten the guidebook on how Americans should be treated with statins and unveiled a plan that could double the number of patients taking the...