5 Ways to Eat More Veggies

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s a healthy habit we try to instill in our kids though we don’t always do it ourselves — eating more vegetables every day. But if you model the behavior yourself, this advice can help you lose weight and feel full at the same time. Here are easy…

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Taking Four or More Prescription Meds? Consider Scaling Back

TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — More than half of Americans regularly take about four prescription medications, increasing the likelihood that mistakes could occur, according to Consumer Reports. People taking multiple prescription medications should visit their doctor for a “medication checkup.” By showing their doctor or pharmacist a comprehensive list of every drug they…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Risk of COPD

TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People with rheumatoid arthritis appear to have a higher risk of the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers report. The study found that people with rheumatoid arthritis were 47 percent more likely to be hospitalized for COPD than those in the general population. Rheumatoid arthritis is…

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