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Lung disease may increase dementia risk

According to the study by researchers from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health in Minneapolis in collaboration with colleagues from other academic institutions in the United States, people who experience lung disease in midlife may have an increased risk of dementia later on. The study’s findings appear in the American Journal of Respiratory […]

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Increase Your Impact for Animals in Need Tenfold With AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is giving you an easy way to make an even bigger impact for animals in need. To date, the charitable giving program has donated over $100 million to associated charities, including the ASPCA!  In honor of this monumental achievement, AmazonSmile announced that they will increase the donation rate to 10x its normal amount. This […]

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1996 to 2013 Saw Large Increase in Diabetes Spending

THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 — In 2013, $101 billion was spent in the United States on diabetes, almost a three-fold increase since 1996, according to a study published in the July issue of Diabetes Care. Ellen Squires, M.P.H., from the University of Washington in Seattle, and colleagues estimated health care spending on diabetes from 1996 […]

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Working overtime can increase your risk of heart problems

Pumping out 11 hour work days? It could cost you more than just your sanity, says a new study in the European Heart Journal. Researchers found that compared to those who worked 35-40 hours a week, people who worked 55 hours or more were approximately 40% more likely to develop an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation […]