Health Tip: Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis
(HealthDay News) -- Rheumatoid arthritis is triggered by an overactive immune system that attacks the body's own joints, causing flares of pain and stiffness.
Health Tip: Prevent Athlete's Foot
(HealthDay News) -- Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection that's often acquired in public showers or locker rooms.
Health Reform 2.0: States Balking at New Insurance Exchanges
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Blacks Less Likely to Stick to High Blood Pressure Diet: Study
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- People who stick with the so-called "DASH diet" achieve significant reductions in blood pressure, but blacks are less likely than whites to adopt the diet, researchers have found.
Early Menopause May Double Heart Disease Risk, Study Says
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Women who experience early menopause may face double the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study.