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Sleep Apnea Could Lead to Heart Failure, Study Warns — Best Life

Sleep Apnea Could Lead to Heart Failure, Study Warns — Best Life

With more Americans living longer than ever, heart failure is on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over six million American adults have heart failure—but contrary to what you might assume, the term “heart failure” doesn’t mean your heart is no longer beating. Rather, heart failure is a serious …

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If Recipes Confuse You, Alzheimer's Could Be to Blame — Best Life

If Recipes Confuse You, Alzheimer’s Could Be to Blame — Best Life

Cooking and sharing meals is central to many of our lives—an everyday ritual that keeps us close. But experts say it can also offer a window into your health—if you know what to look out for. In particular, the Alzheimer’s Association warns that if you notice one particular thing while cooking, it could alert you …

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Does a Kyrie Irving trade to the Lakers have new life after Kevin Durant's trade request?

Does a Kyrie Irving trade to the Lakers have new life after Kevin Durant’s trade request?

Kevin Durant shocked the NBA world a few hours before free agency began, requesting a trade from the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday afternoon according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The ripple effects of the Durant trade demand have the power to reshape the league — including the Los Angeles Lakers’ future. Only two days have …

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The secret to good health later in life? Researchers think it could be banking your poop now

The secret to good health later in life? Researchers think it could be banking your poop now

A group of researchers has some counterintuitive advice: Saving your poop now could save your life someday. In an opinion paper published Thursday in the journal Trends in Molecular Medicine, the researchers make the case for autologous fecal microbiota transplantation, or FMT — using your own poop to restore your health later in life.  They …

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At 23, she struggled with anorexia for half her life. It ended with tragedy

At 23, she struggled with anorexia for half her life. It ended with tragedy

When 23-year old Madeleine Billings died in her sleep just after Christmas last year, she had been trying to starve herself for almost half her life. Not that a casual observer might notice. She was an A student in school, played sports, attended college and was “deceivingly healthy looking,” her parents said. But during that …

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Loss of Appetite Could Mean Your Liver Is in Trouble — Best Life

Loss of Appetite Could Mean Your Liver Is in Trouble — Best Life

There are several organs in our body that we can technically live without, but the liver is certainly not one of them. Not only is it one of the largest organs in your body—it’s also one of the most important, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Unfortunately, liver disease is a …

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Researchers found that those who had talking therapy or exercise therapy for arthritis significantly reduced fatigue levels against those receiving usual care

Is arthritis making your life a misery? Try a workout… or a chat!

Is arthritis making your life a misery? Try a workout… or a chat! Being active could help sufferers to combat crippling fatigue, study suggests Exercise and talking therapy could help thousands of patients with arthritis Those who had talking or exercise therapy significantly reduced fatigue levels against those receiving usual care, universities of Aberdeen and Glasgow …

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Saying "No" More Often Slashes Anxiety, Experts Say — Best Life

Saying “No” More Often Slashes Anxiety, Experts Say — Best Life

If you suffer from anxiety, you’re probably all too familiar with its physical effects. Tense muscles, shallow breathing, dry mouth, and a rapid heartbeat are just a few common symptoms, and the ones I most often notice in myself. (Is anyone else holding their breath right now, while you’re reading this?) Searching for ways to …

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Echolalia May Be a Symptom of Early-Onset Alzheimer's — Best Life

Echolalia May Be a Symptom of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s — Best Life

Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain disease that causes the brain to shrink, ultimately destroying memory and disrupting other important cognitive functions. Outside of its impact on memory, however, several other symptoms can help tip you off to the onset of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. One such symptom is known to alter patients’ speech, and …

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Studio 54 club owner Mark Fleischman: ‘I’m ending my life by suicide’

Studio 54 club owner Mark Fleischman: ‘I’m ending my life by suicide’

A king of 1980s nightlife, Mark Fleischman caroused with the likes of Ron Wood, Keith Richards, Rick James and John Belushi. He owned the last nightclub incarnation of Studio 54, and, by his own admission, enjoyed more than his fair share of illicit substances. Threesomes were commonplace, as was boozing and coking it up with …

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