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Pregnancy: Unhealthy Weight May Impact Your Baby’s Health

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:02 Weight gain is among the main worries for the majority of pregnant women, but healthy weight gain is more important than you may think, according to a new study by Kaiser Permanente (KP). According to KP’s study pre-pregnancy and excessive weight gain during pregnancy...

Study: Watching Too Much TV May Increase Risk of Dying from Blood Clots

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:37 Spending too much time in front of the TV may increase your risk of dying from a blood clot in the lung, the American Heart News reports . A Japanese study tracked 86,000 people for 19 years, and 59 died of a pulmonary embolism. This condition, stemming from inactivity...

Sitting for More Than 10 Hours Linked to Heart Disease

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 09:27 If you seat for too long, 10+ hours to be exact, you may be at risk for heart disease—a condition that affects millions of Latinos in the U.S., according to a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center, Univision reports. For their research investigators studied 700,...

CDC Guidance Update: Any Kind of Sex Can Spread Zika

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:53 The latest Zika guidance update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns Latinos and U.S. residents that all kinds of sex can spread the Zika virus, TechTimes reports. According to the new update, “all other couples in which a partner (male or...

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