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Common heartburn drugs may harm your kidneys

The medicine works by reducing the amount of acid that the stomach produces. In the past, these medications have been linked to short-term kidney problems such as acute kidney injury and acute interstitial nephritis, inflammatory kidney disease.

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Health Officials urging More Regulation on E-cigarettes

Kulas says teens find e-cigarettes or vaping cool as it allows them to blow out really big smoke clouds and the liquids come in a variety of flavors. A statewide survey conducted by the Department of Health and Social Services revealed that one out of every three Alaskan teenagers report smoking cigarettes, cigars, using smokeless tobacco or using e-cigarettes.

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Veggies, fruits can reduce heart disease risk

For the study, researchers used data from 2,506 adults, aged 18 to 30 years old, who took part in a USA government-funded heart health study of black and white young adults. "Our findings support public health initiatives aimed at increasing fruit and vegetable intake as part of a healthy dietary pattern", Miedema said .

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Yolanda Foster sells her Malibu mansion because of Lyme disease

The reality star/interior designer was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2012, which caused her to lose the ability to read and write, according to People . Two of her three children - Bella and Anwar Hadid - also have the disease. "This award is for Anwar and Bella ...I will walk to the end of the earth to find a cure so that you can live a healthy life that you deserve", she continued.

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Sugar, not calories, key factor in obesity

A new study is linking sugar consumption to conditions like metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and heart disease in children, according to researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, and Touro University California. The results showed that the new meal plan led to dramatic improvements in health in a short time, with a drop in blood pressure and cholesterol, and improved liver function.

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Processed meats can cause cancer

But by concluding that processed meats cause cancer, and that red meats " probably " cause cancer, the WHO findings go well beyond the tentative associations that other groups have reported . That doesn't mean bacon is permanently off limits - as Clinton told us, he ate some over the weekend. The next step is then the accessing how much increase there is.