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Text Message Reminders Increase Routine Breast Screening Appointments
Health & Wellness  (tags: breast cancer screening, invitation, text message, reminders, attendanceresearch, health, prevention, women )

- 5 days ago -
Sending women a text-message reminder before their first routine breast screening appointment significantly increased attendance.
Which Natural Experiments Have An Impact on Public Health When It Comes to Obesity?
Health & Wellness  (tags: obesity, diet, natural experiments, physical activity, policy changesAlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, health, research, prevention, study, society )

- 5 days ago -
A systematic review from Drexel University School of Public Health found that policy or environmental changes that are promising targets for obesity prevention
Tablet Use Contributes to Neck Pain
Health & Wellness  (tags: tablet computer, biomechanics, neck muscles, postureresearch )

- 12 days ago -
Tablet use requires significant head and neck flexion and has implications for potential neck injury to users.
Folic Acid Supplements Reduce First Stroke Risk Among Hypertensive Adults
Health & Wellness  (tags: folic acid, enalapril, risk of first stroke, hypertension, combination therapyAlternativeMed, disease, prevention, protection, research )

- 12 days ago -
In a study among adults with hypertension in China without a history of stroke or MI, the combined use of enalapril and folic acid, compared with enalapril alone, significantly reduced the risk of first stroke.
Being Active Protects White Matter Keeping Seniors Moving
Health & Wellness  (tags: older adults, white matter hyperintensities, physical activity, motor function, brainresearch )

- 14 days ago -
Older adults who are physical activity may may be protecting themselves from the effects of small areas of brain damage that can affect their movement abilities, according to a new study
Take the Hassle Out of Bottle Preparation With the New Bottle Genius
Health & Wellness  (tags: baby bottles, preparation, bottle genius, Born Free, one-stop station, babies )

- 15 days ago -
The Born Free Bottle Geniusâ,,¢ takes the hassle out of getting bottles ready for baby. As a one-stop station, it creates accurately dispensed baby bottles at the perfect temperature, ready to serve to baby.
Maria Shriver; Wipe Out AlzheimerâEUR(TM)s
Health & Wellness  (tags: Wipe Out Alzheimer's, Maria Shriver, Maria C. Carrillo, PhDdisease, women )

- 16 days ago -
Are you an Alzheimer's Innovator? Share your story & Photo . Wipe Out Alzheimer's.
Dietary Sodium Can Negatively Affect Organs
Health & Wellness  (tags: dietary sodium, hypertension, kidney, sodium-restricted diet, target organsresearch, risks, health, disease, diet )

- 17 days ago -
A review paper indicates that even in the absence of an increase in blood pressure, excess dietary sodium can adversely affect target organs, including the blood vessels, heart, kidneys and brain.
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