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Arthritis Pain Relievers May Raise Risk of Death From Stroke
Arthritis can be painful and prevent patients from doing daily activities. But certain medicines to relieve arthritis pain may increase patients' chances of dying from a stroke, a new study found.
Health Risks Seniors Should Be Aware Of
As you age, you may be faced with health risks you did not have to confront before. While you can’t prevent the passing of time, being knowledgeable and proactive with your health can have dramatic effects on your current and future quality of life.
America's Happiest and Healthiest States
Health and happiness are usually terms reserved for individuals, yet there is no denying that location can play a role in these traits. Here’s a list of the happiest and healthiest states.
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
Foods That Make You Go
Constipation is usually defined as having a bowel movement less than three times a week. Here are some foods that can help relieve constipation.
When the Elderly Stop Driving
Many adults have to stop driving cars once they reach old age. Not being able to drive anymore can cause mental distress and contribute to health problems.
How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
Healthier Hearts After Joint Surgery
For patients with arthritis, joint replacement surgery could mean more than relief from pain and stiffness. It might protect against heart disease too.
Cholesterol Rx Takes Care of Joints Too
A certain cholesterol-lowering medicine could knock two birds with one stone if patients' joints are hurting as well.
Painkiller May Raise Heart Attack Risk
Millions take diclofenac to relieve the pain of arthritis and other ailments. The European Medicines Agency, however, has issued a warning that this medication may raise heart attack risk.