Health New York
This section of articles provides useful and simplified information on health topics. The subjects available in this section include diseases, disorders, and cosmetic surgeries.
There are so many pressing issues and tasks that we must do every day and relaxation is often relegated to the sidelines. You will often hear people complaining about not having any time to enjoy life and relax.
Taking good care of your teeth may help cut your risk of developing head or neck cancer, suggests a new study that links a gum disease to such tumors. Having chronic periodontitis, a gum disease involving the progressive loss of the bone and soft tissue attached to the teeth, appeared to increase one's odds of developing head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, especially in the mouth and throat.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that families in New York who get their water from private wells should have these drinking sources tested annually for possible contamination. The new recommendation, part of a policy statement crafted with help from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, aims to protect children whose immature immune systems are more vulnerable to water-borne contaminants such as pesticides, fertilizers and sewage.
The United States faces a dire shortage of cardiologists in the coming years, a shortage made even more critical given the increasing demands of a population rapidly growing older and heavier. The shortfall could reach 16,000 cardiologists by 2050, according to a new report from the American College of Cardiology (ACC). As of right now, there are already 3,000 too few cardiologists in this country, the report finds.
This excess weight may be muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Obesity refers specifically to an abnormally high proportion of body fat. You can be overweight without being obese - for example, a bodybuilder or other highly-muscled athlete. Read on and learn mnore.
In order to maintain the effectiveness of your workouts over the long term, you have to employ a concept known as cross training. Although there is no hard and fast definition of cross training, the basic idea is that you continually change your exercise program to work both your muscular and your cardiovascular systems in a variety of ways, forcing your body to adapt to a new stimulus. Read on and learn more.
Today facial rejuvenation in New York is increasingly being done with fractional photothermolysis. Unlike the older lasers, selective photothermolysis only treats the selected damaged areas of the skin, thus reducing the incidence of major side effects.
In the summer, there are many different things that people in New York like to do in order to have fun. Some people like to enjoy outdoor activities such as sports, while other people like to lie out in the sun for long periods of time and tan. Tanning is something that has become more and more popular amongst people since the early twentieth century, but too much tanning can lead to things like skin cancer and premature wrinkles.
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The importance and benefits of strength training exercise for adults should not be underestimated. Once a practice reserved solely for competitive athletes and bodybuilders, strength training has now gained incredible popularity in New York with men and women of all ages, shapes and sizes.