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  • Stressful events can increase women’s odds of obesity

    This post was originally published on this sitehttps://s3.amazonaws.com/cms.ipressroom.com/67/files/20125/4ffd6ec029371a77a90000d1_PIC-Women_and_Stress/PIC-Women_and_Stress_a15c8dbd-8867-41ed-9cab-74b8bbdf8bb5-prv.jpgStudy Highlights: Women who reported one or more traumatic lifetime events, such as death of a child, had increased odds of obesity. Women who reported four or more negative events in the last five years, such as unemployed though wanting work, had…

  • Heart failure in methamphetamine users: could this be the next epidemic among vets?

    This post was originally published on this sitehttps://s3.amazonaws.com/cms.ipressroom.com/67/files/20179/59f3431e2cfac22ba70b5c27_Heart chambers illustration/Heart chambers illustration_699a1f44-2776-40ad-89c9-f74b88aca9ff-prv.jpgStudy Highlights: Heart failure associated with methamphetamine use is on the rise among U.S. veterans. In this study, meth users with heart failure, who were an average age of 61, were notably younger than heart failure patients, whose average age…

  • Australian workers who smoke hit national pocketbook

    This post was originally published on this sitehttps://s3.amazonaws.com/cms.ipressroom.com/67/files/20145/539767b87241c85fcc0015e3_No smoking sign/No smoking sign_6bc0f2ca-f8e2-4039-bb38-562e0fe4f7c6-prv.jpgANAHEIM, California, Nov. 14, 2017 — Smoking among the working population is predicted to cost…