Navarro: Misleading proposals put Arizona’s health care at risk – The Daily Independent at YourValley.net

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Joel Navarro Flash Gordonn By Joel Navarro, Tempe Board Member | Guest commentary As a third-generation Arizonan who has served on the Tempe City Council since 2008, I have always kept a close eye on policies being considered in Washington that may have unintended consequences for our local communities. Proposals that would take away pharmacy … Read more

Vitamin D supplements may reduce the risk of heart attacks and major cardiovascular events

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A clinical study found that vitamin D supplements may reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events, including heart attacks, in people over the age of 60. The study revealed a 9% decrease in such events among those taking vitamin D, warranting further investigation, particularly in those taking cardiovascular medications. The results show that monthly vitamin … Read more

Echoes of wars: How childhood traumas amplify PTSD risk for military veterans

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A new study indicates that service members who were physically, emotionally or sexually abused during their childhoods are at an increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when deployed to conflict zones. The research builds on the understanding that adverse experiences early in life can increase vulnerability to trauma in adulthood. A recent study … Read more

Stroke: Strenuous exercise increases the risk for people with blocked arteries

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Share on PinterestA recent study looked at the impact of strenuous exercise on stroke risk among people with blocked arteries. Drazen Zigic/Getty Images New research has found that an increased heart rate can lead to strokes in people with carotid artery stenosis (blocked arteries). For people without blocked arteries or minimal blockage, exercise helps maintain … Read more

16.5 million Americans at risk of stroke from excessive exercise: study

Vigorous exercise could increase risk of suffering a stroke, study suggests (stock)

Health From Adriana Diaz June 26, 2023 | 3:32 pm Push it but not too hard. Nearly 16.5 million Americans are at risk of stroke from exercising too strenuously, according to a new study. Published in the scientific journal Physics of Fluid, the researchers concluded that an elevated heart rate can induce a stroke in … Read more

16.5 MILLION Americans at risk of stroke from excessive exercise, study suggests

Vigorous exercise could increase risk of suffering a stroke, study suggests (stock)

Millions of Americans are at risk of stroke if they exercise too much, study suggests. Researchers have found that people with carotid artery stenosis, which affects an estimated five percent of the country, are at risk of suffering sudden clots in the brain from simple activities like brisk walking, swimming or even Zumba. . During … Read more

ALS: Omega-3 fatty acids linked to 50% lower risk of death.

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Share on PinterestOmega-3s, found in foods such as fish and nuts, may be beneficial for people with ALS, a progressive and incurable disease. Ingrid Bertens/Stocksy Omega-3 fatty acids are known to have a variety of health benefits. Harvard University researchers have now found that people with ALS who eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids … Read more

Ask the expert: How can the Chignik earthquake in Alaska help predict future risk?

The graphic shows how GPS satellites in the sky send signals to a floating platform (about the size of a large surfboard) that sends and receives signals from transponders on the ocean floor to study earthquakes on the ocean floor.

“Ask the Expert” articles provide information and insights from MSU scientists, researchers, and scholars on national and global issues, complex research, and topics of general interest based on their areas of academic expertise and study. They may contain historical information, background, research results or offer suggestions. Earthquakes are caused by the movement of the tectonic … Read more