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Sleep disparities may impact health in minority communities

Minority and low-income communities face a sleep gap that can damage their health. In an article published in The Lancet Neurology, Girardin Jean-Louis, Ph.D., addresses how sleep disparities may impact health in minority communities. People in these groups face higher…

What is the relationship between weightlifting and all-cause mortality?

Physical activities, including aerobic and muscle strengthening exercises, are recommended for all adults for improved health conditions and enhanced life span. A recent British Journal of Sports Medicine study investigated the relationship between weightlifting and all-cause mortality, especially death due to cardiovascular…

Air pollution may trigger arrhythmias in healthy adolescents

Breathing particulate matter (i.e., tiny particles suspended in the air) air pollution may trigger irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias) in healthy teenagers, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access, peer-reviewed journal…