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How to live longer: The seemingly healthy decisions that could shorten your lifespan

The importance of eating a healthy, balanced diet is trotted out so often it seems obvious by now. Packing your diet full of greens and cutting down on processed meat should raise few eyebrows. However, certain dietary decisions can seem healthy on the surface, when in fact they are compromising your lifespan. As Lisa Simon,… Read More »

Could Taking a Swing at Golf Help Parkinson’s Patients?

WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 — For helping Parkinson’s patients improve their balance and mobility, golf may beat the martial art exercise tai chi, a new, small study reveals. “Exercise is well-known to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease,” said study author Dr. Anne-Marie Wills, noting it helps to improve gait, balance and fatigue, while offering… Read More »

Capping hospital prices could save $235B annually, Rand study says

Dive Brief: Aggressively regulating the prices of hospital services could reduce healthcare spending by more than $ 235 billion a year, according to a new study issued by the think tank Rand. The report also examines price transparency and increased market competition among hospitals, and concluded that setting fixed prices would save the most money. … Read More »

New test could defend against virus

A new rapid COVID-19 test that can produce a positive or negative result in just 15 minutes could bolster Australia’s response to coronavirus, according to a Melbourne doctor. General practitioner Dr Peter Lewis said the rapid antigen test only surfaced in the medical realm in the past few weeks and was already being manufactured in… Read More »