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National Health News Binge Drinking Dangerous for Young Adults

Binge Drinking Dangerous for Young Adults

g an occasional drink is fine, but “binge” drinking is a known health hazard and now high blood pressure may need to be added to the list of possible consequences. Young adults in their twenties who regularly binge drink have higher blood pressure which may increase the risk of developing hypertension, concludes a study conducted […]

2/19/16 at 12:03 pm     1518      ,     Medical Xpress
National Health News No Alcohol during Pregnancy — Ever — Plead U.S. Pediatricians

No Alcohol during Pregnancy — Ever — Plead U.S. Pediatricians

effort to once and for all put a rest to any debate about drinking during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics has put out a clear message: Don’t do it. Ever. At all. Not even a tiny bit. “No amount of alcohol should be considered safe to drink during any trimester of pregnancy,” […]

10/21/15 at 3:14 pm     1278      ,     CNN
National Health News Lifelong Health begins before Birth

Lifelong Health begins before Birth

217;ve long known that a pregnant mother’s alcohol and tobacco use can harm a developing fetus, but we’re now learning much more about how a baby’s first nine months before birth can affect its health into adulthood. The environment of the womb, which is determined by a mother’s health, lifestyle and surroundings, can alter the […]

4/14/15 at 11:14 am     1239      , , ,     Medical Xpress