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Health Highlights: November 29, 2022 | Health & Fitness

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How persistent asthma can harm the heart When breathing becomes intermittent, it binds to plaque in the carotid arteries, increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke, researchers say. Read more


TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Persistent asthma can affect not only the lungs, but also the heart, a new study suggests.

Prolonged Covid often brings another issue: stigma. Patients may face skepticism from others, a new study suggests — employers and doctors question whether they’re really sick, friends shun them, family lose patience. Read more


Prolonged Covid often brings another issue: stigma

TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People with long-term Covid-19 cases may struggle with fatigue, debilitating brain fog or panic attacks for months or years.

High deductibles prevent some women from pursuing follow-up after a mammogram. If an initial mammogram detects an abnormality, 1 in 5 women may avoid additional screening, a new US study has found. Read more


High deductibles deter some women from pursuing mammograms after complications

TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — One in 5 women may avoid additional screening when an initial mammogram detects an abnormality, a new U.S. study finds.

Relax, a little stress is good for you. At low doses, stress has been linked to improvements in brain functions such as working memory, researchers report. Read more


Relax, a little stress is good for you

TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If vacation demands leave you feeling overwhelmed, you can take heart from a new study: When it comes to stress, a little is good.

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