Tuesday, January 6, 2015

January: Osteoporosis, noise-related hearing loss, Ebola vaccine, glaucoma, Rethinking Drinking

NIH News in Health, a monthly newsletter from the National Institutes of Health, part of the Department of Health and Human Services
Check out the January issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research:
Illustration of 2 people playing tennis. Osteoporosis in Aging Protect Your Bones with Exercise
There's a lot you can do to reduce your risk for osteoporosis, a condition that affects more than 10 million people nationwide. Getting plenty of calcium, vitamin D, and exercise is a good start.
Read more about osteoporosis.
Illustration of a finger turning down the volume on an audio player with ear buds.  Listen Up! Noises Can Damage Your Hearing
Loud or long-lasting noises - from motors, power tools, and even headphones - can permanently damage your hearing. Take steps to protect your ears from harmful noises. Read more about noise-related hearing loss.
Health Capsules:
Ebola Vaccine Prompts Immune Response
Detect Glaucoma Early To Protect Vision
Featured Website: Rethinking Drinking
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