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Pushup capacity may be inexpensive way to assess cardiovascular disease risk

Active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 pushups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes — including diagnoses of coronary artery disease and major events such as heart failure — during 10 years of follow-up compared with those who were able to do fewer than 10 pushups during the baseline exam. “Our… Read More »

Thousands of people diagnosed with deadly fungal disease Valley Fever in California as cases soar

Thousands of people diagnosed with deadly fungal disease Valley Fever in California as cases soar Valley Fever cases increased eight percent from 2017 and 42 percent from 2016 Kern County had the highest number of cases, documenting more than 3,000 The disease is caused by breathing in fungal spores that are found in soil  Symptoms… Read More »