Health in Burien, WA

THE Who rocker Roger Daltrey has urged fans to wear earplugs to gigs so they don’t go deaf like him. Daltrey, 74, has two hearing aids and has to lip read after fronting “the world’s loudest band” …

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Individuals who drank more than two servings of milk per day had a lower rate of major cardiovascular disease, CV mortality, stroke, non-CV mortality and total mortality, compared with those who did not drink milk, according to a study in The Lancet. The findings, based on data from 136,384 people in 21 countries, ages 35 to 70, revealed a similar rate of myocardial infarction between those who had high milk consumption and those who did not consume milk.

A study presented at the American Heart Association's Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions revealed that individuals with overweight or obesity and elevated blood pressure who engaged in lifestyle modifications, including regular exercise and following the DASH diet, experienced a reduction in their BP readings and weight over 16 weeks, compared with those who only ate a DASH diet and those who did not modify their behavior…

By University of Maryland Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences One of the most prevalent health conditions among older adults, age-related hearing loss, can lead to cognitive decline, social isolation and depression. However, new research from the University of Maryland (UMD) Department of He

A study in Diabetes Care showed an association between good early control of type 2 diabetes and a 20% reduced risk of complications over 10 years, such as amputations, advanced eye and kidney disease, heart disease, heart failure, stroke and vascular disease. Researchers used a cohort of 34,737 patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and found that good diabetes control also resulted in a 30% reduced mortality risk in the first year after diagnosis.