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Simple Steps To Help Deal With Stress

In one recent survey, one in four Americans said they’d felt extremely stressed in the past month.


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Child Vaccinations Up, CDC Says

According to the CDC, median coverage neared 95% for vaccines required for kindergarten entry, including increases in coverage for measles, mumps and rubella since last year.


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Dentist Over Emergency Room For Mouth-Related Issues

The emergency room can handle just about anything, but for mouth-related issues your dentist is the better option.


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Women’s Stronger Verbal Skills May Mask Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new report in the Journal Neurology finds this verbal advantage can be important later in life. Women’s advantage over men in verbal memory skills may mask early-stage Alzheimer’s Disease.


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Don’t Forget To Check Expiration Dates Of Medications

It is a common mistake that many people make. They don’t check the expiration dates of medications in their medicine cabinets.


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Study Finds Link Between Child Abuse And Teen Pregnancy

The impact of physical and psychological abuse on children can not be overstated. The effects can be lifelong and without counseling and support it can lead to serious issues for the victim. One of the most glaring examples is teen pregnancy.


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The Biobehavioral Study Of Eating And Weight

When it comes to losing weight, scientists writing in the Journal Obesity say that this behavioral approach can have a major role in helping people achieve their goals.


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What Impact Does Stress On Your Memory?

Scientists are pointing to a study in Sweden which has linked psychosocial stressors in midlife to dementia later in life.


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Childhood Hypertension Associated With Cognitive Issues, Researchers Find

There is news from the Journal of Pediatrics which finds that children with untreated primary hypertension turned in lower scores on tests measuring verbal and visual learning, and recall and verbal reasoning.


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Teens Not Getting Enough Exercise, Researchers Say

In the article, the authors find far too many U.S. high school students engage in low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.


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Report: FDA Not Doing Enough Regulate E-Cigarettes

The FDA has been tasked with regulating the products, but researchers reporting in the Journal JAMA Pediatrics warn that not enough may be getting done .


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New Tool Could Help Diagnose Concussion-Linked Brain Disease

It is a sad truth, but some of the best research in concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE is being done on the brains of NFL players.


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The Changing Trend In Physician-Patient Relationships

The American Academy of Family Physicians concluded their meeting in Orlando.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/30/2016

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Study Looks At Relationship Between Vasectomies And Prostate Cancer

Over the years there have been numerous studies looking at a potential link between a man having a vasectomy and developing prostate cancer later in life.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/29/2016

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Are Antibiotics Beneficial For Asthma Patients?

For many years it has been a reflex for physicians to provide antibiotics for people suffering from asthma.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/28/2016

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