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Repetitive head trauma can have an even more dramatic impact then one event potentially leading to chronic traumatic encephalopathy which is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain that effects memory, cognition and leads to a variety of behavioral problems.

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What Is Glaucoma?

The most common form of glaucoma is primary open angle glaucoma which is caused by clogging in the eyes, drainage canals that slowly increase pressure in the eye.



Study Takes A Look At Food And Sleep

Recently there have been an increasing number of studies conducted to take a look at the impact and one of the most interesting has to do with food and sleep.


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New Study On Water Jets In Schools

Now there is news from a New York based study which looked at installation of so called water jets or electrically cooled large water dispensers, in elementary and middle schools.


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Pollution In The Environment

KYW Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There is no doubt that pollution in our environment can have a dramatic impact on our health. Exposure […]


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Researchers Find Kidney Stones Increasing Among Adolescents

The researchers think the rise may be due to poor water intake and dietary habits such as an increase in sodium and decrease in calcium intake.


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New Research On Sedentary Behavior

The researchers actually studied people who were sedentary much of the day and compared them with those who moved around at a reasonable level.


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Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a problem that occurs when acid from the stomach gets back up to the esophagus and causes damage to it.


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Impact Of Stress On Health

It is very important to fight stress and do all we can to minimize this. Of course it is much easier said than done.


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Finding A Cure For Cancer

Since peaking in 1991, cancer death rates have dropped by 23 percent.


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Prescribing Antibiotics

The American College of Physicians and the CDC are asking physicians not to prescribe antibiotics unnecessarily for colds, sore throats, bronchitis, and sinus infections that aren’t complicated.


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Does Acupuncture Help Tn The Treatment Of Hot Flashes?

It is a very interesting question: does acupuncture help in the treatment of hot flashes for women at the time of menopause?


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Sleep Apnea

These are the common symptoms along with other signs during the day such as daytime sleepiness, waking up with headaches and memory problems. But there is another interesting finding: about 40 percent of people with sleep apnea have diabetes.


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New Study On Pregnancy And Miscarriage

The study brings up an important conversation for you and your physician.


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Teens And Technology Use

The numbers are quite dramatic: nearly three-fourths of all teens have smartphones.


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