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Too Much Of A Good Thing May Cause Holiday Heart Syndrome

Holiday heart syndrome is a direct result of celebrations, the stress that surrounds the holidays and people drinking more alcohol.

19 hours ago

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Have A Happy – And Safe – Holiday

I just want to take a moment to make you aware of holiday safety.

12/25/2014

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Christmas Tree Allergy Nothing To Sneeze At

If you find that each year you experience nasal stuffiness and congestion this time of year, it could be the tree.

12/24/2014

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Good News Bad News Stats For Teen Substance Abuse

The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.

12/23/2014

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Children’s Animated Films More Frightening Than Adult Movies

A recent study found risk of on-screen death was 2.5 times higher in children’s animated films than the grown-up ones.

12/22/2014

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Eating Disorders Need Psychological Help

A major point to understand about eating disorders is that they are psychological problems.

12/19/2014

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Sleep Deprivation Tied To Cancer Risk

Sleeping less than 7 hours per night has been associated with an increased risk of cancer, even among those who are physically active.

12/18/2014

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Sleep Apnea Causes Thousands Of Fatal Accidents

The numbers are startling: traffic accidents related to obstructive sleep apnea cause 1,400 fatalities in the US each year.

12/17/2014

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Controlling High Blood Pressure May Be A Matter Of Life And Death

When it comes down to it, controlling high blood pressure is best done by a team approach.

12/16/2014

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Maintaining Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

Too many carbohydrates in the diet can increase the risk of people developing type 2, or adult onset, diabetes.

12/15/2014

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New Year’s Day The Most Deadly For Pedestrians

We are coming up on the most dangerous day for pedestrians…New Year’s Day. The numbers are dramatic.

12/12/2014

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Men Get Breast Cancer

What many people don’t realize is breast cancer can affect men as well as women.

12/11/2014

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Healthy Holiday Includes Focusing On What You Have

My worry is that there are many people out there who have unrealistic expectations of the holidays – a source of unnecessary stress.

12/10/2014

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Bedwetting Not Uncommon Among Children

Bedwetting affects five to seven million children in the US and about ten percent of all 7-year-olds.

12/09/2014

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Prescription Drugs Killing Young Adults

Last year, in Delaware, more young adults died from overdoses of prescription drugs than automobile accidents and the CDC points to a national problem as well.

12/08/2014

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