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US Preventive Services Task Force Provides Healthy Reference

A great way to learn about your health and the tests and screening you may need is to take a look at the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations by age.

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Children At Risk For High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure in children leads to high blood pressure in adults and adult hypertension is the leading cause of death in the world.

02/27/2015

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Smokers On Oxygen Create Dilemma For Doctors

Most of the patients who are oxygen dependent are cigarette smokers, putting themselves and others at risk.

02/26/2015

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Alcohol Leads From Depression To Suicide

When a person is suffering from severe depression, drinking can lead that person to committing suicide, when he otherwise might not.

02/25/2015

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Ranking America’s Healthiest States

America’s Health Rankings look at how states compare against each other year to year, with targets like smoking, obesity and preventable hospitalizations examined.

02/24/2015

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New Tech Serving Doctors And Patients

A report in the journal Pediatrics finds that an effort to use text messaging to urge parents to vaccinate their children for the flu has had a great deal of success.

02/23/2015

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Survey Finds Link Between Depression And Smoking

According to a US government survey, more than half of middle-aged men with depression were also smokers. There was a link among women as well.

02/20/2015

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Be On The Look Out For Eye Disease

Many Americans are unaware of the warning signs of eye disease that could blind them if not detected and treated.

02/19/2015

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The Prevalence Of Computer-Related Injuries

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Let me start off by saying this is not evidenced-based, there is no study I am referring to – just my own experience seeing patients every […]

02/18/2015

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Moving Toward Healthier Image Of Women

The French are trying to give more realistic representations of women in magazines. It is considered a public health initiative.

02/17/2015

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The Specialty Of Adolescent Medicine

Many pediatricians, family doctors, and ob/gyns do a great job – but adolescent medicine physicians are another option and a good one.

02/16/2015

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Security Concerns Over Hacking Of Pacemakers, Other Implanted Medical Devices

Internet-connected medical implants, like pacemakers, are more common than ever. So, can they be hacked? A new report in the Journal Science suggests that could be the case.

02/12/2015

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Managing Hypertension Critical To Good Health

Hypertension is the most common chronic condition treated by family physicians – and with good reason.

02/12/2015

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Beware All Medications During Pregnancy

We know that certain drugs taken at certain times can affect the health of the unborn baby, even some considered ‘natural’ or available over the counter.

02/12/2015

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Add Soybeans To Balanced Diet

Soybeans contain all of the essential amino acids necessary for human nutrition and have been grown and harvested for thousands of years.

02/11/2015

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