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Ulcerative Colitis: Symptoms & Risks

Ulcerative Colitis is the direct cause of 20,000 hospital admissions every year.


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The Growing Problem Of Meth Use

The drug is known as meth or crystal meth, but whatever you call it, methamphetamine abuse is a growing problem.


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The Rising Problem Of Binge Drinking

The devastating statistics show there were 11-million underage drinkers in this country with 7.2 million binge drinkers.


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Obesity And Cancer

The more weight you carry on your body, the greater the odds of developing cancer.


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Metabolic Syndrome Is Real

Metabolic syndrome is a warning that you can prevent other problems.


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Skin Cancer Detection

Malignant melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer and despite public education and screening, the incidence of melanoma continued to rise over the past seven years.


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Sugar Sweetened Beverage Tax Gaining Steam Overseas

We are no strangers to the concept of a sugar sweetened beverage tax — and now the concept is gaining steam in the United Kingdom.


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Mastectomy Of Healthy Breast: Is It Necessary?

2,400 breast cancer patients were studied and the question raised was: if genetic studies did not show a genetic link, was the removal of the other breast necessary?


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Fitness Apps Can Be Effective, Study Finds

According to a new study looking at a fitness app, this one designed by Apple, called MyHeart Counts, there is definitely a future for these tools if used wisely.


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Improving Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Hospital and physician practices, like many companies, have long used surveys, often expensive surveys, to look at customer satisfaction.


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Teens With Asthma More Likely To Smoke, Study Finds

A study finds Teens with asthma are more than twice as likely to start smoking cigarettes as teens without asthma.


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The Importance Of Reducing Salt Intake

Despite evidence linking salt intake to hypertension and cardiovascular disease, dietary salt intake in the U.S. is on the rise.


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Eating Disorders Linked To Women With Diabetes

According to research published in the British Medical Journal, women with type 1 diabetes are 2.4 times more likely to develop an eating disorder than their non-diabetic peers.


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Warning Signs Of Diabetes

Diabetes is a debilitating condition because of the long-term impact on the body. Early detection is key.


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Understanding Some Important Medical Terms

There are many technical terms in medicine.


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