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Excessive Exercise Can Be Harmful

Do you know the phrase, “everything in moderation?” Well, that phrase is very true when it comes to exercise.

11/18/2016

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Growing Concern Over Misuse Of ADHD Drugs

The concern is that a growing number of kids are taking ADHD drugs to get high or increase alertness.

11/17/2016

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Can Dirt Help Kids Keep Clean Bill Of Health?

Several studies say that children build immunity by exposure to viruses and bacteria and we should not be overly concerned with preventing all exposure.

11/16/2016

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It Pays To Exercise

It is a sad truth that most of the things that improve our health cost money. But there is one thing that is absolutely free and it can have a dramatic impact on our health: exercise.

11/15/2016

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Vaccinations Vs. Alternative Medicine

A CDC reports finds that child vaccination was significantly less common in households that reported using alternative therapies for their children.

11/14/2016

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Study Finds Link Between Zika and Guillain-Barre

Zika virus continues to be a major health issue and the more we study Zika, the more we are learning.

11/11/2016

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The High Cost Of Treating Dementia

When we think of costs in medicine we think of heart disease or cancer, but you might be surprised to learn that the most expensive condition to treat is dementia.

11/10/2016

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Choice Of Hospital Could Help You Survive Heart Attack

If you want to survive a heart attack you need to recognize the warning signs and get help quickly. According to a 17-year study out of Yale, you should also pick the right hospital.

11/09/2016

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Report Finds Link Between Metabolic Syndrome And Alcohol Consumption

People who drink too much alcohol have increased odds of developing metabolic syndrome.

11/08/2016

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The Good And Bad About ‘Pokémon Go’

It seems like just yesterday that the streets, parks and playgrounds —virtually anywhere people traveled— we full of individuals looking at their handheld smartphones trying to capture various Pokémon.

11/08/2016

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High Blood Pressure In Women

Most people don’t know that heart disease is the number one killer of women.

11/04/2016

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Young Vegetarians

It is estimated that one in 200 children are vegetarians. That is about 300,000 children. The rate increases in teen years by about five times.

11/03/2016

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Dealing With Foot Pain

Foot pain is relatively common and it is one of the most frustrating locations to have pain because it can impact everything you do.

11/02/2016

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Halloween Candy Safety

Halloween is a very special time of year for kids — a chance to load up on treats. But the sad truth is that we also have to make certain that we take precautions to insure safety.

11/01/2016

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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.

10/21/2016

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