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New Report On Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

The volume of soda was particularly important and there were some subtle findings.

01/18/2016

Studies: Mockery Of Obesity Can Have Short Term, Long Term Effects

The impact can be dramatic for children and according to a new report it may lead to eating disorders years late

01/15/2016

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Exercise And Heart Health

Heart disease kills one in every three Americans. More than 42 million each year die of heart disease, stroke, or a related condition.

01/14/2016

Alcohol And Brain Cells

Messages travel between brain cells by way of chemicals called neurotransmitters.

01/13/2016

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What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal affective disorder or SAD is a form of depression that typically starts in fall and winter, when there’s less sunlight outside, and then fades away in spring and summer.

01/12/2016

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Report: Failing Sense Of Smell Might Be Associated With Declining Memory Skills

More research is needed and it is underway but someday a smell test might be used to predict potential memory issues.

01/11/2016

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Sugar Consumption

There are all sorts of recommendations to reduce sugar consumption.

01/08/2016

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Why Is The Term Bloodcurdling Used?

You have probably heard the term bloodcurdling as a a word used to describe extreme fear.

01/07/2016

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The Softer Skills Of Physicians Can Impact Patient Experience

The softer skills of physicians, such as bedside manner and communication style, can impact patient experience, satisfaction, and quality.

01/05/2016

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Evidence, Studies And Common Sense Data

A great deal of the decision making in medicine these days is based on evidence and studies but there are still many things that make sense and have not been tested over time or studied extensively.

01/04/2016

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New Year’s Resolutions

It is less about total victory and more about making effective changes when you make New Year’s resolutions.

01/01/2016

New Year’s Eve Safety

One piece of advice is simple — don’t drink and drive. But the next few warnings you may not have thought about.

12/31/2015

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What Is The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is a group of experts who examine the health needs of the country—virtually every condition from A to Z.

12/28/2015

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Big Changes For Medical Studies Over The Past Decades

Research is the key to new developments and treatments in medicine and it is the lifeblood of advances. But there have been big changes over the past decades concerning who is performing many of the studies.

12/25/2015

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The Holidays And Potential Child Hazards

No one can think of all of the potential child hazards but the best protection is actually being aware of the problems.

12/24/2015

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