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Children Understand Parents’ Need To Discipline

When it comes to parents disciplining their kids, there needs to be balance.

01/02/2015

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Americans Using Statins In Record Number

The number of Americans over 40 who take cholesterol-lowering drugs has climbed from around 20% in 2003 to around 28% in 2012.

01/01/2015

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Make Reasonable Resolutions

The reason most resolutions fail is because they are unrealistic and difficult to uphold.

12/31/2014

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Care Is Critical Component Of Healthcare

If your doctor is empathetic and compassionate, it can help remove countless obstacles and lead to high quality care.

12/30/2014

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Fewer Teens Using Indoor Tanning Beds

For several years now health officials have been issuing warnings about indoor tanning beds and it appears teens may be paying attention.

12/29/2014

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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.

12/26/2014

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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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