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Continuous Positive Air Pressure Most Common Treatment For Moderate To Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea

One of the most obvious effects of continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) treatment is reduced snoring. But there are many more health benefits that aren’t so easy to see—or hear.

07/21/2015

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Many Advantages To A Low-Fat, Heart-Healthy Diet

There are many advantages to a low-fat, heart-healthy diet: it is great for the heart and can help fight diabetes and in addition to that it can also ward off kidney disease.

07/20/2015

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Don’t Let Underactive Thyroid Go Untreated

Hypothyroidism – or an underactive thyroid gland – is a relatively common problem. First, get checked for it. Then, if you have it, get treated.

07/17/2015

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Best Diet For Diabetics

I am often asked what is a good diet for diabetics. My answer is that it is largely the same as a good diet for most of us.

07/16/2015

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The First Step For An Alcoholic Or Drug Addict

How do you know if you might be an addict? The first clue is if you have it in the back of your mind. Ask yourself these questions

07/15/2015

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Women Unaware Of High Risk For Lung Cancer

Lung cancer causes more deaths among US women than colon, breast, and pancreatic cancer combined.

07/14/2015

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Traveling With Knee Arthritis

For a person who has to deal with arthritis in the knee, travel can be quite difficult – but it should not be unmanageable if you plan ahead.

07/13/2015

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Measles Vaccine Has Benefit Beyond Measles

Child death rates dropped significantly with introduction of the measles vaccine and, new research indicates the vaccine protects against other infections as well.

07/10/2015

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Risk Of Deadly Fall Increases With Age

Compared with adults ages 65 to 74, adults ages 85 and older faced 16 times the death risk from falling.

07/09/2015

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School Is Not Greatest Risk For Peanut Allergy

A study of children allergic to peanuts found that they are not at greatest risk at school.

07/08/2015

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Exercise Has Cholesterol Benefit

Many people believe that creeping cholesterol levels typically go hand-in-hand with aging. But it doesn’thave to be that way, especially if you exercise.

07/07/2015

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Healthy Food Choices Made Simple

Most of our food choices are made on impulse. To make healthy foods more convenient, place them where you can see them.

07/06/2015

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Safety First For Fourth Of July

I give this advice every summer but we still have problems with fireworks. Children and adults suffer serious injuries.

07/03/2015

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Talk To Your Teen About Depression

Teens and depression – it is a relatively common phenomenon but it is an issue which few talk about – and the silence can be deadly.

07/02/2015

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Treating Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is not just a problem for tennis players – although it certainly occurs in tennis players. Officially, the medical name is lateral epicondylitis.

07/01/2015