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Gwynn’s Death May Force MLB To Consider Ban On Smokeless Tobacco

The death of hall of famer Tony Gwynn from salivary gland cancer is tragic but it may not be in vain.

06/30/2014

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Eat A Good Breakfast

Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day but what makes a good breakfast?

06/27/2014

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Weightlifters Burn More Calories During Balance Of The Day

It is a fascinating concept but people who lift weights to stay in condition actually burn calories when they’re just sitting around.

06/26/2014

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Addiction May Be Neurological Disorder

Researchers believe that chronic alcoholics may drink, in part, to alleviate a deficit in serotonin.

06/25/2014

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Accompany Seniors To Doctors Appointment

The next time an elderly loved one goes to the doctor for an appointment, try and take the time to go with him or her. There are several reasons.

06/24/2014

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Doctors Using Electronic Medical Records To Improve Care

Even with the introduction and clerical nature of electronic medical records, physicians are starting to find ways to use them to improve care.

06/23/2014

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Addictive Painkiller Is Number One Prescription Drug In America

What do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?

06/20/2014

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Some Other Countries Happier, Healthier

When it comes to overall health, we could learn a thing or two from other countries. Many of these nations trump the US in life expectancy.

06/19/2014

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HPV Test Could Replace Pap Smear

Recently, the FDA found the HPV test to be just as reliable as a Pap smear when screening for cervical cancer.

06/18/2014

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Research Provides Hope For Degenerative Eye Diseases

There is fascinating research at Johns Hopkins that could someday lead to treatment for degenerative eye diseases.

06/17/2014

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Study: Red Meat May Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Red meat is a very popular food choice here in the United States but we need to realize that it is best if eaten in moderation. [...]

06/16/2014

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Some Gastric Surgery Benefits May Outweigh Diet And Exercise Alone

This past week results of a study were released which looked at the use of gastric surgical procedures to fight diabetes.

06/13/2014

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Toxic Relationships Bad For Your Health

It’s not too surprising you should have a correlation between bad relationships and heart problems.

06/12/2014

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Diet May Contribute To Dementia In Older Women

In a study of older women, obesity, high blood pressure, and a low level of hdl, collectively labeled metabolic syndrome, were each associated with a 23% increased risk for cognitive impairment.

06/11/2014

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Bilingual Stimulation Good For The Brain

An Italian study found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.

06/10/2014

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