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Basal Cell Skin Cancer On The Rise

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. Those who are at risk should get regular skin checks.

06/26/2015

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Avoid Stroke By Practicing 5 Healthy Behaviors

Harvard researchers have found that middle-aged people who practice five healthy behaviors lower their stroke risk by about 80%.

06/25/2015

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Exercise Reduces Symptoms Of Depression

A growing body of evidence suggests an increase in physical activity can help reduce symptoms such as depression and anxiety in both adolescents and adults.

06/24/2015

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Apples During Pregnancy Reduce Asthma Risk For Children

When moms-to-be ate apples during pregnancy, their children had lower rates of asthma.

06/23/2015

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Kids Need To Play

Encourage your kids to go outside and play. Free play is as important and maybe even more important than team activities.

06/22/2015

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Trauma Often Causes Acute Stress Disorder

Acute stress disorder often occurs in patients after witnessing, hearing about or being directly exposed to a traumatic event.

06/19/2015

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Promising Research For Facial Blindness

Facial blindness has always been a mystery but Stanford researchers have isolated the problem to a specific part of the brain.

06/18/2015

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Breastfeeding Is Not The Only Answer

Certainly there are key advantages to breastfeeding but formula is also an excellent option.

06/17/2015

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Preventing Migraines Is An Option

If you are suffering from headaches and simply just reacting to them, try to take control. Talk to your doctor. There is help.

06/16/2015

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Hospital Discharge Often Includes Confusing Change In Medications

If you are hospitalized and given new medications ask about them and understand them. Mistakes and misunderstandings are not uncommon.

06/15/2015

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Improving Communication Could Reduce Health Care Mistakes

There is no doubt communication is crucial in health care where the stakes can be tremendously high.

06/12/2015

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Spouses And Partners Feel Impact Of Cancer

Spouses and partners of cancer survivors experience emotional stress very similar to that seen in the patients themselves.

06/11/2015

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Mediterranean Diet Has Smorgasbord Of Benefits

The Mediterranean Diet is modeled after those who live on the Mediterranean who are known for living long, healthy lives.

06/10/2015

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Deadly Risks Of Sun Tanning

Basically, if you’re going to enjoy the sun, you need to be careful. Tens of thousands of people die each year from too much sun.

06/09/2015

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Robotic Surgery Has Become Commonplace

Robotic surgery, once considered experimental and exciting, is becoming commonplace at many local hospitals.

06/08/2015