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Too Much Time Spent In Front Of The Monitor

The study of so-called time-in-front-of-the-monitor needs to be expanded from TV and video games to hand held devices and the wide array of tools that are out there.

08/21/2014

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Health Benefits Of Brown Rice

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It is called unpolished rice but most of us know it as brown rice because of its brown color. This is how all rice would look [...]

08/20/2014

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Rehab Helps Muscle Injury And Recovery

A good rehab program can help people make dramatic improvements if started at the earliest and safest possible time.

08/19/2014

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Obese Children – And Their Parents – Underestimate Their Weight

We recently learned that most overweight kids think they are at a normal weight – and their parents underestimate their children’s weight as well.

08/18/2014

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Encourage Teens Suffering From Depression To Seek Help

Depression can be a major issue during the teenage years, but far too many teenagers fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed.

08/15/2014

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Seniors Who Exercise Reduce Risk Of Hospitalization

Regular exercise is the gift that keeps on giving. And now, medical journals are reporting that exercise could reduce the risk of hospitalizations, especially among seniors.

08/14/2014

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C-Sections Should Not Be Alternative Of Convenience

In recent years, there has been a trend toward so-called ‘convenience’ C-sections done for non-medical reasons. These procedures are frowned upon and cause for concern.

08/13/2014

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Sleep Apnea Poses Danger On The Road

People with untreated sleep apnea may be less alert behind the wheel – risking thousands of lives.

08/12/2014

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Video Games Impact Kids’ Socialization

I think we are all in agreement that too much time spent playing video games is a bad thing for kids, but what about a few hours a week?

08/11/2014

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Computerized Medical Records Subject To Cyber Attacks

Many hospitals will need to turn to what is called cyberdefense in an effort to defend patient confidentiality.

08/08/2014

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Common Drugs Cause Weight Gain

The most common medications that contribute to weight gain are two commonly prescribed drug classes – corticosteroids and antidepressants.

08/07/2014

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Fruits And Vegetables Extend Life Expectancy

Here is a great argument for eating plenty of fruits and vegetables.

08/06/2014

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A Little Running Can Make A Big Difference

Most of us were told that you had to run long distances to get that health edge. Not true.

08/05/2014

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First Impressions Register In Milliseconds

A new study suggests physical features can contribute to the social judgments people make in as little as 100 milliseconds.

08/04/2014

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Managing COPD

There are certain tips that can help if you have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive piulmonary disease. The first is to quit smoking.

08/01/2014

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