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Understanding Thirst

We are creatures dependent on water. There is no doubt that our bodies tell us when we need water by making us thirsty and desirous of more. But how does thirst work?

01/28/2015

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Anorexia And Bulimia May Be More Than Psychological Disorder

In addition to the psychological disorders that lead to anorexia or bulimia, research indicates genetics and discrete biochemical signals may play an active role.

01/27/2015

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Snow Triggers Warning About Health Dangers Of Shoveling

The stress and strain of shoveling snow can cause all sorts of problems.

01/26/2015

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Childhood Cancer Survivors May Have Complications Down The Road

Some cancer treatments that save the lives of children can lead to problems later on. Screening is necessary.

01/26/2015

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Stretching Critical Part Of Exercise Routine

Stretching can be a very important part of exercising and is best done after you have loosened up a bit.

01/23/2015

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Another Reminder Not To Text And Drive

I don’t know about you but it seems more and more common that I am encountering people who are texting while driving – despite the known danger.

01/22/2015

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Sleep Deprivation Increases Anxiety

There are many things that can trigger feelings of anxiety but one of the most recently studied areas has been sleep – or lack of it.

01/21/2015

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Mood Influences Health

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]

01/20/2015

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Strokes Demand Timely Treatment

Each year, over half a million people experience a stroke for the first time. Today many things can be done at the hospital to help.

01/19/2015

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Common Household Cleaning Products Pose Risk To Children And Pets

The US Department of Health and Human Services thinks that it is a big enough problem that they have listed safety tips for household products.

01/16/2015

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Obese Teens Risk Premature Death

Obesity at age 18 has the same risk for premature death as that of heavy smokers – heavy smokers are those who smoke more than ten cigarettes a day.

01/15/2015

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Music May Have Medicinal Benefit

A new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.

01/14/2015

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Women Should Lift Weights

There was a time when women were told not to lift weights. That can be forgotten.

01/13/2015

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Take Preventive Measures With Your Health Care

We know our service policies and check-up on cars, we know a great deal about our electronic equipment, but most of us have no idea about our health care.

01/12/2015

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Household Chores Have Health Benefit

According to a new study, even light physical activity around the home reduces the risk for disability in older adults.

01/09/2015