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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.


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Fitness Includes Flexibility

There are few things more important than regular stretching.


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Seek Support For Cancer

There’s nothing that makes patients feel better than realizing they’re not alone through an illness, especially a life-threatening illness.


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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.


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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%.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Breastfeeding Is Not The Only Answer

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.