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Mirror Movements

Researchers have identified the genetic cause of mirror movements and have tracked its incidence in families.


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High Blood Pressure Is A Chronic Health Problem

High blood pressure is a chronic health problem and it’s what we call a progressive disorder which means it gets worse over time if not controlled.


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Study: Thinking Skills Improve More In Children With Regular Exposure To Green Space

According to a new study, thinking skills improve more in children with regular exposure to green space — that’s according to a new study of more than 2,500 second to fourth-graders.


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Can Eating Chocolate Lower The Risk Of Stroke?

As if we need another good excuse to eat chocolate, Swedish researchers found that women who ate a moderate amount of dark chocolate on a regular basis, lowered the risk of two types of strokes by 20 percent.


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The Importance Of Moving Around Throughout The Day

Some of the most important research in the past eighteen months has centered around the importance of moving around and not sitting for extended periods of time.


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Internet Having Huge Role In Health Advice, But Lack Of Regulation A Major Concern

We knew it was only a matter of time, but much like television in the last part of the twentieth century, the internet is having a huge role in health advice for the masses.


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Many Women Not Getting Necessary Screening For Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, or weak bones, affects about ten million Americans.


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Tips When Dining Out

Many of us like to go out to a restaurant to eat, but there is a price—beyond the price of the food. The average American consumes an additional 200 calories, 3 to 4 grams of saturated fat, and an extra 300 to 450 grams of sodium on days that include dining out.


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What Is An EKG?

EKG tests help your doctor detect or diagnose a wide variety of heart problems.


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What Is The Best Amount Of Exercise?

Exercise increases your brain’s plasticity, or connections between cells. It also releases a chemical called brain-derived neurotrophic factor. This chemical helps new brain cells develop and thrive.


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This Is The Time Of Year When Many Become Aware Of Skin Lesions, Including Skin Cancer

This is the time of year when many of us become aware of skin lesions including skin cancer. The major reason is that we notice our skin because we are wearing lighter clothes and clothes that reveal more of us like bathing suits.


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High-Pressure Jobs And Risk For Heart Disease

A healthy lifestyle may protect your heart from the pressure long hours, a demanding environment, and a lack of control all contribute to job strain.


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Creating A Birth Plan

If you are pregnant or thinking about having a baby in the near future you may have heard about birth plans and wonder if you need one. A birth plan can be a helpful tool to make sure your wishes for your baby’s birth are known.


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Hepatitis C Screening

It’s never easy to learn you have a chronic condition, but it’s important to know if there is potential to control that condition or even begin early treatment.


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Wearing Contact Lenses

It is important to get eye exams on a regular basis and perhaps the most important step is hygiene: hand washing and cleaning of the lenses.


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