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Healthy Holiday Includes Focusing On What You Have

My worry is that there are many people out there who have unrealistic expectations of the holidays – a source of unnecessary stress.

12/10/2014

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Bedwetting Not Uncommon Among Children

Bedwetting affects five to seven million children in the US and about ten percent of all 7-year-olds.

12/09/2014

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Prescription Drugs Killing Young Adults

Last year, in Delaware, more young adults died from overdoses of prescription drugs than automobile accidents and the CDC points to a national problem as well.

12/08/2014

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Testing And Treating Dementia

We need to screen for dementia because there are things we can do to slow down progress and possibly buy time until better drugs come along.

12/05/2014

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Drug Companies Ignoring FDA Recommendations

Although the FDA provided advice to drug companies during the trial period of since-approved medications, much of it was ignored.

12/04/2014

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European Researchers Developing Less Painful Mammogram

European researchers are reporting that it is possible to perform mammography using pressure evenly exerted throughout breast and, therefore, less painful.

12/03/2014

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Early Onset Alzheimer’s Relatively Uncommon

While it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.

12/02/2014

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Study Gives Good Reason For Full Day Of Preschool

According to a University of Minnesota study, kids who attend a full day of preschool are better prepared for kindergarten and beyond.

12/01/2014

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Balancing Your Diet Through The Holidays

Enjoy your family meals this holiday season but in between pride yourself on a balanced diet so the next few weeks don’t set you back greatly.

11/28/2014

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Women With High Blood Pressure Need To Be Treated…Like Men

About 35 million of the people with high blood pressure, roughly one half, are women. And, left untreated, it can be fatal.

11/27/2014

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Heart Health May Be Predictor Of Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a complex issue and the more we learn, the more we realize the role of healthy living and prevention.

11/26/2014

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Early Intervention Limits Damage From Stroke

The effects of a stroke depend on several things including the location of the damage and how much of the brain is affected.

11/25/2014

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Don’t Ignore ‘Growing Pains’

We don’t think of musculoskeletal pain in children but it occurs more commonly than you would think. Don’t ignore it.

11/24/2014

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An ‘Apple A Day’ Good For Pregnant Women And Their Future Children

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

11/21/2014

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Asthma Is Common And Potentially Fatal Problem Among Inner City Youth

Asthma is a major health concern and it is particularly an issue in children who live in the city.

11/20/2014

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