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Barbershop Blood Pressure Checks May Save Lives

Health workers trained barbers in 14 barbershops located in African-American neighborhoods deeply affected by heart disease to take their patrons’ blood pressures.

07/29/2014

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Children Who Are Obese Don’t Necessarily Realize It

Nearly 17% of US children and adolescents are obese. But, according to a CDC report, many people who are obese don’t consider themselves as having the condition.

07/28/2014

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Emotions Influence Health

Depression, stress, anxiety, and other emotional states really do affect your cardiovascular health.

07/25/2014

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Computer Vision Syndrome May Tire Your Eyes

An increasing number of Americans suffer from computer vision syndrome – eye discomfort and visual problems leading to tired, sore, and dry eyes.

07/24/2014

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Adding Fruits And Vegetables To Your Diet

If you don’t normally eat many fruits and veggies, top your cereal with fresh berries or bananas, order vegetables on your sandwich – just work them in.

07/23/2014

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Walking, Fruits and Veggies A Recipe For Good Health

Research shows that even one hour of exercise a week is better for your health than doing nothing. Add fruits and vegetables to your diet and you’re on your way.

07/22/2014

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Do More For Skin Than Use Sunscreen

In addition to wearing sun protection year round, other tips to keep skin in tip top shape include healthy eating and physical activity.

07/21/2014

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College Students Overestimate Peers’ Drinking

The danger in the overestimation is that a student’s perception of his or her campus drinking norm is the strongest predictor of his or her personal alcohol consumption.

07/18/2014

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Magnetic Insoles Make No Difference For Those Suffering From Foot Pain

They are very hot products on the Internet – magnetic insoles that are being marketed as a way to help with foot pain. But do they work?

07/17/2014

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Sitting At A Desk Increases Risk For Obesity

The more time men spend sitting at a desk, the greater the risk of being overweight or obese.

07/16/2014

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Nephrologists Can Help Control High Blood Pressure

Nephrologists work with controlling high blood pressure through the additional training they have received.

07/15/2014

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Singing May Make You Smarter

Learning to sing promotes structural changes in the brain that help you learn and think quicker on your feet.

07/14/2014

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Sport Drinks May Damage Teeth

Regular use of sport drinks can cause 11 times more damage to the teeth than cola.

07/10/2014

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Legal Medications Being Used To Get High

There was a time when illegal drugs were a major problem with young adults. They still are but now there are equal concerns about legal medications to get high.

07/09/2014

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The Risks Of Accutane

The reason that accutane is left as a last resort is because it is a very potent but potentially dangerous drug.

07/08/2014

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