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Slip And Fall Lawsuits Not Open And Shut Cases

Because there are lots of people who think that they might win the lawsuit lottery. Here’s the question: if you slip and fall at a store, are you automatically entitled to money?

05/02/2014

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The Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

There are certain things that put a woman at greater risk of ovarian cancer including a family history and not having children.

05/01/2014

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Addiction Knows No Boundaries

One of the keys to dealing with drug use in adolescents is to understand that the problem is prevalent across all social classes. No class is immune to addiction.

04/30/2014

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A Timely Talk With Your Teens

This time of year sees the combination of prom season and the return home of college students to their families. It’s a good time to remind them about the dangers of drinking and driving.

04/29/2014

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Baby-Friendly Not So Friendly For Some Moms

Baby-friendly programs are meant to encourage new mothers to breastfeed – and there are many good reasons – but it’s not for everyone.

04/28/2014

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Exposure To Natural Light May Influence Body Weight

Twenty minutes of natural light in the morning is associated with leaner figures.

04/25/2014

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Circumcision May Be A Financial Decision

Back in the 1960’s, 83% of American baby boys were circumcised. That number is now 77%. Researchers say it is, in part, due to limited finances in the Hispanic community.

04/24/2014

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Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness Limits Treatment

There is a stigma against mental illness and it can deter people from seeking treatment.

04/23/2014

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Friends May Influence Your Diet

According to recent research, people tend to match the eating habits of their social group.

04/22/2014

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Link Between Depression And Heart Disease

Researchers in Norway have found a link between depression and heart disease.

04/21/2014

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Treating Osteoarthritis

When we talk about osteoarthritis, part of it is lifestyle and part of it is medical treatment as well.

04/18/2014

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Don’t Ignore Stomach Issues

An intestinal obstruction can be deadly. See a doctor if you are having trouble passing gas, having a bowel movement or have other symptoms.

04/17/2014

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Medicaid Patients Less Likely To Get Primary Care Appointment

Study finds privately insured patients are more than 25% more likely to get a primary care appointment than patients on Medicaid.

04/16/2014

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Link Between Insomnia And Stroke

A report in the journal Stroke has a concerning finding – a link between insomnia and an increased risk of stroke.

04/15/2014

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Diet High In Fruit May Help Alzheimer’s

There is a report in the journal Aging Cell that a compound found in strawberries may potentially help in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

04/14/2014