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Study: Alcoholics May Have Serotonin Deficit

Researchers studied the relationship between alcohol consumption and variations in a gene involved in processing the brain chemical serotonin.

05/29/2014

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Tips For Lowering Lipids

If you want to lower your lipids through the diet the number one thing you can do is reduce your intake of saturated fats or trans fats.

05/28/2014

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Seek Treatment For Postpartum Depression

If, as a new mother, you are depressed or anxious to the point where it is affecting your ability to care for the baby or if you feel you may harm your baby, seek help immediately.

05/27/2014

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Monitor Your Heart Health

The rhythm of the heart or the rate the heart beats can be altered by disease, medication and other issues. Don’t ignore irregularities.

05/26/2014

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Movies Impact Drinking Behavior

It has been well documented that movies have a direct impact on drinking behavior.

05/23/2014

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Bilingual Homes May Benefit Babies’ Brains

A study has found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.

05/22/2014

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Tinnitus Could Be A Warning Sign

Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the ear or the head that does not arise from the external environment or from mental illness.

05/21/2014

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Preventing Kidney Stones

There are some common sense steps that you can take to help with this and, although not perfect, they can be helpful.

05/20/2014

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One In Ten Seniors Are Victims Of Elder Abuse

The National Center On Elder Abuse hopes to make the public aware that 1 in 10 older adults experiences some form of abuse or neglect by a caregiver each year.

05/19/2014

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Complications Of Endometriosis

Having trouble getting pregnant may be the first sign of endometriosis, and we’re not sure of the exact cause, although pain medicines and hormones can help.

05/16/2014

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Obesity Health Risks Comparable To Smoking

We know that cigarettes are bad for us and can increase disease and death especially when compared to non-smokers. But what about obesity – just how risky is it?

05/15/2014

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Trampolines Are High Risk For Kids

While we want kids to exercise, some types of exercise are riskier than others. Bouncing on a trampoline is high on the list.

05/14/2014

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Study: Green Tea Expands Arteries

Green tea can help your arteries. In fact, drinking green tea can expand arteries.

05/13/2014

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Risks Of Diagnostic Testing Must Be Weighed Against Benefits

Certainly there are tests that are necessary and lifesaving but we need to be more responsible when and how we use them.

05/12/2014

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Seeing Less Impaired Vision Among Diabetics

Many people are heeding the advice and the percentage of people with diabetes who have vision problems is declining.

05/09/2014

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