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If Obamacare Fails, Will You Still Have Health Care?

The continuing pull out of health care companies from the individual insurance market is reducing health care coverage across the…
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New Guidelines for Sleeping Babies

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its sleep guidelines to recommend that infants should now sleep in their…
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Deaths From Alzheimer’s Disease Increase 55 Percent Since 1999

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deaths in the United States attributed to Alzheimer’s…
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Zika Virus Reasserts Itself

The Zika virus, which featured prominently in the news during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics, may be making…
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10,000 Steps to Better Health

You may have heard that taking 10,000 steps a day is a goal that most people should set for themselves. …
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Salt May Actually Lead to Weight Loss

New research suggests that the commonly-held belief that consuming large amounts of salt in one’s diet leads to weight gain…
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How Blood Sugar Studies Are Shedding Light on Brain Cancer

When you see a headline like, “Study finds link between blood sugar and brain cancer,” what do you assume? Probably…
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How To Guard Against Heart Disease

What’s the number one cause of death in the U.S.? How about in the world? If you said heart disease,…
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Lyme Disease Is On The Rise – How To Protect Yourself

You may have noticed that Lyme disease has become a popular news topic in recent years. A number of celebrities…
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Why Gluten Free Isn’t Actually Healthier

Just about anywhere you go to eat these days, there are two words you’re likely to hear: “gluten free.” The…
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“Social Smoking” Is as Bad for You as Regular Smoking

Everyone knows smoking is bad for you. There are a variety of PSAs, from TV commercials to billboards and print…
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Exercise Can Keep Your Mind Sharp as Well as Your Body

It’s a sad fact of life that, as you get older, your mind begins to deteriorate. You’re at a greater…