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Mental distress nay be more harmful than chronic illness

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ThinkstockPhotos 501650894 1It's important to understand the perceived wellbeing of patients...

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FDA issues warning about teething products

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FDA logoThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a risk to infants and children....

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Check safety factors before taking OTC pain relievers

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Many consumers don’t pay attention to safety factors when choosing...

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By the Numbers: National Singles Week

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The Buckeye Singles Council started "National Singles Week" in Ohio in the 1980s to celebrate single life and recognize singles and their contributions to society. The week is now widely observed during the third full week of September (Sept. 18-24 in 2016) as "Unmarried and Single Americans...

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Study shows neighborhood environment can lead to weight issues in teens, young adults

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scaleA new Kaiser Permanente study found an increased risk for becoming overweight or obese among...

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More than a quarter of adults 50+ get little physical activity

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cdc logoDespite the many benefits of moderate physical activity, 31 million Americans (28 percent) age 50 years and older are inactive – that is, they are not physically active beyond the basic movements needed for daily life activities....

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Drive carefully this holiday weekend

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Pregnant women can lower risk of birth defects with flu shot, March of Dimes says

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marchofdimes logoGetting sick with the flu early in pregnancy makes you twice as...

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Take care: 'Tis the season for dog bites

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Summer is peak season for dog bites – especially among children, who spend more time outdoors during July and August, increasing the potential for problem encounters.

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