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Mental Healthcare on Hand

Click for a full size image   Mental Healthcare on Hand With evidence-based smartphone apps, mental healthcare is always within reach. Anna Williams Close to seven percent of Americans suffer from major depression, and 18 percent have an anxiety disorder. ...

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Is it a bad cold or RSV?

Image: Thinkstock/alice-photo Click for a full size image   Is it a bad cold or RSV? Kids get colds — sometimes, lots of them. But when runny noses and coughs turn into trouble breathing, the problem could indicate RSV, or ...

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Scientists unlock microbiome’s secrets

  Scientists unlock microbiome’s secrets Collaborations produce unexpected research on role of bacteria in disease By Matt Wood Alzheimer’s disease researcher Myles Minter still sounds a little surprised while describing the improbable group of researchers he is collaborating with these ...

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5 Benefits of Healthy Relationships

Five Benefits of Healthy Relationships Click for a full size image   5 Benefits of Healthy Relationships Why Healthy Relationships are So Important As humans, the relationships we form with other people are vital to our mental and emotional wellbeing, ...

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Fitness Goals and How to Meet Them

Click for a full size image   Fitness Goals and How to Meet Them How Different Exercise Can Achieve Any Fitness Goal Everyone needs a little exercise in their life. In fact, adults need approximately 150 minutes of moderate intensity ...

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Anesthesia for youngsters is a tricky calculation

Short, one-time bouts of anesthesia probably don’t cause lasting harm to children’s brains, several studies suggest. But scientists have a lot to learn about anesthetics’ lasting effects, particularly in the youngest patients. Baranozdemir/istock photo Click for a full size image ...

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What it Means to Eat Well With Chemo

Click for a full size image   What it Means to Eat Well With Chemo Nutrition Tips During Cancer Treatment Eating a balanced diet can be tough during cancer treatment. Chemotherapy and other cancer treatments may cause certain side effects ...

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10 Foods to Energize Your Afternoon

Click for a full size image   10 Foods to Energize Your Afternoon Fatigue happens to the best of us. Whether it’s after a restless night’s sleep, or a mid-afternoon slump, coffee, sugar and energy drinks can feel like the ...

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Mutation raises heart block risk

    Mutation raises heart block risk by Laura Daniel Complete heart block (CHB), an interruption in the electrical signals that synchronize the heartbeat, occurs in about 3 percent of patients following congenital heart surgery. While most cases of CHB ...

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