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Young cancer patient credits Trump policy for recovery

A young woman credits the “Right to Try” law in helping her battle cancer and thanked President Trump for backing the legislation.  Her appearance at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference brought her onstage with ...

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Trump signs executive order: ‘The Opposite of Obamacare’

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Patients will find a lot more transparency in health care pricing after President Donald Trump signed an executive order he called “the opposite of Obamacare.” As of Monday, it directs the Department ...

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Great ways to keep your mind sharp

When you think about exercise, you likely envision using the treadmill or lifting weights. But every bit as important to your long-term health and wellness are activities that keep your mind sharp ...

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Trump administration finalizes health insurance rule to help employees

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Employees without employer health insurance will now find it easier to pay for their health care thanks to President Trump. “We are here to announce the latest historic action that we are taking to ...

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Ted Danson shares tips for healthy aging

In his distinguished career, actor Ted Danson has played many iconic roles, including a cantankerous but caring doctor. In real life, the 70-year-old says good relationships with health care providers are critical ...

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Israeli scientists destroy cancer by freezing

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JERUSALEM, Israel – An Israeli company is helping doctors treat cancer by freezing tumors with liquid nitrogen. IceCure Medical, a company based in Israel’s northern coastal city of Caesarea, claim their non-invasive ...

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Kim Komando: Better sleep with the right technology

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Most of us know about “circadian rhythms” and the “sleep cycle.” We have a basic idea of REM, and know it’s not best to wake up during a “deep sleep.” But all ...

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Cocaine and sugar addictions have similar withdrawal

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It’s true. A sweet tooth can be more addictive than cocaine is for a crackhead. A new study confirms obesity increases the risk of disease and early death and that if you try ...

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Weight loss: How to shed pounds fast this summer

For many, summer weight loss is about getting into that bathing suit and feeling your best. With summer vacation just around the corner, what can you do now that will make a ...

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Depression doesn’t have to be a dirty word

In our popular culture, depression is deemed a dirty word.  Many of us are ashamed to acknowledge to ourselves and to others that we can’t muster enough strength to get out of ...

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Christian fitness: Is the Church slacking off?

Sad to say, but you probably won’t find any great Christian programming in churches or fitness facilities any time soon. Why are we so far from doing the most obvious? What will ...

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Study: Restroom hand dryers suck in, blow out poo onto users

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An exhaustive study has revealed that hand dryers in public bathrooms are blowing out fecal matter onto people’s hands. The report, published in the Applied and Environmental Microbiology Journal, said that scientists put ...

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Baby born without skin struggles for life in Texas

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A Texas couple is desperate for answers as doctors struggle to put together a care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals ...

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‘Frankenfish’ salmon to be sold unlabeled in U.S.

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As the United States joins Canada to become the only two countries in the world to sell genetically modified salmon, GM opponents warn that not only does the fish pose environmental risks, ...

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6 foods that lower blood pressure

Over 70 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure and 30 percent of Americans have prehypertension, making this condition extremely crucial to control. However, sometimes prescription drugs used to control hypertension can ...

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Do you live in one of nation’s healthiest counties?

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How healthy is your county? Below is a list of the top 500 communities in the United states and where they rank based on certain criteria. The U.S. News Healthiest Communities rankings ...

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When you’re feeling worn out, turn to this Bible passage

There’s no doubt about it, life can be exhausting. Whether we’re dealing with work, kids, financial pressure, or doing our best to stick to our Lenten fasting, it’s not a surprise if ...

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10 ways to prevent caregiver depression

Caregivers often prioritize their care recipients’ needs over their own. The sacrifices involved in caregiving place an incredible amount of strain on even the most capable individuals. The resulting feelings of anger, ...

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Kale joins list of 12 ‘dirtiest’ pesticide-laced items in the produce aisle

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Weekend gardeners have another reason to keep up their hard work–it’s about the only way to find pesticide-free produce these days. A recent study found that an amazing amount of food, sold ...

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Second jury finds Roundup causes cancer

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A U.S. jury ruled on March 19 that agrochemical company Monsanto’s weed killer product, Roundup,  was a major contributing factor in causing cancer. It is the second such ruling. Shares in Bayer, the ...

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What is Home Care about? Company shares their philosophy

This past Summer, Phoenix Home Care and Hospice cut the ribbon on its new Topeka location at 2945 SW Wanamaker Drive. Phoenix also has locations in Wichita and Lebanon, Kansas, as well ...

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10 doctor-recommended healthy habits

Are you looking for tangible ways to improve your health? Not sure where to start? Consider the top recommendations from the doctors at American Medical Association (AMA). “From time to time, it’s ...

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One-year-old baby rides NY subway alone

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The New York Police Department said a 1-year-old baby boy in a stroller rode alone on a Manhattan subway train for eight stops—or about 60 blocks—after the baby’s caretaker became ill. The toddler ...

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How to identify and minimize caregiver burden

Most of us have heard of caregiver burnout or are familiar with the trials and tribulations involved with providing care for a loved one. While we may be aware of these unique ...

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Dreams by dying patients should be respected says doctor

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The dreams of patients at Hospice Buffalo in New York are providing insight into what people see and experience in the weeks and days before they pass away. Pittsburg’s KDKA-TV reports that ...

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