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7 Healthy Back to School Tips for Kids

Summer will soon be over for many kids, and as a parent, whether you’re shedding tears or jumping with the joy at your kids heading back to school, you should also be ...

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Meds, social media linked to Gen Z suicide rise?

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Gen Z suicide rates have spiked to the highest level in nearly two decades for that age range. A report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says it’s now ...

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How the internet can help prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Over the past 10 years, researchers have learned Alzheimer’s disease starts much earlier than the onset of symptoms – 10-20 years before an individual, family member or friend might notice the signs ...

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Study: Most new drugs have little benefit

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If you watch any television at all, read a magazine or turn on the radio, there seems to be a new drug to treat anything and everything. We live in a medication-obsessed ...

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Don’t let stroke strike twice

Not all strokes can be prevented, but making healthy lifestyle choices, like exercising, eating right, maintaining a healthy weight and treating conditions such as high blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure can ...

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Blueberries lower risk of cardiovascular disease

As farms growing blueberries across the nation are ready for picking this week, the health benefits of blueberries keep adding up. They are nutritional powerhouses that punch above their weight to promote health in ...

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No more abortions by Planned Parenthood in Missouri

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The last abortion clinic in the state of Missouri has again lost its license and cannot perform the procedure. The current license for the abortion center expired Friday and the Missouri 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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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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Super-stressed at work? Doctors can now diagnose you with ‘Burnout’

Feeling tired and overwhelmed from work? The World Health Organization (WHO) has added an official new diagnosis for you – it’s called “burnout.” USA Today reports the professional health community can now diagnose burnout ...

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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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A woman’s desperate mission to save kids of prostitutes

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This is the remarkable story of Sarah Bowling, told in her own words. She’s the founder of Saving Moses and she’s on a very unique mission to rescue the children of prostitutes: We were ...

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Sudden Rapid Heartbeat: Revealing a lesser-known heart disorder and what to do about it

A feeling of dread washed over Donnette Smith after she felt her chest jolt with a rapid heartbeat. “Please, God. Not here, not now,” she thought. In the middle of her church ...

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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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Alzheimer’s and Baby Boomers: What you need to know

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Alzheimer’s rates are expected to skyrocket to record high levels as baby boomers age, according to the Detroit Free Press. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that about 5.8 million Americans currently have the disease ...

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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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How to know if your parent has dementia

We’ve all forgotten a person’s name, where we put our keys, or whether we locked the front door after we’ve left home. While these things indicate lapses in memory, experiencing them from ...

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Pro-life leaders call veto of abortion reversal info bill ‘hypocritical’

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Kansas Democratic Governor Laura Kelly’s veto on Monday of an abortion reversal measure puts pro-abortion elected officials in a tight spot. The bill would have expanded resources given to women who have ...

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Israeli scientists create first 3D print of a heart

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The first 3D print of a complete heart was disclosed by Israeli scientists on Monday. The Tel Aviv University researchers called it a “major medical breakthrough,” advancing options for transplants even though ...

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Seniors can head off diseases by drinking more water

Not drinking enough water is a common but under-recognized problem among American seniors that puts their health at risk, researchers say. “So many health issues are related to inadequate hydration,” including urinary ...

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How to reduce health risks by understanding AFib

Oftentimes, seeking to improve your health starts at your core – your heart. One common condition to be aware of is atrial fibrillation (AFib), which is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that ...

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3 tips on how to live a happy life

Happiness studies are having their heyday, and research shows that improving our material prosperity beyond basic financial security doesn’t make us happier. There are other things instead that have a bigger impact ...

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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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INMED offers health conference for ‘forgotten of this world’

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Graceway Church in Kansas City will host a major health conference April 5-6 with the goal of equipping attendees how to better serve the “forgotten of this world.” The Humanitarian Health Conference ...

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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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