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High Blood Pressure Associated With Declining Brain Functioning - Huffington Post

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High Blood Pressure Associated With Declining Brain Functioning Huffington Post WASHINGTON -- High blood pressure, particularly in the arteries that supply blood to the head and neck, may be linked with declining cognitive abilities, according to a...
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Adolescent obesity epidemic prompts calls for more physical activity - Spartanburg Herald Journal

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Adolescent obesity epidemic prompts calls for more physical activity
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A group of fifth graders made laps around the basketball court while high-energy pop music blasted from speakers.
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Website All About Child Health -- in Spanish

Website All About Child Health -- in Spanish | Healthy Measures | Scoop.it
American pediatricians address needs, concerns of Hispanic parents
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Whooping Cough Cases Rise as Parents Opt Out of Vaccine

Whooping Cough Cases Rise as Parents Opt Out of Vaccine | Healthy Measures | Scoop.it
In New York, study found unvaccinated kids were 14 times more likely to get illness
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"Breathprints" Pinpoint Potential Obesity-Related Complications in Children - Yahoo! News

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"Breathprints" Pinpoint Potential Obesity-Related Complications in Children
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Perhaps more difficult to offset than obesity itself are the co-morbid complications that are often undiagnosed until the end of the preventative phase.
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Poll: Do you shop to relieve stress? - wtkr.com

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Poll: Do you shop to relieve stress?
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A recent online poll commissioned by The Huffington Post revealed that women were twice as likely as men to use retail therapy as a way to cope with stress.
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FDA Makes Obesity Drug Available to More Americans - DailyFinance

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FDA Makes Obesity Drug Available to More Americans DailyFinance VIVUS took a much-needed step toward accelerating sales of its obesity drug Qsymia today when the Food and Drug Administration approved a modification of the company's Risk Evaluation...
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Benefits of Blueberries – Lower Bad Cholesterol & High Blood Pressure

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The benefits of blueberries cover a multitude of health issues, including lowering high blood pressure and cutting bad cholesterol (LDL) almost in half. (Hypertension Articles. Click for more information.
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Black Prostate Cancer Patients More Likely to Delay Treatment: Study

Black Prostate Cancer Patients More Likely to Delay Treatment: Study | Healthy Measures | Scoop.it
They're also less likely to undergo prostate cancer screening, research shows
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'Nano' Medicine Might Someday Free Diabetics From Daily Needles

'Nano' Medicine Might Someday Free Diabetics From Daily Needles | Healthy Measures | Scoop.it
In mouse study, animals received enough insulin to function for days at a time
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Why a Little Bit of Stress Can Actually Be Good for You - Lifehacker

Why a Little Bit of Stress Can Actually Be Good for You - Lifehacker | Healthy Measures | Scoop.it
There are times when I think I'd be much happier if I could spend the rest of my life lounging on the sands of the Mediterranean, having someone fan me with palm fronds while feeding me grapes. In other words, life would be ...
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Does BMI measure fitness? - Highlands Today

Does BMI measure fitness? - Highlands Today | Healthy Measures | Scoop.it
Does BMI measure fitness? Highlands Today BMI is a meaningful measurement for most men and women, but it's limited, says the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute website: “It may overestimate body fat in athletes and others who have a muscular...
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Elevated cholesterol increases the risk of stroke among healthy women - Toronto NewsFIX

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Elevated cholesterol increases the risk of stroke among healthy women
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Elevated cholesterol increases the risk of stroke among healthy women, especially if they are African-American.
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Researchers find that stress of poverty influences health costs among ... - News-Medical.net

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Researchers find that stress of poverty influences health costs among ...
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Children living in poverty who appear to succeed socially may be failing biologically.
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More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

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Positive lifestyle changes reduced risk of death 80 percent over 8 years, study says
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We Can't Resist Junk Food, Even When Our Health Depends on It - Healthline

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We Can't Resist Junk Food, Even When Our Health Depends on It
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The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry spends billions of dollars annually on consumer studies like this, in order to better understand consumer tastes and trends.
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Fish Oil Lowers Stress Response [Study] - The Inquisitr

Fish Oil Lowers Stress Response [Study]
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Their stress response was measured at that time. “Those in the fish oil group showed blunted heart rate reactivity while they were stressed compared to those who took olive oil.
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Smoking found to be one of the three leading causes of diabetes - Catholic Online

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Smoking found to be one of the three leading causes of diabetes
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Diabetes poses an enormous health risk to the future of the United States. At least 25.3 million people in the U.S.
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Bring on the Bean Diet for Health?

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Adding beans and other legumes to the diet appears to help those with type 2 diabetes improve their blood sugar control and reduce their risk of heart disease, according to new research. (Great article!
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Presenteeism fuelling stress in the workplace | News | Employee Benefits

Presenteeism fuelling stress in the workplace | News | Employee Benefits | Healthy Measures | Scoop.it
Robertson Cooper: Top sources of stress have changed since 2010.
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EXTREME OBESITY IS ASSOCIATED WITH SUICIDAL ... [Depress Anxiety. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Involving Patients in Decisions Raises Health Care Costs, Study Finds

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Those who delegate medical decisions to their doctor have shorter hospital stays, researchers say
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Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs may also reduce the risk of dying from ... - Hutchinson Center A Life of Science

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