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CDC Expects Outbreak of Life-Threatening Disease Affecting Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about an outbreak of a rare, life-threatening disease that targets children.
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Study Links Soft Drinks With Higher Death Rates

A new report that tracked 452,000 people in ten countries found that that people who drank two or more glasses of soft drinks per day were more likely to die from all types of ailments, compared with people who drank less than one glass per month. The study found differences in the health effects...
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Daily Doses of Aspirin For Healthy Americans Present More Risk Than Benefits

For decades, daily doses of aspirin has been associated with lowering the risks heart attacks, strokes and other heart problems in older people. But that has changed under new guidelines in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. People without heart disease who take a daily aspirin may...
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Warning Issued To Not Kiss Hedgehogs

It’s not every day that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues an advisory about pet hedgehogs, but here we are. Friday, the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) said it was investigating a salmonella outbreak that it believes may be from handling and kissing adorable hedgehogs. Eleven...
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Lawsuit Claims Twizzlers Black Licorice Caused Heart Disease

While there are many who are not fans of black licorice, you'd be hard pressed to say eating it is dangerous to your health. A 73-year old man claims his weekly black licorice fix gave him heart disease and has filed a lawsuit against Twizzlers maker, Hershey. David Goldberg is a “healthy...
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CDC Gives The Green Light For Your Chicken To Wear A Halloween Costume

Not to worry pet chicken owners, despite reports claiming otherwise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like everyone to know that it's not warning people against dressing up their chickens for Halloween. Last week a news story appeared to misinterpret a warning by the CDC...
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The Best Times To Brush And Floss Your Teeth

Dentists recommend we brush out teeth twice a day and for the majority of Americans that means once as you wake up and again before bed. But a dental professional is giving us more specific times as it has to do more with when you eat as to when you sleep. The best time to brush your teeth is 30...
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Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk Of Heart Disease

You would only think the loss of teeth means you'll have to get fitted for dentures but new research shows an alarming connection between tooth loss in middle age and increased likelihood of heart disease and stroke. A study of nearly 61,000 adults aged between 45 and 69 showed those who lost two...
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A Brisk Daily Walk May Be The Best Prevention Of Alzheimer's Disease

Another great reason to get off the couch and take a brisk walk daily, it may be the best way to prevent Alzheimer's disease. Researchers found aerobic exercise at a moderate intensity could delay symptoms and improve brain function. This new study published in the Journal of the American...
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Why You Should Embrace Squatting Daily

There is very little debate that health experts says we spend too much time sitting, especially for a good portion of the workforce. Many offices have installed standing desks to combat the issue but that too can be a problem. While a sedentary lifestyle that goes along with it, has been linked to...
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