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    What to Do If You Have a Spider Bite

    If you get spooked by spiders like we do, remember this: Most spiders are harmless – and in fact, they're necessary for the environment. “Spiders are very much a part of our ecosystem," says emergency medical director Jon Pangia, DO of Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. "They're killing some of

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    Whooping Cough Vaccine Effectiveness Wears Off Quickly

    Whooping cough, a very contagious respiratory disease that causes extreme coughing fits, is on the rise among adolescents who received a newer vaccine formula released in the 1990s. Turns out, the newer vaccines aren’t as effective over the long run as the original versions.

    In a study published

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    Worst Case Scenario … I Didn’t Floss

    A trip to the dentist isn’t complete without being scolded for not flossing every day. And even though you know you should, it doesn’t always make it into your nighttime routine, or many others, for that matter. According to the American Dental Association, only four out of 10 Americans floss daily, and

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    Fill your plate with nutrient-rich foods for younger-looking, glowing skin.

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    Know Before You Go: Hysterectomy

    Every year approximately 600,000 women have a hysterectomy -- a surgery that removes the uterus. Many more are advised to do so. Many women aren’t given adequate information about alternatives or what exactly a hysterectomy even involves! A surprising number of women aren’t sure what is going to

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    What You Need To Know About Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and the most treatable, if caught early. There are several types of skin cancer. We talked to dermatologist James DeVito, MD, of Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colorado, to get the facts about skin cancer.

    Types and Symptoms

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    Certain workouts can aggravate back pain. Try these instead.

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    Turn back the clock with these six simple habits. 

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    The Shocking Way Sugar Affects Your Brain

    If I offered you $1 million dollars to do it, could you hold your breath underwater for 15 minutes?

    Unless you’re an amphibian, the answer is no; the brain’s drive for oxygen would override any willpower to win the money.

    And guess what? If you’re living on a steady diet of sugar, your brain is similarly r

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    Know the Signs: Heart Attack

    Every year about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. That’s one every 43 seconds. The American Heart Association estimates that roughly 15% are fatal. Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of heart attacks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    The faster you

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    What To Do If You Think You’re Having a Heart Attack

    About 735,000 Americans have heart attacks each year, and, according to the American Heart Association, about 15% of them are fatal. But research shows that more than half of all heart attack victims put off getting help by more than two hours, and more than a quarter delay by six hours or more.

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    Strengthen your back to prevent injuries 

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    Drinking wine is healthy because it can reduce cardiovascular risks. Wine reduces the risk of having a heart attack and reduces the likelihood of you having a stroke. Moderate consumption of wine or alcohol reduces blood pressure. I also think wine has specific social benefits that we cannot ignore. We get...Read More
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    If you’re a woman, one drink a day is recommended, and if you’re a man, two drinks. One drink is 12-ounces of beer, a five-ounce glass of wine and 1.5 ounces of spirits.
     
    Alcohol intake is all about balance. And, the line between drinking in moderation and drinking too much, is very small. You can quickly go...Read More
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    Red wine has a high amount of antioxidants, which may improve heart health and life expectancy. However, some studies show that drinking alcohol in general, not just wine, has benefits. While the benefits are probably more pronounced with wine, in particular red wine, even spirits have benefits when...Read More