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Think "FAST" to Identify a Stroke in Progress

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US, and more than 140,000 Americans die from it each year. It's the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in our country, and each year roughly 795,000 people suffer a stroke. read more >

Watch Your Mouth

If you or your kids are involved in any contact sports activities like football, boxing, soccer, hockey, basketball or lacrosse, you should consider getting a mouth guard to greatly reduce the risk of injury to the mouth. Mouth guards are also used during many non-contact sports like gymnastics and skateboarding and to protect your teeth from injury from grinding during sleep. read more >

Type 2 Diabetes, Not for Adults Only

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar. It's a disease more commonly associated with adults. In fact, it used to be called adult-onset diabetes. But type 2 diabetes in children is rising sharply, fueled largely by the obesity epidemic. Disturbingly, it's routinely diagnosed in children under the age of 10.
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Take Your Vitamins with a "Grain of Salt"

Vitamins and dietary supplements are big business. In fact, more than 110 million Americans spent $28 billion in 2010 on those little bottles of would-be health magic. read more >

Planting the Seeds of Healthier Living

Why have over 15,000,000 other Americans cut back on animal protein? Lots of reasons, but one of the most important is good health. A growing body of evidence has shown that diets rich in whole grains, fruits and vegetables can help reduce a variety of illnesses. read more >

 
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