Top 10 Health Concerns of Baby Boomers
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Diabetes increases the risk of serious health problems such as high blood pressure, vision loss, kidney disease, nerve damage, foot problems, amputation and cardiovascular disease. People with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have heart …

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5 Must-Watch Health Issues In 2013's Home Stretch
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Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 3:52 PM ET) — Health care providers of all stripes are poised for a wild ride in the final four months of 2013, as the Affordable Care Act becomes fully operational, annual reimbursement rulemaking proves …

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US's controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda
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In May 2012 the early drafts of the agreement envisaged creating “safe harbor” provisions protecting national tobacco control measures – like package warnings and advertising and marketing restrictions – from being challenged under the agreement. Anti …

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Virus linked to illness that has sickened several Ohio dogs
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She then pulled earlier warnings to her patients from Elm Ridge's Facebook page. State officials do not want to cause a panic, she said. “This does not seem to be an out-of-control epidemic, but just seems to be sporadic cases here and there, and we do …

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'Vegan For Her' Author Highlights Health Issues for Vegan Women
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Blogger, dietician, and professor Virginia Messina is a go-to wellness guru in the vegan community, having served as a nutrition expert at an array of universities and institutes; blogging for websites such as The Vegan RD, Our Hen House, and One Green …

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Anti-Smoking Techniques: Varying Results Worldwide
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Researchers found that anti-smoking measures such as signage and warnings on the back of packages are not as effective as other techniques, such as the removal of ashtrays and the institution front-label warnings on packaging. The first study …

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An alternative (food) lifestyle
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“I believe the reason we have an obesity epidemic on our hands is not because we consume too much fat … it's because we consume too many processed foods and way too many carbohydrates, specifically sugar. There are obviously many other factors as well …

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America, It's Time For An Intervention: Drug Overdoses Are Killing More People …
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The overdose epidemic is not a new phenomenon. The CDC reports that drug overdose death rates have risen steadily since 1992, seeing ….. Consequently, "in many cases, suspect aircraft were shot down within two to three minutes of being sighted by the …

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Betel nut chewers with oral cancer say risks of habit need publicising
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Local legend has it that, about 400 years ago, betel nuts helped stop an epidemic which spread through the city. As a result, betel nuts became a popular local snack. On the streets of Xiangtan today, the telltale rigorous jaw movement of … But …

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Major yogurt maker Chobani issues recall after customers' health complaints
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Chobani, the US yoghurt giant, donates 10% of its after-tax profits to charity. Its products are brightly packaged with images of fresh fruit, and daubed with “only natural ingredients” messaging. And it specialises in the lucrative Greek yoghurt …

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Immunizations can prevent major health issues
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According to America's Health Rankings, a state-by-state analysis of the nation's health, 89.5 percent of Tennessee children ages 19 months to 35 months have received the recommended vaccinations — not quite reaching the Centers for Disease Control …

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