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Uninsured May Pay Higher Medical Rates

Updated: 05/08/2007 - If you do not have health insurance you are probably being charged more for hospital services than both insurance companies and Medicare pay.

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Strict Parenting Can Lead To Healthy Children

Updated: 05/08/2007 - A father who puts his foot down is more likely to have healthy-weight children. An Australian study finds fathers who take a laid back approach to parenting and do not set clear limits are more likely to have heavy children.

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Gardasil Takes A Step Toward Eliminating HPV

Updated: 05/08/2007 - It is available now at most health care facilities and some doctor’s offices. Health experts are hailing the vaccine, Gardasil, as a step toward wiping out some types of human papillomavirus.

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Spa Benefits Depend on Individual

Posted: 05/07/2007 - Millions of women spend a day at the spa primping and pampering. The trip certainly sends you home more relaxed.

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Childhood Obesity Causes Numerous Health Problems

Updated: 05/07/2007 - Childhood obesity triggers a number of health problems, from diabetes to heart disease. Talk to an overweight teenager and you will probably hear a very different list of concerns.

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The Effects of Obesity on Pregnancy

Updated: 05/04/2007 - For some women, getting pregnant is not easy but it can be even more difficult, if you are overweight.

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New Research Helps Unravel Autism

Updated: 05/04/2007 - New studies are helping researchers get inside the minds of children with autism. Researchers studied how toddlers with autism analyzed photos of faces, and compared them to children developing normally who looked at the same pictures.

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Insomnia Is Hitting More Americans Everyday

Updated: 05/04/2007 - Sleeping like a baby is proving to be a tough task for more than 70-million Americans, many of them women. You can not turn on the TV without seeing an explosion of commercials for sleeping pills.

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Breastfeeding Could Stop Post Partum Depression

Updated: 05/03/2007 - Women who breastfeed their babies may have a better shot at beating the "baby blues." 10% to 20% of new moms suffer from some form of post-partum depression.

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Diet Gene Discovered

Updated: 05/03/2007 - After several tests they found the gene PHA4 was the make-or-break factor in low calorie diets.

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Radiation Treatment Intensity Can Be Controlled

Updated: 05/03/2007 - For breast cancer patients, radiation treatments are often an essential part of a complete recovery, killing any cancer cells left over from surgery. For many women radiation causes unpleasant side effects, until now.

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Vegetarians Need The Right Vitamin Combination

Updated: 05/02/2007 - About 2% of American kids ages six to seventeen do not eat meat. Whether it is a social issue, or the taste, there is no reason for parents to panic.

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Coffee Could Have Protect You From Certain Cancers

Posted: 05/01/2007 - There is nothing like a good cup of coffee to get your day going, but how good is it for your health? UCLA uncovered at least 400 studies looking at the link between coffee and cancer with a menu of conclusions.

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