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Aspirin Does Not Help Fight Dementia

Posted: 04/27/2007 - Regardless of previous research that suggested aspirin and other anti-inflammatory drugs could protect against dementia. A new study shows low doses of aspirin appear to have no effect, at least, in women.

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Arthritis Is One Of The Leading Causes In High Healthcare Cost

Updated: 04/27/2007 - More and more Americans are developing arthritis, contributing to rising healthcare costs for the painful condition. A nationwide study of medical spending associated with arthritis finds that in 2003, Americans spent more than $80 billion on medical care for arthritis.

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The Sunburn Pill

Updated: 04/27/2007 - For generations of Americans sunburns were as much a part of growing up as riding your bike without a helmet and staying out way after dark.

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Government Regulations On School Snacks Could Change

Updated: 04/26/2007 - What your kids eat in the school lunchroom is mostly healthy, but what about vending machines and snacks sold after school? Government regulations do not cover snacks sold by booster clubs or at football games, but that could soon change.

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A Pill That Could Prevent Sunburn

Updated: 04/26/2007 - Americans are sun worshippers, but having that bronzed body is causing skin cancer rates to rise and it can be deadly. Olaf Wiest is a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Notre Dame.

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Benefits of Having a Lower I.Q

Posted: 04/25/2007 - People with high I.Q's do not have it all figured out especially when it comes to money.

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Sleep May Protect Memory

Posted: 04/25/2007 - Those late night study sessions may seem last minute but it might be the best way to ace that test.

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Breath Test for Cancer Detection?

Posted: 04/25/2007 - Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer of all, taking more than 150-thousand lives a year and now scientists try to put it in check.

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Obesity Epidemic Takes Toll on Workplaces

Posted: 04/24/2007 - People who are obese missed an average 184 work days per 100 employees, compared to just 14 days among recommended weight employees.

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Migranes May Maintain Memory

Updated: 04/23/2007 - A new study published in the journal of neurology finds that people who have migraines may have less memory loss over time.

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Depression May Cause Diabetes

Posted: 04/23/2007 - Adults who suffer from depression may be at an increased risk for type-two diabetes.

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CDC Prepares for Next Year's Flu Season

Posted: 04/20/2007 - Over 200 million Americans are recommended to get a flu shot including children and the elderly, pregnant women and people with chronic medical conditions.

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Side Affects of Cancer Treatment May Last Years

Updated: 04/20/2007 - Cancer patients can go through years of treatment that includes chemotherapy and radiation. What is still unknown is the long term effect those cancer treatments will have.

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Drinking Daiquiri’s In Moderation Is Good For Your Heart

Updated: 04/20/2007 - Here is something to think about if you plan on having a drink this weekend. While too much alcohol can have a negative effect, drinking in moderation can boost your health especially if you have a daiquiri.

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Weekends On The Playground Could Stop Child Obesity

Updated: 04/20/2007 - Weekend access to school playgrounds may be a solution to the rising obesity epidemic in children. In a recent study researchers measured the body fat of 15 hundred adolescent girls, and combined that information with their access to playgrounds and athletic facilities over the weekend.

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Magnetic Tool Helps Give Images Of The Brain

Updated: 04/20/2007 - A new tool is allowing doctors to look inside a patient's brain like never before. A quick test checks the success of brain surgery that removed a dangerous cyst on Beverly Kaspar's brain.

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Neck Botox Is Becoming More Popular

Updated: 04/19/2007 - Botox helps smooth out unwanted wrinkles and lines on your face. Now it is also being used to treat those pesky wrinkles on the neck.

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Leukemia Patients Have New Hope

Updated: 04/19/2007 - There is new hope for leukemia patients. It is an old drug that may work wonders when given the right way.

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