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Know What Fish Is Right For Your Body

Updated: 03/23/2007 - With so many mixed messages about the health benefits and risks of eating fish, it is hard to know which advice to follow. Experts say for most people the health benefits of Omega Three fatty acids in fish outweigh any risks.

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High Fat Diets Could Lead To Breast Cancer

Updated: 03/21/2007 - Researchers analyzed data from food questionnaires that over 180 thousand post Menopausal women filled out, and they then followed the women and recorded how many developed invasive Breast Cancer. They found the women who ate fatty foods had a 15% increased risk for Breast Cancer.

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Tanning Beds Can Increase Risk Of Melanoma

Updated: 03/21/2007 - New research is backing up earlier studies that young people who spend time in tanning beds are at an increased risk for Melanoma and other skin cancers.

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New Drinks May Help Heartburn

Updated: 03/21/2007 - For some Heartburn and Acid Reflux are often a part of the morning routine, but now there is a stomach friendly group of beverages that may help. Folgers makes a coffee that is low acid, and some orange juice makers are also making low acid juice.

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Color Choice Could Help A Baby’s Development

Updated: 03/21/2007 - Those traditional baby colors have been proven to be calming for babies, but before you head to the paint store, you might want to think about grabbing a can of something brighter.

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Child Safety Put To The Test

Updated: 03/21/2007 - Just because a medicine bottle claims to be child-proof does not mean your kids are safe. Wednesday at the St. Joseph Day Care Center in South Bend children aged 3 to 5 were put to the test.

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Chinese Restaurants Food Is High On Sodium And Calories

Updated: 03/21/2007 - Chinese take-out is usually delicious, but a new study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest says almost all dishes contain too much food, too much sodium, and too many calories.

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Heavy Fruit Consumption May Decrease Cancer Risk

Updated: 03/20/2007 - Serve up another helping of fruit salad, but go light on the beef tips. A new study, looking at the link between diet and colorectal cancer, suggests the best prevention menu is found in the produce aisle.

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School Cafeterias Are Lacking On Cleanliness

Updated: 03/19/2007 - The "Check-Ups" are lacking in many school cafeterias. Millions of American school children are eating in cafeterias that are not inspected twice a year, as Congress requires.

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Hi-Tech Body Scans Could Help Diagnose Diseases

Updated: 03/19/2007 - If you worry about your health, a new "Body Scanning" procedure could be for you.Hi-tech imaging tools, that give a head to toe view inside the body, have revolution the diagnosis of diseases like cancer.

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A Heavy Produce Diet Decreases Obesity And Diseases

Updated: 03/19/2007 - Nationwide surveys have found less than 11% of us are meeting the U.S.D.A. guidelines.A diet high in produce has been linked to a decreased risk of obesity and diseases.

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Risks of Falling in the Elderly

Posted: 03/16/2007 - This may come as no big surprise, but offering some help around the house to an elderly parent or loved one could greatly reduce their risk of falling.

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The Fight Against Bad Breath

Posted: 03/16/2007 - A lot of us battle bad breath with mouthwash, toothpaste and breath strips, but those very breath fresheners could be making your stinky breath worse.

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New CT Scanner Gives 3D Mammogram

Posted: 03/16/2007 - Researchers at Duke University are working on ways to detect cancer in younger women and find tumors smaller than ever before.

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Fat Around The Gut Is A Bigger Risk Factor

Posted: 03/15/2007 - Doctors have long known that excess belly fat is a significant risk factor for heart disease and diabetes, and research shows that simply getting rid of the fat below the skin does not appear to cut the increased risk for disease.

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Heart Attack Death Rates Increases On Weekends

Updated: 03/15/2007 - A national study looked at more than 230,000 heart attack cases. The study uncovered a small increase in the death rate for patients admitted over the weekend compared to weekday admissions.

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Most Children With Asthma Suffer From Their Symptoms

Updated: 03/15/2007 - Despite access to effective treatments, 80% of children with persistent asthma do not have their symptoms under control according to a new study. The research is based on a telephone survey of nearly 1,000 parents who have children with persistent asthma.

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Chicken Pox Vaccine May Need A Boost

Updated: 03/15/2007 - Kids who have had the Chicken Pox Vaccine might need a booster shot. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that while the vaccine has significantly cut down on the number of itchy Chicken Pox cases.

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Americans Falling Short On Healthy Foods

Updated: 03/15/2007 - The government has challenged Americans to have at least 75% of the adult population eating the recommended amount of fruit and 50% eating the right amount of veggies by 2010. According to the latest data, just over 30% of American adults eat fruit two or more times a day and only 27% eat vegetables at least three times a day.

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MRSA Affecting More And More Healthy People

Updated: 03/15/2007 - MRSA is a type of staph-infection resistant to most antibiotics. Typically it does not get worse than a skin boil, but it can lead to severe problems and even death.

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Computer Vision Syndrome

Updated: 03/14/2007 - You stare at the computer all day. After a while your eyes feel tired and dry your vision gets blurry and sometimes you get a headache.

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