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Published August 22, 2013

Focus on Health

Research reveals the problems


When mice ate a diet of 25 percent extra sugar - the mouse equivalent of a healthy human diet plus three cans of soda daily - females died at twice the normal rate and males were a quarter less likely to hold territory and reproduce, according t...

Recognizing the signs of childhood cancere


Childhood cancers are rare, but many parents still feel it is their duty to learn about childhood cancers in an effort to protect their children and recognize any potential red flags that may be indicative of a problem....

Signs of cancer in adults


Many cancers are detected only after a person discovers an anomaly and alerts his or her doctor. Knowing your body and recognizing any abnormalities could help catch cancer at a very early stage, which can vastly improve your chances of survival. ...

Health findings can help combat common ailments


(StatePoint) From high blood pressure to cancer, serious ailments often strike, despite our best efforts to maintain good health.

Preventing motion sickness


(StatePoint) Traveling this season? Whether your dream of the perfect vacation involves sandy beaches, long country drives, cobblestoned streets or endless vineyards, it probably doesn't include nausea....

Facts about dental health and pregnancy


(StatePoint) Many moms-to-be receive advice from well-meaning friends and relatives. Yet there seem to be myths about taking care of teeth and gums -- if dental health is even mentioned at all....

New research on fish oil


Fish oil, made from the tissue of oily fish like tuna, mackerel, salmon, trout, and sardines, has long been used to reduce the risk of heart disease and heart attacks. Also known as an omega-3 fatty acid, fish oil has a range of other benefits, i...

Eye care important for everyone


Are you taking good enough care of your eyes? According to a new study, your gender and where you live may indicate if you are practicing good eye health.

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