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Mumps Outbreak Sidelines NHL Hockey Players

Posted: 12/12/2014 - Multiple players on multiple NHL teams from coast to coast have come down with the mumps, an illness more typically associated with children.

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Roller Coaster Ride Causes Stroke In 4-Year-Old Boy

Posted: 12/12/2014 - Doctors say sudden movements of roller coaster rides and gravitational force on a young child's head and neck caused a tear in his carotid artery, that ultimately triggered a stroke.

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Breast Cancer Screening Dilemma For Women

Posted: 12/09/2014 - Laws in 19 states require women to be told if they have dense breasts after a mammogram. Women whose breast tissue is very dense have a greater risk of developing breast cancer.

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Women Go Red To Fight Heart Disease

Posted: 12/09/2014 - The annual Go Red for Women luncheon raises awareness that heart disease is the leading cause of death among women and what can be done to prevent it.

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Even Now, It's Not Too Late To Vaccinate

Posted: 12/08/2014 - National Influenza Vaccination Week serves as a reminder that all of us have a responsibility to prevent the spread of influenza this week.

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Cutting Stress Could Protect Your Heart

Posted: 12/04/2014 - While the American Heart Association says there is no clear, direct relationship between stress and heart health, stress does impact the body in ways that can contribute to heart disease.

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Eating The Mediterranean Diet May Lead To A Longer Life

Posted: 12/04/2014 - The diet involves eating items off a menu that is rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans and peas, unrefined grains, olive oil and fish. It keeps dairy, meat and saturated fats to a minimum.

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Smart Sports Equipment Turns Phones Into Coaches

Posted: 11/28/2014 - After losing a particularly intense game of tennis, you drop your racket and storm off the court. Instead of fuming and reaching for a water bottle, you grab your smartphone to see what went wrong.

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STAR Program Helps Cancer Survivors Bounce Back

Posted: 11/27/2014 - Stormont-Vail recently implemented the STAR program, filling a gap in cancer care by making physical therapy a part of the complete treatment and recovery process.

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Google "Smart Spoon" Prevents Spilling

Posted: 11/25/2014 - Using hundreds of algorithms, Google created a spoon to allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson's disease to eat without spilling.

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FDA Enforces Nationwide Calorie Labeling

Posted: 11/25/2014 - The FDA announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus.

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Goodbye To Gluten: Help or Hype?

Posted: 11/19/2014 - What does gluten really do to the body, and what's behind the recent backlash against this natural component in foods we've been eating for centuries?

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