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Depression During Pregnancy Linked To Brain Changes In Babies

Posted: 12/04/2013 - Researchers at the National University of Singapore report the brains of babies whose moms were depressed during pregnancy develop differently, which may increase their risk for mood and anxiety disorders later in life.

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Obese And Healthy? Study Says No

Posted: 12/03/2013 - Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto reviewed eight studies conducted between 1950 and 2013, and found obese people who were otherwise healthy were still more likely to die prematurely or have a heart attack or stroke.

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Marijuana May Be Contaminated With Mold, Mildew

Updated: 12/02/2013 - Heather Miller Coyle, a forensic botanist and associate professor at the university, says all sorts of nasty things not visible to the naked eye have been found in marijuana.

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Kids Who Play With Their Food May Be Better Learners

Posted: 12/02/2013 - Young children were more likely to learn words for certain non-solid objects like oatmeal and glue when they were allowed to explore the substances by using their hands and making a mess.

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Obama Reveals $100 million HIV Research Initiative

Posted: 12/02/2013 - The president also announced that the U.S. passed the ambitious goal he set last year to support 6 million people around the globe in getting access to anti-retroviral drugs.

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Begining To Exercise In Old Age Can Still Provide Health Benefits

Posted: 11/26/2013 - Research completed on 3,500 indviduals who were an average age of 64 found that those who were able to regularly work out at moderate or vigorous levels at least once a week were three to four times more likely to remain healthy while aging.

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9 Tips To A Thinner Thanksgiving

Updated: 11/26/2013 - With Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, and even the Super Bowl fast approaching, most of us expect to gain a little weight this winter

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CDC: Two Million More Kids Diagnosed With ADHD Since 2004

Updated: 11/22/2013 - New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals an additional two million kids have attention attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder compared to stats collected nearly a decade earlier.

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Smokers Go Cold Turkey For A Free Turkey

Updated: 11/21/2013 - Smokers who handed over their cigarettes and lighters at the grocery store were rewarded with a full-sized, frozen turkey.

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Eating Nuts May Lead To Longer Life

Posted: 11/20/2013 - Researchers found hat people who ate nuts frequently over 30 years were less likely to die during the study period than those who skipped the high-protein snack.

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not Be So Sudden

Posted: 11/20/2013 - A study of 567 middle-aged men between ages 35 and 65 that had out-of-hospital cardiac arrests found that 53 percent had symptoms up to a month before their heart stopped beating.

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Obese Pilots To Be Grounded If They Have Sleep Apnea

Posted: 11/20/2013 - A new medical bulletin released to aviation medical examiners by Federal Air Surgeon Dr. Fred Tilton says pilots with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher will need to go for screening for sleep apnea.

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Midland Care Offering Free Memory Screenings Tuesday

Posted: 11/18/2013 - The National Memory Day Screening Initiative is offering confidential memory screenings at Midland Care Connection. Screenings will be held from 10 am to 2 pm Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Midland Care's campus, 200 SW Frazier Circle in Topeka.

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