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Calorie Counts Coming To Alcoholic Drink Menus

Posted: 12/17/2014 - New menu labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration will require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets to list the amount of calories in alcoholic drinks on menus by next November.

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New Tech For Virtual Workouts

Posted: 12/16/2014 - The company behind the fitness-tracking app Runtastic has created a virtual reality workout program that uses the interactive video game-like headset Oculus Rift.

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Hidden Heart Benefits Of Yoga

Posted: 12/16/2014 - New research found that people who practiced yoga had lower blood pressure, lower levels of LDL or "bad" cholesterol and improved HDL or "good" cholesterol.

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Most Common STD Declines For First Time In Decades

Posted: 12/16/2014 - Health officials said cases of chlamydia fell last year by 1.5 percent. But there were still 1.4 million new cases reported -- more than any other sexually transmitted disease.

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Angelina Jolie's Chickenpox Explained

Posted: 12/15/2014 - Chickenpox is an highly contagious disease that has become more rare since so many children have been vaccinated for it.

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Feeling Younger May Help You Live Longer

Posted: 12/15/2014 - Researchers at the University College London found that people who felt younger than their real age were more likely to survive the next eight years or so compared to those who felt older.

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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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