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Long Winter May Lead to “Pollen Vortex”

Brace yourself, allergy sufferers. Experts are saying that due to a long, wet winter, this spring is looking to pack a powerful pollen punch. With the ice-cold days of the…

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Today’s Headlines: Hepatitis C, Young Dads and Cranky Spouses

Interferon-free therapy for hepatitis C ‘cured’ 90% of patients: “Currently, doctors treating hepatitis C patients with cirrhosis (liver scarring) can only offer treatments that rely on the drug interferon, which unfortunately,…

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In Case You Missed It: April 7 Through April 11

If you missed a segment or forgot to jot down a tip this week, we’ve got you covered. Check out these helpful hints and take-aways and click to read more…

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Motivation to Exercise May Be Genetic

Don’t like to exercise? You may be able to blame your genes. A new study done on lab rats and published in The Journal of Physiology suggests that whether or…

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Today’s Headlines: Medicare, Paralysis and Honey

Small slice of doctors account for big chunk of Medicare costs: “A tiny sliver of doctors and other medical providers accounted for an outsize portion of Medicare’s 2012 costs, according to…

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Drink Milk to Slow Arthritis, Study Says

A glass of milk a day may help keep arthritis away, according to a new study. The new research showed that women who drank up to seven glasses of low-fat…

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Today’s Headlines: Morning Light, Beans and Paternal Obesity

To slim down, it helps to get up early and see the light, study says: Getting more light could help you lose weight, according to a new study. Researchers asked…

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In Case You Missed It: March 31 Through April 4

If you missed a segment or forgot to jot down a tip this week, we’ve got you covered. Check out these helpful hints and takeaways and click to read more…

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CDC’s Recommendation for Salt Intake May Be Too Low

The Center for Disease Control’s current recommendations for how much sodium Americans should eat may be unsafely low, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension.

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Today’s Headlines: Vitamin D, Allergy Pills and Ebola

Low vitamin D levels linked to disease in two big studies: New research suggests that people with low vitamin D levels are more likely to die from cancer and heart…

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