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Should I Get Tested For Prediabetes?

There is a good reason why November is Diabetes Awareness Month - we need it. There are †25.8 million Americans (that's 8.3 percent of the US population) that have diabetes. Of those, about 7 mil…

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How Women are Healing the World in ‘FEMME’

I recently had the privilege of being part of a new documentary film entitled FEMME:†Women Healing the World. I'm so pleased to see that the award-winning film has sparked home viewing parties all ove…

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The Breast Self-Exam You Need to See (video)

Check these out! After you watch the Good Health Fairy and her friends dance their way through the steps of a breast self-exam (BSE), maybe you'll be inspired to check yours out, too. In 2009, the …

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Invisible Symptoms of M.S. (video)

Artist Cecelia Johnson was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 22. I recently happened upon a video she posted titled, "Invisible Symptoms of MS." Imagine my surprise at hearing her r…

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6 Classic Summer Movies

While the official start of summer isn't until†June 21, why not get a jump on your summer fun by lining up some great summer films now? Movies are very subjective, and people don't always agree on the…

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Should Employees Pay More if They’re Unhealthy?

There is a major change brewing in health care. Many people are realizing the benefit of shifting the focus from treatment of diseases to prevention. The reason is clear; it's not only better to stay …

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Tips to Prevent Medicine Poisoning in Children (video)

Half a million times every year, a child gets into medicine or is given the wrong dose. Every minute of every day, a poison control center gets a call about potential medicine poisoning involving a ch…

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Is Virtual Violence an Acceptable Parenting Technique?

A story circulated last week about a father in China and his 23-year-old son who were at loggerheads over the sonís perpetual unemployment and his seeming addiction to video games. The son, as reporte…

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Schoolhouse Rock Turns 40

If you grew up in the 1970s, or even the 80s, and had a TV within your reach, you no doubt learned a thing or two from some of your Saturday morning viewings. That is, at least, if you were lucky enou…

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Do You Know Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Have you had a recent mammogram? Do you know what history puts you at increased risk for breast cancer? October is breast cancer awareness month and many women still don't get a mammogram. Breast c…

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