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How You Can Survive the 2013 Flu Epidemic

It’s the worst flu season in years, but people over 50 can still take action to protect themselves By Andrea King Collier | January 16, 2013 It’s official: The United States is experiencing a flu epidemic, the worst...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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5 Exercise Dilemmas Solved

What to do when hectic schedules, aches and missed meals threaten to disrupt your workout routine By Linda Melone | June 17, 2013 Minor aches and pains, scheduling issues and other concerns lead many people to skip exercise pla...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Is There Hope for Soul Food Junkies?

A new PBS documentary highlights the stark health costs of traditional African-American cuisine. By Andrea King Collier | January 10, 2013 If you are an African-American of a certain age, you know what “soul food” h...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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How the Medicaid Expansion Could Impact Your State

It was a seemingly simple concept. The United States would inch closer to universal health care by expanding the Medicaid program to about 17 million low-income people. The federal government would pick up 100 percent of the ta...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Avoiding Addiction When It’s in Your DNA

To understand more about the link between addiction and genes, science correspondent Miles O’Brien drinks a mixture of 30 grams of pure ethanol and Diet Coke, the equivalent of three stiff drinks, and undergoes a series o...
by Michael Cadenhead