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Dealing with Dehydration

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Dealing with Dehydration

With the hottest time of year now here, spending time outdoors means potentially suffering the effects of dehydration, a condition that occurs when the body loses more fluids –mostly water- than it takes in. In cases of persistent dehydration, the amount of water moving out of the cells and through the skin exceeds the amount…

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Working Nights Could Increase Risk of Ovarian Cancer

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Working Nights Could Increase Risk of Ovarian Cancer

In the U.S., roughly 20,000 women receive an ovarian cancer diagnosis each year. While ovarian cancer ranks as only the eighth most common form of cancer diagnosed in U.S. woman, the disease has the highest death rate of any cancer of the reproductive system with over 14,000 deaths annually. When evaluating risk factors for the…

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New Blood Test May Predict Heart Disease

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New Blood Test May Predict Heart Disease

Heart disease ranks as the leading cause of death in the U.S., resulting in over 600,000 deaths each year. In addition to the lives taken, heart disease costs the country in excess of $108 billion each year in lost productivity, medication, and health care services. However, a new study may have found a way to…

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Another Reason to Loose Weight: ED

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Another Reason to Loose Weight: ED

As if we need another reason to loose weight, it;s commonly known about serious side effects like diabetes and heart problems but there is another risk factor for obesity that is not as commonly known: Erectile dysfunction. The following is an analysis on the link between obesity and erectile dysfunction. A treatment has been suggested…

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Understanding The Risk Factors For Tooth Loss

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Understanding The Risk Factors For Tooth Loss

Making sure your teeth stay healthy and strong can offer a lifetime of benefits. Tooth loss, however, can lead to a variety of physical and emotional problems, including a loss of self-esteem, trouble eating, and problems speaking. Fortunately, much of what it takes to avoid tooth loss is within your control. The Risk Factors for…

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