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Health Alert: Breathe Deeply and Safely - Five Ways to Protect Yourself From Co Poisoning

Carbon monoxide poisons thousands each year, but you can protect yourself and your family by employing the tips in this article.

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Healthy Living Advice: Natural Stress Relievers for Families Busy with School

(BPT) - Many moms say back-to-school season rivals the holidays as the most stressful time of the year. The whirlwind spans from shopping for supplies to scheduling new fall activities. Whether you’re a single mom, a Mr. Mom or a traditional parent, nearly everyone can benefit from reducing stress during this busy time of year.

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Health Advice: Planning, Communication and Cooperation Help Reduce Back-to-school Worry for Parents of Students with Diabetes

(BPT) - Children begin each school year excited about making new friends, and learning new things. But children living with diabetes and their families may also feel uncertain or uneasy about how their diabetes will be managed throughout the school day.

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Health News: Understanding Headache Pain, Treatments

(Family Features) Whether it’s a mild stress headache or a full-blown migraine, those who regularly battle headaches are continually looking for safe and effective remedies to alleviate the pain as quickly as possible.

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Health News: Restless Legs Syndrome is No Laughing Matter

(BPT) - A creepy-crawly feeling. An irresistible urge to move your legs. The inability to sit still for long periods of time. These are common complaints of those living with moderate-to-severe restless leg syndrome (RLS), a progressive and chronic condition that affects 2-3 percent of U.S. adults.

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Health Alert: Worse Than Itching - Bug Bites, Stings Can Cause Disease and Allergies

Pests can cause far more than just itching. This article provides important health information on preventing and treating bug bites and stings.

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Senior Health Alert: Six Tips for Finding More Affordable, Better Coverage During Medicare Annual Enrollment

(BPT) - Are you among the 54 million Americans currently receiving health insurance through Medicare? The Medicare annual enrollment period (AEP), running from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, means you have the opportunity to change plans, and possibly find cost savings or better coverage.

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Health News: A Well-prepared Emergency Kit is Essential for Diabetes Patients [Infographic]

The My Diabetes Emergency Plan, provided by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), has three components that provide peace of mind: a pocket-sized checklist, an instructional video and an educational website, www.mydiabetesemergencyplan.com.

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Health News: Uncontrollable Laughing and Crying - an Unexpected Diagnosis for The Survivor of a Stroke

(BPT) - At the age of 33, Delanie Wilson had everything she’d ever hoped for. She married the love of her life, had two wonderful children and adored her job as a history teacher. She had recently lost 78 pounds and was in the best shape of her life. In Delanie’s eyes, life couldn’t be better. That was until June 2012, when Delanie fell victim to a stroke, which left doctors questioning whether Delanie would ever be able to talk or walk again.

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Health News: Hispanics Learn The Recipe to Manage Type Two Diabetes and Reach A1c Goals

September 15 marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to highlight Hispanic culture, including family, food, music, art and traditions. This month-long celebration also provides an opportunity to raise awareness of important health topics affecting the Hispanic community.

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