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The Doctors on Cancer: Being a Proactive Patient Goes a Long Way in The Fight Against Breast Cancer

(BPT) - The grim reality is that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. But women don’t need to sit back and wait for breast cancer to happen.

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Spine Uneven Growth - Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Physiotherapy is the most important therapy for Scheuermann ’s disease. Possibly a corset must be worn. Very rarely is surgery.

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Life with Advanced Breast Cancer: From The Perspective of a Loving Daughter

While there are many resources for early stage breast cancer, information specifically for the ABC (advanced breast cancer) community - which includes patients and those who care for them - has been limited.

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I Spy with My Little Eye: Nutrients Kids Need for Healthy Vision

Now’s the time to help children make food choices that are healthy and provide the right nutrients for their eye health. Registered dietitian and author, Elizabeth Somer, provides ideas on how to sprinkle in these nutrients into everyday meals.

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Diagnosis for Life: Dispelling Five Common Myths About Depression

The more you know about depression, the more likely you are to be able to help yourself or help others. While great strides have been made in recent years to educate the public about depression and reduce stigma surrounding mental illness, many myths still remain about the condition.

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Fighting Senior Hearing Loss: How to Use The Holiday Spirit to Talk to Loved Ones About Hearing Loss

The holidays present the perfect opportunity to discuss a family member’s hearing loss in a supportive, positive atmosphere. Dr. Sara Burdak of hearing aid manufacturer Starkey Hearing Technologies offers tips on how to initiate the conversation.

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Good Feelings and a Good Heart: Simple Ways Baby Boomers Can Boost Heart Health

"Heart health is directly related to well-being," says registered dietician Brooke Joanna Benlifer. In this article, Benlifer offers five tips to help boomers give a big boost to their heart health.

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Preventing Tick-borne Illness: To Reduce Lyme Disease Risks, Keep Tick-carrying Deer Out of Your Yard

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated about 300,000 cases of Lyme disease are diagnosed each year. This article provides important health information on how to prevent the spread of the disease by controlling deer ticks.

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The Psychology of Seasons: Caring for Your Mental Health

(BPT) - When seasons change, moods can change with them. The long, dark and cold months can give people a serious case of cabin fever. Some people may even suffer from seasonal depression.

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Influenza Information for Life: Actress Tia Mowry Takes a Stand Against The Flu

(BPT) - Mother, author, and actress Tia Mowry is joining forces with MedImmune’s FluMist® Quadrivalent to encourage families across the nation to practice healthy habits, including getting vaccinated to help fight the flu. The campaign aims to raise awareness about the severity of influenza and the importance of vaccination for the entire family.

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