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(Family Features) Tis the season for holiday feasts, but making smart food choices and stepping up your oral hygiene routine can help you have a healthy, holiday season and a fresh, bright smile.
(NAPSI)—According to a poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, 40 percent of Americans feel that they or their immediate family is at risk of getting Ebola. Yet with only a few confirmed cases of Ebola in the United States, the actual risk of contracting the disease is extremely low. In fact, other infections that don’t hit the same emotional hot buttons as Ebola—such as MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection, and even the common flu—pose much more of a risk than Ebola to the average American. So what is a rational response to the Ebola virus?
Canyon Del Oro High School senior Bridget Doucet finished her final season in cross country on top of the podium, winning the Division II State Championship. However, for any other runner, it may have been just the final race of her high school career, but for Doucet it capped off a marathon of not only becoming the best in her favorite sport, but also in defeating a yearlong battle against anorexia.
Nationally acclaimed for his research and procedures with the robotic-assisted cardiac surgery, Dr. Robert Poston now brings his 12 years of experience to Northwest Medical Center.
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tucson's newest and
Oro Valley Hospital has been named a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of health care organizations. The honor recognizes hospitals that excel at meeting the Commission’s stringent measurements for exemplary patient care. This is the second time Oro Valley Hospital has earned the designation.
(BPT) - Major depressive disorder (MDD), also known as clinical depression, affects a large number of people. In fact, in the United States, it’s been estimated that more than 30 million people have suffered from MDD over a lifetime. Symptoms of MDD include saddened mood, loss of interest or pleasure, significant changes in weight or appetite, trouble sleeping or sleeping too much, lack of energy, restlessness or slowed thinking or movements, feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt, difficulty concentrating, or indecisiveness, and recurrent suicidal thoughts or actions.
(BPT) - Skin changes with the seasons and it is important for women to adjust their daily skin care routine throughout the year. During fall and winter, low temperatures, low humidity and brisk winds deplete skin of its natural nutrients, which can lead to a dry, lackluster appearance. It is much easier to prevent dryness and irritation than it is to alleviate it, so now is the best time for women to start changing their routine before the weather becomes even colder.
(BPT) - When you hear the word cancer, which cancers come to mind?
Joseph Bailey Jr. starts his Thursday mornings with Fiesta, a black-and-white-patterned horse. Bailey brushes Fiesta and whispers in his ear for him to behave before the two begin their ride.
(StatePoint) Nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes and another 37 percent of U.S. adults have prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona loves helping owners keep their pets healthy and well. The HSSA will be having two separate clinics in one day and invites all dog owners to take advantage of this low-cost vaccination clinic.
Public Health Nurse Victoria Millick pretends to give a shot to Nurse Manager Linda Everett at the Pima County Health Department North Clinic on August 16, 2013.
(NAPSI)—The American Society of Clinical Oncology, the world’s leading professional organization representing physicians who care for people with cancer, announced the “Top 5 Advances in 50 Years of Modern Oncology,” based on results of worldwide voting on CancerProgress.Net—ASCO’s interactive website documenting the history of progress against cancer.
(NAPSI)—The holiday season can be an especially important time of year to take a closer look at the physical and cognitive health of family and friends.
(NewsUSA) - Which jobs will be in demand in the coming years?
(BPT) - The holiday season is full of celebrations. From office parties to family events, everyone gathers to spread a little extra cheer. While people may be wary of what all of the holiday treats will mean for their health, avoiding all of the revelry could cause more harm than good. Creating a balance between restraint and indulgence will help sustain physical, mental and emotional well-being. Come out of the holiday season feeling just as good as you did when you went in with these easy tips.
(BPT) - Cheryl Edwards was the host of her own radio talk show. But what she wants to talk about these days is how she made it through what she says was the darkest period of her life and how there’s hope for others to do the same.
(BPT) - Do you know how to control your blood sugar? If you are one of the 29 million Americans living with diabetes, learning the basics is a great first step to help you manage your condition.
(BPT) - Expectant moms already have plenty to worry about including keeping up with medical appointments and setting up a nursery. However, one very easy and vitally important thing to do for a healthy baby is to make sure pregnant and nursing women get enough iodine.
(BPT) - What do you and your favorite professional athlete have in common? You both use your eye sight each day to live life to the fullest.
(BPT) - Allergic rhinitis, or nasal allergies, affects an estimated 50 million people in the U.S., according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). While nasal allergies may seem common, the impact of allergens varies from person to person and often depends on the season.
(NewsUSA) - Google has embraced it. So have Apple and Facebook.
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