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Soaring obesity rates come with hefty price tag
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Soaring obesity rates come with hefty price tag

October 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
Obesity rates may have peaked in rich countries, but children in developing nations are increasingly putting on unhealthy pounds, new research shows. istockphoto New research is offering fresh insight into the global epidemic of...
How accurate are fertility tests? Study raises doubts
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How accurate are fertility tests? Study raises doubts

October 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
A new study says blood and urine tests cannot accurately predict a woman’s future fertility. Getty Images/iStockphoto Women in their 30s and early 40s who want to know whether their biological clocks are running out should...
How lack of sleep affects health and tips for a good night’s rest
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How lack of sleep affects health and tips for a good night’s rest

October 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
October 11, 2017, 8:14 AM| Nearly two-thirds of Americans do not get a full eight hours of sleep per night. Now, researcher Matthew Walker is sounding the alarm about what he calls “the silent sleep loss epidemic.”...
Will Catholic universities withdraw birth control coverage?
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Will Catholic universities withdraw birth control coverage?

October 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
The Trump administration’s plan to roll back mandatory insurance coverage for birth control faces a new federal court challenge. Washington state’s attorney general sued Monday to stop the new rules from taking...
Premature babies find music can be medicine
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Premature babies find music can be medicine

October 9th, 2017 | by Contributor
James Excell sees his music as support for the incredible medical staff in the NICU at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children CBS Denver DENVER — At Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) in Colorado, premature...
Hate UTI’s? This simple step could cut the risk
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Hate UTI’s? This simple step could cut the risk

October 9th, 2017 | by Contributor
Drinking plenty of water each day may have an unexpected benefit — staving off urinary tract infections, a new study reports. Young women plagued by UTIs who drank an additional 6 cups of water each day were nearly half...