January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Increasing: CDC

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Although this year’s flu season appears to be an average one so far, more hospitalizations are being reported and deaths are increasing, federal health officials reported Friday. And it will be several weeks before

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January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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For Ice Skating, Sharpen Up on Safety

Latest Exercise & Fitness News SUNDAY, Jan. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Ice skating is a great source of exercise for the whole family, but injuries could take the fun out of this winter activity. Adhering to several essential safety tips can help prevent ice skating injuries, according to the

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January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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Ways to Stay Active in Winter

Latest Exercise & Fitness News SATURDAY, Jan. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Adults should get at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day — even in the depths of winter, a leading group of dietary and nutrition professionals advises. And children should get at least an hour of daily

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January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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High-Mileage Runners Expend Less Energy

Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The bodies of runners who put in a lot of mileage appear to be more efficient at running compared to those who run less, a new study finds. Jasper Verheul and colleagues at Liverpool John Moores University in

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January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Stress-Busting Tips

Latest Mental Health News (HealthDay News) — Lying around your home watching TV isn’t always the best way to unwind. Police dramas, the news — even sports programming — can be stress-inducing. Plus, it’s a passive activity, and mildly addictive, and nowhere near as relaxing as many other options you

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January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Fewer NFL Player Concussions in 2016: League

Latest Neurology News The number of concussions in the National Football League this season are down from the previous year, the league says. There were 244 diagnosed concussions in preseason and regular season games in 2016, compared with 275 in 2015. There were 167 concussions in regular season games in

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