July 19, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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10-Year-Old Florida Boy May Be Young Victim of Opioid Epidemic

Latest Mental Health News A 10-year-old boy is one of the youngest victims of Florida’s opioid crisis, prosecutors say. Alton Banks began vomiting after returning home from the neighborhood pool on June 23. He was later found unconscious and taken to the hospital, where he was declared dead, the Associated

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July 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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New Breast Cancer Drug Approved by FDA

Latest Cancer News A new drug to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The drug Nerlynx (neratinib) was approved for extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer. Extended adjuvant therapy is given after initial treatment to further reduce the

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July 18, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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How Do I Prevent Stretch Marks from Weightlifting?

Ask the experts After working out for two months, I’ve noticed that I have small stretch marks on my arms from lifting. How can I prevent them? Doctor’s response Stretch marks occur when the elastic middle layer of skin called the dermis is stretched. Stretching leads to a breakdown of

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July 18, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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Should I Take Protein Supplements After Exercise?

Ask the experts What are the benefits of protein supplements with regard to exercise? Doctor’s response Protein is the building block of muscles and essential for repair and growth of muscle after exercise. Whenever you exercise, and particularly during resistance exercise, you cause microscopic damage to the myofibrils of muscle

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July 18, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes During Summer

Latest Eyesight News (HealthDay News) — To prevent skin damage, you apply sunscreen. But how can you protect your eyes from the summer sun’s glaring rays? The American Academy of Ophthalmology advises: Wear sunglasses that block ultraviolet (UV) light. Look for glasses labeled as “100% UV protection.” Styles that wrap

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July 18, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) Symptoms and Signs Pinkeye is characterized by reddening of the conjunctiva of the eyes, discharge from the eyes, and can be accompanied by other signs of infection like sinus congestion and runny nose. Common pinkeye symptoms and Signs Cough Earache Eye Discharge Eye Pain Eye Redness Itching

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