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U.S. Navy Hospital Ship to Deploy to Colombia

Washington, D.C. The United States is sending a U.S. Navy hospital ship to Colombia to help treat some of the hundreds of thousands of people who have poured over the border fleeing violence in Venezuela. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters traveling with him to Washington from Bogata, Colombia, Friday that he would likely be […]

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Five Reasons Its So Hard to Lose Weight (and What You Can Do)

New York, N.Y. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the prevalence of obesity in the country among adults is around 40 percent. They estimate that over 93 million adults are considered obese. It’s estimated that around 80 percent of the people try to lose weight on their own, but most fail. We […]

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Pediatrician Creates Program to Help Fight Food Insecurity

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, over 15 million households in the country are food insecure. These are people who live without reliable access to affordable, nutritious food. One pediatrician has teamed up with nonprofits to help change that, and help bring nutritious eating habits to those in need. The produce packs project will […]

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Tips for Help Avoid the College “Freshmen 15”

For the millions of students who will be starting college for the first time, they will be exposed to new things, including challenges with their health and weight. In a study published in the journal BMC Obesity, researchers shared their findings regarding the “freshmen 15,” the idea that new college students gain about 15 pounds. They […]

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Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches on a Budget

Back to school means back to lunch preparation for parents around the country. It’s a challenge that many parents take on, but often struggle to keep healthy. While it’s easy to toss in convenient snacks, it’s not going to do much in the way of keeping their little bodies healthy and developing well. One pediatrician […]

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Forget Managing Chronic Arthritis Pain, Prevent it from Happening!

According to the National Institutes of Health, over 25 million American adults suffer from pain on a daily basis. More than 23 million of them report that they are in a lot of pain. The majority of these people will have a poor health status, use more health care, and suffer from more disability as […]

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5 Foods that Stain Teeth and Cause Bad Breath (and What to Do About it)

Each day we eat and drink things without giving a second thought about the impact that they may have on our teeth or breath. Yet we will look into the mirror and wish our teeth were whiter, or find throughout the day that we suddenly have breath that makes us want to hide from talking […]

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Five Reasons to Consider a Simple Implant to Treat Chronic Back Pain

Marina Del Rey, CA. The vast majority of adults know what it’s like to experience back pain. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), around 80 percent of adults will experience back pain at some point in their life. But for most people, that pain doesn’t last long and goes away on its […]

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