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Dealing with Incontinence
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Stress incontinence Stress incontinence is the leakage of urine out of the bladder when you jump, cough, sneeze, laugh, lift a heavy object, have sex, or do anything else that puts pressure on the bladder. Often only a small amount of urine leaks out, although in more severe cases, the pressure of a full bladder […]

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Understanding Cholesterol
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Even those of us with only the fuzziest understanding of nutritional science have managed to grasp this basic fact: cholesterol bad. More specifically, we’ve been told for decades to avoid eating foods, like eggs, that are high in cholesterol, because they’re terrible for our heart health — but that advice could soon be changing. Every five […]

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Avoiding Breast Cancer
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Question: My mother, great-grandmother and great-aunt all had breast cancer, and I worry often about getting cancer. I have become a strict vegetarian, and I exercise several times a week. However, I am large-breasted and worry that a tumor may not be found on a mammogram. This happened with my mother. I tried to get […]

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How Effective Will Your Diet Be in 5 Years?
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There’s some encouraging news for the millions of people who made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. A new government study says when it comes to weight loss, forget the fads, stick with the traditional way. Healthbeat team doctor Kim Mulvihill reports. When it comes to losing weight Americans have tried some very strange […]

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Enjoy Your Travel With Electronic Cigarette
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Enjoy Your Travel With Electronic Cigarette Are you a smoker that loves to travel? If you are you probably get tired of people giving you the stink eye when you try to light up. With every state and country having different smoking laws it can be ridiculous trying to remember where you can or can’t […]

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For Doctors, a Chance to Spot Victims in Denial
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Seeing Pattern of Abuse Is First Step to Help, Says Report Victims of domestic violence show telltale signs of their abuse by a pattern of injuries that may be easily identified by doctors and social workers, experts say. A report recently published in a British journal suggests that some domestic violence victims show bleeding in […]

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Battle Over Bad Doctor Database
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Liana Gedz thinks that if she had seen Dr. Allan Zarkin’s private records, then the obstetrician now known as “Dr. Zorro” would never have had a chance to carve his initials in her abdomen after delivering her baby. Now she is fighting to make those records available to all patients by opening the National Practitioners […]

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New DNA Database Links Convict to Rapes
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The state’s growing DNA database has for the first time helped police link a convicted offender to new crimes. A man is being held without bail after evidence collected from two rape victims was found to match material in his genetic profile in the state’s convicted offender database. Police have not released the man’s name, […]

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Study 10% of College Students Consider Suicide
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Experts Link Increase Risk to Drinking and Drugs One in 10 U.S. college students has seriously considered suicide, according to a government survey. Based on data collected from 4,609 students nationwide who responded to the 1995 National College Health Risk Behavior Survey, 463 said they had contemplated suicide in the preceding 12 months. And researchers […]

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