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National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014

Editor's note:  Type 2 diabetes mellitus is one of the diseases that can be easily prevented.  Sugar, saturated fat and trans fat are three known

Diabetes Toll Worsens

In 2012, 29.1 million Americans had diabetes and 86 million adults had prediabetes, according to a new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. In 2010, ...
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Women with more moles at higher risk of breast cancer

Wednesday June 11, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A woman may have some idea about her risk of breast cancer simply by counting moles equal or greater ...
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higher risk of death is associated with warmer brain temperature

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIH News National Institute on Drug Abuse http://www.drugabuse.gov/ Embargoed for Release: Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 5 p.m. ...
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Vascular risk factors linked to dementia

Friday May 30, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A report in Current Pharmaceutical Design suggests that there is something everyone can do to lower the risk of ...
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Radiation for prostate cancer linked to secondary cancers, study finds

Editor's comment: Radiation therapy for the treatment of other cancers can also boost risk of secondary cancers....
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Stress degrades sperm quality

Contact: Timothy S. [email protected] University's Mailman School of Public Health  Stress degrades sperm quality Men who feel stressed have fewer, slower sperm -- which may diminish fertility Psychological ...
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HIV Infection Among Asians in the United States and Dependent Areas

Fast Facts Despite growth of the Asian population in the United States, the number of HIV diagnoses among Asians has remained stable and the rate of ...
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New Public Service Campaign Uses Humor To Urge Men Over 50 To Check Their Skin For Skin Cancer

  New Public Service Campaign Uses Humor To Urge Men Over 50 To Check Their Skin For Skin Cancer SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (May 27, 2014) –  The American Academy of ...
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Always Tired? You May Have Sleep Apnea

Your spouse says your snoring is driving her nuts. You wake up feeling unrested and irritable. These are common signs that you may have obstructive sleep apnea ...
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