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Consumers Urged To Use Caution Eating Peanut Butter

Posted: 01/19/2009 - Federal officials are urging consumers to put off eating foods that contain peanut butter until assurances are made that the foods do not contain products manufactured by the Peanut Corp. of America, some of which were found to contain salmonella.

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Comforting Cancer Patients

Posted: 01/19/2009 - Last year in the U-S more than a million people were diagnosed with ancer. Judy Fortin shares some ways to offer comfort to cancer patients.

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Can Sex Cause A Heart Attack?

Posted: 01/16/2009 - If movies and soap operas are anything to go by, sex can be dangerous for people with heart conditions.

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Surges in Blood Pressure Found to Affect Cognitive Ability in Elderly

Posted: 01/16/2009 - By the time you reach what is commonly called middle age, you’ll likely notice awkward moments when you suddenly can’t remember a simple word, your best friend’s name, the movie you saw last night or even what you planned to say next.

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Where Are the Nation's Best Children’s Hospitals?

Posted: 01/16/2009 - Just the thought of their child in a hospital can cause parental nightmares. No one wants to have their child in the hospital for any reason, and particularly if they are facing a long life-threatening illness or recuperating from serious injury. If a child must be hospitalized parents would like to know the best place for treatment for their child and Parents magazine can tell you where they are.

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8 Tips for a Better Body Breakthrough

Posted: 01/15/2009 - What's standing between you and a hot body? Boredom? Lack of motivation? Too little time? Chances are, you're in an exercise rut. We had readers list top fitness frustrations, then went to experts for ideas to revive any routine. Try their techniques and see amazing results. You'll be saying, "I can't wait to work out!"

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"Check List" for Surgery Helps Patients

Posted: 01/15/2009 - Experts have designed a tool that reduces the rate of complications and nearly cuts the death risk from surgery in half - and it barely costs a thing.

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Clearing the Air

Posted: 01/15/2009 - It'll be awhile before homeowners in some parts of the country can open up their windows and let in fresh air. Here's what you can do in the meantime.

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High Blood Pressure Rises in the Winter

Posted: 01/15/2009 - In the winter, we all take precautions to try and stay healthy and not get those annoying colds or the flu. Our thoughts tend to be on germs, not our blood pressure, but recent study results show that people with high blood pressure should take extra care in watching their blood pressure numbers in the winter.

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The Power Of Peppermint

Posted: 01/13/2009 - At the mention of peppermint, candy canes and ice cream comes to mind. But did you know that peppermint is also an age-old herbal medicine that has been used to treat a wide range of abdominal woes?

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Parents Of Sick Kids To Reject China's Payout Plan

Posted: 01/13/2009 - More than 200 Chinese parents whose babies were sickened or killed by tainted milk plan to reject a government compensation scheme because it is limited and does not cover enough children, an organizer of the families said Tuesday.

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Less Sleep Means More Colds

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Do you find yourself catching more than your fair share of winter colds? One solution might be to get more sleep.

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Dangers May Be Lurking In Home Cabinets

Updated: 01/12/2009 - Your cabinets are always there for you, faithfully storing whatever you cram into them. But "out of sight, out of mind" can end up meaning "out of date" — and that's just one of the unhealthy situations that could be developing behind those closed doors.

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Peanut Butter Recall Amid Salmonella Outbreak

Posted: 01/12/2009 - King Nut Companies issued a total recall of peanut butter that it distributes Saturday amid fears of a salmonella outbreak that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said has infected 399 people in 42 states.

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Hungover? Sorry, Scientists Debunk Detox Claims

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Feeling bloated or oily from excessive cookie-eating and alcohol-consuming? If you are thinking of trying various “detox” products to help you slim down or clear up, British scientists are saying most of these products are “meaningless,” according to the Agence France-Presse.

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Tetris: A Good Treatment For Trauma?

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Playing Tetris, rated one of the greatest video games of all time, immediately after traumatic events appears to reduce flashbacks that plague sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a British study.

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