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Kidscreen Clinics Scheduled for White Swan and Tieton

 

Parents can obtain free health and developmental screenings for their young children during the KidScreen clinic sessions at White Swan on April 15 and at Tieton on April 27. 

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High Blood Pressure Linked to Drop in Walking Speed

Many people suffer hypertension as they age, and a new study says it slows them down, literally.

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What’s in Your Bag? Huge Purses an Emotional Crutch

When it comes to being prepared, the Boy Scouts have nothing on Ritter Hoy.

“I was at a bar in Las Vegas and this man asked if I wanted to play ‘Let’s Make a Deal,’” says the 30-year-old university media rep from Oxford, Ohio

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Colorado Hospital Blew Whistle on Contaminated Wipes

 

Spate of serious infections caused by rare bacteria sparked massive recall, investigation.

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Bad Habits = Good Results ?

FIVE BAD HABITS YOU WANT TO KEEP

Watching television can make you smarter. Gossiping can make you less critical of yourself. And coffee can help prevent type 2 diabetes. Yes, some bad habits -- in moderation -- may actually be good for you. Ladies Home Journal reports that some bad habits can have surprisingly good effects. Here are five that get a bad rap, but can be good for you.

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Florida Doctor Sees Patients As House Debates Health Care Reform Repeal Act
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Add Years to Your Life

WAYS TO ADD 30 YEARS TO YOUR LIFE

How long will you live? 70% of your longevity is determined by your lifestyle. So, in a way, you are in control of your destiny. Taken together, all of the following lifestyle changes will help you live as much as 30 years longer. Here are tips from Dr. Sanjay Gupta's book "Chasing Life".

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Fame Doesn’t Protect Movie Stars From Stroke Risk

 

Hollywood trivia quiz: What do Sharon Stone, Dudley Moore, James Garner and Elizabeth Taylor have in common besides an Oscar nomination? All have suffered strokes, a reminder that money and fame can't insulate you from a health risk that much can be done to prevent, researchers said Thursday.

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Baseball Coach Gives Player Kidney [VIDEO]

Wake Forest University baseball coach Tom Walter has given one of his players a kidney.

Freshman outfielder Kevin Jordan has ANCA vasculitis, a rare autoimmune disease that would have led to kidney failure by the time he finished college, unless he got a kidney transplant

Jordan had been trying to play baseball, despite his condition, but had been worn out by the daily dialysis treatments.

Coach Walters credits “divine intervention” for making him Jordan’s organ donor match. Coach and player are currently recovering from their surgeries, and Jordan will be able to resume exercise in eight weeks.

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5 Treadmill Alternatives You’ll Actually Like

Tired of the running on the hamster wheel? Try these fun and effective ways to mix up your cardio routine.

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Tests You’re Not Having That Could Save Your Life

Think a stress test and a simple blood workup are all you need to assess your heart attack risk? Wrong. If you haven't had these cutting-edge screenings, put this magazine down and call your doctor. Now.

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