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Meditation Slows Mental Decline

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UC Davis study reveals intensive and continued meditation over time can stave off mental decline throughout a person's lifetime. ... More on Mental Health Can staying fit in midlife prevent dementi...
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Company Recalls More Than 200 Million Eggs Due to Salmonella Scare

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Nearly 207 million eggs produced at a farm in Hyde County, N.C., are being voluntarily recalled because of concerns of contamination with the salmonella bacteria.

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Drug Test Spurs Frank Talk Between Hypertension Patients And Doctors

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The drug test developed by Aegis Sciences checks urine samples to help doctors determine if their patients are taking their blood pressure medicine.

High blood pressure can cause severe health problems, but some of the medications to control it have unpleasant side effects. A new drug test alerts doctors when patients aren't taking their meds.

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Personal Health: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Statins

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Statins are often given to healthy people to prevent a potentially devastating problem, so some patients object to taking them.

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Health Tip: Opioid Addiction - Why you should be concerned

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You may have heard that there is an opioid crisis in the United States with people becoming addicted to pain killers, overdosing, and dying. Even though the Trump administration has identified the opioid epidemic as a "public health emergency," a recent public opinion poll suggested that Americans aren't as concerned as they should be. The public sees opioid addiction as a second tier national
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Ask Well: What’s the Best Medicine for a Cough?

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Stay hydrated, use a humidifier and be patient. Honey may be as effective as over-the-counter remedies.

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