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HEALTHY LIFE: Could an infection be underlying diabetes?

People with Type 2 Diabetes are at an increased risk to develop infections. But what if you don’t know if you have Type 2 Diabetes?

According to recent estimates, about 8 percent of the U.S. population is affected by Type …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Mystery symptoms linked to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

It can affect major organ systems such as those for the kidneys, brain, joints, heart and skin.

It affects women 10 times more than men, and is more common in African-Americans, Hispanics and Asians ages 15 to 40.

Yet it’s …

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HEALTHY LIFE: How to cope with anxiety

Almost all of us have experienced some level of anxiety at some point in our lives.

In fact, mild anxiety is helpful in that it increases our perceptual field and our ability to get things done, as well as alerts …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Food allergies & child advocacy

Food allergy is among the fastest-growing public health concerns affecting nearly every school across the United States. One in 13 children in the U.S., or roughly two in every classroom, has a food allergy.

Currently there is no cure for …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Being vigilant about your blood pressure

One in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. It is a common health problem seen in medical offices and hospitals daily. If treated early and effectively, it can be well controlled.

But, if not controlled, it

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HEALTHY LIFE: What women need to know about bone health

You’re aging. You’re a woman. You have a diet low in calcium.

Those and other factors mean you could be at higher risk for osteoporosis, a medical condition in which bones become weak and brittle and more susceptible to fracture.

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HEALTHY LIFE: Forgetfulness doesn’t always equal dementia

Have you ever had an older adult family member become disoriented, or confused about who they are? Perhaps all of a sudden they could not recognize close family members. Or they were tired and experiencing a lack

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HEALTHY LIFE: Is tiredness related to age, fitness or anemia?

Have you ever felt tired? Maybe slightly more short of breath while walking? Just don’t feel like yourself? Is this normal, or could it be a symptom of an underlying medical condition?

Let’s take a closer look at a case

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HEALTHY LIFE: Grief’s healing journey

No one is going to get through this life without experiencing some level of grief.

For most of us, when we think of grief, we think of the death of a loved one. This can be devastating, but loss of …

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HEALTHY LIFE: The truth about sun-caused skin cancer

We all have melanin, which gives our skin pigmentation. But some of us — because of genetics and ethnicity — have more than others.

In the past, it was believed the more melanin a person had, the less likely he …

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