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Mar 27th

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INSIGHT-2-HEALTH FITNESS CHALLENGE: Making fitness a new year's resolution

INSIGHT-2-HEALTH FITNESS CHALLENGE: Making fitness a new year's resolutionI'm taking the Insight 2 Health Fitness Challenge's (I2HC).

It begins Saturday Jan. 17 and guides participants through steps towards lifestyle changes that are sustainable and will enhance your quality of life.
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Is there more to see in your family tree?

Is there more to see in your family tree?Find out if glaucoma runs in your family.

It may be easy to see that beauty is deeply rooted in your family tree. But some things that are passed down from generation to generation are not as easily seen—like glaucoma, an eye disease that runs in families and often has no warning signs.
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Deaths climb above 7,300

Deaths climb above 7,300Ebola may have fallen off America's radar, but the virus continues to devastate communities in three affected West African countries.
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Is it a cold or the flu?

Is it a cold or the flu?As we approach the height of flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that the 2014-2015 season may be severe - as many strains of the influenza virus being seen are not covered by this year's vaccine.
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Avoiding harmful food additives

Avoiding harmful food additivesDear EarthTalk: What is the "Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives?"
-- Meredith LaGarde, New Orleans, LA
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Norovirus hitting hard this season: Health officials stress importance of careful hand washing, food preparation to prevent 'stomach flu'

Norovirus hitting hard this season: Health officials stress importance of careful hand washing, food preparation to prevent 'stomach flu'As if colds, influenza and other respiratory infections weren't enough to make Minnesotans ill in winter, this is also the time of year when digestive tract illness caused by a family of germs known as noroviruses tend to increase. This year, norovirus seems to be hitting the state especially hard.
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Tech innovators help bring health care to hard-to-reach consumers

Tech innovators help bring health care to hard-to-reach consumersSometimes the very consumers who need health care the most are the least likely to enroll. This has been one of the challenges faced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the federal agency responsible for administering the Affordable Care Act.
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