Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Pancreatic Cancer

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has just finished treatment for pancreatic cancer, the U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday.
After the tumor was first diagnosed in late July, Ginsburg was given a three-week course of focused…
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How to Get Your College Years Off to a Healthy Start

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — A wellness checklist to help the 20 million new students starting at U.S. colleges this fall is available from Ohio State University experts.
Checklist topics include exercise, healthy eating, stress management,…
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Wintertime Smog Tied to Rise in Heart Procedures

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — Breathing in smoggy air, especially in the colder months, may be especially taxing for the heart, new research out of Europe suggests.
Polish researchers found that high levels of air pollution were tied to spikes in…
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Give This Recipe for Tasty, Nutritious Beets a Try

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — “Eating the rainbow” is a great way to harness the different micronutrients in fruits and vegetables.
Among the reds (and yellows), naturally sweet beets are a great source of folate, the B vitamin, fiber and potassium. If…
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A Kid-Friendly Emergency Room Saves Lives

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — Critically ill kids are far more likely to survive if they’re treated at hospital emergency rooms that are well-equipped to care for children, a new study finds.
Researchers analyzed data on more than 20,400 critically ill…
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Your Dog May Be Leading You to a Healthier Heart

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — Your dog might be your heart’s best friend, if a new study is any indication.
Researchers found that compared with people who had no pets, dog owners tended to have fewer risk factors for heart disease: They got more…
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1 in 8 Teen Girls Has Faced 'Reproductive Coercion'

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — A staggering number of teen girls are experiencing an insidious form of relationship abuse: reproductive coercion.
Researchers report that it affects 1 in 8 adolescent girls who are sexually active.
Reproductive coercion is…
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