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Postpartum Exercises

Posted: 12/17/2008 - Getting your body back after having a baby is never easy, but most experts agree the sooner you start, the easier it may be.

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Cancer to be world's top killer by 2010

Posted: 12/09/2008 - The World Health Organization warns that the rising use of tobacco will help turn cancer into the world's top killer by 2010.

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Half-dose flu shots work in adults

Posted: 12/08/2008 - A new government study finds that half-dose flu shots are effective in adults, especially in women and those younger than 50.

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Tennessee among unhealthiest states

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Tennessee is ranked among the five unhealthiest states for the fifth consecutive year in an annual report.

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Depression leads to internal fat in 70-somethings

Posted: 12/01/2008 - A North Carolina researcher has found that older people who are depressed are much more likely to develop a dangerous type of internal body fat that can lead to diabetes and heart disease.

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1 in 5 young adults has personality disorder

Posted: 12/01/2008 - Researchers say almost one in five young American adults has a personality disorder that interferes with everyday life, and even more abuse alcohol or drugs.

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FDA sets safe level for infant formula contaminant

Posted: 11/28/2008 - Federal food safety regulators have set a safety level for the industrial chemical melamine in infant formula and are urging consumers to keep using U.S.-made formula.

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Tennessee receives failing grade from March of Dimes

Posted: 11/12/2008 - The state of Tennessee received a failing grade from the March of Dimes in what will be an annual Premature Birth Report Card. The "F" grade shows how the state is facing a crisis level of premature births that is driving up health care costs and special education budgets.

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NCI: No prostate benefit from vitamin E, selenium

Posted: 10/27/2008 - The government is stopping a major study of whether vitamin E and selenium prevent prostate cancer -- because the supplements aren't working and there's a hint of risk.

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