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By Selena Hill Diabetes doesn’t discriminate. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new public education campaign targeting the 86 million American adults with what’s known as prediabetes. …read more

By Selena Hill A breast cancer diagnosis and its subsequent treatment can come with a mix of symptoms that affect quality of life, including anxiety and depression. A new study finds …read more

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By CBC News The risk of heart attack, stroke or breast cancer due to hormone replacement therapy has been overstated, and that has scared away some women …read more

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By Leigh Ann Caldwell and Frank Thorp V and Vaughn Hillyard Senate Republicans unveil a draft of health care legislation that will include big reductions to Medicaid, tax cuts and elimination of the insurance mandate. …read more

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By Alex Johnson Father-and-son hikers were found dead in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, N.M., while California authorities confirmed two heat-related deaths in San Jose. …read more

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By CBC News In this week’s round-up of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news, a new dictionary of sitting, and catching bats in a hunt for new viruses. …read more

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By Bryan Labby A woman from Alberta has been denied coverage for dental implants to fill gaps in her mouth resulting from a cleft palate, something her doctor says is the result of her being Indigenous. …read more

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By Emma Hinchliffe Change.org is getting some major support from tech billionaires to create real social movements. LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is leading a $30 million funding round for the site …read more

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By Cameka Smith (Image: iStock/udra) Are your feeling overwhelmed? Asking yourself how do I balance family, business, and my needs? Learn how to use the Self-Care Formula. I know you are saying “Self-care! What’s that?  …read more

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By Selena Hill As if marijuana users needed another reason to smoke a joint, a new study reveals that cannabis may actually reverse the aging process in the human brain. In the study, which was led by researchers at the University of Bonn in Germany and was recently published in the journal Natural …read more

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