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    • 23 AUG 17
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    The healthiest part of an avocado may get thrown away

    The avocado has become synonymous with trendy cuisine and numerous health benefits. The yellow-green flesh inside the fruit is packed with essential vitamins and nutrients and is a good source of healthy fats. But new research suggests a part of the avocado that’s normally thrown in the trash may actually be the most valuable. According

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    • 23 AUG 17
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    Is your health insurer making you sicker?

    Health insurance is designed to cover patients when they get sick, but what happens when insurance companies stamp “reject” on a claim? Some of those patients may end up sicker, suggests a recent survey entitled “Not What the Doctor Ordered” from the Doctor-Patient Rights Project (DPRP). Health insurers denied coverage for nearly a quarter of the Americans

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    • 22 AUG 17
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    How much sugar is in your soda? Panera’s cups will tell you

    Panera Bread (PNRA) will start listing the amount of added sugar and calories on the cups for seven drinks, including cola and iced teas. The move is the latest by the company to appeal to Americans who are increasingly concerned about what’s in their food and drinks. Panera and other restaurant chains have been tweaking

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    • 22 AUG 17
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    Did the solar eclipse damage your eyes?

    Many watchers of Monday’s solar eclipse may have glanced at the sun without proper eye protection, if only for a brief moment. This can be dangerous, as looking directly at the sun can cause eye damage. But how do you know if you’ve hurt your eyes? The solar eclipse wowed viewers across the United States August 21

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    • 22 AUG 17
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    Why more kids will be diagnosed with high blood pressure

    More children and teens are likely to be diagnosed and treated for high blood pressure under new guidelines released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). An estimated 3.5 percent of children and adolescents in the U.S. have hypertension, or abnormally high blood pressure, but experts say the actual prevalence is likely much higher

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    • 21 AUG 17
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    Boy who had heart transplant dies on first day of school

    A 13-year-old Ohio boy who received a new heart in March collapsed and died as he arrived for his first day of school last Thursday, CBS affiliate WKRC reports. Peyton West was born with a heart defect called hypoplastic left heart heart syndrome and had seemed to recover well from the transplant surgery.  Peyton arrived at school with

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    • 21 AUG 17
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    How to communicate with Alzheimer’s patients

    The impact of Alzheimer’s is felt around the country. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans live with the disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the country. Dr. Gayatri Devi told “CBS This Morning: Saturday” that Alzheimer’s patients “should not feel patronized.” Devi is a neurologist and

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    • 20 AUG 17
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    How to communicate with Alzheimer’s patients

    The impact of Alzheimer’s is felt around the country. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans live with the disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the country. Dr. Gayatri Devi told “CBS This Morning: Saturday” that Alzheimer’s patients “should not feel patronized.” Devi is a neurologist and

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    • 20 AUG 17
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    How to communicate with Alzheimer’s patients

    The impact of Alzheimer’s is felt around the country. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans live with the disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the country. Dr. Gayatri Devi told “CBS This Morning: Saturday” that Alzheimer’s patients “should not feel patronized.” Devi is a neurologist and

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    • 19 AUG 17
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    How to communicate with Alzheimer’s patients

    The impact of Alzheimer’s is felt around the country. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans live with the disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the country. Dr. Gayatri Devi told “CBS This Morning: Saturday” that Alzheimer’s patients “should not feel patronized.” Devi is a neurologist and

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    • 19 AUG 17
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    How to communicate with Alzheimer’s patients

    The impact of Alzheimer’s is felt around the country. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans live with the disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the country. Dr. Gayatri Devi told “CBS This Morning: Saturday” that Alzheimer’s patients “should not feel patronized.” Devi is a neurologist and

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    • 19 AUG 17
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    Can a blood test detect cancer earlier?

    A new genetic blood test might pave the way for detecting early stage cancers that often prove fatal when caught too late, a new study suggests. The test scans blood for DNA fragments released by cancerous tumors, explained lead researcher Dr. Victor Velculescu. By reviewing these DNA fragments for mutations found in 58 “cancer-driver” genes,

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    • 18 AUG 17
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    DNA test results may not change health habits

    NEW YORK — If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn’t you work to stay healthy? You’d quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or do whatever else it took to improve your odds of avoiding maladies like obesity, diabetes, heart disease or cancer, right? The scientific evidence

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    • 17 AUG 17
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    Most contact lens wearers make one of these mistakes

    Ashley Welch On Twitter» Ashley Welch covers health and wellness for CBSNews.com Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/RV0XrLuAD1o/

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