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Binge Drinking Rising Rapidly Among Women

Binge drinking, or not drinking every day but consuming a lot of alcohol in one setting, has long been popular among many weekend drinkers and younger people, including college students and high school-aged children. The reasons are varied, but the main reason is because many people who can’t drink every day due to familial or societal obligations enjoy imbibing on ...

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Heart Disease Is Silent And No. 1 Killer Among Women In The U.S.

Though more than three-quarters of heart related deaths are preventable, heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the United States. For women, the statistics are particularly grim: Every 80 seconds a woman dies from heart disease and yet women generally do not perceive heart disease to be a top health concern. Approximately 610,000 people die ...

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CDC: STDs Increase Among Young People, No One Is Blaming Tinder

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting the number of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are increasing at an “alarming rate” in the U.S., particularly in young adults. In a report by the CDC, STD cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis all went up in 2014. Cases of chlamydia, the most common infection, has climbed to unprecedented levels, ...

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Four Britons among NZ crash dead

NZ helicopter crash: Four Britons among dead – UK Foreign Office 21 November 2015 From the section Asia Image copyright NEW ZEALAND POLICE / HANDOUT Image caption All six passengers and the pilot were killed in the crash Four Britons were among seven people killed in a helicopter crash in New Zealand, the UK Foreign Office has confirmed. The aircraft ...

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Dietary Supplement: Weight Loss And Energy Products Causing Heart Problems Among Young Adults

Dietary supplements, especially ones designed for weight loss or increased energy, are causing adverse health effects and sending thousands of unsuspecting young adults to the hospital every year. According to a recent report published by the federal government, many widely-marketed and popular herbal supplements lead to more than 23,000 emergency room visits every year. Approximately 2,154 of these visits become ...

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Measles Outbreak: Vaccine Debate Triggers Death Threats Among Parents

As the measles outbreak continues to spread across the U.S. – infecting 155 people across 16 states so far – it’s also starting vicious fights among parents. CBS News recently reported on a site called Mommy2Mommy, an LA-based support group of over 17,000 mothers. The online group made the news not for its helpful advice for raising kids, but for ...

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