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X-Rays and Your Health

If you go for regularly scheduled exams, doctors are aware of the radiation risks. Don’t refuse a single X-Ray because you’re afraid of its health effects. Now you know that the amount of radiation that reaches your body is very minimal, especially with shielding. And the harm on your body will me slim to nothing. This X-Ray can detect a posing health risk that is more threatening to you health than the radiation from an X-Ray.

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9 Preventative Practices for a Healthy Lifestyle

It is estimated that thousands of lives and millions of dollars can be saved annually if more Americans take preventative measures with their healthcare. Preventative tests promote early detection of many medical conditions as well as thwart conditions from arising in the first place. They allow doctors to check for any signs of a threatening condition.

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How to Protect Your Family from Lyme Disease

Every year, more than 16,000 Americans are infected with Lyme disease, a disease spread by deer ticks that carry the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria. Discovered in Lyme, Connecticut in 1975, Lyme disease can be found throughout the United States and even into Europe. Ticks themselves are infected with the disease after feeding on deer and mice. Ticks can also easily bite people as they’re walking through grass, and pets are known to carry deer ticks into the household.

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Too Much of Anything Can Be Harmful to Your Health

You may be familiar with the saying “too much of anything isn’t good for you”. This is entirely true. Even simplest things in life, like water, can threaten your health. Consuming large amounts of any substance can be extremely damaging to your health – and some even deadly. But, if you follow to this simple advice and don’t over-indulge in one thing, you will not have to worry about harming your health.

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Contacts vs. Glasses – Which are better?

Approximately 75% of Americans wear some type of vision correction. Blurring of our vision is mostly genetic and out of our control. It occurs when light enters your eye and is focused to a point around the retina, instead of directly to the retina. When and if you need vision correction (although not everyone will), glasses and contacts have been designed to fix this condition. Once diagnosed, the question is glasses or contacts? For some, the decision is quite obvious depending on their lifestyle; but for others, the decision may be more difficult.

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Food for Thought: Improving School Lunches in the US

Recently, school lunches have been the target of criticism by parents and politicians looking to improve child nutrition and reduce the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. Plus, remember that many schools and universities are also working to improve conditions for students with food allergies. A large percentage of school-age children consume nearly half of their calories in the school cafeteria.

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