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10 Things You Should Know About Calcium

By at December 19, 2010 | 3:14 pm | 3 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Calcium

10 Things You Should Know About Calcium by Anna Woodard Calcium is an important component of a healthy diet and a mineral needed for life. Approximately 99% of the body's calcium is stored in the bones and teeth. Recommended daily calcium intake for adults ranges from 1000 to 1500 mg/day. Each day, you lose calcium through your skin, nails, hair, sweat, urine and more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Breastfeeding

By at December 19, 2010 | 3:07 pm | 2 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Breastfeeding

10 Things You Should Know About Breastfeeding  by Kelli Lartonoix  Breast milk is full of disease fighting antibodies that are essential for protecting your baby from illness. Nursing your baby for the first 6 months will offer the most protection from stomach viruses, lower respiratory illnesses, ear infections, and meningitis, or will cause them to be less more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer

By at December 19, 2010 | 2:48 pm | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer

10 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer by Janine Jordan 1. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women      a. Women are 100 times more likely to develop breast cancer than men 2. But Men can develop breast cancer also 3. Mammography is the most reliable way to detect breast cancer      a. 35% of breast cancers are first detected by more...

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10 Things You Should Ask Your OB/GYN

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10 Things You Should Ask Your OB/GYN

10 Things You Should Ask Your OB/GYN by Mallory Unland 1)     Am I eligible for a Gardasil vaccination? 2)     What is the purpose of a pap smear? 3)     Why should pregnant patients get a flu shot? 4)     Why is it important to have my blood pressure checked three months after starting oral contraceptives? 5)     Is there a screening or more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Angina

By at December 19, 2010 | 1:55 pm | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Angina

10 Things You Need to Know About Angina by John Cibulka Angina -  is characterized by pain, pressure or discomfort in the chest area. - the pain may radiate outward from the chest to other areas, such as the arms. -  is caused by nerve receptors in the heart in response to low blood supply to the heart. -  is experienced generally (though not always) more...

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