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    Fitness Pros Name Top Workout Trends for 2018

    The American College of Sports Medicine surveyed more than 4,000 fitness professionals, and the results are in: High Intensity Interval Training is forecast as 2018's most popular trend in fitness.…

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    Tips To Preventing Frostbite This Winter

    (Cleveland, OH) -- Frostbite is a risk as icy weather grips much of the nation. Dr. Tom Waters with the Cleveland Clinic says frostbite sets in when soft tissue in the skin begins to freeze.

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    Report: Life Expectancy Down In The U.S.

    (Washington, DC) -- An epidemic of drug overdoses is lowering life expectancy in the U.S.

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    Gerontologist Offers Tips For Talking With Elderly Parents About Driving

    A Connecticut gerontologist is offering tips for talking with elderly parents about driving safety.

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    Study: Pollution Wipes Out Exercise Benefits

    A new study says exercise can't beat pollution. British researchers found the build-up of polluted air in city centers prevents the heart and lungs from realizing the benefits exercise usually…

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    Facebook Launches AI To Help Prevent Suicides

    Facebook is launching software designed to stop people from killing themselves.

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    November Is National Caregiving And Alzheimer's Awareness Month

    November is National Caregiving and Alzheimer's Awareness Month and the Bipartisan Policy Center is launching a new poll to help bring awareness to the subject.

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    Fire Risks Double During Holidays

    An insurance company is reminding people of holiday fire hazards. The Hartford Chief Claim Officer John Kinney says our seasonal decorations are just one thing that increase fire risk.

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    November Is National Diabetes Month

    November is National Diabetes Month and Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases wants you to know that you are the center of your diabetes care…

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    Two Studies Find People Love Dogs More Than Other Humans

    Two major studies show that people love dogs more than other humans.

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    Study Shows Clear Link Between Sugar And Cancer

    Scientists are shedding more light on the link between sugar and cancer.

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    Study: Drinking Coffee May Lower Death Risk

    Another study shows higher coffee consumption is associated with lower risk of death. Doctor Debbie Plate with the Cleveland Clinic didn't participate in the study, but says evidence shows an extra…

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    Mental Illness Getting Attention This Month

    The problem of mental illness in America is getting extra attention this month. Doctor Husseini Manji at the drugmaker Janssen says as many as 18% of American adults and 20% of children suffer from…

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    Cleveland Clinic Doctor Talks Artificial Sweeteners

    Did you know that artificial sweeteners can lead to obesity and disease? Doctor Mark Hyman is with the Cleveland Clinic.

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    Beware Of Decorative Lenses This Halloween

    Doctor Allison Babiuch with the Cleveland Clinic says using Halloween-themed contact lenses off the shelf without a prescription or proper fitting can be scary.

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Study: Teasing Teens About Weight Could Have Future Impact

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A recent study shows teens who are teased about their weight are more likely to become obese adults.

Doctor Leslie Heinberg with the Cleveland Clinic didn't take part in the study, but says teens who were teased about their weight were also more likely to develop disordered eating.

Doctor Heinberg says the results of the study are a good indication that problems with weight-based teasing need to be addressed early on. She says one thing that stood out to her was that girls who were teased by family members had the most problems as adults dealing with weight control and emotional distress. Doctor Heinberg says family members might think it's a joke or gives motivation when it's more likely to derail them.

Doctor Leslie Heinberg with the Cleveland Clinic says home needs to be a place where kids feel safe from teasing.

 

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