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    Cleveland Clinic: Walk Your Dog For Better Health

    A recent study shows almost half of dog owners do not walk their dogs regularly despite the known health benefits of doing so.

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    Cleveland Clinic: UV Protection Essential For Eyes

    An Ohio doctor wants people to know that putting on your sunglasses is more than a fashion statement. Doctor Reecha Kampani with the Cleveland Clinic says protecting your eyes from ultraviolet rays…

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    Study: Teasing Teens About Weight Could Have Future Impact

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

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    It's A Great Time To Get Children Vaccinated

    It's a great time to get your children vaccinated. Doctor Richard So with the Cleveland Clinic says getting your children vaccinated is just as important as any other safety precaution you take with…

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    Ban Urged On High Heel Requirement At Work

    Researchers are calling for an end to the requirement that women wear high heels at work.

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    Tips To Avoid Junk Food Binging On Road Trips

    Officials with the Cleveland Clinic are offering tips on how to limit junk food binging and fast food stops on summer road trips. Doctor Susan Albers says many folks tend to pack on the pounds while…

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    Cleveland Clinic: Make Sunscreen Part Of Daily Routine

    Cleveland Clinic Doctor Melissa Piliang says parts of our bodies are regularly exposed to the sun during everyday tasks, and not protecting them can put our health at risk.

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    Cleveland Clinic: Gluten Does Have Value

    A registered dietitian says unnecessarily restricting wholes grains that contain gluten can mean missing out on the benefits these foods have to offer. Lindsay Malone is with the Cleveland Clinic.

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    Study: Reading To Babies Can Boost Preschool Literacy

    New research shows reading books to infants can boost vocabulary and reading skills. Doctor Kimberly Giuliano with Cleveland Clinic Children's didn't take part in the study, but encourages parents to…

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    Doctor Explains Glioblastoma

    An Ohio doctor says glioblastoma, which is what Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona is battling, is the most commonly diagnosed primary malignant brain tumor in adults.

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    Poll: Beer Is The Most Preferred Alcoholic Drink In The U.S.

    Beer continues to be the first choice for Americans when it comes to alcoholic drinks.

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    Overweight Pets Now A Problem In The U.S.

    We know the U.S. has an overweight people problem. Now, it also has an overweight pet problem. Doctor Kirk Breuninger, the lead "State of Pet Health Report" researcher at Banfield Pet Hospital, says…

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    Cleveland Doctor Reacts To Coffee Studies

    A couple of new studies suggest being a regular coffee drinker may actually help boost your longevity.

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    Study Suggests Link Between Poor Sleep And Alzheimer's

    New research is linking sleep problems with Alzheimer's Disease.

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    Having Purpose Leads To Sound Sleeping

    Having a reason to get up in the morning helps you sleep that much better at night.

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Today Is National Walking Day

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Today is National Walking Day, and an Ohio health coach says starting a walking routine is the first step towards getting your body more active.

Erica Stepteau with the Cleveland Clinic says we tend to underestimate the power of walking. She says walking is something you can fit into your day almost anywhere and not only helps your health, but can boost your mood too.

Stepteau recommends walking during your lunch break and taking your pets out with you while at home. The CDC says 80 percent of Americans don't get the recommended two and a half hours of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise each week.

Stepteau adds you'll have better results if you have a walking buddy. 

 

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