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5 Frequently Asked Questions About Heart Disease

Valentine's Day may be over, but that doesn't mean you have to take down all of your heart decorations yet. February is also American Heart Month, so keep gluing glitter to pink construction paper while you educate yourself on all the ways to make sure your future is heart-disease-free.

To get you started, we've answered five big questions about heart health below.

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Low Vitamin D Increases Risk for Cancer and Other Illness

Do you take a daily multivitamin? I have read numerous studies that indicate a vitamin D deficiency is a major environmental factor in increasing your risk of developing caner, M.S. and lupus!

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Energy Drinks Lead To ER Visits

Do you use any of those energy drinks that are on the market? There's "5 Hour Energy," "Monster," "Rockstar," or "Amp." A new government survey out this week found that the number of emergency room visits by people who'd consumed those drinks doubled from 2007 to 2011

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Five Tips to Prevent The Flu

We all know that this year the Flu has been worse than ever.  Thousands of cases across the state, people suffering for day's with it. 

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How To Get Yourself Out Of That Grumpy Funk

Stuck in a bad mood?  Here are some tips to get you out of that funk. 

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President Bush Moved to Intensive Care Unit

Former President George H.W. Bush has been moved to the intensive care unit at Methodist Hospital in Houston, due to a fever that is not responding to treatment.

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Everyone Should Get A Flu Shot

The best way to protect yourself from the flu is to get a seasonal flu shot.  That's the word from Southcoast Health System's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert Caldas. 

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Is It Unhealthy To Live Near Wind Turbines?

On Tuesday's show, John Methia of Wind Wise was my guest, as we discussed newly released scientific peer studies that show serious medical conditions in people living and working close to the turbines.

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Massachusetts Feeling the Affects of Illegal Drugs and Tobacco

Massachusetts is continuing to struggle with the health affects of illegal drugs and tobacco.

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Massachusetts Leads Nation In Health Coverage

Massachusetts is number one in the nation when it comes to health insurance coverage.

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