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Overeating is Learned as a Baby

If you ate too much at your Fourth of July cookout, there's a chance you picked up the habit early in life. A recent study has found overeating may be learned as a baby. Researchers at BYU found that babies who were fed formula were two-and-a-half times more likely to become obese toddlers than babies who were breastfed for the first six-months

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Nelson Mandela’s Wife Says He is Seldom in Pain

The wife of critically ill Nelson Mandela says the former South African president is sometimes uncomfortable but seldom in pain while being treated in a hospital.

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Remember Food Safety This Fourth of July

Independence Day is the perfect time to bring out the grill. Andrea Rumschlag with the Cleveland Clinic says pay close attention to your food to avoid making yourself or someone else ill. Meat, potato salads and macaroni salads can easily take a turn toward dangerous territory if not closely watched

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Doctors Want Sugary Drinks Off Food Aid Programs

The American Medical Association wants to see sugary drinks be removed from U.S. government food aid programs.

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Eat A Lot of Red Meat? You Could Be At Higher Risk for Diabetes

A new study has found that there is a connection between eating red meat, and type two diabetes. 

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Betty Crocker Recipes, Flickr

Delicious And Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

I didn't discover the wonders of a crock pot until after I was married.  We registered for one and it took me months to break it out of the box.  Now, I love it.  My go to slow cooker meals are chili, lamb and Swedish meatballs

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Mass. Insurer Ends Coverage of Compounded Drugs

The second largest health insurer in Massachusetts has announced that it will no longer cover specialty medications known as compounded drugs, months after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak was traced to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

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The Dangers Of Tanning [Sponsored]

Tanning is the wrong choice, Let’s face it:

We all look forward to the summer months-enjoying the weather, by the beach or poolside. Everyone wants a beautiful tan to make our skin glow and look oh-so healthy. But are these l

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Tips For Treating a Sore Throat or Laryngitis

A sore throat is one of the worst feelings in the world. Working in radio, it's even worse, being that it makes you sound like you've been smoking a pack-an-hour your entire life.

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Southcoast Hospital Expert Gives Help on Hearing Loss

 

Patricia Henderson is an audiologist and Team Leader for Southcoast Audiology. She stopped in today for "Your Health Matters" from Southcoast Hospitals and WBSM.

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month and we talked about the warning signs that it's time to have your hearing checked, learned about a website that parents can go to if they're concerned about the children and their ear buds, and how to encourage your parents to get theit hearing checked

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