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Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group. (Getty Images)

Study: Drowning A Leading Cause Of Accidental Deaths For Young Children

Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group.

04/15/2014

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Healthy Monday’s On “The Sidney Wood Show”

Today was the launch of “Healthy Monday” on the Sidney Wood Show. We had Reverend. Dr. Gerald L. Durley on discussing health as it relates to the physical, spiritual and mental state of individuals. Click the […]

WAOK-AM–04/07/2014

Researchers say the new drugs interfere with a compound that blocks the liver from processing cholesterol. (Getty Images)

Study: New Drugs Greatly Lower Cholesterol 

Researchers say the drugs show great promise.

03/29/2014

File photo of a man using an electronic cigarette. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: E-Cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Quit

A new study claims that electronic cigarettes don’t help people quit smoking.

03/25/2014

Cancer patients who received chemo were more likely to die in a hospital intensive care unit rather than at home. (credit: Toni L. Sandys/Getty Images)

Study: Chemotherapy May Lead To Less Peaceful Death

Cancer patients who received chemo were more likely to die in a hospital intensive care unit, hooked to a ventilator, rather than at home as they would have preferred.

03/08/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

Doctors say the baby was treated within hours of being born and months later showed signs the HIV had cleared its body. (Getty Images)

Doctors: 2nd Baby Born With HIV Offers Hope Of A Cure For AIDS

Treatment delivered hours after birth put her infection into remission.

03/07/2014

Study says high protein diets put middle aged people at a four times greater risk of cancer. (Getty Images)

High Protein Diets Just As Bad As Cigarettes When It Comes To Cancer

Cancer risk for middle-aged men and women is four times greater than for those who ate a diet low in animal proteins.

03/05/2014

English study finds children with frequent nightmares or night terrors are more likely to suffer psychotic episodes as adults. (Getty Images)

Kids’ Nightmares Linked To Adult Psychoses

Children who experience frequent nightmares and terrors are more likely to suffer hallucinations and delusions as adults.

03/04/2014

Report finds majority of people who abuse prescription drugs get them from friends or relatives. (Getty Images)

Friends Common Source Of Abused Prescription Meds

Majority of people who abuse prescription painkillers get the drugs for free from friends or relatives.

03/04/2014

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