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Properly Fitting Shoes Key to Exercise, Stopping Pre-Diabetes

One in three Americans are starting to feel the symptoms of diabetes even if they haven’t been diagnosed. Exercise and healthy eating would help and having properly fitting workout shoes is key.

11/05/2014

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Study: 90 Percent Of American Kids Eat Too Much Salt

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) – A new study has found that nine out of 10 American children eat too much salt putting them at risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. Researchers from the […]

09/11/2014

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Study: Blood Pressure Drugs May Help Alzheimer’s

ATLANTA (WAOK) – A new study says taking certain types of blood pressure medication could help people get significant relief from Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. Officials with the Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation in Ireland tell […]

WAOK-AM–07/26/2013

Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack. (TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Skipping Breakfast Can Increase Heart Attack Risk

Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack.

07/22/2013

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Study: First-Born Children At Greater Risk Of Developing Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand have learned that first-born children are at greater risk of developing diabetes.

02/13/2013

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Study: High Blood Pressure Out Of Control For Tens Of Millions Of Americans

A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention find that millions of Americans’ high blood pressure is out of control.

09/07/2012

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