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Proper Diet May Slash Death Risk For Cancer Survivors

Jul 16, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Adhering to a diverse diet and consuming "foods in moderation" may be enough to slash cancer survivors' death risk by 65 percent.

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Immediate and Long Term Effects of Childhood Obesity

Jul 11, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Believe it or not, but it has actually more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents over the past thirty years. 

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Breast Cancer: Overweight Women May Need More Frequent Mammogram Screenings

Jul 09, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Women with higher body mass index (BMI) face an increased risk of not detecting their breast tumor until it has become large, according to a new study. Researchers said the findings suggest that women with higher BMI may need shorter intervals between mammography screening exams.

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Health News: A Second Case Of Measles Reported In South Jersey

Jul 06, 2018 by Total Access Medical

A second case of suspected measles has been reported in South Jersey, New Jersey Health Department officials announced. The person, who may have exposed residents in Camden and Burlington counties, may have contracted the disease while traveling overseas.

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11 Common Symptoms of a Sinus Infection

Jul 04, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Also called sinusitis, a sinus infection, is a common and painful condition that causes stuffy, painful pressure in the nasal cavity.

Sinusitis affects around 31 million people in America each year. Most cases of sinusitis are due to a virus and will go away on their own. Viral sinusitis is contagious, so take steps to avoid passing it on to other people.

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Tips To Increase Your Metabolism All Day Long

Jul 02, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Metabolism describes the complex processes that regulate how we convert the food we eat into energy. Here's how to boost your metabolism throughout the day. 

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Recent Research: Evidence Suggests Brain Invading Viruses May Play Role In Alzheimer's

Jun 29, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Viruses that sneak into the brain might play a role in Alzheimer's.

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Why It Takes Longer For Women To Lose Weight After 40

Jun 27, 2018 by Total Access Medical

With age comes many things: greater wisdom; deeper empathy; a greater sense of knowing who you are; and the very real possibility of a bigger pants size. So, why does it take longer for women to lose weight, especially after 40?

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New Study Investigates How Drinking and Smoking Affects Your Physical Appearance

Jun 25, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Researchers set out to investigate the link between heavy drinking and smoking and visible signs of aging.

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New Rehabilitation Center Opens In Philadelphia

Jun 22, 2018 by Total Access Medical

There’s been a dramatic increase in the number of drug related overdose deaths in the Philadelphia region. Friday the city opened a much needed rehab center.

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