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Things That Happy People Do

Things That Happy People Do As we move into a New Year, we see all the potential that lies ahead to a happy and joyful year. There are many things that lead to individual happiness, whether it involves you, your spouse,
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Millions Benefiting from Obamacare without Knowing about It

  One reason the Affordable Care Act gets mixed reviews is the persistent and sharp partisan divide in public opinion on the law. But a less appreciated reason for this is simply that many more people benefit from the ACA than may realize it.
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Berkely, California: Passes First Soda Tax

Berkely, California Passes First Soda Tax Voters in Berkeley, Calif., have passed the nation’s first soda tax with a resounding 75 percent of the vote. The measure aims to reduce the effects of sugar consumption on health, especially increased rates of
2014 Health Ballot Measures

Voters Decide: 2014 Health Care Ballot Measures

Voters Decide: 2014 Health Care Ballot Measures The Affordable Care Act wasn’t directly on the ballot in any state, but voters did decide a host of health-related issues in Tuesday’s elections.  And there was no clear theme to what won and
Never Try These 8 Diets

Never Try These 8 Diets

The Raw Food Diet Everyday we hear of a new diet technique that guarantees you will loose whatever excess weight you may want to get rid off. However here is a list of diets you probably should never try. Never Try These
Results of one County's Investment in Wellness

Results of one County’s Investment in Wellness

Results of one County’s Investment in Wellness This piece comes from  Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. SEATTLE – When King County, Washington, launched its
discontinue pelvic exams

Study say Discontinue Pelvic Exam

The American College of Physicians said to Discontinue Pelvic Exams In a recommendation that is bound to be controversial. The American College of Physicians said Monday that it strongly recommends against annual pelvic exams for healthy, low-risk women especially those under
obesity epidemic

US Leads the world in Obesity

United States Lead the World in Obesity A survey of 188 countries shows that nearly 30 percent of the global population, or 2.1 billion people, are either overweight or obese. Further more, not one country has lowered its obesity rate since
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