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Only half of adolescent girls receive HPV vaccine at recommended age

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Only half of adolescent girls receive HPV vaccine at recommended age



 Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston indicate that only about half of the girls receive the HPV vaccine when they are 11-12/. Additional efforts are needed to increase HPV vaccine uptake among adolescent girls as only half of them receive this vaccine at ACIP recommended age.

Menopausal symptoms linked to bone health - Detroit Women's Health | Examiner.com

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Menopausal symptoms linked to bone health - Detroit Women's Health | Examiner.com



 A new large study from the University at Buffalo finds women experience moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause have lower bone mineral density and increased hip fracture rates.

Television alcohol ads prompt teen drinking behavior - National Children's Health | Examiner.com

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Television alcohol ads prompt teen drinking behavior - National Children's Health | Examiner.com



 According to a new study seeing and liking alcohol advertising among underage youths was linked to the onset of drinking, binge drinking and hazardous drinking. Marketing self-regulation has failed to keep television alcohol advertising from reaching large numbers of underage persons.

Physical activity does not mitigate damaging health effects from continual sitting

Sweet potato leaves a good source of water-soluble vitamins - National Holistic Health | Examiner.com

Women fear crime due to sexual objectification

Behavioral changes may occur before the onset of Alzheimer’s - National Mental Health | Examiner.com

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Behavioral changes may occur before the onset of Alzheimer’s - National Mental Health | Examiner.com



 Depression and behavioral changes such as irritability may occur before memory declines in people who will go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Can working long hours have you turning to the bottle? - Detroit Alternative Medicine | Examiner.com

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Can working long hours have you turning to the bottle? - Detroit Alternative Medicine | Examiner.com



 Employees who work more than 48 hours per week are more likely to increase their alcohol use to levels that pose a health risk.

A daily avocado has cholesterol lowering effects

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Circumcision could raise the risk of autism - National Children's Health | Examiner.com

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Physicians less frequently offer lifestyle counseling for headaches

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Physicians less frequently offer lifestyle counseling for headaches



 A new study by researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center  suggest that some of the cost of headaches could be offset by physicians ordering fewer tests and an increased focus on counseling about lifestyle changes.

Daily blueberry consumption may reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness - Detroit Alternative Medicine | Examiner.com

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Daily blueberry consumption may reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness - Detroit Alternative Medicine | Examiner.com



A new study finds consuming one cup of blueberries daily lowered systolic and diastolic blood pressure and on average reduced arterial stiffness by 6.5% in postmenopausal women.

Bariatric surgery could mean 14 years longer life

Sam’s Club offers free health screenings to empower your health - Detroit Alternative Medicine | Examiner.com

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Consuming more whole grains linked to lower heart disease mortality

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Consuming more whole grains linked to lower heart disease mortality





 According to a new study every serving (28g/day)of whole grain consumption was lined with a 5% lower total morality and 9% lower cardiovascular disease mortality in US men and women regardless of other dietary and lifestyle factors.

Lifestyle changes may lower heart disease in 3 out of 4 women - Detroit Women's Health | Examiner.com

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Lifestyle changes may lower heart disease in 3 out of 4 women - Detroit Women's Health | Examiner.com



 A new study that followed nearly 70,000 women for two decades concluded that three-quarters of heart attacks in young women could be prevented if women closely followed six healthy lifestyle practices.

In 17 years fast food has seen little change

Night shift work detrimental to your health - Detroit Women's Health | Examiner.com

High amounts of fast food slows down academic skills

Exercise improves physical and psychological health in Parkinson’s - National Disease & Illness | Examiner.com