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Focus on Health: The Female Athlete Triad: Is Your Daughter at Risk?

Taking part in a sport is a good way for your daughter to stay active and healthy. But too much of a good activity can at times turn bad. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued a report on the female athlete triad. Knowing about this disorder can help you spot it in your child.

Focus on Health: Anxiety a Concern for More Women

Feeling anxious or nervous can at times lead to symptoms like a racing heartbeat, clenched muscles, upset stomach, and trouble sleeping. If you feel this way all too often, you could have an anxiety disorder. A recent review found women are more likely to struggle with this health problem.

Women's Health: No Memory Boost with Hormone Therapy

Researchers found that using estrogen after menopause did not improve memory. It did not matter when women took the estrogen or for how long.

Heart Care: Magnesium May Help Control Blood Pressure

A healthy diet is a cornerstone of good health. And research has found another reason why: An important mineral may help keep blood pressure at normal levels.

Chronic Condition News: Many People Still Misusing Antibiotics

Health experts have long been urging patients to take antibiotics only as directed. But many people don’t seem to have gotten the message.

Focus on Health: Do You Know the Facts About Modified Foods?

Farmers have been selectively breeding plants for thousands of years. They have done so to make them tastier, bigger, or hardier. Technology has moved part of this process out of the farmer’s field and into the scientist’s lab. Now plants like corn and soybeans can be changed by changing certain genes.

Men's Health: Is Parkinson Disease on the Rise?

Parkinson disease may be on the rise among men in the U.S., according to a recent study.

Cancer Awareness: Look to Your Soles for Skin Cancer Check

When you are doing a skin check this summer for skin cancer, don’t forget the soles of your feet.

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