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    According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, the top New Year's Resolution for 2014 was to lose weight, and No. 5 was to stay fit and healthy. And according to that same journal, just 8 percent of people keep their New Year's resolutions. Most people attribute this failure to a lack of will...
     
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    Hot Spring, the only brand to sell more than one million hot tubs, offers a reminder to consider mental health resolutions for 2015. While resolutions focused on physical well-being are popular options, developing new habits that address mental self-care are equally important. As the industry's leading maker of...
     
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    Seasonal influenza (the flu) is a serious illness that infects millions of people every year. It is a common infectious respiratory disease that begins in the nose and throat. It is highly contagious and can spread rapidly from person to person. Flu cases result in approximately 12,200 hospitalizations and, on average...
     
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    One of the most competitive, yet fun, fitness challenges in the area is looking to be one of the biggest in the New Year. Based on the proven and patented Workout Anywhere program, the "New Year, New You, 12-week Fitness Challenge," created by two local fitness coaches for busy schedules...
     
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    For many people, insured or not, a walk-in clinic may seem like the most viable option for quick healthcare when a problem arises. But, going to a walk-in clinic in Los Angeles carries with it a variety of problems concerning patient care. In a 2007 study published in the Annals of Family Medicine, patients...
     
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    For more than a month, Richard Webber experienced a dry cough when he went to bed at night. When he finally saw his doctor, his scan report showed several small lesions in his right lung. At the appointment with his oncologist, he was offered chemotherapy, radiation, and a dismal prognosis. And, according to...
     
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    As Americans make their New Year’s resolutions for 2015, once again, the majority will be more concerned about their waistlines than their wallets, according to the 6th annual New Year’s Resolution Survey from Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. This focus on fitness over finances has been a...
     
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    Binge drinking in young, healthy adults significantly disrupts the immune system, according to a study led by a researcher now at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Depending on their weight, study participants drank four or five shots of vodka. Twenty minutes after reaching peak...
     
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    There's good news for the millions of Americans resolving to eat healthier in the New Year: You don't have to give up warm, satisfying comfort foods. Spices and herbs can replace the flavor lost when using lower-fat ingredients in favorite home-cooked comfort dishes -- from macaroni and cheese to meat loaf. In...
     
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    Aiming to support those in need throughout Stanislaus County, Gemperle Family Farms and its affiliates will donate more than 100,000 eggs this holiday season. The holiday egg donations will support 20 organizations across the Central Valley, including the United Samaritans Foundation and Turlock...