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Alcohol Consumption Causes 88,000 Deaths Yearly

Excessive alcohol consumption led to nearly 88,000 deaths per year: Study /Photo: Pinterest

The study appears in the CDC’s journal Preventing Chronic Disease. Excessive alcohol consumption remains a leading cause of premature death in the United States, responsible for 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults, according to a new study from the ...

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March Is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes Awareness Month is March/ FLickr

National Diabetes Awareness Day is March 24th. The Marion Family YMCA is encouraging residents of Marion County to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, and to take preventive steps to potentially reduce their chances of developing the ...

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CDC: Potential Deadly Bacteria May Be Lurking In Your Doctor’s Office

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Your doctor’s office – a place where one would expect to feel comfortable and safe – may actually be harboring deadly bacteria. The Center for Disease Control (CD) is raising a red flag that c. difficile, typically found in hospitals, ...

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Over 172 Princess Cruises Passengers Contagious With Norovirus


Over 172 passengers and crew have fallen ill with the stomach sickness Norovirus while on board a Princess Cruises ship which sailed on a month-long holiday to Tahiti and Hawaii. Norovirus, sometimes known as the winter vomiting bug in the UK, ...

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