This Week's Healthy Headlines


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Eggs and Salmonella: What You Need to Know

Back-to-School Snack Ideas

How Soft Drinks Can Impact Your Health

5 Gym Bag Must-Haves

Staying Healthy in Times of Sorrow

Why Teenagers Can't Hear You

10 Ways to Avoid Germs at the Gym

Banana Dip

Dr. Oz Shares How to Get the Benefits of Organic Without the Cost

What Every Patient Should Ask (and Tell) the Doctor

10 High Fiber Snacks Under 150 Calories

Easy Summer Bean Salad and Maple Butter Roasted Squash

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    The information about 20% of kids havinig hearing loss is the tip of the iceberg. - 8/24/2010   1:45:04 AM
    Great collection of articles--especially liked the recipes (yum) and the article on what you should tell your doctor. Thanks. This feature is always a great source of informatio - 8/23/2010   11:24:04 AM
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    Dr. Oz Show Fans team is always happy to see anything from Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen. Wonderful info as always. - 8/22/2010   9:40:55 PM
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    Another great collection! I love the mix of recipes and informative articles. - 8/22/2010   5:28:51 PM
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    I don't get the stories about the eggs. Why are the farmers being penalized for people in California who don't know that eggs have to be cooked or that they cannot eat raw cookie dough batter. Or, who don't know to wash down their preparation surfaces. I have been cooking for 45 years and always known these things. I buy eggs from a friend who raises her own free range chickens, but once I get them home, the procedure doesn't change.

    You can figure that all eggs have salmonella. They are just going to cause a shortage of a food that is safe and nutritious if prepared correctly. - 8/22/2010   3:09:25 PM
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    About the bad eggs. I'm so glad that we have our own chickens right in our back yard. We know that our eggs are OK. The chickens are fun to watch also. - 8/22/2010   1:36:36 PM
    I'm astonished by the recall of so many tainted eggs ! It's bad enough that one company wasn't taking proper precautions, now a second egg company is recalling bad eggs. That's just awful. I'm glad I pay extra for organic now. - 8/22/2010   12:56:30 PM
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    I looked at the one about how soda is going to kill us. yeh right! We are learning here about healthy moderation in diet, and lifestyle. This article is totally off base. - 8/22/2010   12:55:18 PM
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    I like the article on drinking soda. I quit drinking it over 2 years ago. I have osteopenia from cancer treatment, and from the breast cancer that's spread to my bones, and one reason I quit drinking soda was because it's bad for the bones and the enamel on the teeth. I have also noticed that my GERD symptoms greatly improved when I quit the soda.
    I don't miss soda at all, and my beverage of choice is water. I also love that I no longer have to take all those bottles and cans back to the store to get my deposits back; one less chore for me to do each week! - 8/22/2010   12:27:05 PM
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    Always visit the Doctor prepared with a written list. It works. - 8/22/2010   12:05:46 PM
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    Several piqued my interest but didn't pan out. It's interesting to see, among questions to ask your doctor, is the equivalent of "How much is this test going to cost me" and "What if I don't get this test now?" I recently fell into the trap of believing my health insurance coverage's statement that all diagnostic X rays were covered "100%" and now am looking forward to a hospital bill of $1000 for costs that the insurance plan didn't feel were reasonable. - 8/22/2010   11:53:29 AM
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    I love these little collections of articles and blogs and such on Spark.

    [I dislike the expression "must have" when paired with the topic of possessions.] - 8/22/2010   11:12:27 AM
    I really liked the, "What Every Patient Should Ask (and Tell) the Doctor" article. I see my doctor every 3 months and communicating with him effectively about my health is one of my priorities. - 8/22/2010   10:23:28 AM

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