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Saving More Trauma Patients

A nationwide study, published in JAMA, may help save hundreds of lives among trauma patients by giving them the best transfusion techniques possible.

The study found that one approach, as opposed to the other one tested, gives patients a significantly better chance of survival within the first 24 hours.

The Best Way to Predict Diabetes?

Researchers have just developed a “precision medicine” approach to diabetes prevention that could use existing information like blood sugar levels and waist-to-hip ratios, and without needing new genetic tests.

10 Ways to Fight Street-Related Foood Cravings

Fitness trainer Debi Silber, known as “”The Mojo Coach,” knows from her clients how easy it can be to eat unhealthy foods to relieve stress. “With food available everywhere, it’s easy to see how easily food can be being used as an unhealthy form of stress relief,” Debi says.

How Much Sun Screen Do You Need?

We all need some sun exposure because it's our primary source of vitamin D, which helps us absorb calcium for stronger, healthier bones. But it doesn't take much time in the sun for most people to get the vitamin D they need, and repeated unprotected exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays can cause skin damage, eye damage, immune system suppression, and skin cancer. Even people in their twenties can develop skin cancer.

5 Signs Your Headache May Be
Caused By TMJ


Nearly everyone on occasion experiences a throbbing headache that interferes with concentration at work or school, or saps the joy from the day.

But sometimes the source of that headache can be surprising. For many people, the pain that emanates from the head can be traced back to their teeth, their bite relationship, and the alignment of the lower jaw.

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