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Each year in the U.S., about 395,000 people suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting, and fewer than 6 percent of them survive.

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More than half of the nation’s young people are under-hydrated, according to a first-of-its-kind study from Harvard School of Public Health.

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More than eight in 10 teenagers turn to the Internet for health information, a national survey revealed.

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Skateboarding is a popular adolescent activity, particularly in the summer months, but like most any sport, it can result in injury.

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Eating a high-protein afternoon snack is an effective way to reduce unhealthy evening snacking among teens, according to a study from the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU).

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The percentage of older adults using mobility devices has increased in recent years, according to results of a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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Soda and fruit juices are the biggest culprits when it comes to wear and tear on the teeth, a new study suggests.

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It’s no secret that grocery shopping on an empty stomach can lead to more calories in the cart, but new research suggests that what we eat before we shop also can affect supermarket purchases.

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Results of a national survey suggest that more than half of older adults in the U.S. take aspirin every day, despite the fact that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not recommend the practice for the majority of those who have not had a heart attack or a stroke.

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