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The Key to a Happy Marriage May Be Your Height

A new study is saying something as simple as you and your spouse's height may play a large part in if your marriage will be a happy one.
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Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily. In a study of nearly half-a-million British adults, coffee drinkers had a...
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“Improving Benefits and Reducing Harms from Breast Cancer Screening: The WISDOM Trial”

In order to inform women in the community regarding guidelines for screening and personal factors for breast cancer risk, the Howell Foundation will be hosting an event on June 26th, 2018, at Liberty Station. Presented by Andrea Z. LaCroix, PhD, Professor and Chief of Epidemiology and Director of...
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10th Annual Miracle Babies 5k

The event raises funds to provide financial assistance to families with critically-ill newborns in San Diego's NICU's. By providing key resources to mothers and families, Miracle Babies has the potential to positively impact healthy outcomes for children.
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FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

By MATTHEW PERRONE , AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug...
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Get Fit & Thrive Challenge!

KyXy 96.5, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative, and all YMCA locations in San Diego county challenge all children 6 to 14 to participate in Kaiser's Get Fit and Thrive challenge! Download Your Challenge Card Here! Have your child complete 5 activities from reading to...
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California judge affirms ruling for coffee cancer warnings

By BRIAN MELLEY , Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A court ruling that gave coffee drinkers a jolt earlier this year was finalized Monday when a Los Angeles judge said coffee sold in California must carry cancer warnings. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Starbucks Corp. and other roasters...
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60 Seconds to Better Health: Stroke Awareness

A stroke is an injury to the brain and Dr. Stephen Capon, assistant medical director for Kaiser Permanente wants to share some information with you. The most common cause is a blockage in blood flow to a portion of the brain. When it comes to this disease, time can be an important factor, because...
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Medical issue forces Bonnie Raitt to cancel tour dates

NEW YORK (AP) — Bonnie Raitt has pulled out of the first leg of her U.S. tour with James Taylor due to an unspecified "medical situation" that requires surgery. Raitt on Monday posted a statement on her Facebook page apologizing to fans and saying the medical issue arose following her annual...
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Mission Fed Community Moment: Miracle Babies 5K

This Community Moment is brought to you by Mission Fed. Did you know that 500,000 babies are admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, each year in the United States? Miracle Babies recognizes the importance of prevention, education, and research in reducing NICU admissions. They...
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