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APR 17, 2014 - MedPage Today

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Amputation, MI in Diabetics Way Down Since 1990

(MedPage Today) -- Complications tied to diabetes -- such as amputation and cardiovascular disease -- have plummeted over a 20-year span, according to government researchers.

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APR 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show

By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular, the most recent U.S. data show. Between March 2013 and March 2014, more than 50 complaints about e-cigarettes were filed with the U.S. Food and Drug ...

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APR 15, 2014 - Shape

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Ask the Diet Doctor: Alcohol and Immunity

Thinkstock Q: How does drinking alcohol impact my immune system?A: Your immune system works to protect your body via two primary mechanisms, both of which can be affected by alcohol. The first mechanism is an immediate response, which uses an inflammatory approach to essentially "nuke" unwanted intruders. When your body senses a foreign bacteria or pathogen, it mobilizes immune cells called ...

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APR 15, 2014 - Health Canal

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APR 15, 2014 - Huffington Post

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What The Health Of Your Teeth And Gums Has To Do With The Health Of Your Heart

A new study provides further evidence of the link between oral health and heart health. Researchers found an association between periodontal disease, including gum bleeding and tooth loss, and heart risk factors, including large waist circumference and high blood pressure and cholesterol levels. "The evident and consistent relationship between self-reported dental status and CV risk in this population could point ...

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