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7 months 1 week ago

Age of First-Time Mothers on the rise

A recent study released by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that the age of first-time mothers continues to rise. First-time moms between the ages of 40 and 44 saw a large increase at 35-percent. Doctor Laura Klein is the Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Memorial Hospital,...

2 years 9 months ago

Street foods: tasty, but safe?

Sometimes you find the best tasting food in the least likely places- like from street vendors. But some of that food is prepared at home in unlicensed kitchens, which could pose a risk to your health. The Health Department inspects licensed eateries twice yearly, checking everything from temperature control...

5 years 2 months ago

Aspirin can cut colon cancer risk for some

People with a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer could cut their chances of developing the disease in half by taking a daily dose of aspirin, researchers said Monday. The finding might lead to other treatments by helping researchers understand how aspirin combats colon cancer, one of the top three...

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