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Pets are perfect companions for the elderly
The power of pet therapy is thought to be stronger than any medication, not only for people going through tough times or in poor health, but also for the elderly as well. Proven to increase mental alertness, build self-esteem, and decrease loneliness, pets can provide a warm and fulfilling relationship.
- Flu shots offered at health dept.
How do the health law's online exchanges work?
As the health law's online marketplaces prepare to open next month, many people wonder how they will work. Who is eligible? How can they apply for subsidies?
Music can distract kids from the pain of medical procedures
A growing body of research shows what many parents know instinctively: Music is an effective way to distract young children from painful medical procedures.
- Myths that block efforts to slim down
- No West Nile virus found in Mayes County
- MCMC sells again
Sick mouths may play a role in other diseases
Bacteria-laden mouths and bleeding gums are giving medical researchers plenty to think about.
Turns out gum disease is associated with a greater risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and even pregnancy complications.
Are growing pains real?
Are growing pains real? If so, what causes them? And how do I make sure my kid never has them, because I really don't need another reason for screamy 3 a.m. wake-ups?
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