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GCHD Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the Genesee County Health Department, not only this month, but every month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month with their Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer among women in Michigan

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At What Age Do We Stop Being ‘Young’? — Survey of the Day

In these days of 30 being the new 20 and 40 being the new 30 it can be a little difficult to derive at what age we cease being considered young. So the folks at the dating site Seeking Arrangement surveyed 1,000 of their members to get a better sense of when they think youth ends.

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People Are Happiest at Ages 9 and 68

A lot people will tell you that college is the best time you'll ever have, but a new study suggests that the ages at which life is most enjoyable are actually 9 and 68. Researchers say that is likely because these ages represent a time when humans are more likely to make having fun a priority.

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Want to Be Happier? Be More Selfish

It's probably no secret that people are quite happy when they take a bit of "me time." But new research conducted at the University of Pennsylvania confirms that individuals are more content and their lives improve when they show a bit of selfishness.

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Allergies Bothering You? Try Botox

Botox already has well-documented cosmetic benefits, but a group of researchers hopes to show that the toxin can also treat a common malady that affects countless people: hay fever.

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Genesys-Hurley Cancer Institute to Offer Free Breast Cancer Screenings

Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute will offer free breast cancer screenings.

These screenings - offered only one day - are open to anyone. There are no age or gender restrictions.

The screenings will be provided on a walk-in basis only

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Excessive Cleanliness Can Cause Allergies and Asthma
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Washing Your Hands Leads to Asthma, Says Science (Well, Sort Of)

Most of us have been taught that cleanliness is the best way to ensure good health. But experts now say that excessive use of things like hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial soap may be responsible for an increase in allergies and asthma among kids.

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Can You Change the Taste of Your ‘Sexual Mustard’ by Eating Different Foods? — Ask Dr. Harry Fisch

Is it true that you can change the taste of your semen by eating different foods? My girlfriend complains that I don’t taste good.

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What Are the Best and Worst Cities in America for Heart Health?

Do you remember that episode of Seinfeld where a hypochondria-fueled George Costanza thinks he's having a heart attack after watching a segment on PBS called “Coronary Country”? Well, maybe George had a point. It turns out there are plenty of reasons to be fearful of heart disease, the leading killer of people in the United States.

Recently, the folks at Men's Health set out to find exactly where in America the dreaded heart disease resides the most.

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Two Major Companies Switch to Health Insurance Allowance — Dollars and Sense

Last week, Sears and Darden Restaurants (Olive Garden, Red Lobster) announced that they were seriously entertaining the idea of doing away with their traditional health insurance programs and opting instead to provide their employees with a heath-coverage allowance.

The two major American companies plan to allow employees to select coverage through an online marketplace, where workers will have the opportunity to browse and purchase various employer-backed health plans.

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