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A backpack injury might sound like something that might be incurred during a long-distance trek in the mountains, but last year, thousands of children were treated in hospitals and doctors’ offices for injuries due to their school backpacks.

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For some men, the misuse of legalized, over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements is contributing to what has been described as “an emerging eating disorder,” according to new research.

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Consumers who make a practice of reading nutrition information on packaged foods may be happy to hear that the percent daily value for added sugars soon may be listed on labels.

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Each year in the U.S., about 395,000 people suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting, and fewer than 6 percent of them survive.

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More than half of the nation’s young people are under-hydrated, according to a first-of-its-kind study from Harvard School of Public Health.

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Teens who often see people drinking alcohol in movies are more likely to drink themselves, a recent study found.

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Mature Focus: News and Notes

Fairwinds River’s Edge Retirement Community was honored for having the best food at the St. Charles County Association of REALTORS’ Annual Golf Tournament held on May 6.

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Soda and fruit juices are the biggest culprits when it comes to wear and tear on the teeth, a new study suggests.

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