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Vomiting

Vomiting

Involuntary forcible expulsion of stomach contents through the mouth. Vomiting is usually preceded by nausea, pallor, sweating, excessive  salivation, and a reduction in the heart rate. Mechanism Vomiting occurs when the vomiting center in...

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Walk Therapy

Walk Therapy

Using movement as a mood improver is certainly nothing new. A pile of research shows that physical activity can lift spirits. And now a small-but-growing cadre of therapists is mixing exercise into counseling sessions,...

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Scrumptious Soy

Scrumptious Soy

I know soy can lower cholesterol and ease hot flashes, but I find tofu pasty and dull. What other ways can I get soy in my diet? On a recent Sunday, I was watching...

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Of milk and men

Of milk and men

Prostate cancer runs in my husband’s family, and I’ve seen TV ads saying that drinking milk can lead to prostate cancer. My husband loves dairy. Should I worry? Don’t fret – but keep an...

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