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thyroid

Why is thyroid cancer increasing in the U.S.?

According to the American Cancer Society, thyroid cancer cases have tripled in the past 30 years. Women are three times more likely to develop thyroid cancer than men. Okay...but what is the thyroid? Listen to Dr. Fuad Shahin from the Osceola Regional Medical Center talk about the thyroid on SUNNY...
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Healthy Resolutions

Make Healthy Resolutions For 2020

Have you made any resolutions for 2020? Listen to Dr. Allison Ferrara from Osceola Regional Medical Center talk about making healthy resolutions on SUNNY Across Central Florida.
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Diabetes

Dealing With Diabetes

A recent study found that by 2030, 18.8% of Florida's population could be afflicted by diabetes which would make it one of the highest rates for the disease in the United States. What can we do to reduce that percentage? Listen to Dr. Manpreet Gill from Central Florida Regional Hospital talk about...
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How To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

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dark chocolate

Research Says Eating A Little Dark Chocolate Can Make You Happier

Scientists say there is definite benefit to eating dark chocolate!
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Rules For Eating Your Way Through The Holidays Guilt-Free

This is the time of year where we all WANT to be at our most fit...our goal weight...our ideal body image, whatever you call it. Sometimes we get there...sometimes we don't...sometime we are in the middle of that fitness journey SMACK DAB in the middle of the holidays. Holiday guilt is the WORST...
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Wine Can Cure A Sore Throat And Dental Plaque

This is the best news you're going to hear all day! We've all heard the rumors that wine is good for you in certain doses. It has antioxidants, and ...well....other good stuff. But now, according to MAXIM , "apparently wine is a fantastic disinfectant for bad mouth germs". People make fun of me...
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6 Workouts For Those Who Hate Working Out

According to Cnet.com , there is hope for you if you hate working out. We all know that we need to move to be healthy. Being completely sedintary just isn't healthy...so we're told. If you dislike the gym or group classes...maybe you hate running or walking like me....there are alternatives for you...
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Jill Had Her Heart Ablation Surgery And Here Is How It Went

So, I did the thing. YAY! Hopefully this works and I don't have to deal with this faulty ticker from this point forward. A few weeks ago I was strapped to a heart monitor (I got to take it off right before the SUNNY Slumber Party thank GOODNESS). They determined that I had persistent Atrial...
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There Is An Opioid Crises In The United States

According to the Department of Health and Human Services, over 47,000 people in the United States died from opioid abuse in 2017. Since then, a public health emergency was declared. Opioids are a common form of pain killer prescribed to patients by general practitioners and dentists. In fact,...
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