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First Lady Michelle Obama plays freeze dance with pre-kindergarten students. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Second Largest Child Care Provider To Follow First Lady’s Health Guidelines

The nation’s second-largest for-profit child care provider is adopting Michelle Obama’s healthy eating and activity guidelines.

02/27/2014

An oil well near Tioga, North Dakota.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

ND Leads Nation In Health, Well-Being; SD No. 2

Oil-rich North Dakota leads the nation in a survey of the emotional, physical and mental well-being of its residents, followed closely by its sister state South Dakota, according to a national survey.

02/21/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama plays freeze dance with pre-kindergarten students. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Wants Americans To Post Videos On Social Media To ‘Show Me How You Move’

First lady Michelle Obama helped a museum spread some health advice Thursday: Drink up — water, that is.

02/20/2014

File photo of a woman getting a mammogram. (credit: MYCHELE DANIAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Annual Mammograms Do Not Lower Risk Of Dying Of Breast Cancer

A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms.

02/13/2014

The stroke risk associated with acute cocaine use is much higher than some other stroke risk factors. (Getty Images)

Study: Cocaine Use Increases Risk Of Stroke

The stroke risk associated with acute cocaine use is much higher than some other risk factors, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking.

02/13/2014

Massive Blizzard Hits New England

Stroke Risk Tied to Extreme Weather, Cold

There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.

02/12/2014

Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

Over 20,000 Enroll Through DC Health Exchange

District of Columbia officials say more than 20,000 people have signed up for health coverage through the city’s insurance marketplace.

01/10/2014

The Amazon founder was airlifted by helicopter from a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands. (Getty Images)

Ecuador Navy Airlifted Jeff Bezos For Kidney Stone

Amazon founder was flown from a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands

01/05/2014

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

12/23/2013

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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