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Kids & Calcium: Build Strong Bones
We've all heard that milk does a body good, but so do all dairy products, green leafy vegetables, broccoli, and other foods that are rich in calcium. A key building block for strong, healthy bones, calcium is critical during childhood and adolescence. But most kids ages 9 to 18 don't get the recommended 1,300 mg of calcium per day.

1 in 10 Americans Has Experienced Ringing in the Ears
One in 10 Americans has experienced ringing in the ears, a condition called tinnitus, and that is likely the result of prolonged exposure to loud noises, new research suggests.
Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability
What if you could live well into your 90s and still be in good health?
'Walking Meetings' May Boost Employee Health, Productivity
Here's an idea that might make staff meetings less boring and more healthful: New research suggests you walk while you talk business.
Noisy Homes Can Slow a Toddler's Vocabulary
Background noise can hamper a toddler's ability to learn new words, a new study suggests.
Seize the Day with 4 Easy Pre-breakfast Habits
The quality of your bed and how you sleep can affect your ligaments, joints and discs. Stretching before you even get up brings blood back into muscles and loosens joints, which helps prevent injury and keep you limber throughout the day. Don't force morning stretches; take these three moves slow and gentle.
Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain
Alzheimer's disease may affect people's ability to recognize when they are in pain, a new study shows.
Alzheimer's Gene May Show Effects in Childhood
A gene related to Alzheimer's disease may start to show effects on brain structure and mental sharpness as early as preschool, a new study suggests.
How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke
As people age, they are at added risk for heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses, according to the U.S. National Institute on Aging (NIA).
4 in 10 Americans Think Work Affects Their Health: Poll
Many Americans think their job takes a toll on everything from their health and stress levels to their eating and sleeping habits, a new poll found.
Dodge the Jet Lag, Enjoy Your Trip
People crossing time zones may assume jet lag is something they have to endure -- like airport delays and lost luggage. But there are several ways travelers can prepare for and minimize jet lag's troubling effects, a sleep specialist says.
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