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Busted: 8 Common Heart-Disease Myths

Heart disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" because so many people don't realize they're at risk or have cardiovascular health issues. The malady kills about 2,200 Americans every day, making heart disease deadlier than all forms of cancer combined. And yet, there are still so many myths about heart disease floating around.

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5 Exercises to Improve Your Heart Health

Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health. But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, there are ways that exercise can help reduce that risk.

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Does ‘Too Much’ Facebooking, Social Media Cause Depression? Low Self-Esteem?

I read a very interesting piece this week from a guy who's a long-time radio and programming veteran, who makes a very good case for not overdoing it with Facebook, or social media in general.

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Legislators urged to raise WA smoking and tobacco age to 21
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Governor, Attorney General Urge Washington Legislators to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Citing new studies that show vaping, or use of e-cigarettes, is rising rapidly among teens, Thursday Gov. Jay Inslee urged new legislation to help curb the problem.

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American Heart Month — The 7 Best Ways to Donate Now

February is American Heart Month, a time to think about more than just who we love, but how healthy our hearts and lives are. We've put together a list of seven of the best charities most deserving of your support.

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Learn about GMO's at big forum coming to Tri-Cities
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Big GMO Forum Coming to Tri-Cities February 3 – Learn Pros and Cons

It's been a hotbed of discussion, and controversy, for the last few decades.

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New Research Shows Memory Loss From Alzheimer’s May Be Reversible

Encouraging new research may show that it’s possible to reverse the memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease—if it’s caught early.

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Study Shows Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Is Increasing in Children

A troubling new study reveals an increase in type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children up to age 19.

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E-Cigarettes May Not Help You Quit Smoking, but Here’s What Can

E-cigarettes may not be the best way to help you kick that smoking habit after all.

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Want To Lose Weight? Avoid These 5 Celebrity Diets – They Don’t Work

Almost everyone sets a New Year's Resolution to drop a few pounds.  Do it the smart way!

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