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It is possible to drink too much water and overhydrate, especially in the summer heat. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Don’t Overhydrate

Too Much Water May Leave You High & Dry Summer can be unbearable for some, especially when going without water. Staying hydrated while in the heat is almost common sense, but can too much water be a bad thing? “Most of us do need more water at this time of the year; but
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While heart transplants are optimal, only 2,500 are done each year on the more than 100,000 people with hear failure annually. (Image: Thinkstock)

Early Action

Treatment Options for Heart Failure Ask any doctor what can be done to maintain a healthy heart and the answer will most likely be eat healthy and exercise regularly. But what happens when someone’s heart is not healthy and does not pump blood properly? A few symptoms may show up
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More than eight amalgam dental fillings could cause increased levels of mercury in your blood system, according to a new study. (Photo: Daniel Huszar)

Open Wide

Dental Fillings May Increase Mercury Levels People with more than eight amalgam dental fillings have more mercury in their blood than those with none, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. The average American has three dental fillings, while 25 percent of the
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