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A new study found that even mild sleep issues could cause high blood pressure in women. (Photo: Getty Images)

Get Your Zzzzzs

Lack of Sleep Can Raise Blood Pressure, Cause Other Problems in Adults and Kids It is well known that chronic sleep deprivation can affect cardiovascular health. But according to a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center, even mild sleep problems, such as having
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Inflatable arm floaties or tube rings that go around the waist aren’t good substitutes for life vests because they can deflate. (Photo: Juan Salamanca/Pexels)

Water Safety

Tips to Stay Safe in the Water This Summer Summer means fun in the sun, but also in the pool, at the beach or on the lake. So it is important to know how to stay safe while enjoying the water. Unlike in the movies where people flail, thrash about and yell for help before they go
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Both girls and boys should be vaccinated against HPV at age 11. (Photo: asiseeit/Getty Images)

HPV Vaccine

Early Vaccination Is Key to Preventing HPV Nearly half of adolescents aren’t receiving a pair of vaccines to prevent a virus many of them will get. Guidelines released more than a decade ago recommend that all children receive a two-shot vaccine against human papillomavirus, or
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