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A New Pew Survey Finds Many Americans Rely On Medical Diagnosis From The Internet
2013-01-15 14:58:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Whether it´s serving as a reference tool for clear-eyed amateur diagnosticians or gasoline on the fire for crazed hypochondriacs, WebMD and other online medical resources are fairly popular with Americans, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center. A telephone survey of more than 3,000 people showed that about 35 percent of the U.S. uses the internet to learn about their medical condition, real or imagined. Within...

2013-01-06 05:00:05

A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics indicates that children in daycare settings have a significantly increased risk of childhood obesity. Programs like fit-Care by Sanford Health & WebMD can help lower prevalence. Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) January 05, 2013 A [recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics indicates that children in daycare settings have a significantly increased risk of childhood obesity. Researchers acknowledged that a child in a daycare setting is...

2012-12-16 05:01:52

Lorna Kleidman offers a response to an article published by WebMD regarding the benefits of using kettlebells over dumbbells. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 On December 15, kettlebell trainer Lorna Kleidman reacts to a recent WebMD article on the benefits of training with kettlebells rather than dumbbells. According the WebMD article, “hoisting the heavy metal bells not only helps strengthen your arms and pecs, but also works your core, heart and lungs.” The article goes...


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