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Medical Visits Down Because Of High Deductibles

Posted On January 02, 2015

(Undated) -- A growing number of American workers are not going to the doctor because they can't afford the deductible. USA Today is reporting new studies show four-in-ten working adults have skipped healthcare because of the cost. The average deductible has more than doubled in the past eight years.

Gyms Prepare For Crowds

Posted On January 02, 2015

(Sacramento, CA) -- Gyms across California are gearing up for crowds of people with New Year's resolutions to get back in shape. Kyle Devor with the California Family Fitness Center in Sacramento says January is their busiest month.   Devor says besides resolutions, they also get a lot of people who come in to work…

Tips For Keeping Resolutions

Posted On January 02, 2015

(Las Vegas, NV) -- A report from the University of Scranton says most people aren't very good at keeping New Year's resolutions. Plenty of people took to gyms and parks to kick off the new year on Thursday. Linda Enrico of Las Vegas says her family made a resolution to walk over 14-hundred miles this…

Study: Many Cancers Caused By Bad Luck In Cell Division

Posted On January 02, 2015

(Undated) -- A new study finds that many people's risk of developing cancer comes down to simple bad luck in division. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University studied 31 different cancers and they found that only nine were linked to bad genetics or unhealthy lifestyle choices. The other 70-percent developed because of random mutations in cell…

Study Says E-Cigarettes Are Becoming Popular

Posted On January 02, 2015

(Undated) -- Vaping is becoming popular with teenagers. A new study by the University of Michigan says teenagers are now using e-cigarettes more than regular cigarettes. E-cigarettes emit vapors instead smoke, so users call it vaping instead of smoking. A recent study from the CDC says the number of teenagers who have never smoked a…