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Avoiding winter health hazards

Have you had enough of winter? UConn Today sought out experts at UConn Health for a roundup of common threats to our health and well-being this time of year. Their information won't make spring come any faster, but it may ...

Feb 23, 2015
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Low childhood vitamin D linked to adult atherosclerosis

Low levels of 25-OH vitamin D in childhood were associated with subclinical atherosclerosis over 25 years later in adulthood, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology ...

Feb 10, 2015
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Maternal pot use under microscope in Colorado

Marijuana use by pregnant or nursing women might seem like a no-brainer of a bad idea, but a proposal in the state of Colorado to step up such warnings is raising concern because of limited research on the dangers.

Feb 03, 2015
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Health risks of professional dance

The health risks of professional dance (and particularly with the more strenuous forms of ballet and contemporary dance) are those generally found in sports injuries. Dancers risk injury within the course of their career, many retiring from active performance in their mid to late 30s. Since dance is a performance art with emphasis on aesthetics, dancers are also at a higher risk of body image problems and eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia.

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