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Walk it off or go to physical therapy?

Aches and pains are a normal part of life, but are ice and rest enough? John Hubbard, Ph.D., P.T., associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, gives suggestions on when to go to physical therapy and explains how it could get you back to the activities you love faster.

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Excessive alcohol consumption and effects on your body

Excessive alcohol and the long-term effects on your body

Although some forms of drinking have been proven to have positive effects on your health, excessive, heavy drinking can internally wreak havoc for the long-term.

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Unlocking the brain’s secrets: New insights into PTSD

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center are hopeful that studying the connection between brain anatomy and genetics will help unlock the secrets of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

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You Asked: Why is my child a picky eater?

Rare is the child who becomes excited at the sight of broccoli on their plate. No parent wants to fight a battle at the dinner table, but for many families, enticing children to eat a healthy meal is a daily struggle. So, is picky eating a normal part of growing up? Or does it hint at deeper problems?

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Take the guesswork out of choosing toothpaste

You run out of toothpaste and find yourself once again in the aisle with dozens of options. Do you go with the brand you have been using since childhood? Maybe you pick one because the packaging catches your eye, or maybe you are more practical and are looking for something that you hope will prevent troubling mouth problems. Whatever your strategy, these tips will help you determine which toothpaste is best for you.

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