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Sacred Heart Health System is proud to offer a series of health tip videos and articles here at WEAR ABC 3. Sacred Heart's dedicated  professionals will cover a wide-range of health topics such as injury prevention, cancer detection, healthy living, and more. Check back weekly to get to know the experts and specialists at Sacred Heart and stay up-to-date on the latest developments in health and healthcare.

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Asthma Doesn't Have to Slow You Down

Having asthma doesn't have to slow you down. In fact, it can be a great motivator. Meet Jordan - a teen who was diagnosed with asthma at age 2. He talks about how the condition inspired him to exercise more, lose weight, and get in shape. (video) Learn more.


Stress Makes Those Spring Allergies Worse

While stress doesn't cause allergies, mellowing out might make those stuffy times less common. That's because constant stress seems to make allergies worse. According to a study published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, allergy sufferers with persistent stress experience more allergy flares. Learn more.


Bariatric Surgery Proving Helpful for Diabetes

Bariatric surgery appears to be helpful, not only for losing weight, but also for the long-term control of diabetes in people who are obese. A new study claims that nearly all surgical patients were free of insulin and many were free of all diabetic medications three years after surgery.
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More Children Being Diagnosed with Autism

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that the number of children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder is climbing. CDC estimates that 1 in 68 children (or 14.7 per 1,000 eight-year-olds) in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This new estimate is roughly 30 percent higher than previous estimates reported in 2012 of 1 in 88 children (11.3 per 1,000 eight year olds) being identified with an autism spectrum disorder. Learn more.


Don't Count on E-Cigarettes to Help Quit

People who plan to use so-called e-cigarettes to quit smoking may find themselves disappointed. They don't seem to help, according to a new study. The use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) by smokers is not associated with greater rates of quitting cigarettes or reduced cigarette consumption after one year, according to the study in JAMA Internal Medicine. Learn more.


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