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  Best Life: Vaccines adults need

Too many adults in the U.S. are not protected against vaccine-preventable diseases.

  Best Life: Asthma vs COPD

  Best Life: Revolutionary catheter for blood clots

  Best Life: Keeping it healthy during the holidays

  Best Life: Effective surgical procedures for fetal lung malformations

  Best Life: How loneliness can affect health of senior citizens

  Best Life: The benefits of organized sports, keeping kids in the game

  Best Life: Project Angel Food works to help patients with congestive heart failure

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  Best Life: Making math fun with tablets

  Best Life: Predicting premature birth, building healthier babies

  Best Life: Repairing torn ACLs

  Best Life: Preventing nausea in young cancer patients

  Best Life: Future of prosthetic limbs, blade running

  Best Life: New first line treatment for lung cancer

  Best Life: Fixing heart defect in babies with new surgery technique

Patrick was born with a heart defect called coarctation of the aorta or COA -- a narrowing of the vessel leading away from the heart.

  Best Life: First of its kind Psychosis training for caregivers, families

More than 3.5 million Americans have been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Every year, 100,000 more have their first psychotic episode.

  Best Life: Restoring lives with Exposure Therapy

Pat Scanlon served as a firefighter for 28 years. One fire almost destroyed his life.

  Best Life: Heart failure in young adults presents a new danger

It often affects older adults with aging hearts. But now a study shows heart failure is on the rise in younger people too. And more are dying from it.

  Best Life: Help your kids eat more vegetables

  Best Life: Tech life hacks to make your life easier

  Best Life: How zebrafish saved a boy’s life

  Best Life: The differences of autism diagnoses in boys and girls

  Best Life: Protecting your home from bugs during the winter

  Best Life: Pros and cons of intermittent fasting

  Best Life: Working out while pregnant can benefit your baby’s motor skills

Researchers at East Carolina University have found something moms-to-be can do to lower their child’s risk of obesity.

  Best Life: 5 social security mistakes to avoid

If retirement is in your near future, you’re probably looking forward to cashing in on your social security benefits. But don’t let common mistakes cost you.

  Doctors test new drug to relieve chronic sinusitis

According to the CDC, more than 30 million adults in the U.S. struggle with chronic sinusitis: stuffy nose, congestion, swelling, facial pain, trouble sleeping - the symptoms can be debilitating.

  Best Life: Planning ahead can help fight risk factor for anxiety

Anxiety disorders affect one in eight kids in the U.S.

  Best Life: Doctors put premature birth myths to rest

About one in 10 babies are born prematurely in the U.S. There can be feelings of guilt and confusion for parents. But what is fact and what is fiction?

  Best Life: California teen shares his journey after being diagnosed with Loeffler’s syndrome

Wang’s mother, Yang Wei, told Ivanhoe, “When he was barely two years old, we felt something was terribly wrong with him.”

  Best Life: Healthy changes for parents fighting childhood obesity in America

Despite the good intent, dietitians say that putting kids on a restrictive diet can lead to eating disorders and yo-yo dieting.

  Best Life: Helpful tips to maintain and protect your eyesight

Your vision may change as you get older, but it can also change much sooner than you think if you are not careful. Learn some ways to keep your eyes seeing longer.

  Best Life: Studies find close teenage friendships linked to high emotional health

Now researchers have identified a key factor that helps teens make and keep friends.

  Best Life: How to start your day off right with a healthy breakfast

Breakfast sandwiches, granola bars, fruits, pancakes, sausage. We think we’re doing the body good, but are we?

  Best Life: New vaccine could be solution to reducing stress and inflammatory diseases

If you suffer from chronic stress, you’re at higher risk for heart attacks, stroke, obesity, depression and the list goes on and on.

  Best Life: New concussion recovery guidelines better suited for children & teens

New guidelines, the first update in eight years, are relaxing the rules a bit making it a little easier for kids to recover both physically and mentally.

  Best Life: Research finds children benefit from mixed-age play

Recently, social scientists have studied what happens when that mixed-age group of kids play together, like the neighborhood gang of yesteryear.

  Best Life: Treating the side effects of cancer treatment

Overall, cancer deaths in the United States have gone down over the past two decades, thanks in part to immunotherapy and specialized therapies. But those life-saving treatments sometimes come with a cost.

  Best Life: Spotting the warning signs of suicide

Suicide rates in the U.S. are at their highest level in 50 years.

  Best Life: Women working to overcome midlife bulimia battle

Research shows 13 percent of women over 50 are living with an eating disorder. But It’s not too late to get help.