Like you, we’re keeping an eye on news – especially the bits that could affect our health or the well-being of our families. But let’s face it, those stories don’t always get to what it means. That’s why the Premier Health Now team came up with this idea to give you more insights into the headlines you and your friends will be talking about. Whether the story is close to home or far away, whether it causes worry or makes you smile, we invite you to check in with Premier Health Now to get the "so what" behind the day’s news.

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Stories from April 2017

Is Menstrual Syncing with Your Girlfriends Possible?

4/28/2017 | 0 Comments | Hormones

You’ve heard stories of female roommates who spent so much time together their menstrual cycles synced?   “Not possible,” report scientists at the University of Oxford, according to this Fox News report. The scientists recently followed 360 pairs of women, each using an app to track their...

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4 Ways to Make Lunch Count

4/13/2017 | 0 Comments | Self-Improvement, Nutrition

If you catch a quick lunch at your desk most days, take a break and celebrate Make Lunch Count Day on April 13. Founded by TGI Friday’s in 2016, Make Lunch Count Day encourages breaking the trend of eating at your desk to get out for lunch and have stimulating conversations.  Premier Health...

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Are Smartphones the New Drug of Choice?

4/12/2017 | 0 Comments | Relationships, Parenting

Recent studies have shown that American teenagers are growing less likely to try or regularly use drugs, including alcohol. Can smartphones be the reason? The list of experts who believe the two may be related is too long to ignore.  Replacing One Gratification With Another  An annual...

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Worrisome Trend: Diseases of Aging Strike Young

4/6/2017 | 0 Comments | Fitness, Illness, Cancer

More people under age 65 are diagnosed with arthritis, colon cancer and stroke — conditions once thought to be the domain of older adults.  What’s going on? Premier Health Now talked with Mark Williams, MD, Beavercreek Family Medicine, to find out. “We don't know the absolute scientific...

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Marathons May Damage Your Kidneys - Temporarily

4/6/2017 | 0 Comments | Fitness

Rather than being cause for alarm, new research findings that marathon runners develop temporary kidney damage during a race may confirm your body’s resiliency. To learn more, Premier Health Now talked with marathon runner Joshua Ordway, MD, Franklin Family Practice. He says that hydration and...

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Arthritis - Not Just for Seniors Anymore

4/3/2017 | 0 Comments | Fitness, Pain

Think arthritis is strictly an old person’s ailment?  Think again, according to a recent report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The CDC Vital Signs report says that about 54.4 million American adults have been diagnosed with the painful joint...

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