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 June 2017

Alert: Beware Harmful Ingredients in Bodybuilding Supplements

6/29/2017 | 0 Comments | Fitness, Nutrition

The bodybuilding supplement you’re relying on to enhance your strength and muscle mass may contain an ingredient that’s hazardous to your health. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a consumer alert that products containing anabolic steroids (synthetic testosterone) or...

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Coconut Oil: Healthy or Unhealthy?

6/23/2017 | 0 Comments | Heart, Nutrition

What’s to be made of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) recent Presidential Advisory that saturated fat — coconut oil, in particular — raises your risk of heart disease? The advisory, published online in Circulation, received widespread media attention. In response, many weighed in across the...

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Protect Your Family from Burns and Other Summer Hazards

6/14/2017 | 0 Comments | Safety, Parenting

The summer heat is on — and with it come potential dangers. Pouring an accelerant onto a fire pit or grill is one of many preventable summer hazards. An 11-year-old Ohio boy recently experienced severe burns from flames that flared when he used an accelerant on a fire pit. To learn more about...

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Know Your Limit: Daily Drinking and Breast Cancer Risk

6/13/2017 | 0 Comments | Cancer, Nutrition

Daily drinking may increase your risk for developing breast cancer — but don’t forego that glass of wine with dinner just yet. A new report from the World Cancer Research Fund and American Institute for Cancer Research says sipping an average of 10 grams of alcohol a day is associated...

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Suicide Prevention: Coping Strategies for Teens

6/1/2017 | 0 Comments | Parenting

It’s enough to worry every parent. Suicide has been on the rise for teens and preteens since the early 2000s. For teens age 14 to 18, it’s the second leading cause of death. And according to a new study, the percentage of younger children and teens hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or actions...

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