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 October 2018

Should You Hold the Burger to Fight Antibiotic Resistance?

10/26/2018 | Comments | Nutrition

All but two of the Top 25 burger chains in the U.S recently received failing grades for their efforts to serve antibiotic-free beef in a report card from a group led by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Should you be concerned? Antibiotics are essential to fighting and preventing...

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Don’t Let Your Heart Take One for the Team

10/23/2018 | Comments | Heart

As a sports fan, you may give your heart to the Ohio State Buckeyes. Or the Boston Red Sox. Or maybe the Detroit Red Wings. When you do that – no matter your team – you know you risk a broken heart. Many sports fans, though, experience more than figurative symptoms. That’s according to a 2017...

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Researchers Work to Identify Cause of Mysterious ‘Polio-Like Virus’ in Children

10/19/2018 | Comments | Parenting, Illness

Remarkable advances in modern medicine have eradicated diseases that once plagued humanity — and even struck fear at the very mention of their names. This might explain the growing concern over a “polio-like” virus that has already been identified in more than 60 children this year. Premier...

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Selfie-related Deaths on the Rise: Why?

10/13/2018 | Comments | Safety

What should be fun can turn deadly. Taking selfies can be fatal, according to a new study, which found that 259 people worldwide died taking selfies between October 2011 and November 2017. And the numbers are on the rise. Just three selfie deaths were reported in 2011. By 2016 the number jumped to...

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Football Death a Wake-Up Call for Player Safety

10/8/2018 | Comments | Safety, Parenting, Brain Health

The tragic story of a Georgia high school football player’s death after collapsing during a game reawakens every parent’s fears about a fatal head injury during contact sports. Premier Health Now asked Jeffrey James, DO, of Premier Orthopedics, to offer perspective and advice on what to do to...

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