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Did you know that each week we send out a Health News Brief? These emails are loaded with great articles on current health related topics! If you would like to receive email correspondance from us, simply visit our site and provide us with your email address. Here is the brief sent out on July 23rd. Enjoy!

Health News Brief

10 Tips for Better Sleep: If you’re having trouble sleeping, change your sleep habits for a better night’s rest.
Source: Mayo Clinic

Autism May Be Linked to Mom’s Autoimmune Disease: Children of mothers who have autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and celiac disease have up to a three times greater risk for autism.
Source: Forbes/HealthDay News

For Many Americans, Health Coverage is Key to a Job: U.S. company healthcare plans are usually subsidized by the employer. They are much more affordable and comprehensive than private plans that can exceed a $1,000 a month for a family, a huge burden for most households.
Source: Reuters

Celiac Disease No Longer a Rare Disorder: Celiac Disease (CD), a digestive system disorder caused by intolerance to gluten, was historically thought to be rare, but it is becoming evident that is no longer the case.
Source: Journal

Q&A: Exercise and Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis, called the “silent thief” of bone, gradually makes bones porous and prone to fracture. Of the 44 million Americans affected by this disease, 80 percent arewomen. Here, learn the answers to 5 common questions about exercise and osteoporosis.
Source: Cleveland Clinic

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Amanda Beck writes for American Medical ID on a variety of topics relating to health care and healthy living, especially for those whose medical conditions warrant an emergency ID.