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Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of heart-related death, study finds

Whether you eat breakfast might be linked with your risk of dying early from cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.  Read more



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Stevens extends class time to make up for snow days; other schools won't make up days

Matthew Guerry Journal staff

While most Rapid City Area Schools will not be required to make up their snow days, Stevens High Sc… Read more

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to. Read more

CBD: Rising star or popular fad?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is being touted in popular culture as a miracle cure-all. From creams to gummies and more, CBD has exploded onto the health scene. But what does the science actually say? Read more

If my measles shot was years ago, am I still protected? 5 questions answered

The growing number of cases of measles has many people asking: Am I safe? A vaccine expert provides some answers. Read more

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These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

The most sleep-deprived cities in America

The most sleep-deprived cities are largely found on the East Coast and in the Midwest. Read more

More danger, more pay? America’s 15 deadliest jobs

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Vaping can negatively affect teen health

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How does vaping affect teen health? My high school children tell me it's everywhere in their school, and not much is done to stop it because people are under the impression it's not harmful. ANSWER: Using e-cigarettes-- a practice often referred to as "vaping"-- has been touted as a safe... Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Men can have night sweats too

Q: My husband has night sweats with a cheesy smell. It's been going on for almost two months. He says he feels fine. Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Four natural ways to maintain brain health

Q: I keep reading about disappointing drug trials to help prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease. What else can I do to reduce my risk? A: A few decades ago, the state of our brain was believed to be beyond our control. Read more