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Sheryl Sandberg with her husband David Goldberg in 2013: He died last Friday after apparently falling off a treadmill and hitting his head.
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The increasing risks of running on a treadmill

Details on Dave Goldberg's death in Mexico are still murky. The entrepreneur and husband of Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg was found bleeding beside a treadmill in a private suite at a Four Seasons near Puerto Vallarta on Friday. He died shortly afterwards at a hospital. Mexican authorities told …

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  1. The increasing risks of running on a treadmill

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    Details on Dave Goldberg's death in Mexico are still murky. The entrepreneur and husband of Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg was found bleeding beside a treadmill in a private suite at a Four Seasons near Puerto Vallarta on Friday. He died shortly afterwards at a hospital.

    Sheryl Sandberg with her husband David Goldberg in 2013: He died last Friday after apparently falling off a treadmill and hitting his head.
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  2. Contraceptive implant gets flood of complaints

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    When a new contraceptive implant came on the market over a decade ago, it was considered a breakthrough for women who did not want to have more children, a sterilization procedure that could be done in a doctor's office in just 10 minutes.

    Angie Firmalino experienced severe pain after getting the Essure coil.
  3. Going the distance for life

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    ST. PETERSBURG

    I'm a guy's guy and have to admit, sometimes I have trouble relating to my daughter.

    Izzy Galati, 11, runs to Girls on the Run coaches Lauren Cieutat,16, left, and her mother Claudine Cieutat, right, during an exercise in dealing with bullying. Girls on the Run is a program for Canterbury School of Florida students to get them hooked on exercise and develop good self esteem. Each girl has to have a mentor for a Girls on the run 5K that will take place on May 2. The students trained at Puryear Park in St. Petersburg Friday, April 19, 2015.
  4. Get your brain food with a healthy serving of blueberries

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    Blueberries are one of the most potent foods in terms of protecting the brain, according to Martha Clare Morris, Ph.D., a nutritional epidemiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Berries are the only fruit specifically identified in the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) …

    Blueberries are considered brain food. Enjoy them in Sweet Potato Pancakes With Blueberry Banana Fruit Sauce.
  5. LEAP peanut-allergy study points to potentially brighter future

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    Living with a child who has a peanut allergy is terrifying. You are always afraid of an accidental exposure that could be life-threatening.

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  6. Stop the clock on lost fitness

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    With five kids age 6 and younger, including a set of twins, Karyn Ryan could barely find the time to sleep, let alone exercise. After a nine-month hiatus from her fitness routine, Ryan was so overweight and out of shape that she got winded just going up the stairs. "Mentally, I needed to find myself again," she said.

  7. Migraine studies yield fresh approaches to ward off pain

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    If you suffer from migraine headaches, you've got plenty of company. More than 10 percent of the population is hurting right along with you, including 18 percent of women. Migraines are most common from the ages of 25 to 55. The good news: New research can help change your approach to managing your migraines. Here are …

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  8. Don't let anger be your undoing when it comes to weight, health

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    Everyone gets angry now and then, but did you know that anger can have a negative impact on your efforts to lose weight?

    Lavinia Rodriguez
  9. What to do with those herbs? Pesto presto!

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    Fresh herbs are one of nature's best low-cal flavor sources. Now is the time we transition from buying herbs in cute little clamshells costing a couple of bucks each to scooping large bunches of soft-leaved herbs into our carts for pennies on the dollar. Or perhaps you have an herb garden and you find yourself inundated …

    Save money now, while herbs are plentiful, and time later when the cubes add zip to your meals.
  10. A hospice care primer and how to find care in the Tampa Bay area

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    Hospices started opening in the United States in the 1970s, primarily for cancer patients who chose not to continue treatment. Over the years, hospices have evolved to also care for people suffering from heart and lung disease, dementia and other progressive ailments.