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    Seniors are keeping their natural teeth longer than ever. Today, approximately 75 percent of people older than age 65 have kept some or all of their teeth, thanks to better preventive measures like community water fluoridation and daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste. Advances in dental care have also allowed...
     
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    Self-reported moderate to vigorous exercise was associated with lower blood pressure and blood glucose levels in a Kaiser Permanente study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease. Data collected from Kaiser Permanente's Exercise as a Vital Sign (EVS) program, in which medical office staff asks...
     
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    The holiday season is in full force, and many Americans are asking for the gift of good health in 2015. A recent survey showed that more than two-thirds of US adults are already making healthy life choices. According to the 2014 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, 68 percent of US adults take dietary...
     
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    CureDuchenne announced today that Clay Matthews of the Green Bay Packers is featured in a new Public Service Announcement to help raise awareness about Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The PSA is part of CureDuchenne’s ongoing efforts to raise awareness and fund research to find a...
     
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    Did you have your eyes examined this year? If you live in Boise, Idaho, chances are you did. For the second year in a row, Boise is the top state in terms of eye health, according to a recent report released by the nation's largest vision benefits provider. The rankings were based on the number of residents in...
     
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    A Place for Mom, Inc. (APFM), North America's largest senior living referral service, announced today the availability of its Caregiver Toolkit, a comprehensive resource containing 75 pages of educational guides, checklists, tools and worksheets to help families as they learn and plan for senior care. With more...
     
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    A new GCC Insights study, complied by international employee health and performance organisation Global Corporate Challenge (GCC), reveals that 1 in every 5 workers is sleep deprived, and that those who sleep poorly are 54 percent more likely to experience stress in their job. The report also found that 93...
     
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    As the holidays approach and life grows increasingly busy, many people start missing workouts and spend more time sitting around eating, drinking and socializing. This inactivity – combined with the extra calories and alcohol – can leave you feeling sluggish and stressed out. But the holidays don’t...
     
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    Food trend prognosticators cite multiple reasons for the meteoric rise in popularity of kale in recent years, but most agree that the leafy green benefitted from being a superfood and a versatile culinary ingredient. Both chefs and nutritionists got behind kale—formerly a wallflower in the vegetable world...
     
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    Holidays are a time for family, friends, and happy memories. But those joyful moments can be associated with stress – from marathon shopping to preparing for celebrations to traveling. Stress and other stimuli may trigger or increase your headaches. The National Headache Foundation recommends the following to...
     
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