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    Can individuals and communities in the United States complete one million miles of physical activity during the month of April? That’s the goal of the Million Mile Month, a national coalition of organizations, companies, and churches. “We want to help people get off their couches and walk or run or skip...
     
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    What: Ghirardelli is turning off the lights of the iconic sign in Ghirardelli Square and hosting a free local event to celebrate Earth Hour, a global movement developed by the World Wildlife Fund that encourages people to turn off non-essential lights to raise awareness for climate change. The iconic Ghirardelli...
     
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    The AAQIS Inc. subsidiary of Green Planet Group Inc. has passed an important milestone in the road to commercialization of the company's On Demand Hydrogen Generator, as the first on-the-road testing of this revolutionary product began two days ago. In October 2014, Green Planet announced the outstanding...
     
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    Today's educated shopper is looking toward more natural products with clean labels in order to identify the ingredients within the food or beverage product. Because of this, manufacturers are expected to produce products where the appearance conveys the expectation. According to a recent global consumer survey...
     
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    Teenagers don't get enough sleep, and the consequences can be harmful, says Nyack Hospital sleep medicine specialist Anita Bhola, MD. Parents can help their teens understand the importance of good sleep habits, and how to carve out time from their busy schedules to get adequate rest, she says. "Teenagers are...
     
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    Today marks the annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a "wake-up call" asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. During its 75th anniversary, the Association continues its focus on ensuring that the public is aware of...
     
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    One day in 2009, Maria Nijim's father got behind the wheel of his car and realized he couldn't see out of one eye. An MRI showed a tumor and then surgery confirmed a devastating diagnosis – glioblastoma – the most aggressive type of brain tumor. While Maria and her family digested the news, Maria...
     
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    New research presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) identifies nicotine dependence, obesity, alcohol abuse and depressive disorders as risk factors for low back pain, a common condition causing disability, missed work, high medical costs and diminished life...
     
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    Bella's Pet Parent Day is a new national and annual holiday founded by Stacey Starks as a way to celebrate and honor Pet Parents and all they do for their fur babies. Every year, the number of American households with pets continues to grow, and most consider them to be family members, not just pets....
     
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    Recent studies employing adult stem cells obtained from bone marrow and fat have been used in patients suffering from osteoarthritis of the knee. Results have not only indicated symptomatic improvement, but also suggest that cartilage healing and regeneration may be taking place. According to Dr. Nathan Wei,...
     
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