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    Today, an important question about the value of patient activation was answered in a new study published in the March issue of Health Affairs: Can increases in patient activation improve health outcomes and lower costs? Yes, according to the authors of the largest, longitudinal investigation to date. Researchers from...
     
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    Maintaining good feminine health can be more difficult for women living with diabetes. Yeast cells are nourished and multiply due to vaginal secretions containing elevated amounts of glucose, or sugar, in the blood. To counter this challenge, optimal vaginal health occurs when there is a healthy balance of...
     
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    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Arizona Oncology, a practice in The US Oncology Network, would like to remind both men and women to speak with their healthcare providers about getting screened for the disease. By finding cancer—or polyps that may become cancer—early, it is easier to treat...
     
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    Participant Media’s digital magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer, TakePart.com, today announced that Ric Roman Waugh’s powerful documentary That Which I Love Destroys Me is available on demand at no cost throughout March at TakePart.com/vets. Viewers will have the opportunity to...
     
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    This year, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's annual awareness campaign kicks off March 2-8, and will provide opportunities for people across the country to unite, raise awareness, and find new ways to help people with MS live their best lives. MS Awareness Week is a special week to recognize progress made...
     
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    This year, the French Bulldog seized the top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC) 2014 rankings of New York City's most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds. The Frenchie dethrones his cousin the Bulldog, who fell to number two. The small but mighty Yorkshire Terrier – once New York City...
     
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    Bolthouse Farms has announced the launch of the "Fruit & Veggie Takeover," a movement aimed to help make the internet healthier. Sharing food images, or "food porn," on social media has become a cultural phenomenon that is dominated by unhealthy images. On average, there are more than 1.7...
     
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    An innovative interventional radiology treatment has been found to offer chronic migraine sufferers sustained relief of their headaches, according to research being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual Scientific Meeting. Clinicians at Albany Medical Center and the State...
     
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    Drinking coffee may be associated with a lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. "Caffeine intake has been associated with a reduced risk of...
     
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    Kids are benefiting from the recovering US. economy, with the average gift from the Tooth Fairy reaching a new high of $4.36 last year, up from $3.50 in 2013, according to Delta Dental's The Original Tooth Fairy Poll. In 2014, the Tooth Fairy left a staggering $255 million for lost teeth based on Delta Dental...