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    Sex and the City actress Cynthia Nixon today spoke out about her experience of rosacea in support of "Act on Red," a new global disease awareness program urging fellow sufferers to seek help for their condition. The awareness program, supported by leading dermatologists, launched today alongside new...
     
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    Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on consumer fireworks, according to the American Pyrotechnic Association–and the Consumer Product Safety Commission says those fireworks cause more than 9,000 injuries a year. With the Fourth of July holiday just weeks...
     
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    If you want to change the world—as the old adage goes—the best place to start is your own backyard. Octogenarian Dr. Michael Beer, the former chair of the Jones Falls Watershed Association (now, Blue Water Baltimore) and now resident of Roland Park Place (RPP), did exactly that when he...
     
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    Statins, already the most prescribed drugs in history, are being recommended for more and more patients as the primary prevention for cardiovascular disease. Nearly 900 studies have been published on the adverse effects of these medications, and a look at their mechanism of action suggests ample reason for caution....
     
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    Philips and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business released their second study yesterday that sheds light on the widening technology innovation gap for aging boomers. The study found that most people want to live in their own homes as they get older...
     
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    With temperatures finally rising after a long and frigid winter, Chicago area residents are brushing the cobwebs off their running shoes and getting active. Although exercise and activity are important for a healthy lifestyle, many people are unconditioned and fail to take precautionary steps that can reduce the...
     
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    Its official—Americans are the fattest people in the world. In a recent study published in the medical journal Lancet, the USA was named the most obese country in the world, with 87 million of the world's 671 million obese people — 13 percent of the total for a country with 5 percent of the...
     
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    Yesterday may have been the safest day for shelter animals in US history. Animal Ark of Minnesota joined forces with the California-based No Kill Advocacy Center to ask shelters across the United States and beyond to experience a new way of operating. More than 1,200 shelters and...
     
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    Promescent, maker of the first FDA-compliant treatment for premature ejaculation (PE), has found that men are pretty confused about sex, porn, and premature ejaculation. While this may come as no surprise to women, the results of a recent Promescent survey found that large percentages of men are misinformed about the...
     
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    Scientific research is increasingly showing strong links between spending too much time sitting and the development of severe long and short term health problems. So serious is the issue of Sitting Disease that there is a growing insistence that "sitting is the new smoking." Health problems caused by...