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    Many people try to lose weight or get rid of excess fat that never seems to disappear. Some have tried all the latest diets and failed; others have successfully lost weight, only to gain it back. These people may be looking for a “secret” to lose their excess fat and finally have and maintain a lean,...
     
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    America’s nonalcoholic beverage industry today joined First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America, of which Mrs. Obama serves as honorary chair, in supporting a new initiative designed to encourage Americans to stay hydrated by drinking water. “We congratulate Mrs. Obama...
     
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    September is Cholesterol Awareness Month and it’s important for Americans, especially those over 40, to take note of this national awareness campaign because so many in our country are largely uninformed about cholesterol, how it works, why it can be so damaging to our health, and even what the treatment options...
     
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    The perfect age for retirement is seen as 61
    No pun intended, but it’s the age old question—what is the perfect age? Is there a perfect age overall? A perfect age for having children or getting married? Obviously circumstances matter but, overall, the perfect age appears to be 50. It’s an age many fear, but it’s also the average age...
     
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    Pacing, Repetitive Movements and Difficulty Locating Familiar Rooms Are Warning Signals, says Steve Barlam of LivHOME
    It’s become commonplace to hear about seniors with cognitive impairment wandering from home. Often they are found by police or concerned neighbors. One of the best ways to prevent this is to recognize when a senior might wander. Steve Barlam, LivHOME’s chief professional officer, offers a number of...
     
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    Two in five Americans (40%) are spending more on health care now than they were one year ago, according to a new Bankrate.com report. Only eight percent are spending less. Twenty-eight percent of Americans are feeling more negative about the Affordable Care Act now than they were 12 months ago, twice as many as the 14...
     
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    Third Annual National Running Event Expands, Showcasing Community Support for Military
    The National Veterans Day Run is an annual running event that will be hosted in 40 cities nationwide on November 10 and 11, 2013. Registration is now open for the 2013 event including a 1K run/walk for children, a 5K run, and an 11K run. To commemorate and honor military men and women, the race...
     
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    “Just relax and it will happen … put a pillow under your hips … you ARE having sex aren’t you?” Does this sound familiar? For many couples suffering with infertility these frustrating comments are usually filled with good intent, but ultimately they are nothing short of adding fuel to...
     
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    A healthcare option once reserved for the wealthy may now be the middle class’ best chance to weather the vagaries of post-Obamacare medicine
    By Matt Jacobson If you’re middle class and you think that your relationship with your family doctor is secure, think again. Come January 1st when the Affordable Care Act takes effect, your doctor may not be around, or even if he or she is, you may be seeing a nurse practitioner or physician assistant during...
     
  • Proceeds from Sprinkles’ ThinkCure! vanilla cupcakes will support finding a cure for cancer
    This week, ThinkCure! is partnering with Sprinkles Cupcakes, the original cupcake bakery, to recognize National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and support children whose days aren’t always so sweet. Sprinkles will donate the proceeds from sales of its specially designed ThinkCure! vanilla cupcakes at its...