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    The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) announced yesterday the top five trends Canadians should look for this summer at their local health food store. Summer is around the corner, and Canadians are eager for the inside scoop on this summer's new, effective ways to stay cool, hydrated, and healthy naturally....
     
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    Seniors are showing encouraging gains in key health measures and taking more steps to improve their own health, according to the second edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities. Minnesota is the healthiest state...
     
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    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton made worldwide animal rights history by signing the Omnibus Supplemental Budget Bill (HF 3172), which contains the groundbreaking Beagle Freedom Law authored by Democratic Senator Scott Dibble (DFL-61). State Representative John Lesch (DFL-66B) previously introduced the...
     
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    Nearly half of emergency physicians responding to a poll are already seeing a rise in emergency visits since January 1, when expanded coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) began to take effect.  In an online poll conducted by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), 86 percent expect...
     
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    Parents – especially those of overweight children – give schools a failing grade for efforts to encourage healthy habits that combat childhood obesity, according to a new poll from the University of Michigan.   According to the latest University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital...
     
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    After much of the United States experienced an extended "polar vortex" this winter, summer can't come soon enough. As warm weather approaches, many Americans will gladly shed their winter coats for shorts, flip flops, and, most importantly, sunglasses. While many will look for fashionable...
     
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    Graduation… Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before the party starts, take the time to talk with your graduates about alcohol—it just may save a life. It's About Your Teen… A teenager's brain is still developing and it is very sensitive to alcohol's effects on judgment and...
     
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    For otherwise healthy middle-aged women who are overweight or obese, physical activity may be their best option for avoiding heart disease, according to a study that followed nearly 900 women for seven years. These findings were reported in a paper led by authors at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva...
     
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    Nearly one in two non-menopausal women ages 30 to 50 say they have experienced low sexual desire at some point in their lives, and many of these women (61 percent) felt distressed by it, according to a new national survey. Low sexual desire that is accompanied by distress and strains a woman's relationship with...
     
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    Three new studies featuring the impact of dietary and lifestyle factors on prostate cancer will be presented during the 109th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The research will be highlighted by study authors during a special press conference at the Orange County Convention...