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    Today, Lee National Denim Day celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with one important goal – raising critical funds for American Cancer Society's breast cancer research and support programs. In the United States, 234,580 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed this year, and today...
     
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    Major diseases that stem from vitamin deficiencies are rare in the US, where food is abundant and rich in vital nutrients, explains David J. Park, DO, an AOA board-certified family physician in Henderson, Nev., during the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) OMED 2013, the Osteopathic Medical Conference...
     
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    The Knights of Columbus Stand With Boston Program will provide assistance for people who lost limbs in April's Boston Marathon bombings, the K of C will announce on Saturday. It is the latest in a series of Knights' initiatives to help provide mobility for individuals in the United States and abroad. Those who...
     
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    This holiday season, Nordic Naturals is proud to promote the “Buy One, Pass it On” campaign, which seeks to provide Ultimate Omega products to veterans and soldiers, both stateside and abroad. From October 1st through December 31st, every bottle of Nordic Naturals fish oil* sold in retail stores earns...
     
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    Clinical pathologist and aging expert offers advice on ways older adults can avoid isolation and loneliness
    The secret to longevity may be as simple as a few good friends. According to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, social isolation reduces quality of life and actually increases the risk of death. These findings support the notion that people...
     
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    Sharing positive and negative experiences can help your physician prescribe the right fitness plan
    It is not a magic pill, but the next prescription from your physician could help control your weight, prevent chronic disease, and improve your overall mood. Yet, it is one of the first items cut from to-do lists whenever life gets too busy: exercise. “Many people think they cannot maintain a regular exercise...
     
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    Take-home breast self-exam kits and TSH testing available to members and non-members Saturday, Oct. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Sam’s Club is offering women’s health screenings to members and non-members on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11a.m. to 3p.m. The screenings are free and available to the public at all 576 Sam’s Club locations with a pharmacy. As part...
     
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    Having “the talk” might be an uncomfortable conversation for both parents and teens. However, sharing small doses of information about sex frequently with their child throughout his or her childhood can make the topic more manageable for parents. Jacqueline M. Kaari, DO, an AOA board-certified pediatrician...
     
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    Time, a lack of walkable communities, and neighborhood barriers such as speeding cars and distracted drivers appear to be deterrents
    Americans know that walking is good for their overall health, but many are not walking enough to meet recommended guidelines for health benefits, according to a recent survey conducted by GfK Research. Nationwide, 94 percent of those surveyed said they view walking as good for their health and 79 percent...
     
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    With September marking the kickoff of the pro football season and National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Urology Care Foundation and the National Football League (NFL) teamed up to release a new public service announcement focused on educating men about prostate cancer and encouraging them to join the Know...