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    Survey Reveals 47 Percent of Adults Prefer to Workout at Home
    Americans may seem to be placing a renewed focus on health and fitness, but the reality is we still have a long way to go. A new survey from Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS) found that working out at a gym can be intimidating and deters some people from working out. Americans are most intimidated by people that are in...
     
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    Fireworks are a popular, yet potentially dangerous, Independence Day tradition. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) wants revelers to enjoy the colors, sounds, and excitement of the upcoming fireworks season—without injury. American consumers purchased more than 212 million pounds of...
     
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    Parasite is an aggressive biter that poses risks to pets and people
    Historically considered a southern and south-central parasite, the lone star tick is progressively expanding northward and eastward, creating new concerns for pets and people in these areas of the country. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the back of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit...
     
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    Tactical Snacking Combinations Incorporate Flavored Dips to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Kids and Teens
    From the moment that classroom doors swing open in June, floods of schoolchildren instantly flee to the nearest park, pool, or video game. But it's not just tots and teens scrambling to adjust to summer schedules: Parents feel the heat as well. Not only are they challenged with keeping their kids busy and...
     
  • Key results from the global Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs 2 study (DAWN2™) show that one in five people with diabetes feel discriminated against because of their condition, and support from the broader community is scarce. Results from the DAWN2™ study were presented today at the...
     
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    A.G.E. Foundation Launches International A.G.E. Awareness Day; Unveils US Survey Findings About Eating Habits and Cooking Methods on Aging
    When it comes to health, many people are aware of the major dos and don'ts of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet. However, they tend to only focus on their cholesterol, blood pressure, and body mass index (BMI), and overlook another key medical marker: advanced glycation end-products (AGEs). If ignored, AGEs...
     
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    As temperatures rise this summer, a day at the pool or beach becomes one of the top things to do. Although swimming can be a great form of relaxation and exercise and an excellent form of activity for those with musculoskeletal conditions, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Spinal...
     
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    A recent review published as an Expert Opinion in the Journal of Clinical Interventions in Aging outlines the link between specific nutrients and eye health. But the review, funded by a grant from Bausch + Lomb, also found that many Americans over age 50 don't consume enough of these nutrients in their daily diet...
     
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    Thanks to decades of scientific research, almost everyone knows that milk offers many health benefits and is an essential part of a healthy diet. Ongoing research continues to find amazing properties of milk that may surprise even the most dedicated milk drinker. These secrets further solidify milk's irreplaceable...
     
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    While advancements in digital technology and increased popularity of social networking have made their mark on and offline social interaction in recent years, it seems some Americans have more faith in a pet to help their social life. Indeed,according to new research from Mintel, almost half (47 percent) of pet owners...