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    As spring approaches, allergy sufferers are preparing to manage sniffling, sneezing, and watery eyes, but allergens are pervasive in the home year-round, no matter the season. A new consumer survey from AllerEase, the leading manufacturer of allergen barrier bedding products, revealed that nearly half of...
     
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    March is National Kidney Month, helping raise awareness for diseases and conditions that affect the kidneys and urging people to take a proactive approach to their overall kidney health. The stone disease specialists at Chesapeake Urology are playing a leading role in helping patients take a more active role...
     
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    Dr. Derrick MacFabe, director of the Kilee Patchell-Evans Autism Research Group at Western University in London, Ontario, recently returned from presenting at the 2015 "Nobel Forum Symposium "The Gut in Focus." Symposium organizers invited MacFabe to report on the work he and his international team...
     
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    March is National Nutrition Month, and Health Net Inc. is sharing tips designed to help consumers serve up nutritious meals while simultaneously stretching their dollars. “The goal of National Nutrition Month is to help increase awareness about the importance of making informed food choices,”...
     
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    Eating peanuts may be a simple way to increase longevity, even for high-risk populations. A new study of more than 200,000 people shows that peanut-eaters decreased total deaths by 21 percent and reduced cardiovascular deaths by 38 percent. The study was released this week in the Journal of the American...
     
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    March is National Nutrition Month -- a great time to commit to a healthy eating plan by making informed food choices and consuming fewer calories, especially when eating out. Adopting these strategies are particularly important because in today's busy world, Americans are eating and drinking about ...
     
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    March is National Kidney Month, and the National Kidney Foundation is calling on all Americans to take five healthy steps for their kidneys. The kidneys are the body's chemical factories, filtering waste and performing vital functions that control things like red blood cell production and blood pressure. But over...
     
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    Temperatures continue to plunge and flu season is in high gear, especially on the East Coast. What's a New Yorker to do? There are both physical and emotional benefits associated with the use of dry saunas, including easier breathing, detoxification, enhanced concentration, and improved circulation. Though...
     
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    While the brutal winter has many Americans excited to "spring forward," last weekend's shift to daylight saving time and the potential lost hour of sleep also are reminders of the widespread problem of insomnia. The importance of detecting and treating insomnia is emphasized by a new study from the ...
     
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    Many people toss and turn while they sleep, affecting how they feel the next day, but what they might not know is that "mouth breathing" due to nighttime nasal congestion could be the culprit. A new "About Last Night" online survey of 1,001 American adults by the Breathe Right brand uncovered the...