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    Saint Jude Retreats, a non 12 step alcohol and drug program, comments on Cory Monteith's death and past substance use, rehab attempts and how his life possibly could have worked out differently without substance use. According to the New York Times the talented, young actor Cory Monteith was found dead in the...
     
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    Skin Survival Tips
    There’s a massive and stifling heat wave hitting much of the United States this week, and that can mean skin damage from excessive sun exposure. For children, just one blistering sunburn can more than double their risk of developing melanoma later in life. “Shielding yourself with sunscreen can prevent...
     
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    The creators of the documentary film CARB-LOADED: A CULTURE DYING TO EAT have released their first trailer. The film features nationally renowned authorities on food culture and health, including Gary Taubes, Brian Wansink, Timothy Noakes, and David L. Katz. The director, Lathe Poland, brings to light the alarming...
     
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    If you're like most summer travelers, there's probably an item you're forgetting to pack… laxatives. Because travelers tend to be off their routine, perhaps not getting enough exercise and eating different types of foods, they could experience an occasional bout of constipation. Most travelers worry...
     
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    Approximately 72,000 new cases of bladder cancer will be diagnosed in 2013 and it is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the US. However, bladder cancer is rarely discussed and it’s a disease that often shows slight or no symptoms. Physicians with WellSpring Oncology, the Pinellas cancer treatment...
     
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    New research from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio indicates that eating a modest amount of walnuts can protect against prostate cancer. The study is described in the journal Cancer Investigation. Researchers at the UT Health Science Center injected immune-deficient...
     
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    Today, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Alzheimer's Association unveiled The Healthy Brain Initiative: The Public Health Road Map for State and National Partnerships, 2013-2018 at the 2013 Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC 2013) in Boston. The report...
     
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    According to a July 10, 2013 article published in the JAMA Journal of The American Medical Association, deaths from liver disease increased from 1990 to 2010. Liver disease also rose as a contributor to premature mortality.  Cirrhosis -- damaged liver tissue and the loss of liver function due to a variety of...
     
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    Tips for Parents and Caregivers
    Children have a lot of energy, and playgrounds--especially those designed specifically for young children--often are the best place for them to climb, swing and slide. And yet playground injuries remain a common occurrence. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 600,000 children were injured at...
     
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    Urban chicken coops – and the fresh eggs that come from them – have become the hottest trend among health conscious eaters and locavores. But which cities have embraced this trend the most? Today Redfin, the tech-powered real estate brokerage (redfin.com), named the top five cities to be a chicken, based...