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    Your pillow has a message for you: "Your snoring is annoying and could be dangerous to your health." Frequent loud snoring, pauses in breathing and gasping for air are not only habits that annoy your bed pillows, but could also be signs of sleep apnea. This serious sleep disorder has been linked to obesity,...
     
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    Chronic inflammation—not cholesterol—is the cause of heart disease. Many doctors and research scientists now believe that most chronic diseases may have the same root cause: inflammation. Chronic low-grade inflammation has been linked to heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and...
     
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    Fuel Up to Play 60 To Launch Nationwide Search
    Today, only half of American children get the recommended amount of exercise, so it's more important than ever to take action and encourage kids to get out and get moving. The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., has a trusted 135 year heritage and understands the importance of helping to fuel...
     
  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) announced today that visitors to TheHotline.org looking for information or help will now be able to chat live online with advocates thanks to a $250,000 donation from Verizon, through its HopeLine program. The organization also learned that it has the opportunity to...
     
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    Forget New Year's; a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Internal Medicine found that Mondays are when smokers are most likely to think about quitting. Researchers from San Diego State University, the Santa Fe Institute, The Monday Campaigns and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...
     
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    Resources and Support Groups to Help Families Manage Stress
    According to a recent survey, released by Sunrise Senior Living today, nearly four in 10 American caregivers say they are likely to feel stressed about coordinating their older loved one's care during the holiday season. In addition, more than a third reports that they are likely to feel stressed around the...
     
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    The truth is not all women in today's society have the choice around childbirth. And now is the perfect time to change that. Women should not be made vulnerable to the system. And that's exactly what midwife-nurse Irene Chain-Kalinowski wants to achieve with the release of her book, My Body My Baby. This hopes...
     
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    Do you know how to recognize a stroke? Would you know what to do if someone — or you — had one? Many people don't, and 795,000 people in the United States will have a stroke this year. In a recent American Heart Association/American Stroke Association survey, only 41 percent of people who care for...
     
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    Dozens of Congolese farmers began the first vegetable harvest this week at the Kitoko Food Farm, a joint project of the Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) and the Fleurette Group. Advanced farming techniques being used at the pilot project are yielding an array of stunning produce that is being sold at nearby markets,...
     
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    One of the keys to healthful living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes is monitoring blood glucose (sugar) levels to ensure they remain at stable levels. People can easily and reliably do this at home using electronic devices that read sugar levels in a tiny drop of blood. Now a team of German researchers has devised a...