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    Summer is here and it's time to start heading outdoors. In some states, you can enjoy the outdoors year-round. It is OK to spend some time in the sun, but do not think for one minute that people with darker skin—including many in the African American community—have nothing to worry about when it comes...
     
  • Although there are genetic dispositions for Alzheimer's Disease, the late onset of Alzheimer's and by far the most common, is still a mystery. It's also expected to double by 2050. Today however, renowned New York science investor, Jeffrey Epstein—whose foundation has provided funds to...
     
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    A landmark study has revealed a new way to treat intracerebral hemorrhage which stands to help millions of people worldwide. The George Institute for Global Health study found that intensive blood pressure lowering in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage, the most serious type of stroke, reduced the risk of...
     
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     A newly launched consumer education campaign called Be Berry Aware is helping consumers identify high quality cranberry juices that pack the nutritional benefits they have come to expect from this flavorful beverage. Most people know that cranberries have a multitude of health benefits, but many consumers don...
     
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    Women check and use food label components more often and thoroughly than men, according to a recent study from the University of Alabama and published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and featured in the May issue of Food Nutrition & Science. The study, which looked at a sample of 573...
     
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    Author Shares How to Power Up Your Moves and Your Snacks
    With summer approaching quickly, now is the perfect time to focus more on fitness. Celebrity trainer Chris Powell wants to share his tips on how to get healthy and stay healthy all year long. Along with a new season of the hit ABC show "Extreme Weight Loss" tonight, Powell has released a new book, "...
     
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    Parachute's Safe Kids Week 2013 shines spotlight on concussions
    Twelve-year-old Nathan Fraser suffered a severe concussion during hockey practice in February 2012 when he tripped over a teammate diving for a puck and crashed head first into the ice and boards. Nathan's memory was wiped out, he lost five months of school and was so sensitive to sound and light he had to wear...
     
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    As the summer months approach and weather warms up, those suffering from Binge Eating Disorder (BED), that is, eating large amounts of food without purging, are equally as vulnerable to body image concerns as those treated for bulimia and anorexia. People who suffer from eating disorders, including BED, tend to...
     
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    "Decide to Drive" offers distracted driving safety tips
    Summer. For teens and young adults the school break means more time for fun, friends, driving, and unfortunately, distractions – like texting, eating, and applying makeup – while driving. In fact, the summer months rank the highest for crashes and related injuries/fatalities among teen drivers and...
     
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    NBTY, a leading manufacturer and distributor of vitamins, supplements and sports nutrition, today announced that it will donate nearly $500,000 of Good 'n Natural bars, Balance Bars and bottles of children's gummy vitamins to support tornado relief efforts in Oklahoma. NBTY's donation is being made through...