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    As many as 52 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, and studies suggest that one in two women and up to one in four men ages 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is concerning because you can't feel your bones getting weaker, which is why it's often referred to as...
     
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    Preliminary research out of Florida State University investigated whether daily consumption of a freeze-dried blueberry powder supplement resulted in a reduction of blood pressure and arterial stiffness, a measure of cardiovascular disease risk, in postmenopausal women with pre- and stage 1-hypertension. The initial...
     
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    SkinCeuticals, the antioxidant authority and leader in scientifically-backed cosmeceutical treatments, announces initial findings from a multi-year clinical research initiative that, for the first time, quantifies the damaging effects of pollution on skin and the protective capacity of the brand's topical...
     
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    In preparation for summer break, a time when many kids and teens lose the daily structure of lessons and physical activity, YMCAs nationwide are providing millions of families with tools for building a foundation for practicing healthy habits that will last through the summer. It's all part of YMCA's Healthy...
     
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    Lyme disease doesn't discriminate. Although singer Debbie Gibson is the latest noteworthy individual to announce her fight with the illness, lifestyle guru Martha Stewart, actor Alec Baldwin, and President George W. Bush have all been given the Lyme disease diagnosis.  Some say conditions are ripe for an...
     
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    April marks the arrival of California Avocado season and now is the perfect time to enjoy the delicious flavor of this premium fruit in a variety of dishes – including those essential afternoon snacks. Americans’ snacking is on the rise, with snacks making up about half of all eating occasions, according...
     
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    Urban Health Plan (UHP) celebrated the official opening of its most recent health center, the Simpson Pavilion, this morning at 9:00. The new, state-of-the-art, 54,000-square-foot facility will enable UHP to care for an additional 20,000 South Bronx residents. It will house UHP's adult medicine, walk-in pediatrics...
     
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    More than 237,000 Americans are sexually assaulted each year: That is one every two minutes. Emergency physicians are often the first people to see a sexual assault survivor in the minutes and hours following an attack. "In many cases, we are not only responsible for treating the patient for injuries," said...
     
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    Yesterday, nearly 15,000 students from the LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program began the 2014 Go H2O! Challenge. Created through a partnership between the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and LA's BEST, the program will educate students about the importance of drinking water...
     
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    Centenarians and baby boomers both report feeling younger than their years, according to a new UnitedHealthcare survey. On average, the centenarians surveyed say they feel just 83 years old, while 65-year-old baby boomers say they feel 55 years old on average. When asked how they feel about living to 100,...