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    US emergency rooms inundated with flu patients
    Call in sick!  That is the advice from the nation's emergency physicians if you happen to have flu-like symptoms.  Doctors suggest it's one of the best ways to help prevent the spread of this year's particularly aggressive national flu outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
     
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    A new scientific report finds that humans and marine ecosystems around the world are contaminated with mercury and that mercury levels in humans and fish regularly exceed health advisory guidelines. The report, a collaboration between IPEN and Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI), highlights the urgent need for an...
     
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    Market trend executive Chantelle Daines  of Majestic Media summed it up well when she said, "When the economy is good, people want to look youthful, fit and energetic to have a good time. But when economic times are bad, people need to look youthful, fit and energetic to keep their jobs." Nowhere is...
     
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    As a child, your mother may have told you, "Eat your carrots. They're good for your eyes."  Was your mother right, or was that just her way of getting you to eat your vegetables? On the new edition of Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones , optometrist, author and President of the Ocular Nutrition...
     
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    The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the value of chiropractic care, cites the results of a new study as further documentation of chiropractic care as a first option for back pain relief...
     
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    Its dysfunction can wreak havoc on the body and mind, with symptoms ranging from fatigue, depression, anxiety and weight change to infertility, hair loss, high cholesterol and an accelerated heart rate. In response to this medical conundrum, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is...
     
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    The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is proud to debut the "Understanding Your Weight-loss Options" brochure. Developed by the nation's leading experts on obesity, excess weight and weight-loss treatments, this 40-page brochure offers readers the most up-to-date information on safe and effective weight-...
     
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    Behavioral Optometrist, Dr. Juanita Collier , and Vision Therapy Coordinator, Corinne Williams , are spearheading a study to help school children overcome visual barriers to learning by: -identifying children with potential visual issues early, because early detection and intervention are crucial to eliminating visual...
     
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    Julie Hyman, 51, had a stroke at age 37. At the time, she was busy juggling home, family and work, but her lifestyle was stressful in the midst of balancing everything. Like so many people, she ignored the warning signs of her stroke, feeling that she was too young to experience such a devastating event. After her...
     
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    The countdown is on for you to win dietary supplements for up to 20 years. There is less than 30 days to enter for a chance to win the Supplements for Life Sweepstakes from Life Extension. If you take vitamins and supplements, this sweepstakes will introduce you to the Life Extension brand of leading science-based...