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    One of the most bothersome symptoms of menopause for many women is menopause weight gain. As hormone levels begin to change, many women begin to experience an increase in abdominal fat. Dr. Shoreh Ershadi explains how women can fight menopausal weight gain and other common symptoms. As hormones...
     
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    Healthy adults who consumed energy drinks high in caffeine and taurine had significantly increased heart contraction rates one hour later, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). “Until now, we haven’t known exactly what...
     
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    Thousands participate in BCBS’ innovative “Maintain, Don’t Gain” Challenge
    A leading national ‘Blue’ health insurance organization is taking an innovative and fresh approach to holiday stress and eating, with more than 2,000 of its members already signed up for an innovative weight-management program this holiday season. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York’s...
     
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    New research from Harvard University published in New England Journal of Medicine
    In a large new study, observational researchers at Harvard University looked at how eating nuts may help reduce the risk of mortality, finding that those who ate nuts daily, such as pistachios, saw health benefits nearly double. The study’s findings are consistent with previous research, is the largest...
     
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    As Americans sit down to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, they often wish their family and friends good health and a long life. Good news! With nuts like almonds on the table, these sentiments are more than just a traditional toast. Significant research published last week in the New England Journal of...
     
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    Holidays find half of potentially eligible adults 60+ are food insecure & not receiving SNAP
    Older relatives gathering with family and friends in New York for holiday meals, may be facing a harsh reality in their own homes—hunger. Senior hunger is soaring in the state, and, according to AARP, so are the barriers to getting help. In a new report, the Association has recommendations to change...
     
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    Diabetes is a serious epidemic in America with more than 26 million American children and adults suffering from it. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the disease has risen to the seventh-leading cause of death among Americans. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and a good time to take...
     
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    WHAT : For the sixth year, Starbucks is partnering with (RED)™ to raise awareness and money for the fight against AIDS on World AIDS Day. In honor of World AIDS Day 2013 (Sunday, Dec. 1), Starbucks will make a 10 cent (US) donation for every handcrafted beverage sold in participating US and Canada stores....
     
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    Herbalife, a global nutrition company, is reminding everyone across the country that winter office parties and family gatherings don’t have to turn into extra pounds this holiday season. According to Samantha Clayton, Herbalife’s director of worldwide fitness and education, it’s all about minimizing...
     
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    For many, the holiday season brings an abundance of riches each year, but with this excitement and frenzy comes a time when fatty foods, stress, and irregular eating habits can disrupt our digestive systems. For many people, occasional constipation is an added burden to deal with during an otherwise happy and joyful...