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    Time spent in the waiting room is often a benchmark when patients consider choosing a doctor. According to a Vitals annual report analyzing US trends in patient care, the shortest average physician wait time in 2012 actually increased more than a full minute from 2011. Alaska topped this year’s list of states...
     
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    It's that time of year again –bags are packed and people all across the country are on their way to a week filled with fun in the sun. Spring break is a good time for rest and relaxation, but vacation is also a time when many of us lose track of healthy practices including nutritious eating or common sense...
     
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    Seniors will learn how to stay healthy and active to reduce the risk factors that contribute to heart disease, depression, high blood pressure and diabetes through a new chronic disease self-management program offered by Self-Help for the Elderly, supported by a grant from the Verizon Foundation. The $50,000 grant...
     
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    Probiotics for Babies Support Whole Family Balance
    With Mother's Day just around the corner, it's time to pay tribute to the women who exceed expectation on a daily basis and put their family's needs ahead of their own. From field trips and birthdays to sick days and doctors' visits, moms are there to offer love, support, and wisdom. They know just how...
     
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    Acne treatment has been in the headlines in recent months as studies have been conducted into the causes of the condition and the therapies used to tackle it. The team at The Laser Treatment Clinic in London has read the recent developments in this key area of dermatology with interest and has some advice for...
     
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    Sambazon, the pioneer of organic Amazon Superfood, today announced the first National Açaí Bowl Day will take place on April 6, 2013. In addition to Sambazon’s two Açaí Café locations in Southern California, more than 300 juice and smoothie bars nationwide are participating in...
     
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    If you have a chronic condition like hypertension or diabetes, a carefully planned diet can have a significant impact on managing your symptoms and improving your health. During National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages consumers to develop a healthful eating plan that is centered on...
     
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    While veterans returning from service struggle to find work, America's farmers are aging without enough young people to fill the void. However, the March issue of Food Nutrition & Science examines an organization called The Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) that's cultivating a new generation of farmers and...
     
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    Online exercises and other web-based tools are showing promise to enhance our memory, improve our focus, speed our thinking and achieve other gains in brain function. These same tools are also showing real promise for people living with neurological conditions, illness or other disabilities. As a trusted resource for...
     
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    The egg has been associated with festivals celebrating spring for many centuries. Decorating eggs for Easter is a tradition that dates back to the 13th century or earlier. Eggs were formerly a forbidden food during the Lenten season, and there are rituals in many countries involving painting and decorating them to...