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    About 20 percent of US adults are meeting both the aerobic and muscle strengthening components of the federal government's physical activity recommendations, according to a report published in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, a journal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The data...
     
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    In celebration of National Pet Month, Emeritus Senior Living is hosting a Pet Look-Alike Photo Contest on its Facebook page. To enter, click here, and follow the instructions. Participants will be asked to upload a pet/owner photo that best shows off their similarities – either with one photo taken together, or...
     
  • For centuries, Honokiol, an active ingredient in Magnolia tree bark, has been used in traditional Asian practices to support healthy cells, relaxation and more. Now, nutraceutical pioneer EcoNugenics, Inc., is proud to offer the most highly purified Honokiol dietary supplement on the market. At 98 percent purity,...
     
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    Innova Market Insights has identified the top five health claims for functional foods and drinks marketed to older consumers. Health optimization has become an increasing focus for an aging population, driven by rising consumer understanding of the role of a healthy diet in extending the active years. This is being...
     
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    Half of 100-Year-Olds Say They Wouldn’t Change a Thing
    A new survey finds that a longer life doesn’t necessarily mean a longer list of regrets. When asked what they would have done differently if they knew they would live to 100, 50 percent of centenarians polled in UnitedHealthcare’s eighth annual 100@100 survey answered, “not a thing.” Baby...
     
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    National ALS Awareness Month begins today and the Muscular Dystrophy Association honors those living with the disease by featuring five unique online stories in MDA's "ALS: Anyone's Life Story"  series. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig 's disease, destroys...
     
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    Good for You, Good for the Planet
    Eat like an Italian, and you might just improve your health. Italian cuisine is part of the Mediterranean style of eating, which has sparked attention recently following a New England Journal of Medicine study published this spring that found the Mediterranean diet may lower heart disease among high risk individuals....
     
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    Today, LUNA, the maker of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, kicked-off an interactive contest aptly named, “Feed Your Strength…at Work!” on Facebook, which aims to reinforce LUNA’s philosophy of positive snacking during the workday. Women will also be able to experience the delicious and...
     
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    For years, food allergy advocates have been striving for legislation requiring food allergy awareness in restaurants, but until a few years ago, such education had not been a requirement anywhere in the US. In 2010, that changed when Massachusetts passed the Food Allergy Awareness Act, specifying actions that each...
     
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    One in three Americans will experience some type of vision-impairing eye disease according to several studies. The month of May is designated as Healthy Vision Month in hopes of educating everyone about early diagnosis, and treatment relating to all vision related issues. Vision disorders are the seventh most common...