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    A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior. The pilot study, led by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and published this week online in the journal Psychiatric Quarterly, suggests a link between salivary concentrations of certain hormones...
     
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    Results from the latest consumer survey conducted for the Organic Trade Association (OTA) reveal that as US families are becoming increasingly aware of the presence of unlabeled genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods in the marketplace, they turn to organic as the food labeled by law to not have been made with...
     
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    Being obese is likely to shorten life by nearly 10 years for America's young and middle-aged adults, according to research published in the medical journal, Obesity. The article, "Obesity and Early Mortality in the US," by James A. Greenberg, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health and Nutrition...
     
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    How would you like to blow out 100 birthday candles? More than 84,000 people living in the US today have reached that mark, and the number of centenarians (100-year-olds) is expected to increase to 580,000 by 2040. Per Capita Iowa ranks third in the nation in the number of centenarians. Many scientists estimate that...
     
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    The Natural Products Association (NPA) Board of Directors calls for all foods containing genetically-modified organisms to be accurately labeled under a national uniform standard so consumers can make educated decisions about foods they purchase. NPA is the nation’s largest association for natural products,...
     
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    America is a nation of immigrants, with each group adding its cultural traditions, including food, to the country's shared multi-ethnic experience. As part of National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers ways to "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day" with foods from all corners of...
     
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    Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren't following doctors' orders. Only one-third of parents (31 percent) said they follow advice from their child's health care provider all of the time,...
     
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    One out of three adults age 65 and older falls each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The nation's emergency physicians see the results of people falling each day — ranging from minor injuries to severe traumatic falls that may even result in death. "We see so many...
     
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    Older and happier too, says the Revera Report on Happiness
    Robert Browning once said, "Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be," and new research from Revera Inc, a Canadian leader in seniors' accommodation, care and services, reveals Canadian seniors agree. According to the Revera Report on Happiness - released just prior to the first annual United...
     
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    Although wrinkles are associated with aging, that's not necessarily their primary cause. Knowing more about wrinkles, including why wrinkles form, can help one to reduce their incidence and lessen their appearance. Lauren Amico, PA-C, MMS, aesthetic specialist at La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre, shares five...