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    Suneva Medical, Inc, a privately-held aesthetics company, and the National Association for Self-Esteem are acknowledging June's National Acne Awareness Month by teaming up to raise awareness around the emotional impact that acne scarring can have on an individual's self-esteem and confidence. Through the...
     
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    According to the results of a recent study conducted by researchers at the USDA-Agricultural Research Service Western Human Nutrition Research Center, the Northwest Cherry Growers are pleased to announce that consuming about 45 (280 g) sweet Bing cherries significantly decreased circulating concentrations of specific...
     
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    On Saturday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2013 Update. The first-ever National Alzheimer's Plan, initially released in May 2012, was mandated by the bipartisan National Alzheimer's Project Act (P.L. 111-375), which Congress...
     
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    The good news is that seniors are living longer and plan to do so in the comfort of their own homes. The bad news is that millions of seniors are not taking simple steps to safety-proof their living environment to minimize potential injures.  About one third of the senior population over the age of 65...
     
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    Consuming 10 milligrams (mg) daily of S-equol delivered via a new fermented soy-based nutritional supplement alleviated menopausal symptoms, particularly the frequency of hot flashes and severity of neck or shoulder muscle stiffness, without impacting thyroid and certain sex hormone levels, according to clinical data...
     
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    A red kangaroo's battle with cancer
    Angie Kutchery, Animal Care Specialist at the Racine Zoo, is primary macropod specialist managing all aspects of care for the Zoo's red kangaroos and wallaroos. Kutchery describes an atypical situation in which she and the team rallied together to help one red kangaroo fight cancer. January 29, 2013 started as a...
     
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    Increased Usage Attributed to Technological Advancements, ADA, and Disappearance of "Stigma" of Using Such Devices
    According to a study published in JAMA in March 2013, baby boomers are twice as likely to use an assistive walking device as the generation before them. These individuals, who may have disabilities or simply be "slow walkers," also make up a significant part of the $13.6 billion per year accessible...
     
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    Annual Survey Reveals Majority of Adults Look to Dad for Guidance on Education, Jobs, and Major Purchases
     A Place for Mom® (APFM), the nation's largest senior living referral service, released results from its first annual Father's Day survey and revealed a collection of career advice given by dads across the country. The survey showed that advice from fathers on education, jobs, and...
     
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    American men aren't seeing the doctor often enough. Celebrate Father's Day by encouraging preventative health for the dads in your life.
    According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, only 57 percent of men in the US have visited a doctor in the last year, compared to 74 percent of women. Patient Fusion, the personal health platform, is encouraging everyone to remind their dads to see a doctor this Father's Day. Regular...
     
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    The National Pest Management Association urges homeowners to take proactive steps to eliminate ants
    Widely recognized as the top nuisance pest in America, ants are likely to make an appearance in many homes around the country this summer. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) encourages homeowners to take proactive steps to reduce the likelihood of seeing ants crawling across the kitchen counter...