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    Every spring, thousands of Midwesterners head south to hit the beach, watch baseball spring training games, or visit destinations like Washington DC or New Orleans. These spring break trips can create lifelong memories, but unfortunately those memories can be marred by back pain or injury for those who don’t...
     
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    Last month, The New England Journal of Medicine published a major study strengthening claims that the so-called Mediterranean diet can decrease the risk of heart attacks and strokes and reduce the risk of dying from these diseases. This diet, first popularized in the US by Oldways Preservation and Trust, a non-profit...
     
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    Oil roasted salted peanuts are now certified heart-healthy by the American Heart Association as a part of an overall healthy eating pattern. The Heart Check mark may now appear on their packages, making them a great snack for National Nutrition Month and National Peanut Month this March. Although salted peanuts are...
     
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    The findings of a ground-breaking double blind study at the University of Tampa proved for the first time that plant-based rice protein has identical benefits to dairy-based whey protein. The study results, which specifically followed a tightly controlled population of seasoned bodybuilders and how they built muscle...
     
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    Nine national corporations as diverse as airlines, insurance companies and retailers have one thing in common: They're aligning their brands with a cause that's important to their employees' and community's hearts – the health of babies. The March of Dimes announced that its signature fundraiser...
     
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    Weight loss may prevent and significantly alleviate the symptoms of osteoarthritis, a progressive disease of the joints known as "wear and tear" arthritis, according to a literature review appearing in the March 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). According to...
     
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    Celebrity chef and cookbook author, Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz, is partnering with Merck on Cuida tu Diabetes, Cuida tu Corazon (Taking Diabetes to Heart) to educate Hispanics living with type 2 diabetes about including small, but important changes in their lifestyle. Chef Leticia will visit select cities to show...
     
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    Today, during the second day of the Building a Healthier Future Summit, Reebok and the Mushroom Council announced new commitments to the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA). PHA, which is hosting the summit, works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to solve the nation'...
     
  • A new study suggests that treatment with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) may be helpful for people whose multiple sclerosis (MS) is not well-controlled through their regular treatment. The study was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego,...
     
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    Annual Examinations Can Save Pet Owners
    Pet owners can save hundreds and even thousands of dollars on veterinary costs each year by taking pets to their veterinarian for routine examinations. Preventive care is one of the most important factors for pet owners to maintain their pet's health, and has the added benefit of minimizing total expenses on...