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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...
     
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    In response to new prevalence data showing approximately 57 million Americans are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) kicked off a national awareness campaign. Break Free from Osteoporosis encourages the public to get to know their risk factors for osteoporosis...
     
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    Girls between nine and 12 years of age with higher-than-average levels of bisphenol-A in their urine had double the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of BPA, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published recently in the journal PLOS ONE. “This study provides evidence from a human population...
     
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    Eating prunes is officially beneficial for digestive health confirms the EU Commission in a final authorization ruling today. Prunes are now the only natural, whole, and dried fruit to achieve an authorized health claim in the EU following a six-year application process by the California Prune Board....
     
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    With Nearly 40 percent of all Food Produced Uneaten and Wasted, the June 11th Issue of The Food Journal Will Provide an In-Depth Analysis of Why It's Happening and How to...
    The National Resource Defense Council estimates that about 40 percent of all food in the United States goes uneaten; that's about 20 pounds of food wasted per person each month. The next two editions of The Food Journal will examine the reasons why this occurs and will review the various...