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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...
     
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    Many older adults accept problems with their sleep as an inevitable part of aging. But what if sleep problems aren't a natural part of getting older? On Friday, March 15, 2013, World Sleep Day will be celebrated all over the globe. This annual event is a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important...
     
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    Eating right is essential to keeping your body running at its best. During National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds you to build an eating plan with your unique lifestyle and nutritional needs in mind. So whether you're a vegetarian, student, an athlete, busy parent or a jet-setting...
     
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    Despite an optimistic view of health in their communities, significant portions of the US population are not convinced that communities provide sufficient access to key resources for good health, while 60 percent of Americans say online information is important to their health, a new survey from The Atlantic, in...
     
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    The US Preventive Services Task Force, a government-appointed panel of experts, recently issued a report stating that taking vitamin D and calcium supplements may not help prevent bone fractures in postmenopausal women, while also increasing the risk of kidney stones. "This is not surprising," says Carolyn...
     
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    National Nutrition Month is a great time for families to think about making healthier food choices. For many, change doesn't always come easy. That's why the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), the creator of GOT MILK?, has partnered with the registered dietitians from Dairy Council of California to show...