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    The role of the so-called "obesity hormone" leptin and hormones used for birth control in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) is examined in two new studies released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014....
     
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    Buckeye Community Health Plan (BCHP) offers tips for heart disease prevention that can save lives
    “According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in this country.,” said Ronald Charles, MD, vice president for medical affairs for Buckeye Community Health Plan. “About 715,000 Americans have a heart attack every year, and approximately...
     
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    Warning, you’re going to want to brush your teeth after reading this
    Very few people truly understand where their cavities are coming from, reports Dr. Joseph Field at the nationally recognized Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry. Equating cavities with eating sugar is too simplistic, he notes, and everyone needs to learn the full details if they want to save tens of...
     
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    New Alcohol Justice fact sheet
    Alcohol Justice released a new fact sheet today (available at AlcoholJustice.org) summarizing recent research on alcohol and cancer risk. “We looked at peer-reviewed, scientific reports which closely examined the relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer,” stated Alcohol Justice director of...
     
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    Finding the right facility is key to long-term happiness and aging with dignity
    According to a recent Harris Poll survey conducted among adults 65 and older, women are twice as likely as men to be worried about being moved into a senior housing facility when they are no longer able to care for themselves.  “Women are often the caregivers in our society,” said chief...
     
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    Leader in green superfoods elevates whole-food nutrition with energy, immunity, protein, and fiber as well as increased bioavailability
    Amazing Grass, the nation’s leading brand of plant-based, certified organic, whole-food green superfoods, has expanded its cornerstone Green SuperFood line and popular nutrition bars with the addition of eight new products. With a full dose of whole-food nutrition in each serving, Watermelon Energy Green...
     
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    American Heart Association program promotes corporate wellness, cultural change
    The American Heart Association is encouraging companies that create and promote a culture of physical activity and health to submit an application to be considered for the Association’s Fit-Friendly Companies Award. Applications are due by April 1 and can be found at www.heart.org/fitfriendly. The...
     
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    Led by food and farming experts, the live-streamed TEDx event will explore the food system and sustainability
    On Saturday, March 1st from 10:30am-6:30pm EST, the much-anticipated TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” will once again take place in New York City. With a brilliant lineup of experts, TEDxManhattan invites communities, organizations, and individuals to watch the program...
     
  • Original productions feature inspiring and heartbreaking personal stories of women around the world
    Beginning Sunday, March 2, WORLD Channel will celebrate Women’s History Month with impactful programs featuring women and girls facing adversity, overcoming challenges, and leading the way to a better life. This special focus on women includes programs exclusive to WORLD Channel,...
     
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    America’s milk companies today launched a new multi-million dollar, cross-platform campaign designed to reinforce how milk’s many nutritional benefits—including high-quality protein—can help power the potential of every day. The new “Milk Life” campaign spotlights everyday moments...