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    An independent study commissioned by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) found barbell bench press, the pec deck machine and bent-forward cable crossovers are the most effective exercises for targeting the major muscles of the chest. “We took nine of the most...
     
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    Halloween is a fun holiday, but playing dress up can be serious business.  Consumers spend hours making sure costumes are accessorized just right; however, transforming your eyes by changing their color or appearance with non-corrective, decorative contact lenses to look like a cat, werewolf or vampire can be a...
     
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    Using tiny spheres filled with an anesthetic derived from a shellfish toxin, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a way to delay the rise of neuropathic pain, a chronic form of pain that arises from flawed signals transmitted by damaged nerves. The...
     
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    Sonja Frazier, 65, suffered her first stroke in June 2005, while at work. Because she received immediate medical attention, Sonja recovered well, but after her stroke, she was more emotional, tearing up and crying like never before. Sonja suffered subsequent strokes in December 2005 and January 2006. This time, the...
     
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    One of the problems that parents may have during the fall is deciphering whether their children's sneezing is due to a cold or allergies. "Runny, stuffy or itchy noses, sneezing, coughing, fatigue, and headaches can all be symptoms of both allergies and colds but when parents pay close attention to minor...
     
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    New Research Suggests Three Foods to Enhance a Healthful Diet
    As the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) kicks off this week, new research from ConAgra Foods, Inc, one of North America's leading food makers, shows that what you add to your diet can be just as important as what you remove. "Americans are tired...
     
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    As more and women look for natural and cost effectively ways to manage their health needs, incorporating  regular chiropractic care, a balanced diet, nutrition and exercise into their daily lives is key to maintaining health and wellness. During Chiropractic Awareness Month, the Minnesota Chiropractic...
     
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    A new study published today in the journal Pediatrics (Epub ahead of print) found that nearly half of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are reported to wander or "bolt," and more than half of these children go missing. Led by researchers from the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), the nation's...
     
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    Nurses, doctors, lactation consultants, hospital administrators and physician leaders representing scores of birthing centers in hospitals across Michigan gathered today at the Michigan MotherBaby Summit to promote hospital policies that encourage breastfeeding. "You can't overstate the impact hospitals have...
     
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    A new study presented today by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics (Prime), in collaboration with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 2012 Educational Conference, showed that individuals with high cholesterol who stayed on their statin medications...