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    Report examines the impact of digital media on vision health
    A report released today at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show by The Vision Council finds that nearly 70 percent of US adults experience digital eye strain while on digital devices, including computers, tablets and smartphones. Yet, about half of adults don’t know how to or have never tried to reduce their...
     
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    International survey conducted by Truvia brand uncovers key insights into the eating habits of consumers in the US, UK, and France
    As a New Year begins and people resolve to live a healthier lifestyle, a new survey from the Truvia brand reveals the eating habits of American, British, and French consumers. As part of its campaign to encourage consumers to “Stay TRU” to themselves in 2014, the Truvia brand identified the key obstacles,...
     
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    The start of a new year often provides inspiration for making positive life changes, but the best intentions often succumb to busy schedules and excuses. New research commissioned by Crucial.com reveals a surprising way to gain more time for improving one’s personal health: fix a slow computer. The nationwide...
     
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    When it snows, most children have fun by engaging in snowball fights, sledding, building snowmen, and making snow angels. However, it is important for parents to prepare their children for the cold weather. Outside activities are wonderful as long as appropriate safety precautions are taken. Nathan Timm, MD, an...
     
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    Sports RD Dave Ellis offers men advice for health and fitness success in 2014
    On average, 48 percent of men who make a resolution for the New Year do not follow through on it. In partnership with the American Egg Board, Dave Ellis, registered dietitian and certified strength and conditioning specialist, provides his top 5 tips for men who are ready to accept the challenge of becoming...
     
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    From health, to work, to home-life and more, people who seek solutions and treatment for hearing loss have everything to gain
    Hearing loss is the third-most common health condition in the United States, affecting more than 38 million Americans. It can happen to anyone and can occur at any stage of life, negatively affecting everything from work-life to home-life, relationships with friends and family, and even mental and emotional...
     
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    Healthy snack solutions featuring Driscoll’s blueberries keep New Year’s resolutions on track
    Most afternoons, do you find yourself searching the shelves for something to snack on? If so, you’re not alone. A new survey sponsored by Driscoll’s revealed that 97% of those surveyed indulge in a between-meal nibble at least once a day and almost three-fourths of afternoon snackers feel they should...
     
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    Use this advice to overcome dating challenges and taboos unique to older adults
    In a new article, MySilverAge.com outlines useful tips to help seniors overcome obstacles in their dating lives, focus on communication, and branch out of their typical networks of friends. 1. Overcoming taboos—Some seniors are told it’s not appropriate to have a boyfriend or girlfriend after the...
     
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    The Organic Center’s 10 New Year’s Resolutions to last a lifetime
    What is a New Year’s Resolution you can make today that can last a lifetime—and beyond? Going organic—which is good for you, your family and the planet. For 2014, The Organic Center, the trusted source of information for scientific research about organic food and farming, offers 10...
     
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    New survey findings prompt Grain Foods Foundation and Spina Bifida Association to focus on folic acid awareness this January
    All women are at risk for having a pregnancy affected by a birth defect, and approximately eight babies are born each day with one of the most common birth defects, neural tube defects. Preventative measures are possible—in fact, if all women took the recommended amount of folic acid, up to 70 percent of...