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    The Natural Products Association (NPA) Board of Directors calls for all foods containing genetically-modified organisms to be accurately labeled under a national uniform standard so consumers can make educated decisions about foods they purchase. NPA is the nation’s largest association for natural products,...
     
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    America is a nation of immigrants, with each group adding its cultural traditions, including food, to the country's shared multi-ethnic experience. As part of National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers ways to "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day" with foods from all corners of...
     
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    Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren't following doctors' orders. Only one-third of parents (31 percent) said they follow advice from their child's health care provider all of the time,...
     
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    One out of three adults age 65 and older falls each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The nation's emergency physicians see the results of people falling each day — ranging from minor injuries to severe traumatic falls that may even result in death. "We see so many...
     
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    Older and happier too, says the Revera Report on Happiness
    Robert Browning once said, "Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be," and new research from Revera Inc, a Canadian leader in seniors' accommodation, care and services, reveals Canadian seniors agree. According to the Revera Report on Happiness - released just prior to the first annual United...
     
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    Although wrinkles are associated with aging, that's not necessarily their primary cause. Knowing more about wrinkles, including why wrinkles form, can help one to reduce their incidence and lessen their appearance. Lauren Amico, PA-C, MMS, aesthetic specialist at La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre, shares five...
     
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    In the coming weeks Spring will be in full swing, bringing with it sunny days, green grass and the launch of another season of school athletics and other recreational activities. As athletes of all ages gear-up and prepare to take to the fields, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) is encouraging all participants...
     
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    In recent weeks, a number of different studies have been conducted into the relationship between diet and acne. The team at The Laser Treatment Clinic in London are keen for acne sufferers to read up on how they might be able to manage their skin conditions by making lifestyle changes. A large scale review of the...
     
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      Patients who consume high-fat dairy products following breast cancer diagnosis increase their chances of dying from the disease years later according to a study by Kaiser Permanente researchers. The study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, is the first to examine the relationship...
     
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      A new national survey revealed physicians feel type 2 diabetes patients could better manage their disease by appreciating the benefits of "small successes"—such as walking instead of driving short distances—rather than focusing on drastic changes. In fact, 97 percent of physicians said...