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    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is common among children, especially children with chronic conditions. In a new study, “Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use by Pediatric Specialty Outpatients,” published in the February 2013 Pediatrics (released online Jan. 14), the use of CAM...
     
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    The current flu epidemic may cause Americans to rethink their hand washing habits. According to a national survey, 75 percent of Americans don't adjust their hand washing habits seasonally, even though the flu season strikes each winter. The survey also revealed most are not washing their hands long enough. 57...
     
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    How to Turn a Winter Comfort Food Classic into a Nutrition Powerhouse
    Baby it's cold outside and nothing says warmth and comfort more than soup.  But soups can quickly add up in calories and fat - something most people are trying to avoid this time of year.  According to registered dietitian and United States Potato Board (USPB) "Real Mom" ambassador Tara Gidus...
     
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    The New Year and each day that follows is a chance to start over by setting personal goals for yourself, which is why CalNaturale Svelte, a premium protein shake that provides great taste, sustained nutrition and energy through pure and simple ingredients, is pleased to share fitness tips from celebrity yoga and...
     
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    Nearly 70 percent of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) experience emotional trauma as a result of being bullied, according to findings published today in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, while a significant portion were concerned for their own safety at school. The study also found...
     
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    A two-year study from UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) company, offers promise that the Diabetes Health Plan (DHP) can help people with diabetes more effectively manage their condition and reduce their health risks, while also reducing related health care costs. The study followed 620 people with...
     
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    Nordic Naturals, the leading manufacturer of omega-3 supplements, invites new and returning college students to compete for a $5,000 award by entering the company’s inaugural scholarship program. As part of the company’s “What’s Essential” campaign, Nordic Naturals launched the “...
     
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    US emergency rooms inundated with flu patients
    Call in sick!  That is the advice from the nation's emergency physicians if you happen to have flu-like symptoms.  Doctors suggest it's one of the best ways to help prevent the spread of this year's particularly aggressive national flu outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
     
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    A new scientific report finds that humans and marine ecosystems around the world are contaminated with mercury and that mercury levels in humans and fish regularly exceed health advisory guidelines. The report, a collaboration between IPEN and Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI), highlights the urgent need for an...
     
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    Market trend executive Chantelle Daines  of Majestic Media summed it up well when she said, "When the economy is good, people want to look youthful, fit and energetic to have a good time. But when economic times are bad, people need to look youthful, fit and energetic to keep their jobs." Nowhere is...