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    A concussion, considered a traumatic brain injury or TBI, is most common in children and teenagers, and can take longer to recover from than adults. One osteopathic physician (DO) proposes that Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) can reduce recovery time and long term side effects of concussions, which are...
     
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    Spices and herbs can play a significant role in improving America's health by helping to reduce sodium, calorie, and fat intake while making healthy eating more appealing, conclude the authors of a scientific supplement published this month in the peer-reviewed journal Nutrition Today. The publication,...
     
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    The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition (AAC) kicked off its annual "Double Check; Don't Double Up" campaign yesterday, reminding consumers to double check their medicine labels to avoid doubling up on medicines with acetaminophen when treating cold and flu symptoms. Americans catch an estimated...
     
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    Loss of the ability to self-care and live independently are the most feared social-related outcomes of a stroke, a survey of seven European countries reveals today on World Stroke Day. Yet only one in a hundred respondents surveyed were able to correctly identify all four main ways to reduce the risk of atrial...
     
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    Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified its top 10 culinary trends that will stand out on restaurant menus, expand onto grocery shelves, and attract consumer attention across the US in 2015. Next year, consumers' food preferences will be driven by a continued interest in global cuisines, balanced nutrition...
     
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    In celebration of National Oatmeal Day on October 29, The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo Inc., is taking over and temporarily renaming Oak Streets to "Oat Street" in select cities across the country. For those living in Chicago, Illinois; San Francisco, California; and Portland,...
     
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    The SKECHERS Foundation today announced that the 2014 SKECHERS Pier to Pier Friendship Walk broke records and raised over $1.1 million for children with special needs and education. Co-sponsored by Nickelodeon, the Walk was the largest to date – with more than 11,000 participants rallied by celebrity supporters...
     
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    Today Evergreen Packaging, with support from KidsGardening.org, announces the launch of Carton 2 Garden, a nation-wide competition that gives students a hands-on experience in repurposing empty cartons to build or enhance their school garden. "Partnering with KidsGardening.org as our gardening expert allows us...
     
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    Obesity has been recognized as a disease in itself, and it takes a significant toll on the body as well as the mind. Increased risks like diabetes, heart failure, and stroke make living with severe obesity a daily hazard that, on average, decreases life expectancy by 20 years. Such physical impairments are bad...
     
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    "Everyone loves sugar – and it's no wonder. Sugar is more addictive than cocaine," says Dr. Frank King, an Asheville, NC, doctor of naturopathy and chiropractic. "We hand out candy at Halloween as if it's harmless. Would we give our kids cigarettes?" "If parents understand the...