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    With the “unofficial” start of summer upon us, urgent care centers anticipate peaks in ailments related to warm weather and traditional summer outdoor activities. MedExpress, an urgent care provider serving over two million patients a year at 129 centers in nine states, traditionally sees peaks in summer...
     
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    Major changes in consumer lifestyles are necessary if the food industry is to avoid a proteins crisis. Protein alternatives to meats and seafood will be featured in the upcoming European edition (June 5-6, Amsterdam) of the Sustainable Foods Summit (sustainablefoodssummit.com). According to the FAO United Nations,...
     
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    World MS Day is May 28, a day to not only raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis, but also a day to give patients and their loved ones a chance to say what their wishes are about MS.  Using only 130 characters we are being asked to finish one simple sentence:  “One day….” This is...
     
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    Swimsuit season has officially begun. But according to a survey just released by Nutrisystem Inc, a leading provider of weight management products and services, millions of Americans might not be sporting a swimsuit in public this summer. What's more, many may not have worn one in years. The survey,...
     
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    A recent New Zealand study published in the American Journal of Public Health, which claims to exonerate a link between fluoride and lowered IQ, is scientifically flawed and reveals blatant examiner bias, says the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). The study's co-author, pro-fluoridation activist...
     
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    According to the Arthritis Foundation, one in five adults in the US lives with arthritis. Of those diagnosed, 21 million reportedly face arthritis related activity limitations. Those limitations increase an individual's risk of falling and independently performing everyday tasks, ranking arthritis among the...
     
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    Outcast, the largest and fastest growing television network at the pump, reaching 38MM+ monthly viewers, announced today the findings of its Pulse at the Pump: Road Trip. The findings show that of Outcast's audience of summer road trippers (61 percent) scrap their healthy eating habits for fast food—...
     
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    A parking garage rooftop seems an unlikely site for a pre-school program, a meditation walk, or an Earth Day chapel service, but those are just a few of the activities you'll find atop the Trinity Lutheran College parking garage in Everett, Washington. Using 60 container gardens and a greenhouse, Trinity has...
     
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    Dogs are considered man's best friend, but a recent survey revealed many owners may struggle with how to best care for their pudgy pooches. Because maintaining a healthy weight can add years to a dog's life and help them avoid serious medical conditions, Purina Dog Chow Light & Healthy conducted a...
     
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    Today, three international innovators join forces to develop and deliver to patients the world's first portable artificial kidney. Debiotech of Switzerland, AWAK of Singapore, and Neokidney Development of an initiative of the Dutch Kidney Foundation, have signed a joint venture agreement to complete a...