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    Research by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University may help explain how some cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can result from environmental influences rather than gene mutations. The findings, published online today in PLOS Genetics, shed light on why older...
     
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    In 2009, Lisa Gravelle's sister-in-law and dearest friend Cathy Gravelle was diagnosed with Metastatic Melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Heartbroken, Lisa watched Cathy and her family suffer through the impending loss. "I saw the disappointment and sad faces of my niece and my nephews. It was such a...
     
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    Shriners Hospitals for Children announces the launch of Shop for Love, an online portal that enables shoppers to support the life saving and life-changing mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children when shopping online. To kick it off, Shriners Hospitals has partnered with Provide Commerce, the premiere online...
     
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    On average, one American dies from a stroke every four minutes. Stroke is also the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. While common, stroke is also preventable with lifestyle changes. Recognizing a stroke when it occurs can save lives yet a recent study reported that 1 in 5 women can't identify...
     
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    Americans thirsting for more energy may want to refresh their hydration habits–by thinking outside the water glass, suggests a new survey. Nearly nine of 10 Americans believe they have to drink something to stay hydrated, according to an online survey conducted in May among 2,050 US adults by Harris Poll, and...
     
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    A recent study published in The Journal of Nutrition has found that consuming fresh cherries may provide an array of health benefits and anti-inflammatory properties. Low on the glycemic index, cherries are a naturally sweet component in a healthier diet and may play an important role in fighting the severity of...
     
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    Access to fresh fruits and vegetables is growing nationwide among school-age children, thanks in part to the rising number of salad bars in school cafeterias. A recent study of the Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools (LMSB2S) campaign found that salad bars increased students' access to fresh fruits and vegetables...
     
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    There may be a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are age 65 and older, according to a study published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology...
     
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    As a successful actor and star of ABC Family's hit television show "Pretty Little Liars," Ian Harding has a busy schedule. When he is not on set, the 27-year-old uses his success and newfound fame for a larger purpose: to advocate for lupus. Harding has teamed up with the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA...
     
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    Already the Best-Selling Special Needs Publication on Amazon Kindle, “Evolution of a Revolution” describes the groundbreaking personal stories of 31 mothers healing their children’s medical and behavioral symptoms of Autism and other developmental disabilities. The hardcopy and Kindle versions of...