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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...
     
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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...