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    ... the Day when New Year's Resolutions Begin to Fail
    While the Fiscal Cliff has come and gone, there is another cliff on the horizon – the Fitness Cliff. With the start of the New Year, millions of Americans resolved to get back into shape but as February approaches, the countdown to the end of most of these New Year's Resolutions has begun.  According to...
     
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    The MammaPrint breast cancer test can dramatically reduce the number of women who need to undergo chemotherapy to treat the disease, according to a newly published study. The prospective, outcome-based study of 427 breast cancer patients showed the genomic test, which analyzes 70 key genes, accurately determines which...
     
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    Weird and Wacky Mating Rituals of Bugs
    Forget flowers and chocolates this Valentine’s Day. When it comes to wooing a mate many insect species have their own, unique ways of attracting the opposite sex. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) explores some of these strange mating habits. Bed bugs If you...
     
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    A free eBook titled, "Do Your Hormones Need Balancing," has been written by two bioidentical hormone doctors in Phoenix, Arizona. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) continues to gain popularity with patients around the US for treating a range of hormone imbalance symptoms, from weight gain and...
     
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    It should come as no surprise that doctors at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute see a lot of female patients with heart flutters, heart skips, and heart palpitations. Women are wired different from men. These flutters can range from bothersome to terrifying, but aren't usually serious. Cardiologist...
     
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    Helping to improve the lives of over 3.4 million children
    Throughout the 2012 holiday season, Vitamin World raised over $530,000 on behalf of Vitamin Angels during their "Be an Angel. Make a Difference" campaign.  An estimated 190 million children in the world suffer from vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and 350,000 go blind from vitamin A deficiency every year....
     
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    Jessica Donze Black, director of the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project, issued the following statement regarding the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s proposed nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in US schools. The guidance represents the first update of the rules in more than 30...
     
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    Alquemiste LLC, a leading provider of patented homeopathic remedies, has launched a product to address achy joints, muscle discomfort, and inflammatory pain without narcotics, steroids, smelly ointments or skin-irritating ingredients. PRIME Therapy is an all-natural topical pain reliever that reduces swelling and...
     
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    Georgia Blueberries are delicious and nutritious - full of vitamins, fiber and disease-fighting antioxidants. Now, there is further evidence that enjoying blueberries is good for your heart. A new study in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association suggests eating three or more servings of blueberries each...
     
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    Following a whirlwind couple of days, colder, less-humid temperatures are back in Chicago bringing with them the increase in tight, itchy, red and uncomfortable skin. While it can be challenging to keep your skin hydrated during the winter months, Northwestern Medicine dermatologists say simple modifications to...