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    Campaign Prepares Adults for the Conversation of Weight with their Healthcare Provider
    The OAC is excited to announce the re-launch of the Your Weight Matters Campaign. The goal of the Campaign is to encourage a dialogue between individuals and their healthcare provider about weight and educate about the impact of excess weight on health. "Millions of Americans are affected by excess weight or...
     
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    Spring means warmer weather, flowers starting to bloom and more time spent outdoors, so why not ring in spring by adding light and healthy new potato recipes to the dining table? Chef and Registered Dietitian Katie Cavuto Boyle stars in the US Potato Board’s “Seven Potato Types” educational video...
     
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    Given the popularity of the BBC Video "Eat Fast Live Longer" by Dr. Michael Mosley, lots of people are trying intermittent fasting. We like Dr. Michael Mosley who does an excellent job as host. Some swear by intermittent fasting, saying it's a way to lose weight that they can tolerate. Others say it...
     
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    As spring temperatures go up, it's an excellent time for farmers, ranchers, and gardeners to focus their attention down to the soil below them. A spring check-up of your soil's health gives clues of your ground's ability to feed plants, hold water, capture carbon and more. No fancy equipment required. Just...
     
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    The Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is collaborating with Army OneSource, a US Army community outreach program and the Army Community Covenant to address the needs of service members and their families.  This unique collaboration centers around courses designed specifically to assist chiropractors in...
     
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    More than half of the nation's children with autism are overweight, which puts them at risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease and bone and joint problems. That alarming statistic influenced nationally recognized fitness expert Suzanne M. Gray to create at-home exercises parents can do with their children with...
     
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    Photo & Video competition offers $100,000 in prizes
    GNC Holdings Inc, the nation's largest specialty retailer of health, wellness and sports nutrition products, is launching a nationwide campaign for customers to enter their own personal health and wellness success stories in the Me on GNC photo and video contest. The competition offers $100,000 in prizes for...
     
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    The following is an opinion editorial provided by Dr. Barry Malinowski, Pediatrician and Medical Director for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio: When was the last time you walked into a room full of kids and saw them moving around rather than sitting around playing video games? As medical director for Anthem...
     
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    Between obligations from family and work as well as distractions from TVs, computers and smartphones, sometimes the last thing on people's minds is sleep. According to the National Center on Sleep Disorder Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as much as 40 percent of the US population suffers from...
     
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    Some people have the wrong idea about hospice care. They think that hospice is only about dying and that hospice is the place you go when there's nothing more to be done. Nothing could be further from the truth. Hospice helps people with a life-limiting illness focus on living as fully as possible for as long as...