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      On World Osteoporosis Day the IOF warns that fragility fractures in adults should trigger testing for osteoporosis "A wrist fracture is a warning sign," says Professor John A. Kanis, president of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). "We urge all...
     
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    Fall colors are at their peak right now. While that means great opportunities for photographers, sightseers, and other outdoor enthusiasts, it has a different meaning for homeowners—back pain due to leaf raking. Every fall, thousands of Wisconsinites hurt their backs raking leaves, cleaning gutters and doing...
     
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    Halloween is just around the corner, and although candy consumption is almost unavoidable this time of year, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) wants parents and children to know that there are both good and bad candy options, both of which may find their way into children's trick-or-treat bags this fall....
     
  •   Leading cardiologist, Dr. Carl Lavie, Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, LA, urges people seeking dietary supplement niacin to make informed choices when adding one to their daily health routine because some of them have not...
     
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    Algae Makes it Easy, Bits of Health Inc. Makes it Possible
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and America is awash in pink. A staggering $6 billion is spent every year on breast cancer research with no medical cure in sight.  Is it possible we are looking in the wrong place? Bits of Health Inc. thinks so. Research has consistently shown that eating green, alkaline...
     
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    Cough solution celebrates life's most entertaining parenting moments
    Zarbee's Inc., the fastest-growing all natural cough remedy in the country, today announced the official launch of its Hilarious MOMents Contest, designed to celebrate the funny and hilarious moments that parents experience while raising children. Kicking off today, parents can submit their personal anecdotes...
     
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    A new study published today in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) found "daily multivitamin supplementation modestly but significantly reduced the risk of total cancer" in a large population of healthy male physicians.  The multivitamin and cancer arm of the Physicians' Health Study...
     
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    A startling increase in the frequency of severe vitamin D deficiency is being reported in the US and other countries. This severe deficiency can have a devastating impact on a child's bone strength, the United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) says. "Vitamin D is essential to our body's ability to...
     
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    Dr. Mehmet Oz, the host of the nationally syndicated TV program, The Dr. Oz Show, today endorsed genetically engineered (GE) food labeling, a fundamental right already in place in 50 countries around the world, including all of Europe, Japan, India and China. "Right now we have no way of knowing which foods have...
     
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    In support of American Diabetes Month, Colgate Total is working with the American Diabetes Association to educate patients about diabetes and gum disease and to empower them to help take charge of their diabetes. A recent survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Colgate Total about oral health...