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    In response to the rising number of hurricane-related injuries throughout the past hurricane seasons, the Rand Eye Institute, a comprehensive eye care and surgical facility in Deerfield Beach, is helping South Florida residents to anticipate and prepare for an increasing number of storm-related eye...
     
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    Nasal congestion, sneezing, and itchy and watery eyes—for the nearly 50 million Americans with seasonal allergies, these are the true rites of spring. Recognizing symptoms, minimizing exposure, and consulting with your physician about appropriate treatments are all ways to not just survive but thrive outdoors...
     
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    Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) will celebrate June as the start of Men's Health Month, urging men to take control of their health by educating themselves on important health issues. "Studies show that men are more likely to avoid going to the doctor than women, leaving them at the mercy of...
     
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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...