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    With winter snowfall looming, area residents will need to clear out their driveways and sidewalks. The American Heart Association warns that for most people, shoveling snow may not lead to health problems, however, the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling increases for others. "One of the reasons heart...
     
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    O'Keeffe's skin care reps provide five "how to" tips
    According to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 81 million Americans are impacted by dry, itchy skin in the winter with the worst conditions occurring between the months of November and March. This year, representatives from the O'Keeffe's Company are offering simple tips to help people prevent their...
     
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    According to a new Wolters Kluwer Health survey, 80 percent of consumers believe the greater "consumerization" of healthcare – or the trend of individuals taking a greater and more active role in their own healthcare – is positive for Americans. Survey data suggests many Americans feel that a...
     
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    Seeing blue instead of red and green? The holidays should be a time of peace and joy, at least according to the greeting cards. But the holiday season can also be a time of stress and depression, beset by money worries, frenzied to-do lists and family tension. Stress is practically built into the holiday season, but...
     
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    To help keep kids safe, healthy, and happy while traveling during the busy holiday season, American Humane Association, the 135-year-old charity dedicated to protecting children and animals, issued the following series of easy-to-follow tips: Prepare Properly: >>If you're traveling to a foreign country, be...
     
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    Expert Advice on Preparing and Supporting Older Adults During Severe Weather Events
    Every year families take steps to prepare for winter weather, such as purchasing shovels, ice melt and extra batteries. Sunrise Senior Living, one of the largest providers of senior living, is encouraging families also to prepare for their senior loved ones this winter season. "When it comes to ensuring the...
     
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    The Lycotec team has recently started to publish its findings on the French cheese, Roquefort, in "Could cheese be the missing piece in the French paradox puzzle?" Unexpected anti-inflammatory factors discovered in this blue-vein cheese could lead to the development of a new generation of pharmaceuticals and...
     
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    Kaiser Permanente Southern California wants you to take a 12 minute break and think about how you’re going to achieve total health this New Year to become a better you! “Every small step we take toward living a healthier life is greatly beneficial to us now and in the future,” said Angeline Ong-...
     
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    As we try to get outside and make the most of these cold winter months, it's important to use basic safety tips that help minimize injury. The Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) offers the following tips to help keep your family injury free. Shoveling snow can wreak havoc on the musculoskeletal system. If...
     
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    The holiday season is full of fun and festivities, yet, each year there are tragic stories ranging from faulty lighting causing house fires to burglars breaking in and stealing gifts. The public safety experts from Rave Mobile Safety, creators of the national safety database, Smart911, encourage citizens to review the...