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    So Why Are They Being Prescribed?
    As the US faces a flu threat, sufferers and their families should be avoiding dangerous vaccines and yet, that’s exactly where they’re being steered. According to award-winning, medicinal chemist, Shane Ellison, immune boosting “adaptogens” should be the first line of defense, instead....
     
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    While no dental amalgam phase out date has been set, UN mercury treaty talks are expected to result in the phase down of dental mercury globally, says representatives of consumer and environmental groups attending the negotiations.  Amalgam phase down text incorporated in Annex C of Article 6 on products is...
     
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    Every 40 seconds a stroke occurs in the United States, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. To raise awareness about F.A.S.T. — an acronym to recognize and respond to the sudden warning signs of stroke, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Ad Council...
     
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    Can a fitness tracker device and mobile app help lower the risk of diabetes. To find out, global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) is launching pilot initiatives with four of its US employer health plan clients representing 1,600 at-risk American workers. The pilot programs will serve as a national study group...
     
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    Study shows link between vitamin D and inflammation
    A new study by USANA Health Sciences, Inc, in conjunction with The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), suggests that inflammation may cause a decrease in the body's vitamin D levels. The study examined levels of vitamin D in twelve adult males between the ages of 18 and 45 recovering from anterior cruciate...
     
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    As the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility releases its 2013 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide today, seven resolutions related to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) indicate a renewed investor focus on the risks they pose to the world's food supply. More than 60 percent of all processed foods...
     
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    People of all ages are beginning to understand the many benefits of massage therapy, including the role it can play in overall health and well-being. Recent research compiled by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) suggests that massage can enhance the immune function in preterm infants, decrease blood...
     
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    Jamba Juice Company, a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, announced today the launch of its Healthy Habits for the Whole Family Sweepstakes on Facebook. Jamba is partnering with PayPal and Kinect for Xbox 360 to support its customers' health and fitness goals in 2013. Upon registering on the Jamba Juice...
     
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    Still keeping your New Year’s health resolutions? If slimming down and getting healthy are still top of mind, consider adding more nuts, like Georgia Pecans, to your diet. Below are three great reasons to include Georgia Pecans in your diet plan: 1. The AntioxiNUT Crunchy and delicious, pecans also pack a...
     
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    The link between cardiovascular and hearing health could pertain to you
    In recognition of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is alerting Gen Xers and baby boomers of the connection between cardiovascular and hearing health. A growing body of research indicates that a person's hearing and cardiovascular health frequently correspond. In...