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    Sweetened Drinks Linked to Depression, Coffee Tied to Lower Risk
    New research suggests that drinking sweetened beverages, especially diet drinks, is associated with an increased risk of depression in adults while drinking coffee was tied to a slightly lower risk. The study will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to 23...
     
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    Women who undergo surgical menopause at an earlier age may have an increased risk of decline in memory and thinking skills, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to 23, 2013. Early surgical menopause is the...
     
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    For much of the country, winter brings the year's coldest temperatures, shortest days and least amount of sunshine – the body's chief source of vitamin D. The dark winter days make it increasingly difficult for most Americans to meet their vitamin D needs, especially for those living in the cloudiest...
     
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    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is common among children, especially children with chronic conditions. In a new study, “Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use by Pediatric Specialty Outpatients,” published in the February 2013 Pediatrics (released online Jan. 14), the use of CAM...
     
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    The current flu epidemic may cause Americans to rethink their hand washing habits. According to a national survey, 75 percent of Americans don't adjust their hand washing habits seasonally, even though the flu season strikes each winter. The survey also revealed most are not washing their hands long enough. 57...
     
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    How to Turn a Winter Comfort Food Classic into a Nutrition Powerhouse
    Baby it's cold outside and nothing says warmth and comfort more than soup.  But soups can quickly add up in calories and fat - something most people are trying to avoid this time of year.  According to registered dietitian and United States Potato Board (USPB) "Real Mom" ambassador Tara Gidus...
     
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    The New Year and each day that follows is a chance to start over by setting personal goals for yourself, which is why CalNaturale Svelte, a premium protein shake that provides great taste, sustained nutrition and energy through pure and simple ingredients, is pleased to share fitness tips from celebrity yoga and...
     
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    Nearly 70 percent of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) experience emotional trauma as a result of being bullied, according to findings published today in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, while a significant portion were concerned for their own safety at school. The study also found...
     
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    A two-year study from UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) company, offers promise that the Diabetes Health Plan (DHP) can help people with diabetes more effectively manage their condition and reduce their health risks, while also reducing related health care costs. The study followed 620 people with...
     
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    Nordic Naturals, the leading manufacturer of omega-3 supplements, invites new and returning college students to compete for a $5,000 award by entering the company’s inaugural scholarship program. As part of the company’s “What’s Essential” campaign, Nordic Naturals launched the “...