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    The holidays are filled with joy and quality time with family, but often stress can come along with it. Studies have shown the risk of getting cancer may increase due to long-term and high-level stress which weakens the immune system.The National Foundation for Cancer Research has found that reducing one's stress...
     
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    Anderson Cooper, host of "Anderson Live," was temporarily blinded for 36 hours following a two-hour boat trip in Portugal where the sun damaged and burnt his cornea. Eye health concerns like cataracts, skin cancer of the eyelids and melanoma in the retina can all result from sun-damaged eyes.The American Academy of...
     
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    Children with sleep-related breathing problems (such as snoring or apnea) frequently have concurrent behavioral sleep problems (such as waking repeatedly) — and vice versa, according to research led by a scientist at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. However, children with one type of sleep...
     
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    More pets are family, but millions don't get regular health care
    More than ever, people consider their pets to be members of the family. Unfortunately, according to a new report released by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the love for a family pet doesn't always translate into visits to the veterinarian – visits that can lead to a longer and healthier life....
     
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    You want your home to look perfect during the holidays, especially when you expect more visits from friends and relatives. You decorate with twinkling lights and greenery and spend more time cooking – and cleaning. And your schedule is busier than ever. The Maids, the only franchised residential cleaning service to...
     
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    Switch Off Electronics and Start Talking
    "Turn off the electronics on the ride to Grandmother's house; people who isolate themselves have a higher risk of developing dementia," says Dr. Paul Nussbaum, director of brain health for Emeritus Senior Living and clinical neuropsychologist and adjunct professor of neurological surgery at the University of...
     
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    The Most Important Are the Obvious
    The holidays should be a time for joy and celebration but too often families end up spending time in the emergency room or urgent care with eye injuries. This year, the US Customs and Border has blocked 2,000,000 toys from entering in the US. About 11,000 toy related eye injuries occur each year and 13 deaths occurred...
     
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    Today, Easter Seals released its Siblings Study to call attention to the experiences of caregivers as well as the services and supports families need. The Study, conducted by Ipsos and made possible by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), aimed to better understand the implications of adults who...
     
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    Learn to Stay Healthy with Pamela Young's "Natural Healing Foods"
    With the coming implementation of ObamaCare, Pamela Young's "Natural Healing Foods - A User-Friendly Reference to Nature's Pharmacy"may well be the most important book to buy this year. Here's why: The re-election of Barack Obama means that implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act will begin in...
     
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    Health Canada is advising parents and caregivers not to feed honey to infants less than one year of age. Honey is the only food in Canada to which infant botulism has been linked. Healthy children over one year of age can safely eat honey because they have a very low risk of developing infant botulism.Infant botulism...