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    Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Rising Threat of Pancreatic Cancer
    The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network released a report today titled "The Alarming Rise of Pancreatic Cancer Deaths in the United States: Why We Need to Stem the Tide Today," detailing the rising threat of pancreatic cancer.  The report reveals the startling observation that based on projections of US...
     
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    new study shows positive effects of algal DHA supplementation
    As a new school year begins, parents are faced with the challenge of how they can best help their kids succeed. Early success in school, especially in reading, leads to achievements in later education and life. However, parents may not be aware of the critical role diet plays not only in the overall health of their...
     
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    Make Sure They're Safe
    Saving leftovers to eat later is a great way to practice portion control and save money, but it's important to make sure leftovers are safe to eat according to Home Food Safety, a collaborative program of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods. "Oftentimes our eyes are bigger than our...
     
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    According to the article, an adult must engage in a minimum of two and a half hours of aerobic exercise per week to experience health benefits. The aerobic exercise need only occur at a moderate level, and adults need engage in moderate physical activity in a little as ten minute increments. An adult will typically...
     
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    September 21st  is World Alzheimer's Day; a date set aside by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1994 to bring attention to a devastating disease that has affected the entire world and has become a major global health issue. The theme of this year's World Alzheimer's Day 2012 is 'Dementia:...
     
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    Meet Three Children Who Turned Their Health Around
    Children who are overweight or obese are at greater risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and other serious illnesses. During September, which is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Kaiser Permanente's Care Stories blog (kp.org/carestories) shares three stories of young...
     
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    Increased dietary intake of algal DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in school-aged children with low reading levels demonstrated significant improvements in reading performance and behavior, according to a new clinical study conducted at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Lead researchers of the study indicated...
     
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    Americans 65 and over say that hearing impairment affects their quality of life physically and mentally to a greater degree than hypertension, stroke, osteoporosis, sciatica and cancer, according to a new study. The study is the first to focus solely on hearing impairment among those with Medicare Supplement Insurance...
     
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    When was the last time you had your cholesterol checked? You could be walking around with high cholesterol and not realize it because it is largely an asymptomatic condition, meaning you cannot readily see or feel symptoms of high cholesterol. And high cholesterol puts you at risk for heart disease, the leading cause...
     
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    Cervical cancer was once the leading cause of death from cancer in American women. But over the last 50 years, the number of new cervical cancer cases diagnosed each year has decreased by nearly three-quarters, thanks to the widespread adoption of cervical screening, which can detect changes in the cervix before they...