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    Newly published research from the Forsyth Institute details a discovery explaining why the 100 million Americans estimated to be taking prescription and over-the-counter antacid and heartburn medications may be at an increased risk of bone fractures. The new report from Forsyth, published in the March issue of the...
     
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    A lack of good oral hygiene is killing the elderly and the ailment is completely preventable, according to a new book. "There is an epidemic going on among nursing home residents," says Angie Stone, RDH, BS, author of the new book "Dying from Dirty Teeth: Why the Lack of Proper Oral Care Is Killing...
     
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    Most babies are tiny, but the cries of discomfort from an infant with colic, are anything but. Mom's cries for help deserve attention, too, says New Jersey pediatrician, Lydia Charles, MD, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a fan of Colief Infant Digestive Aid. "To shed light on what these...
     
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    Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that breast cancer survivor Joan Lunden has been named 2015 Honorary Breakaway from Cancer Champion as part of a nationwide search to identify 10 Champions who have made a positive impact in their community. Nominations are being accepted for cancer survivors, patients, caregivers...
     
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    A new study presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that more than one-third of elite, Division I college athletes may have low levels of vitamin D, which is critical in helping the body to absorb calcium needed to maintain bone mass, and to minimize...
     
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    Can individuals and communities in the United States complete one million miles of physical activity during the month of April? That’s the goal of the Million Mile Month, a national coalition of organizations, companies, and churches. “We want to help people get off their couches and walk or run or skip...
     
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    What: Ghirardelli is turning off the lights of the iconic sign in Ghirardelli Square and hosting a free local event to celebrate Earth Hour, a global movement developed by the World Wildlife Fund that encourages people to turn off non-essential lights to raise awareness for climate change. The iconic Ghirardelli...
     
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    The AAQIS Inc. subsidiary of Green Planet Group Inc. has passed an important milestone in the road to commercialization of the company's On Demand Hydrogen Generator, as the first on-the-road testing of this revolutionary product began two days ago. In October 2014, Green Planet announced the outstanding...
     
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    Today's educated shopper is looking toward more natural products with clean labels in order to identify the ingredients within the food or beverage product. Because of this, manufacturers are expected to produce products where the appearance conveys the expectation. According to a recent global consumer survey...
     
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    Teenagers don't get enough sleep, and the consequences can be harmful, says Nyack Hospital sleep medicine specialist Anita Bhola, MD. Parents can help their teens understand the importance of good sleep habits, and how to carve out time from their busy schedules to get adequate rest, she says. "Teenagers are...