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    The upcoming time change (yep, it’s that time of year, we spring forward this weekend) isn’t the only reason some people may be worried about sleep patterns. More and more Americans are being diagnosed with sleep disorders. Before the diagnosis, consumers face an eye-popping range of sleep test costs...
     
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    More than 80 percent of the United States' population fails to meet the daily recommended intake for dairy products, according to the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  ...
     
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    There is no one food, drink, pill, or machine that is the key to achieving optimal health. A person's overall daily routine is what is most important. That is why, as part of National Nutrition Month 2015, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges everyone to "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle." Each...
     
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    After marijuana and alcohol, the most commonly abused drugs by those over the age of 14 are prescription and over-the-counter medications. In fact, says the National Institute on Drug Abuse pointing to the 2014 Monitoring the Future Study conducted by the University of Michigan, the top pharmaceutical drugs of choice...
     
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    Today, an important question about the value of patient activation was answered in a new study published in the March issue of Health Affairs: Can increases in patient activation improve health outcomes and lower costs? Yes, according to the authors of the largest, longitudinal investigation to date. Researchers from...
     
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    Maintaining good feminine health can be more difficult for women living with diabetes. Yeast cells are nourished and multiply due to vaginal secretions containing elevated amounts of glucose, or sugar, in the blood. To counter this challenge, optimal vaginal health occurs when there is a healthy balance of...
     
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    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Arizona Oncology, a practice in The US Oncology Network, would like to remind both men and women to speak with their healthcare providers about getting screened for the disease. By finding cancer—or polyps that may become cancer—early, it is easier to treat...
     
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    Participant Media’s digital magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer, TakePart.com, today announced that Ric Roman Waugh’s powerful documentary That Which I Love Destroys Me is available on demand at no cost throughout March at TakePart.com/vets. Viewers will have the opportunity to...
     
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    This year, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's annual awareness campaign kicks off March 2-8, and will provide opportunities for people across the country to unite, raise awareness, and find new ways to help people with MS live their best lives. MS Awareness Week is a special week to recognize progress made...
     
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    This year, the French Bulldog seized the top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC) 2014 rankings of New York City's most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds. The Frenchie dethrones his cousin the Bulldog, who fell to number two. The small but mighty Yorkshire Terrier – once New York City...