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    Since its opening in 2008, the Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (the Ivy Center) at Swedish Medical Center's Neuroscience Institute has led the expansion drive of major research projects and expanded treatment options for patients living with brain cancer in the Pacific Northwest...
     
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    Study finds lunch boxes and school eating areas are hotspots for bacteria
    Canadian moms earn top marks when it comes to good hygiene practices, but a new study by Lysol and the Global Hygiene Council reveals they could do more to safeguard against bacteria hotspots in schools, especially at lunch time. The 2012 Lysol Back to School Study surveyed 14,000 mothers of five- to 12-year-olds...
     
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    Girls and Hispanic youth at higher risk of disease usually seen in adults
    Children who are overweight or obese face an increased risk for gallstones, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. Researchers found that children and adolescents who were overweight were twice as likely to have gallstone disease, compared to...
     
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    Experts join Move Forward Radio to discuss latest advances
    As football season gets under way, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) will host a series on concussion in sports called "Head in the Game." The series will air on Move Forward Radio, a program featuring interviews with physical therapists and other health care experts, produced by MoveForwardPT...
     
  •   The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is offering a free prevention eGuide to help address the escalating problem of hearing loss at a time when people are both experiencing noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) at younger ages and staying in the workforce longer. BHI invites individuals and employers to download free...
     
  • Children in the United States are showing a high incidence of diseases commonly associated with aging and adulthood, according to Practice Fusion's Research Division, which analyzes public health trends leveraging data from the company's Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform. The study found that obesity-...
     
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    Incorporating healthy fare boosts nutrient intake and provides fuel for an A+ year!
    As children across the country head back to the classroom, parents will likely hear a familiar refrain each afternoon: "I'm hungry." It is officially after-school snacking season! With research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill indicating that children consume a quarter of their daily...
     
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    New Zarbee's Cares initiative kicks off to help those in distress situations
    Zarbee's, the fastest-growing all-natural, safe and drug-free line of cough products, today announced its partnership with KIDS: A Global Children's Charity to donate 22,872 bottles of cough products to underserved children in distressed areas of Guatemala and North Korea. Dedicated to ensuring that families...
     
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    Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan Helps Patients "Tackle" High and Low Blood Sugar
    Mike Golic, co-host of ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning and former defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, is teaming up with the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) and Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) to launch the Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan, an educational program...
     
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    Lisa M. Tate, CEO of WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease responded to the news of comedian and actress Rosie O'Donnell's heart attack: "Rosie O'Donnell's experience with her heart attack is one that is all too common among women. She didn't recognize her symptoms as...