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    Teenage girls who smoke accumulate less bone during a critical growth period and carry a higher risk of developing osteoporosis later in life, according to new research in the Journal of Adolescent Health.In a study published Dec. 4, researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report the data can be...
     
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    Holiday and Cold Weather Safety Tips
    This winter, UnitedHealth Group’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance (DPCA) is reminding the nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes – and the 79 million with prediabetes who are at grave risk of developing type 2 diabetes – to take precautions to help them stay healthy during the cold weather and...
     
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    DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners, Inc. and a leading provider of kidney care services, released 13 apple-based recipes to celebrate the season and the many varieties of this healthy, delicious fruit.The 13 new recipes include desserts, side dishes and salads, from classic Apple Pie to Apple Cranberry...
     
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    A newly published review in November's Current Diabetes Reviews by a scientist at Classen Immunotherapies provides evidence that the epidemics of type 1 diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes are caused by vaccines.The paper provides a review of evidence that the vaccines are causing the epidemics...
     
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    Almost 80 percent of grandparents say their adult grandchildren motivate them to stay healthy, according to a new survey commissioned by Humana Inc, one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies. The survey of 1,001 grandparents (65 years or older with at least one adult grandchild age 18...
     
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      Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/11/28/5016270/can-omega-3-fish-oil-ward-off.html#storylink=The "feel-good" hormone serotonin, depleted by pregnancy, can be replenished by adding sources of omega-3 to the diets of pregnant women and new mothers - a development particularly beneficial to...
     
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    A new survey commissioned by The Dannon Company found that the majority of Americans understand the importance of digestive health and its link to overall well-being. While 93 percent of Americans agree that digestive health is closely linked to overall health and wellbeing, some may not always know the simple steps...
     
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    The vast majority (80 percent) of parents with at least one child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) would pursue genetic testing if a test were available that could identify risk in a younger sibling, citing the desire for earlier identification of children at risk, earlier evaluation and intervention, closer...
     
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    Why weight doesn’t dictate good health.
    The holidays are here, and weight gain is on everyone’s mind. Being skinny, however, doesn’t equate to being healthy, according to a video by Connie Gee, vice president and employee wellness strategist for Med-Vision. If a person is carrying an extra 20 to 30 pounds but is exercising, their body may...
     
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    Whether its sledding, skiing or perhaps preparing a holiday feast, consumers should take note that the chances of breaking a bone double during the winter months. Cold weather has been linked with broken bones and strains, stiff joints and heightened chances of slips and falls for those with arthritis and other bone...