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    The March of Dimes is spreading its message that "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait," by tapping into a trend by parents to create a digital keepsake of their pregnancy to share with loved ones. The March of Dimes created a new television public awareness campaign, using footage from a London couple who...
     
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    The 2012 Olympic Games can inspire many to make improvements in their fitness and in their efforts to keep their families healthy. One thing that fans and athletes can relate to is the importance of starting the day right, with a great breakfast to help achieve your potential. Studies have shown that people who eat...
     
  • Catholics Demand Respect for Employees' Consciences
    A Federal District Court in the District of Colorado ruled today that a private air-conditioning manufacturer can discriminate against its employees and refuse to cover contraception as required by the Affordable Care Act. Catholics for Choice is dismayed by the injunction in favor of Hercules Industries, a for-profit...
     
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    Angeles Health International has released an obesity risks infopgrahic of the top ten risks associated with obesity. The infographics shows that an estimated 112,000 Americans die every year as a result of an obesity-related disease. With the continuing rise in obesity in America the top ten inforgraphic illustrates...
     
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    In-utero exposure to relatively high magnetic field levels was associated with a 69 percent increased risk of being obese or overweight during childhood compared to lower in-utero magnetic field levels, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online version of Nature’s ...
     
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    A couple of centuries ago, tanning was not in fashion. That changed with Coco Chanel, who turned tanning into a symbol of a carefree lifestyle. It has been marketed as fashionable ever since until people learned about sun radiation. The market has responded with a huge selection of different types of sun protection....
     
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    New drug, Provigil, latest antidote for under-rested, overworked nation
    Provigil is being touted by some as the "secret to success" in the absence of a full night's sleep, but national sleep expert Dr. Craig Schwimmer warns the quick-fix solution could be detrimental to an already sleep-deprived American population. "I am very concerned that people have discovered yet...
     
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    Consumers View Soybean Oil as One of the Top Three Very Healthy Oils
    More Americans than ever consider omega-3s "healthy." The number of consumers who perceive omega-3 as a healthy fatty acid rose five points to 84 percent, according to the United Soybean Board's (USB) 19th annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition survey (vs. 79 percent in 2011). "Omega-3 continues...
     
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    Although having cancer takes a toll on the body, for many patients the emotional strains are just as difficult. The stresses of undergoing treatment, along with the impact it has on relationships with family and friends, can be overwhelming. It's common for people with cancer to need help learning how to cope with...
     
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    Thousands of children are treated for injuries related to playground equipment each year. The numbers are alarming and parents should pay attention. Statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) show the following results for kids three-16 years in the US in 2011:   >>Approximately 104,157...