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    Evidence of the long-term effects of head injuries to athletes has prompted the NFL to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate the public of the dangers of concussions through the Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports campaign. However, the seriousness of a potential concussion does...
     
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    The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, is encouraging parents and caregivers to enjoy a happy Halloween by simply brushing their children's teeth for two minutes, twice a day. In time for back-to-school season, the AAPD joined with the Ad Council, as part...
     
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    Primary care physicians say dermatologists are better qualified than other specialists to perform skin cancer surgery as well as a variety of cosmetic procedures, according to a new study published in the October Dermatologic Surgery journal. The study, supported by a Cutting Edge Research Grant from the American...
     
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    An independent study commissioned by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) found barbell bench press, the pec deck machine and bent-forward cable crossovers are the most effective exercises for targeting the major muscles of the chest. “We took nine of the most...
     
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    Halloween is a fun holiday, but playing dress up can be serious business.  Consumers spend hours making sure costumes are accessorized just right; however, transforming your eyes by changing their color or appearance with non-corrective, decorative contact lenses to look like a cat, werewolf or vampire can be a...
     
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    Using tiny spheres filled with an anesthetic derived from a shellfish toxin, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a way to delay the rise of neuropathic pain, a chronic form of pain that arises from flawed signals transmitted by damaged nerves. The...
     
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    Sonja Frazier, 65, suffered her first stroke in June 2005, while at work. Because she received immediate medical attention, Sonja recovered well, but after her stroke, she was more emotional, tearing up and crying like never before. Sonja suffered subsequent strokes in December 2005 and January 2006. This time, the...
     
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    One of the problems that parents may have during the fall is deciphering whether their children's sneezing is due to a cold or allergies. "Runny, stuffy or itchy noses, sneezing, coughing, fatigue, and headaches can all be symptoms of both allergies and colds but when parents pay close attention to minor...
     
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    New Research Suggests Three Foods to Enhance a Healthful Diet
    As the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) kicks off this week, new research from ConAgra Foods, Inc, one of North America's leading food makers, shows that what you add to your diet can be just as important as what you remove. "Americans are tired...
     
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    As more and women look for natural and cost effectively ways to manage their health needs, incorporating  regular chiropractic care, a balanced diet, nutrition and exercise into their daily lives is key to maintaining health and wellness. During Chiropractic Awareness Month, the Minnesota Chiropractic...