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    Data Demonstrates Lower Intracellular Water Levels in Women Drinking 6-8 Cups of Water per Day
    Initial results from a scientific study on water consumption and cellular dehydration conducted at the Murad Research Labs in El Segundo, California, have uncovered surprising results, dramatically challenging and debunking the ages-old notion that everyone should drink “eight glasses of water per day.”...
     
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    Tips to avoid foodborne illness and shares the story of one Salmonella survivor.
    Backyard barbecues, coolers packed for picnics, al fresco dining and hot summer days are all the ingredients for a bad case of food poisoning if you’re not careful. Cases of foodborne illness peak during the summer months, according to the USDA. But taking a few precautions can help you avoid food poisoning...
     
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    Worried about your memory?  Many patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and individuals concerned about developing memory loss feel they have limited options.  While there is no 'magic pill' to cure or prevent AD, a new book outlines a cutting-edge approach to systematically address this disease...
     
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    Study finds signs of premature aging linked to one's geographic location
    The Patient's Guide, the leading online destination in beauty and skin care, released the top US cities where the average population appears "older than they really are." To determine these rankings, The Patient's Guide conducted a study that pulled data from internal analytics (agespots.net), Google...
     
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    Weight loss that occurs in conjunction with a low-fat, high fruit and vegetable diet may help to reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause, according to a Kaiser Permanente Division of Research study that appears in the current issue of Menopause. This Women's Health Initiative...
     
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    Results of a Roper survey of the lupus community highlight that in addition to the physical burdens of lupus, the disease can contribute to significant economic challenges among patients and caregivers. Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus), caregivers and physicians overwhelmingly agree that...
     
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    Health Canada would like to remind Canadians of the importance of handling fresh produce safely to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Fresh fruits and vegetables do not naturally contain microorganisms (bacteria, parasites or viruses) that can make you sick. However, produce can become contaminated while in the...
     
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    Health Canada, in collaboration with Statistics Canada, will conduct a research study that will explore the relationship between wind turbine noise and health effects reported by, and objectively measured in, people living near wind power developments. "This study is in response to questions from residents living...
     
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    July 11 is World Population Day, an annual observance to educate the public about the problems of overpopulation and continuing population growth. It grew out of the public interest in Five Billion Day in 1987 when the global population reached five billion people. A quarter century later, world population now exceeds...
     
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    Today's New York Times article, "More Women Look Over the Counter for a Libido Fix," by Abby Ellin is a story about how a low sexual libido is surprisingly common in young women and how the marketplace is starting to respond to women's plight for sexual enhancement products. "With the recent...