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    Comparing Cost Per Nutrient Can Lead Shoppers to the Best Value
    Think healthy eating has to be expensive? Think again. "Expensive" really depends on how you measure cost, according to a newly released USDA report. In fact, an inexpensive food that provides few nutrients may actually be "expensive" for the consumer, whereas a food with a higher retail price that...
     
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    Five goals align with Let’s Move! pillars and promote healthy eating and active living
    Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius joined First Lady Michelle Obama and local officials from across the country to announce the next chapter in the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties program, which encourages local elected officials to focus on improving the health of their...
     
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    A balanced diet and physical activity are essential for healthy living
    When it comes to having a healthy lifestyle, eating fruits and vegetables is just one piece of the puzzle. For a long-term healthy lifestyle, you'll need to find a balance between good eating habits and physical activity. That's the message from the "Let's move!" campaign, a nationwide initiative...
     
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    NeoGyn encourages women to speak up about a commonly misdiagnosed condition
    According to an NIH-funded Harvard study, an estimated six million women in America suffer from vulvodynia.  Despite the astonishingly high number of those affected, the pain is often left misdiagnosed or untreated. A survey conducted by the University of Michigan found that of the 2,269 women in the metro-...
     
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    New research proves the wide medical belief that massage helps improve muscle health in athletes following exercise-induced injury. Dr. Marvell Scott, sports medicine professional, provides further explanation on proper treatments. Although the art of massage is an ancient technique, its medical implications are only...
     
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    Light to moderate alcohol consumption has generally been considered to have some health benefits, including possibly reducing risk of cognitive decline. However, two studies reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2012 (AAIC 2012) in Vancouver suggest that moderate alcohol use in...
     
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    Trials show that music reduces stress levels in premature infants.
    A new study by The Institute for Music and Brain Science at Harvard University on the benefits of music on premature babies has received substantial backing from science activist, Jeffrey Epstein and his foundation, The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation. The study was conducted with the Department of Neurology at...
     
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    The Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is once again joining the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in reminding the public to keep your cool in hot and humid weather. With temperatures reaching record highs, MCA President, Dr. Christian Kollar explains that "using basic precautionary measures can go a long...
     
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    New Smoothie Combines Natural Benefits of Fruit and Dairy
    The ongoing effort to improve nutrition and access to good-for-you food and beverage choices for kids in schools just got a healthy boost. Jamba Juice Company, with nutrition guidance from National Dairy Council, today announced a new fruit and dairy beverage for K-12 schools. The healthy smoothie, naturally sweetened...
     
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    News is just breaking in India about Sushma Pandey, a 17-year-old young woman who died in 2010, two days after her third "egg donation."  Her death is being attributed to the procedures used to extract eggs from healthy, desirable young females like Ms. Pandey.  These eggs are often resold to...