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    "Having a compassionate team of care providers" is the most important experience factor among cancer patients when rating their overall satisfaction with their care experience according to a new study conducted by Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make informed decisions...
     
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    While parents prepare to send their children back to school, they need to remember that nutrition plays a huge role in academic success. Whitney Rich, RD, a registered dietitian at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, says multiple studies have shown that poor nutrition adversely effects school...
     
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    Although we're all susceptible to food poisoning, also called foodborne illness, some people are in greater danger of illness from contaminated food and more likely to become severely sick as a result. These at-risk individuals include older adults, transplant recipients, pregnant women, and people with cancer,...
     
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    A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). As states continue to struggle with budget shortfalls and legislative challenges, many state legislatures missed...
     
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    Cryopreserving stem cells from fat today, to grow new healthy blood vessels tomorrow.
    Doctors at the University of Oklahoma reported the first successful procedure for growing new blood vessels from adipose, or 'fat derived,' stem cells. These newly formed blood vessels can be used in heart bypass surgery and other complicated procedures requiring healthy vessels, according to the researchers,...
     
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    Nothing is more important than the health of your family.  So when it comes to finding the right health care provider or selecting the right rehabilitation or long-term care facility, it pays to do careful research. The following tips are brought to you by the National Board for Certification in Occupational...
     
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    “I’m concerned about some of the ads I’ve seen lately claiming that LASIK vision correction surgery is risk-free,” Dr. Ilan Cohen said. “While 95 percent of people who have LASIK do not experience complications, five percent of patients still experience a range of mild to serious...
     
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    Less than half get enough physical activity to improve their health
    Sixty-two percent of adults say they walked for at least once for 10 minutes or more in the previous week in 2010, compared to 56 percent in 2005, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  However, less than half (48 percent) of all adults get enough physical...
     
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    From School Lunches to After-School Snacking, Nutrition AND Fun Are Essential.
    When kids return to school this fall, chances are the one thing they won't go back to is the same old lunch fare. Schools around the country are doing their best to give kids more nutritious—yet still tasty—cafeteria choices. As important as these changes are to the health of America's children,...
     
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    The Wall Street Journal recently published an article debunking—and proving—several myths regarding the eyes. Dr. William Boothe weighs in on this important conversation, as he believes that proper eye health can only be achieved if individuals understand how their eyes work, and how to take care of them....