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    Cancer is an insidious disease that often finds ways to defeat the most advanced treatments. As a result, the scientific and medical communities have become increasingly aware that a multi-pronged approach is the best way to beat cancer. On June 16-17, at the Second International Congress on Complementary Oncology in...
     
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    Annual Meeting of the National Association of Athletic Trainers -- Dr. Harry Kerasidis, board certified neurologist and founder of XLNTbrain Inc., will be presenting XLNTbrain-Sport at the National Athletic Trainers Association Conference Product Learning Theater at the America's Center in St. Louis, 11:45 am on...
     
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    Up to one out of every five pregnant and new mothers will experience prenatal or postpartum depression (PPD) and anxiety.  Most women are undiagnosed and inadequately treated, if treated at all. This can have devastating effects on women and families. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics,...
     
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    Summer weather causes spike in food poisoning; Walmart to feature ‘Food Safe Families’ PSA on checkout screens nationwide
    In preparation for July 4th and the summer months when instances of food poisoning increase, the Ad Council and the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, in partnership with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are...
     
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    Chicago Eating Disorder Specialist Prescribes "Mindful Eating"
    In our modern-day world, drive-thru servers become our dear friends, the Starbucks barista knows our morning order, and we can't even recall what we had for lunch. We eat while we work. We eat while we watch TV. We eat while we (eek!) drive. We eat in ways that elicit stress, frenzy, and a complete disconnect with...
     
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    A new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association challenges the notion that "a calorie is a calorie." The study, led by Cara Ebbeling, PhD, associate director and David Ludwig, MD, director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center Boston Children's Hospital,...
     
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    The National Pest Management Association Offers Prevention and Treatment Tips
    With the start of summer comes the appearance of common stinging insects, such as bees, wasps, hornets and yellowjackets, and the various related health risks that range from irritating but relatively harmless stings to the threat of serious allergic reaction. The National Pest Management Association (...
     
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    NeoGyn strives to educate women on painful health condition affecting sexual wellbeing
    Vulvar pain is estimated to affect 14 million American women. Discomfort is incredibly common due to the sensitivity of vulvar skin and can generate symptoms such as pain, sensitivity to touch, itching, burning, redness, dryness, and even an inability to engage in sexual intercourse. Vulvar pain affects 9 percent of...
     
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    Nationwide Financial survey identifies differences between retirees and Boomers nearing retirement
    Despite the rising costs of health care and the hit many took from the recession, a Nationwide Financial survey released today reveals nine in 10 retirees with at least $250,000 in household assets are not concerned about paying for their future health care costs beyond what Medicare covers. “The good news is we...
     
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    Showcasing New Documentary to Raise Awareness About the Value of Donor Milk
    Medela Inc., today announced a partnership with King West Pictures and the Northwest Mothers Milk Bank (NWMMB) to increase awareness of human milk banks and the value of breastmilk feeding, especially for preterm babies. The collaborators will launch the film screening series this summer to showcase families helping...