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    Just like many people incorrectly believe memory loss is a fact of life in growing older, survey results released today by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA)  reveal that many caregivers also mistakenly interpret various behaviors as a normal part of aging—rather than as symptoms of Alzheimer...
     
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    New research indicates marijuana-like compounds called endocannabinoids alter genes and biological signals critical to the formation of a normal placenta during pregnancy and may contribute to pregnancy complications like preeclampsia. A study published in the Sept. 14 edition of The Journal of Biological Chemistry...
     
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    In recognition of September as healthy aging month, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is encouraging seniors to embrace an active and wellness-based approach to life. "There are simply no short cuts" stated MCA President, Dr. Christian Kollar. "An active, engaged and wellness approach to...
     
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    Pledge to Reduce Prematurity and Infant Mortality, Save Lives and State Funds
    48 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have pledged their support to give more babies a healthy start in life by reducing premature birth and infant mortality, the March of Dimes and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) announced today.  The announcement was...
     
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    Ruth Bachman and Dr. Sandy Goldberg Join The Stellar Lineup
    Karen Shayne, founder and executive director of the National Women’s Survivors Convention today announced that Ruth Bachman and Dr. Sandy Goldberg will join the lineup of speakers and talent participating in the inaugural event. Set for August 22-24, 2013 at the Gaylord Opryland...
     
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    Hasselbeck to contribute gluten-free tips and recipes for the online resource
    GlutenFreely.com, the online store and gluten-free lifestyle resource, is proud to welcome Daytime Emmy Award winner and author Elisabeth Hasselbeck, a dedicated advocate for gluten-free nutrition, to the site as its newest partner and contributor. Hasselbeck, a celiac, will offer tips on how to maintain a gluten-free...
     
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    As evidence increases showing that there may be a connection between hearing loss and dementia, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging hearing checks among Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. Because most hearing loss can be managed with hearing aids, BHI also is encouraging those with hearing loss to be fitted with...
     
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    NFL Legends Lend their Voices to Tackle Awareness
    September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about prostate cancer and generate support for those affected by the deadly disease. September also marks the return of one of the nation's favorite pastimes: NFL football. With the start of the football season, the American...
     
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    Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Rising Threat of Pancreatic Cancer
    The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network released a report today titled "The Alarming Rise of Pancreatic Cancer Deaths in the United States: Why We Need to Stem the Tide Today," detailing the rising threat of pancreatic cancer.  The report reveals the startling observation that based on projections of US...
     
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    new study shows positive effects of algal DHA supplementation
    As a new school year begins, parents are faced with the challenge of how they can best help their kids succeed. Early success in school, especially in reading, leads to achievements in later education and life. However, parents may not be aware of the critical role diet plays not only in the overall health of their...