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    New international research commissioned by the world's leading swimwear brand, Speedo, has revealed that swimmers agree that swimming helps to release stress and tension, makes them more confident about the way they look and leaves them feeling mentally refreshed. The fieldwork conducted by leading research...
     
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    Primary Care Physicians Facing Financial Difficulties
    26 percent of primary care physicians report poor financial health in the most recent QuantiaMD Physician Wellbeing Index. This financial instability, coupled with mounting professional challenges, and a dearth of incentives, are major factors driving new physicians away from primary care and into more...
     
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    Survey identifies differences between women and men’s attitudes about retirement
    While facing the prospect of living more years in retirement, women nearing retirement underestimate how much they will need to pay for their future health care costs even more so than men nearing retirement, according to a Nationwide Financial survey released today. “The fact is women live longer than...
     
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    When students arrive at school this fall, their cafeteria will look a lot different. School meals must meet new federal nutrition standards requiring more whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables and less sodium and calories, as detailed in an article in the July issue of Food Nutrition & Science. "With the...
     
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    A young black Lab named Pete sleeps at the feet of Dr. Dana Hardin, medical director and pediatric endocrinologist, at Eli Lilly and Company campus in Indianapolis. Though he looks at home, Pete is not Hardin's pet. He's an assistance dog in training, one of several at Lilly being socialized in real-life...
     
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    The March of Dimes is spreading its message that "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait," by tapping into a trend by parents to create a digital keepsake of their pregnancy to share with loved ones. The March of Dimes created a new television public awareness campaign, using footage from a London couple who...
     
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    The 2012 Olympic Games can inspire many to make improvements in their fitness and in their efforts to keep their families healthy. One thing that fans and athletes can relate to is the importance of starting the day right, with a great breakfast to help achieve your potential. Studies have shown that people who eat...
     
  • Catholics Demand Respect for Employees' Consciences
    A Federal District Court in the District of Colorado ruled today that a private air-conditioning manufacturer can discriminate against its employees and refuse to cover contraception as required by the Affordable Care Act. Catholics for Choice is dismayed by the injunction in favor of Hercules Industries, a for-profit...
     
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    Angeles Health International has released an obesity risks infopgrahic of the top ten risks associated with obesity. The infographics shows that an estimated 112,000 Americans die every year as a result of an obesity-related disease. With the continuing rise in obesity in America the top ten inforgraphic illustrates...
     
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    In-utero exposure to relatively high magnetic field levels was associated with a 69 percent increased risk of being obese or overweight during childhood compared to lower in-utero magnetic field levels, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online version of Nature’s ...