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    PFD Alliance Launches Nationwide Public Awareness Campaign
    New research issued by the PFD Alliance finds that 90 percent of Americans underestimate or are unsure about the prevalence of pelvic floor disorders (PFDs) which will impact one in three women at some point during their lives. This means many women undertreat PFDs and suffer in silence.  The lack of awareness...
     
  • [title]Baby with bottle, breast milk
    Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, one of the nation's premier facilities for women's, fetal and newborn health, is now offering pasteurized donor breast milk to breastfeeding mothers of healthy newborns who need supplementation during the important early days of the baby's life.   For a variety...
     
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    Reduce risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia later
    Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the US, and that figure isn't going down. In fact, as America's older population grows, deaths from Alzheimer's continue to rise, and have increased 66 percent since 2000. If current population trends continue and no cure is found, the actual...
     
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    Georgia-Pacific Professional: Remember to Wash & Dry
    Many people may be surprised that 80 percent of all infectious diseases are transmitted by touch. Implications of sicknesses like the common cold that spread through contact have led to a US economic effect of $25 billion in lost productivity. One of the easiest ways to help prevent the spread of illness is...
     
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    Program Serving as Engine for Change
    As students nationwide kick off a new academic year, classroom chatter isn't just about reading, writing and back-to-school fashion, but "what's for breakfast?" and "how long until recess?" Providing healthy solutions to these questions is the driving force behind Fuel Up to Play 60. The...
     
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    Fewer than 25 percent of all American medical schools train future physicians in the importance of diet. As our knowledge base expands, more and more connections between what we eat and the risks of what health challenges we may face later in life is being revealed. If fact, “research into the Epigenome points...
     
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    The following is an opinion editorial provided by Dr. Barry Malinowski, Medical Director, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio: How do you know if the mosquitoes buzzing around you are dangerous? This particular offending mosquito is very distinctive; spots and stripes, black and white. It came here from...
     
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    Assured Assisted Living facility administrator and registered nurse (RN), Sheryl Thompson, recently presented special caregiver tips and resources to help caregivers and persons afflicted with various types of memory disorders. The memory disorders are Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, memory loss...
     
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    Cells that help nerve fibers transmit messages fail to mature
    A growing body of research shows that children who suffer severe neglect and social isolation have cognitive and social impairments as adults. A study from Boston Children's Hospital shows, for the first time, how these functional impairments arise: Social isolation during early life prevents the cells that make...
     
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    Legislators Are Mislead About Gravity and Extent of Fluoride Brain Risk
    Newly discovered and translated published studies reveal fluoride is linked to lower IQ, even at levels added to US water supplies, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Further, fluoridation promoters misrepresented newly published Harvard fluoride/IQ research. Thirty-four studies now link fluoride to reduced IQ...