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      A new study published today in the New England Journal of Medicineshows that adolescents who eliminated sugar-sweetened beverages for one year gained less weight than those who didn't, shedding light on an effective intervention to help combat adolescent obesity. This is one of the first high-quality...
     
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      The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging people with symptoms of depression and/or anxiety to get their hearing checked and to address any diagnosed hearing loss, the institute announced today. Research shows that hearing loss frequently co-exists with depression and/or anxiety, and that people with...
     
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    Alzheimer’s Association® Early-Stage Advisors Unveil Tips for Facing Stigma
        Seventy-five (75) percent of people with dementia and 64 percent of caregivers believe there are negative associations for those diagnosed with dementia in their countries, according to survey fielded by Alzheimer’s Disease International and published today in the World Alzheimer...
     
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    The declining health of America's children has a lot to do with a culprit few even suspect: salt. A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in the journal Pediatrics has found that kids between the ages of eight and 18 are eating as much salt as adults and more than twice the 1,500...
     
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    Jolly Icon Serves as Parents’ “Wingman” in Healthy Eating
    After generations, parents are still trying to crack the age-old question: How do we get our families to eat their veggies? Green Giant announced today the launch of its “One Giant Pledge” campaign, calling parents to engage their families to take an oath with the Jolly Green Giant as they pledge to simply...
     
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    Cannabis Science, a pioneering US Biotech Company developing pharmaceutical products for global public health challenges, reports on a recent press release by the San Francisco NBC news, with new studies by Scientists at California Pacific Medical Center, which have shown that cannabidiol, (CBD), has the ability to...
     
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    It's a discussion that strikes fear in the hearts of most parents – adolescents expressing concern about their weight.  According to statistics, one out of every 100 girls, between the ages of 10 and 20, struggles with anorexia and four percent of college-aged women have bulimia. So how can parents...
     
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    Related Health Care Costs Could Climb by More Than 20 Percent in Nine States
    The number of obese adults, along with related disease rates and health care costs, are on course to increase dramatically in every state in the country over the next 20 years, according to F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2012, a report released today by Trust for America's Health (TFAH)...
     
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    With millions of families struggling as the economy slowly recovers, more students than ever are lining up for school breakfasts, school lunches, afterschool meals and suppers.  Afterschool programs are vital in stemming childhood hunger because they provide nutritious meals to millions of children who might...
     
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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...