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    A study of young burn victims treated at Regions Hospital Burn Center is prompting burn experts to warn parents about the dangers of day-old campfires. The study, recently published in the Journal of Burn Care & Research, is one of the first to analyze the number and extent of injuries from day-old campfires and...
     
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    The Natural Products Association (NPA) is the leading representative of the dietary supplement industry with over 1,900 members, including suppliers and retailers of vitamins and other dietary supplements. Jeff Wright, president of NPA, comments on today’s defeat of the Durbin amendment that would have imposed...
     
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    Learn how to block out the noise and lose weight the right way.
    ABC's "20/20" recently aired a special, entitled "Losing It: The Big Fat Money Pit," that examined the burgeoning weight loss industry as a whole. Many of the methods discussed – from dieting to pills and surgery – have been popularized by celebrities who get paid as much as $60,000...
     
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    "Let food be thy medicine" —Hippocrates (father of modern medicine)
    A balanced and healthy diet is crucial to good health and overcoming stress.  In his forthcoming book called entitled Stress Pandemic, lifestyle and stress expert Paul Huljich shares a simple and holistic approach to nutrition, paying added attention to the effects of what we eat on our neurochemistry. ...
     
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    The Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan, developed by the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), with support from Merck, is kicking off to help the nearly 26 million people in the US who have diabetes find new ways to help manage their disease. The interactive, user-friendly program breaks down diabetes management...
     
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    According to a recent study published online in Neurology, Omega-3 fatty acids, like those found in Omega XL fish oil extract containing DHA and EPA from the New Zealand green-lipped mussel, may provide more benefits for elderly people suffering from Alzheimer’s. According to the study, Researchers for the...
     
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    Despite skin cancer being largely preventable, it remains by far the most common type of cancer in the United States. There are more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer diagnosed in more than two million people each year, which is more than new cases of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined. To help...
     
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    Bicycle riding is a favorite pastime of children. Unfortunately, more children go to hospital emergency departments for bicycle related crashes than for any other sport. "As children start their summers, it's important for parents and children to go over safety tips for riding their bikes," says Susan...
     
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    The Arthritis Foundation today announced the release of a new symbol for products that are tested and proven to make daily tasks easier. Consumers who are looking for easy to use products will soon find a new Ease-of-Use logo on accepted products in retail stores and pharmacies nationwide. Consumers are encouraged to...
     
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    If you thought the restroom was the epicenter of workplace germs you don’t want to know about office break rooms and kitchens. The place where US workers eat and prepare their lunch topped the list of office germ “hot-spots,” with sink and microwave door handles found to be the dirtiest surfaces...