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    By now you’ve likely heard or read headlines about the latest outbreak of meningitis that has led to, at latest count, 15 deaths and more than 230 illnesses, seven of those illnesses in Ohio. Should you be worried? Not unless you’ve had a steroid shot in your spine to treat back pain in the past four...
     
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    Ageology's CEO Dr. Paul Savage, a bioidentical hormone therapy expert who regularly uses compounding pharmacies, comments on the recent outbreak of fungal meningitis related to compounding pharmacies. Tragedy has struck due to a contaminated injectible medication produced by a compounding pharmacy (New England...
     
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    Rates of diagnosed diabetes are much higher among some Asian subgroups than is apparent when aggregating all Asians as a whole, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research and the University of California, San Francisco which appears in the current online issue of...
     
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    New Study Finds Average Child Receives 90 Pieces of Candy
    The American Dental Association (ADA) and PopCap Games today announced the results of a new survey targeting US parents of trick-or-treating age kids (five to 13 years old), looking at views and perceptions of Halloween. Approximately 94 percent of all American children participate in trick-or-treating, but the survey...
     
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    Being comfortable during pregnancy can be challenging, especially since some medications could have an effect on an unborn child. But there is hope to manage the aches and pains of pregnancy. Robert J. Seiler , DO, discussed how pregnant women can find pain relief without medications during the American Osteopathic...
     
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    Online Incentive-Based Learning for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    CreakyJoints, the vibrant online community dedicated to helping people of all ages manage their arthritis, today announced an online free educational initiative that lets participants earn rewards while learning about Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).  Reward Your RA Success (RewardYourRA.org) was created by...
     
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    During Chiropractic Awareness Month, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is encouraging men of all ages to incorporate a wellness and preventive approach to their healthcare regime. According to Men's Health Network, a higher percentage of men have no healthcare coverage and men make half as many...
     
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    More Americans are walking, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While the news is a step in the right direction, the report also highlights a need for many more Americans to join the movement. The Arthritis Foundation is joining a global effort on Oct. 12,...
     
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    For more than 75 years, RESCUE Remedy has helped women and families around the globe stress less and stay calm.  Today the company announced its partnership with Whole Planet Foundation, a Whole Foods Market foundation, to alleviate poverty through microcredit in developing communities around the world where...
     
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    US scored a C- on child well-being
    America earned a lackluster C- grade on child well-being, according to a national report card released yesterday by First Focus and Save the Children. Artist ambassador for Save the Children, Jennifer Garner, joined Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn., retired) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) to announce the findings ofAmerica’s...