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    A new study published today in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) found "daily multivitamin supplementation modestly but significantly reduced the risk of total cancer" in a large population of healthy male physicians.  The multivitamin and cancer arm of the Physicians' Health Study...
     
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    A startling increase in the frequency of severe vitamin D deficiency is being reported in the US and other countries. This severe deficiency can have a devastating impact on a child's bone strength, the United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) says. "Vitamin D is essential to our body's ability to...
     
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    Dr. Mehmet Oz, the host of the nationally syndicated TV program, The Dr. Oz Show, today endorsed genetically engineered (GE) food labeling, a fundamental right already in place in 50 countries around the world, including all of Europe, Japan, India and China. "Right now we have no way of knowing which foods have...
     
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    In support of American Diabetes Month, Colgate Total is working with the American Diabetes Association to educate patients about diabetes and gum disease and to empower them to help take charge of their diabetes. A recent survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Colgate Total about oral health...
     
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    Petco and the Petco Foundation are seeking volunteers to help collect pet food for pets in need during the organizations' third annual National Pet Food Drive kicking off on Oct. 28, and running through Nov. 11. Pet lovers can register online to volunteer at any of Petco's more than 1,150 stores nationwide,...
     
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    Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, announced its support today for legislation Representative Henry Waxman intends to introduce in Congress that will help the Food and Drug Administration better understand how the overuse of antibiotics in food animals is making these drugs less...
     
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    The Atlantic Philanthropies has awarded a $2 million grant to the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to support its efforts to improve the health and economic security of older adults by connecting them to key food and health care benefits. Four million older Americans are food insecure, and one in three older adults...
     
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    It's Critical That Children Discover Ways to Make Halloween Fun AND Healthy
    Halloween is surely among the most fun-filled nights of the year. It's also one of the most indulgent; a holiday where maxing out on sweets is often the primary goal. The super-sized nature of Trick-or-Treating is running headlong into a young America facing an obesity epidemic. And adults aren't helping....
     
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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...