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    Leading brain health experts to present cutting edge research, protocols
    Nordic Naturals, industry leader in omega-3 oils, in partnership with the Brain Health Education and Research Institute (BHERI), announces the 2012 Research and Education Conference "Advances in the Prevention and Management of Sports-Related Concussions" set for June 8-9 at the Bethesda Marriott in Bethesda...
     
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    Summer is on its way, but most Americans don't recognize the importance of ultraviolet (UV) protection for their eyes to prevent damage and visual impairment.  In fact, according to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) recent American Eye-Q survey, only 47 percent of Americans said UV protection is...
     
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    With more than 60 percent of women in the United States classified as overweight and one-third of those women being obese, a new survey from HealthyWomen (HW) sheds light on women's understanding of obesity and the options available to regain their health. The survey found that while women are knowledgeable about...
     
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    It's that time of year when many people feel compelled to clean their closets, houses or garages and get rid of the piles of "stuff" that accumulated over the winter months. What most people don't realize is that these chores can be extremely hard on their muscles and bones and can lead to aches,...
     
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    The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), the nation’s leading organization in advancing the quality of children’s eye care, is recognizing the contributions of school nurses as part of National School Nurse Day. First celebrated in 1972, this year’s National School...
     
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    The American Academy of Dermatology Association commends the USPSTF for recognizing the importance of behavioral counseling on skin cancer prevention for children, adolescents, and young adults. Melanoma is now the second most common form of cancer for those 15-29 years old, with rates continuing to increase,...
     
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    Birds Eye announces three-year campaign commitment aimed at increasing vegetable consumption among kids
    The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and its honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity crisis, today announced that Birds Eye, America's leading vegetable company, is launching a three-year effort to encourage kids to look at...
     
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    Supplemental Ubiquinol May Help Chronic Fatigue and Muscle Pain from Statin Use
    Experts estimate nearly 30 million Americans, approximately 10 percent of the population, take some form of cholesterol-lowering drug, also known as statins, under brands such as Lipitor, Zocor, Pravachol, and Crestor. Statins are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the United States and cardiologists...
     
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    National TV series visits bicycle-friendly locales while highlighting wellness through exercise, nutrition
    Better Oats, an innovative line of instant oatmeal made by MOM Brands, announced today a partnership with Out-Write Media, LLC to sponsor “Pedal America,” an original national TV series showcasing the benefits of bicycling while highlighting various North American locales that take pride in being bicycle-...
     
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    Today is Specially-abled Pets Day, a time to commemorate pets who are handicapped, but also a time to celebrate the pets that help humans every day.  While many people are aware of service dogs such as Seeing Eye dogs, they are much less aware of the other tasks service dogs can perform. To generate...