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    Eating more sweet berries can keep our brains healthier, according to a new study published in the Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society. This news comes at a time when US Census data shows the elderly population increasing faster than the total US...
     
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    Teens say parents most influence their decisions about sex and 87 percent say it would be much easier for them to postpone sex and avoid teen pregnancy if they were able to have more open, honest conversations about these topics with their parents, according to a new survey from The National Campaign to...
     
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    ENT and Allergy Associates launches patient awareness initiative
    ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice in the tri-state area, announces its initiative to provide education related to the rising prevalence of oral cancer in young, non-smoking women. During Women’s Health Month this May, physicians will...
     
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    North Americans Invited to Apply and Vote for One of Three $15,000 Grants
    Access to fresh, organic, chemical-free food is a right that has come to the forefront thanks in part to people like the First Lady, with her focus on the White House organic garden and her quest to eliminate food deserts—areas where healthy affordable food is difficult to obtain. Nature's Path Organic Foods...
     
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    “You could live a normal life.” Those were the words that 15-year-old Steve Edelman kept hearing from the nurses when he was hospitalized following his type 1 diabetes diagnosis in 1970. He wondered why they kept repeating this to him. As a patient and a physician who treats people with diabetes, Dr....
     
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    The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is raising awareness of the link between hearing loss and certain chronic diseases during National Women's Health Week. BHI also is urging women to take the online hearing check, Across America Hearing Check Challenge (hearingcheck.org), which lets people quickly and...
     
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    Stroke does not discriminate; it can strike anyone, anytime, anywhere – all races – infants and older adults – you and me – celebrities. With 795,000 stroke cases a year in the US, chances are you know somebody that has suffered a stroke – a loved one, friend, neighbor, colleague, or your...
     
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    During American Stroke Month in May, United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers, reminds adults that taking care of their oral health may help improve their overall health. "The connection between oral health and other medical issues is well known," said James Bramson, DDS,...
     
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    National program provides cash rewards and needed training to schools promoting nutrition and physical activity
    The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and Discovery Education today announced the three winners of their HealthierUS Schools Challenge Sweepstakes. Oak Grove Lower School of Hattiesburg, Miss., won grand prize and will receive $10,000 to advance their school's physical education and food...
     
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    The lawn mower is one of the most dangerous household tools. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, each year 68,000 people are treated in the emergency department for lawn mower related injuries, and 9,000 of them are children under the age of 18. Most childhood injuries due to lawn mowers are related to...