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    Chicago Eating Disorder Specialist Prescribes "Mindful Eating"
    In our modern-day world, drive-thru servers become our dear friends, the Starbucks barista knows our morning order, and we can't even recall what we had for lunch. We eat while we work. We eat while we watch TV. We eat while we (eek!) drive. We eat in ways that elicit stress, frenzy, and a complete disconnect with...
     
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    A new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association challenges the notion that "a calorie is a calorie." The study, led by Cara Ebbeling, PhD, associate director and David Ludwig, MD, director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center Boston Children's Hospital,...
     
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    The National Pest Management Association Offers Prevention and Treatment Tips
    With the start of summer comes the appearance of common stinging insects, such as bees, wasps, hornets and yellowjackets, and the various related health risks that range from irritating but relatively harmless stings to the threat of serious allergic reaction. The National Pest Management Association (...
     
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    NeoGyn strives to educate women on painful health condition affecting sexual wellbeing
    Vulvar pain is estimated to affect 14 million American women. Discomfort is incredibly common due to the sensitivity of vulvar skin and can generate symptoms such as pain, sensitivity to touch, itching, burning, redness, dryness, and even an inability to engage in sexual intercourse. Vulvar pain affects 9 percent of...
     
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    Nationwide Financial survey identifies differences between retirees and Boomers nearing retirement
    Despite the rising costs of health care and the hit many took from the recession, a Nationwide Financial survey released today reveals nine in 10 retirees with at least $250,000 in household assets are not concerned about paying for their future health care costs beyond what Medicare covers. “The good news is we...
     
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    Showcasing New Documentary to Raise Awareness About the Value of Donor Milk
    Medela Inc., today announced a partnership with King West Pictures and the Northwest Mothers Milk Bank (NWMMB) to increase awareness of human milk banks and the value of breastmilk feeding, especially for preterm babies. The collaborators will launch the film screening series this summer to showcase families helping...
     
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    Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Most Older Women Have Insufficient Levels of the "Sunshine Vitamin"
    Older women with insufficient levels of vitamin D gained more weight than those with sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health and published online today in the Journal of Women's Health. The study of more than 4,600 women ages 65 and older found that...
     
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    Scientists at The Brain Institute at the University of Utah unveil potential cognitive-enhancing effects in healthy adult women
    Healthy, middle-aged women taking supplements of citicoline, a naturally occurring brain health nutrient, saw improved attention, focus and recall, according to a peer-reviewed study conducted by University of Utah scientists. The study was published Wednesday in Food and Nutrition Sciences. The double blind, placebo-...
     
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    Updating national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in schools could help students maintain a healthy weight and increase food service revenue, according to a health impact assessment (HIA) released today by the Kids' Safe & Healthful Foods Project and the Health Impact Project. The...
     
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    "Visible Honor for Invisible Wounds" Event on Capitol Hill in Washington to Commemorate Day
    Honor for ALL, in cooperation with the Code of Support Foundation, announced today that a special "Visible Honor for Invisible Wounds" event on June 27th will commemorate the third annual National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day. SR 455, introduced by Senator Kent Conrad (D, ND), calls for the...