• Children in the United States are showing a high incidence of diseases commonly associated with aging and adulthood, according to Practice Fusion's Research Division, which analyzes public health trends leveraging data from the company's Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform. The study found that obesity-...
     
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    Incorporating healthy fare boosts nutrient intake and provides fuel for an A+ year!
    As children across the country head back to the classroom, parents will likely hear a familiar refrain each afternoon: "I'm hungry." It is officially after-school snacking season! With research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill indicating that children consume a quarter of their daily...
     
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    New Zarbee's Cares initiative kicks off to help those in distress situations
    Zarbee's, the fastest-growing all-natural, safe and drug-free line of cough products, today announced its partnership with KIDS: A Global Children's Charity to donate 22,872 bottles of cough products to underserved children in distressed areas of Guatemala and North Korea. Dedicated to ensuring that families...
     
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    Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan Helps Patients "Tackle" High and Low Blood Sugar
    Mike Golic, co-host of ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning and former defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, is teaming up with the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) and Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) to launch the Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan, an educational program...
     
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    Lisa M. Tate, CEO of WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease responded to the news of comedian and actress Rosie O'Donnell's heart attack: "Rosie O'Donnell's experience with her heart attack is one that is all too common among women. She didn't recognize her symptoms as...
     
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    Children who are physically fit perform better on tests in school
    WebMD reports that a new research study reveals a link between physical fitness and classroom performance. According to the study, kids who are in better shape score higher on classroom examinations. Nature's One, the leader in organic pediatric nutrition, encourages healthy lifestyles. The company understands...
     
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    An estimated 6,000 women in the US reach menopause every day (about two million annually).The most common menopausal complaints include hot flashes, sleep disturbances, anxiety, poor mood, and physical and mental exhaustion. Hot flashes affect 80 percent of peri- or postmenopausal women, with 30 percent reporting hot...
     
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    HealthPro, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is pleased to announce affordable hepatitis C testing in 45 states, so baby boomers can privately learn their health status. The Centers for Disease Control announced last week that one in 30 baby boomers (people born between 1945 and 1965) have been infected with the hepatitis C...
     
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    Adults across the US rate not getting enough exercise as the top health concern for children in 2012, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. In the poll's annual top 10 list, a nationwide sample of adults were asked to identify the top 10...
     
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    When the average American employee visits his eye doctor for a routine eye exam, he probably does not realize how much valuable information he’s sharing between eye blinks. Although some people say “The eyes are the window to the soul,” a more accurate saying is “The eyes are the...