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    A couple of centuries ago, tanning was not in fashion. That changed with Coco Chanel, who turned tanning into a symbol of a carefree lifestyle. It has been marketed as fashionable ever since until people learned about sun radiation. The market has responded with a huge selection of different types of sun protection....
     
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    New drug, Provigil, latest antidote for under-rested, overworked nation
    Provigil is being touted by some as the "secret to success" in the absence of a full night's sleep, but national sleep expert Dr. Craig Schwimmer warns the quick-fix solution could be detrimental to an already sleep-deprived American population. "I am very concerned that people have discovered yet...
     
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    Consumers View Soybean Oil as One of the Top Three Very Healthy Oils
    More Americans than ever consider omega-3s "healthy." The number of consumers who perceive omega-3 as a healthy fatty acid rose five points to 84 percent, according to the United Soybean Board's (USB) 19th annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition survey (vs. 79 percent in 2011). "Omega-3 continues...
     
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    Although having cancer takes a toll on the body, for many patients the emotional strains are just as difficult. The stresses of undergoing treatment, along with the impact it has on relationships with family and friends, can be overwhelming. It's common for people with cancer to need help learning how to cope with...
     
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    Thousands of children are treated for injuries related to playground equipment each year. The numbers are alarming and parents should pay attention. Statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) show the following results for kids three-16 years in the US in 2011:   >>Approximately 104,157...
     
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    LensWay - the online optical store - have collated some of the most enduring of eye-care myths and revealed some surprising truths.   Carrots help you see in the dark TRUE! Well, kind of: carrots contain vitamin A, a lack of which can cause poor night vision. So, while tucking into ten carrots a day won't...
     
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    Health Canada is reminding Canadians that raw or undercooked sprouts should not be eaten by young children, older adults, pregnant women or those with weakened immune systems. Sprouts, such as alfalfa and mung bean, are a popular choice for Canadians as a low-calorie, healthy ingredient for many meals. Onion, radish,...
     
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    Caregivers Across America to Receive Financial Assistance via Wine
    For over thirty years Leeza Gibbons has been in front of cameras, delivering entertainment news, hosting her own talk show and even dancing her way into our hearts via Dancing With The Stars. Off screen her greatest accomplishments are seen in her tireless energy of giving back, and over the past decade she has become...
     
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    Leading weight loss supplement brand, Hydroxycut, offers further insight into new findings.
    Since the late 19th century, many dieticians and health professionals have felt that "a calorie is a calorie"; when people consume more calories than they expend – they become overweight. However, a recent article from The New York Times takes this viewpoint in a new direction following the results of...
     
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    Fractures or broken bones in children are among the most common injuries sustained by kids in the summertime, and a common reason to go to the ER for a pediatric X-ray. At The Methodist Emergency Care Center at Kirby, technology makes it possible for low dose imaging with fast results for patients of...