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    An Early and Extended Allergy Season Predicted by Experts
    "As an allergist, spring is my busy season," says Andrew MacGinnitie, MD, PhD, associate clinical director of the Division of Immunology at Children's Hospital Boston. After an unseasonably warm winter, parents can expect allergy season to begin early." Depending on how severe a person's...
     
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    Based on His Inclusive Health System, Dr. Murad Recommends Ten Foods Everyone Should Include In Their Diet
    Howard Murad, MD, FAAD, founder of the Murad Inclusive Health Medical Group (MIHMG) in El Segundo, Calif., and author of The Water Secret: The Cellular Breakthrough to Look and Feel 10 Years Younger, has announced his recommendations for the “ten best foods to eat” to live healthier and...
     
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    "The worst thing in the world," said F. Scott Fitzgerald, "is to try to sleep and not to." Unfortunately, for people all around the globe, lack of quality sleep is a very real problem that can, indeed, feel like the worst thing in the world. Sleep is a vital component of overall wellbeing,...
     
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    Adults 50 Plus Teach Youngsters to Eat Healthier
    It’s an age-old problem. You know your children should be eating more fruits, vegetables and lower-fat foods, but how do you convince them to push away the French fries and doughnuts in favor of an apple or carrot sticks? The answer? At two schools here in the Hartford a number of adults 50 and older are...
     
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    CLIF Builder’s, the great tasting high-protein bar, revealed the results of a new survey today showing that most Americans are unsure of how much protein they need on a daily basis, even though they know other essential health and fitness facts like how much water to drink and how often they should exercise....
     
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    Low-carb diets boost weight loss and vascular health
    A just-released study from Johns Hopkins University has found that dieters that followed a low-carb diet like the Atkins Diet, shed more weight than those on a low-fat diet –10 lbs. more in six months – and that the low-carb group lost more abdominal fat overall.  A key finding was the lack...
     
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    The College of American Pathologists Partners with CollabRx to Provide Decision Support Tools to Patients
    No one wants to hear the words, "you have colon cancer." For patients diagnosed with an advanced form of the disease, these words can be particularly devastating. The five-year survival rate can be a little as 6 percent. The top-of-mind question becomes, "Which treatment or clinical trial will work for...
     
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    Survey also finds consumer confidence remains steady at 84 percent
    Sixty-nine percent of US adults take dietary supplements according to a survey commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association. Conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs, the survey indicates an upward trend in dietary supplement consumption, as...
     
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    Peanuts already the #1 nut consumed in the US
    A major new study titled "Red Meat Consumption and Mortality" concludes that red meat is associated with a thirteen percent increased risk of death and substitution of other healthy protein sources for red meat lowers mortality risk, with nuts being the top choice. Over half the nuts eaten in the US are...
     
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    The team that taught consumers how to call out greenwashing is now launching the Leanwashing Index. The new tool at LeanwashingIndex.com allows users to post and rate advertising, packaging or any other food and fitness marketing that makes health claims. Consumers are already calling out what they see...