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    Families Travel to Washington to Ask Congress to Preserve Kids' Access
    As the fight around the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act settles, new data indicate that the battle to ensure timely access to health care for America's child patients is far from over. Today, the Children's Hospital Association unveils results of a national survey that shows severe physician...
     
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    The decision of whether or not to proceed with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening should be made by a patient with consultation from his physician, according to a policy approved today by members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates. According to the American Cancer...
     
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    A new study shows that pre-diabetes can be found from a routine dental checkup
    A recent study published in the Journal of Dental Research at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) and backed by The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation amongst others; found that a pre-diabetes determination can be made by simply going to the dentist. The study has huge implications for those Americans who...
     
  • Whether from a supermarket, farm stand, or your own garden, fresh fruits and vegetables are highlights of summertime. The US Food and Drug Administration reminds you that foodborne bacteria multiply faster in warm weather—and what’s more, safe handling of produce and fresh-squeezed juice is especially...
     
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    The Council for Responsible Nutrition is honoring the 100th anniversary of the vitamin.  The term was coined by Casimir Funk, a Polish-American biochemist, in 1912. In the century since then, scientists have uncovered the specific functions of vitamins and established the many benefits of adequate intakes of...
     
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    Comparing Cost Per Nutrient Can Lead Shoppers to the Best Value
    Think healthy eating has to be expensive? Think again. "Expensive" really depends on how you measure cost, according to a newly released USDA report. In fact, an inexpensive food that provides few nutrients may actually be "expensive" for the consumer, whereas a food with a higher retail price that...
     
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    Five goals align with Let’s Move! pillars and promote healthy eating and active living
    Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius joined First Lady Michelle Obama and local officials from across the country to announce the next chapter in the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties program, which encourages local elected officials to focus on improving the health of their...
     
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    A balanced diet and physical activity are essential for healthy living
    When it comes to having a healthy lifestyle, eating fruits and vegetables is just one piece of the puzzle. For a long-term healthy lifestyle, you'll need to find a balance between good eating habits and physical activity. That's the message from the "Let's move!" campaign, a nationwide initiative...
     
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    NeoGyn encourages women to speak up about a commonly misdiagnosed condition
    According to an NIH-funded Harvard study, an estimated six million women in America suffer from vulvodynia.  Despite the astonishingly high number of those affected, the pain is often left misdiagnosed or untreated. A survey conducted by the University of Michigan found that of the 2,269 women in the metro-...
     
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    New research proves the wide medical belief that massage helps improve muscle health in athletes following exercise-induced injury. Dr. Marvell Scott, sports medicine professional, provides further explanation on proper treatments. Although the art of massage is an ancient technique, its medical implications are only...