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    The holidays have come and finally gone, we've even had our Dia de la Candelaria's traditional tamales on February 2nd and Valentine's Day sweets so the excuses are over- it's time to really get started! After all the decadent food, drinks and festivities, our wallets are the only thing left a little...
     
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    Dr. Wei-Shin Lai, MD, inventor of insomnia solution SleepPhones, offers five health benefits of sleep that may not be common knowledge.
    March 5-13 is the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Awareness Week. Dr. Wei-Shin Lai, MD, says such events are helpful in raising some much-needed awareness about the necessity of a good night’s sleep. “More than 20 percent of Americans suffer from chronic sleep loss or untreated sleep disorders...
     
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    Rainbow Light extends its commitment to environmental stewardship into ocean conservation through a partnership with Plant A Fish. Globally, sea turtles are highly endangered with populations less than 10 percent of their original numbers, but thanks to the efforts of conservationists, some species of sea turtles that...
     
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    If you've been following Lifelines articles about your health, you've been connected to information from the National Cancer Institute, or NCI for short. NCI is a US government agency and part of the National Institutes of Health. More than 40 years ago, the National Cancer Act gave NCI new authorities as the...
     
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    Supporters Stand with Farmer
    Food sovereignty activists from around North America will meet in the tiny town of Baraboo, Wisconsin, on March 2, 2012 to support Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger and food sovereignty. Hershberger, who has a court hearing that day, is charged with four criminal misdemeanors that could land him in prison for...
     
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    Salma Hayek and Ellie Krieger Help Kick Off New Campaign to Show How Every Good Day Starts With Milk
    Breakfast is famously known as the most important meal of the day, yet it's a meal that's likely to be skipped.  One in five Americans, or about 60 million people, do not eat or drink anything in the morning before 11 am, according to a new analysis by The NPD Group; and millions more opt for nutrient-...
     
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    National Peanut Board Serves Up Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas to Fuel Your Day
    While 93 percent of Americans agree that breakfast is the most important meal, less than half eat a morning meal every day. Reasons for skipping out often include trying to lose weight or not having the time. Yet adding peanut butter can help to make breakfast quick, easy and provide the fuel needed for the rest of...
     
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    Data from a recent study published in Scientific Reports demonstrates the utility of a new technology product to help people overcome the natural effect of aging on vision (often referred to as presbyopia). In the study, all subjects who required reading glasses to read newspaper font size became glasses-free...
     
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    Drinking a cup of black tea three times a day may reduce blood pressure, according to new research
    A six month study by scientists at the University of Western Australia (UWA), Unilever and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia suggests that people who drink black tea throughout the day may get the benefit of a slight reduction in their blood pressure. Funding for the study was provided by...
     
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    Watch the Public Television special with Daniel G. Amen, MD, beginning February 25 and set to air coast-to-coast until March 18, and you may look, feel and think younger every day with a "high-performance brain." The Public Television Special, "Use Your Brain to Change Your Age," is based on Dr....