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    In celebration of World Oceans Day, Rainbow Light has committed to save 20,000 endangered sea turtles this year by donating a portion of the proceeds from its ocean derived nutritional supplements to famed ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau's Plant A Fish initative. The eastern Pacific hawksbill turtles are the most...
     
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    Centenarians cite physical activity, social connections as keys to a quality life in seventh annual United Healthcare survey
    A new survey finds the nation’s centenarians are just as active – physically and socially – as boomers half their age. More than half of the 100 centenarians polled in UnitedHealthcare’s seventh annual 100@100 survey say they exercise almost every day. This year’s UnitedHealthcare 100@100...
     
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    Most respondents think sugary drink companies unfairly target young children and minorities in advertising practices
    A new survey led by Interlex Communications, Inc. (Interlex), in partnership with the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity and the Center for Science in the Public Interest, reveals consumers know 'sugary drinks' are not part of a healthy diet – though many are still confused about what...
     
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    Home remedies for jellyfish stings – such as vinegar, alcohol, meat tenderizer, baking soda and urine –may be less effective at relieving pain than plain hot water and lidocaine, according to a paper published online Tuesday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Evidence-Based Treatment of Jellyfish...
     
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    National Safety Council promotes Ergonomics this National Safety Month
    The National Safety Council on June 10 will launch Ergonomics week, sponsored by Proto Industrial Tools, as part of National Safety Month, an annual observance to educate and encourage safe behaviors around top causes of preventable injuries and deaths. Throughout the week, helpful...
     
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    Shoulder and Neck Injuries as the Most Common Fitness-Related Injury Pre-Summer Months
    Bathing suits, summer Fridays, an influx of people at the gym – these are all signs that summer is on its way. As body-conscious consumers make their way to the gym to prep for sundresses and shorts, many will experience the unfortunate consequences of "crash fitness" – what happens at the gym...
     
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    “The Exceptional Cranberry” campaign highlights fruit’s dense nutrients and well-documented health benefits
    Today is the launch of “The Exceptional Cranberry” campaign to educate regulators, consumers and health influencers about the whole body health benefits of the cranberry, and to urge them to help make cranberry the exception in sugar policy recommendations targeted at the consumption of soda and other high...
     
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    Fourteen experts in lifestyle medicine to present at groundbreaking conference
    Metagenics Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on reducing chronic health conditions and improving health, announced that it is convening its first Lifestyle Medicine Summit on September 28-30, 2012, in Dana Point, Calif. This landmark professional education event will bring together...
     
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    Most American men feel healthy, despite reporting risk factors for future health problems
    A new survey by Aviva USA, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, finds the primary factor contributing to stress for men is their financial situation. The survey also reveals a strong correlation between high levels of stress and dramatic weight gain among US males. Four out of five men consider themselves to be in good...
     
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    Over the millennia, mushrooms have been incorporated into countless natural remedies. They now even feature prominently in pharmaceutical drugs, and clinical research over the past few decades has confirmed significant benefits of mushrooms on overall heath and wellness. Mushrooms contain beta glucan, a component...