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    Relax The Back Presents Top 5 Solutions for Dads Suffering in Silence this Father’s Day
    Relax The Back found top Father’s Day gift categories to include clothing, gift cards and electronics – but are these gifts actually useful? According to the American Physical Therapy Association, nearly two-thirds of Americans experience lower back pain, and it’s especially prevalent among men....
     
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    In an effort to promote mobility and daily exercise, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is urging the public to get active this summer with their Get Up! Get Out! and Get Moving! campaign.  "When activities and healthy lifestyle choices are incorporated into daily living, staying active...
     
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    How PTSD is tearing families apart.
    On this past Memorial Day we honored those Americans who have died in military service including 4,474 in Iraq and 1,966 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan. As we move forward from a day of remembrance toward a lasting fight toward freedom, it's vital that we take a moment to recognize the toll which war takes not...
     
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    Among the easiest diseases to diagnose and treat are common disorders of the thyroid gland - and yet an estimated 1.5 million Canadians are unaware that symptoms they are experiencing, such as weight gain or loss, depression, forgetfulness, and fatigue may be caused by a dysfunctional thyroid.  To mark...
     
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    Warm weather beckons for families to hit the pool—whether that is in their backyard, the community pool or a water park. But before families take the plunge, they should consider the best ways to protect themselves from getting sick from a potentially harmful source—unhealthy pool water. Below are some...
     
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    A pilot study shows that a protein-rich meal replacement made from soy, yogurt, and honey (Almased) helps patients with type 2 diabetes lose weight, gain better control of their blood sugar, and decrease their daily insulin dose. Patients in the study also lowered their body mass index (BMI), waist and hip...
     
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    LEGO Friends, a new construction toy theme designed to engage more children in LEGO play, announced today that it will build the world's largest LEGO lemonade stand June 7-8. The build will take place in front of Philadelphia's National Constitution Center (NCC) in an effort to inspire children nationwide to...
     
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    Patients vary widely in their response to concussion, but scientists haven't understood why. Now, using a new technique for analyzing data from brain imaging studies, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have found that concussion victims have...
     
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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...